Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
3 hours ago | News
In April, we told you about a proposal to place a tax on sugary drinks in Boulder. Supporters of the concept subsequently collected enough signatures to place what is now known as 2H on the Boulder ballot — and Angelique Espinoza, campaign manager...
3 hours ago | Crime
Update: The prosecution of Air Force cadet Jack Warmolts for an alleged sexual assault in Boulder last year has been marked by controversy, including a judge's decision to give the defense team the new address of the victim, who'd moved out o...
4 hours ago | Sports
After the Broncos schooled former Denver quarterback Brock Osweiler by way of a 27-9 beatdown of his new team, the Houston Texans, on the October 24 edition of Monday Night Football, Twitter exploded with derision over the signal-caller's fla...
6 hours ago | Crime
Update: In May, as we reported at the time, social media busted Katrina Kennedy, also known as Katrina Kennedy-Flores, before the police did after a disturbing child-abuse video went viral. Our previous coverage has been incorporated into thi...
1 day ago | Crime
It's the sort of story that inspires locals to use the phrase "Only in Boulder:" Tyler Mason has been fired as a deputy and is facing multiple charges for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana edibles and chewing tobacco into Boulder County Jail, ...
1 day ago | News
Editor's note: As part of our continuing election coverage, we're taking a closer look at amendments and propositions that will be on the Colorado ballot in November. Yesterday, we posted "Why You Should Vote Yes on Amendment 72 to Raise Tobacco T...