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.
2 days ago | News
For most people, a traffic citation is an unfortunate but minor occurrence. But for Alex Lupa, a small infraction led to big problems, including a night spent in jail at the very moment his right to legally stay in this country was hanging in the ...
2 days ago | Environment
The third annual 14ers.com analysis of the most popular Colorado fourteeners shows that their use by hikers continues to go up in most major ranges in the state and particularly along the Front Range, where the numbers are nearly as elevated as th...
2 days ago | Marijuana
For years, anti-marijuana groups have spun data in an attempt to prove that the sky is falling as a result of progressive cannabis laws in Colorado. The latest example involves a vast exaggeration about the level of stoned driving in the state, co...
3 days ago | Lists
In March, Denver Broncos defensive lineman Adam Gotsis was busted on a rape charge out of Georgia, casting a shadow over his professional football career and making the Broncos the NFL team with the most arrests since 2000. Now, however, Gotsis is...
3 days ago | Media
Today, August 16, the Denver Post published an editorial taking President Donald Trump to task for consistently branding any media coverage he doesn't like "fake news" as part of an effort joined by more than 200 newspapers across the country. It...
3 days ago | Business
While tourists during the busy summer travel season typically pay close attention to ticket prices, most don't consider costs related to the airports from which they're coming and going. But a new analysis shows there are big differences in terms ...