Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
5 hours ago | News
Rocker and gun lover Ted Nugent has waded into the 2018 race for Colorado governor, Facebook-posting an endorsement of 18th Judicial District DA George Brauchler, who's best known nationally for having prosecuted the Aurora theater shooting case. ...
6 hours ago | News
It's just over a month before the 2017 edition of Denver Go Topless Day, which is scheduled for August 26. But in the run-up to that event, Fort Collins continues to fight a temporary restraining order issued earlier this year against the enforcem...
8 hours ago | Crime
Thirteen people associated with Hoppz' Cropz stores in Colorado Springs, including co-owners Joseph Hooper, also known as "Joey Hops," and Dara Wheatley, nicknamed "Boss Lady," have been indicted on charges that they illegally distributed nearly 2...
1 day ago | Film and TV
Kent Thiry, the CEO of Denver-based kidney dialysis giant DaVita, who was recently satirized in brutal fashion on an episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, has opted out of running for Colorado governor in 2018. But while this develo...
1 day ago | Crime
Prosecutor George Brauchler, who's running for Colorado governor in 2018, is using Shawn Geerdes's conviction for murdering Jason Dosa nearly three years ago as an opportunity to criticize legal pot even though the marijuana grow in which the two ...
1 day ago | Business
Although rent prices in Denver have been sky high in recent years due in part to a severe shortage of available units, that situation may be changing. A new report estimates that more than 13,000 new apartments will open up in Denver over the cour...