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.
16 hours ago | News
The 1994 Heisman Trophy won by CU Boulder running back Rashaan Salaam, who killed himself in a Boulder park circa December 2016, has been sold at auction for $399,608.40. This total is reportedly the most ever for a Heisman, topping the cash paid ...
18 hours ago | Lists
The second annual Denver Women's March attracted thousands upon thousands of women (and men) to downtown Denver on Saturday, January 20, but mainstream news coverage of the event had to be cautious about what images of the enormous throng to show....
18 hours ago | Crime
A year ago this month, a homicide outside Players Club in Adams County anchored a roundup of eight slayings or attacks at Colorado strip joints. And the violence connected to such venues didn't end there. In recent months, there have been two more...
19 hours ago | Lists
The first avalanche death in Colorado circa 2018 took place on Sunday, January 21, during a weekend that saw the most significant winter storm of the season in a relatively snow-starved period hit large sections of Colorado. The incident, which to...
4 days ago | Business
On the eve of his first anniversary as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump is already the worst president in U.S. history according to University of Colorado Boulder history professor Thomas Zeiler, among a team of CU historians who shared their pick...
4 days ago | Crime
News that a Houston-area grand jury had been looking into a sexual assault accusation against wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is something of a gift to the Denver Broncos, the franchise for which he's played since 2014. Speculation has been rife th...