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.
15 hours ago | Business
Dave Krieger, a former staffer with the Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post and KOA radio, has been fired from his latest position as editorial page editor of the Boulder Daily Camera after self-publishing an attack on Alden Global Capital, the so-ca...
15 hours ago | Lists
The Denver Broncos have made plenty of disappointing first-round draft choices over their history, as we documented in a 2016 list of their ten worst. But just two years later, we have to update the roster to accommodate a bust who's put arguably ...
16 hours ago | Education
A post on the popular Nextdoor site suggests that some educators planning to take part in teacher walkout day protests scheduled for Friday, April 27, may have their pay docked for doing so without a doctor's note and requests that medical profess...
2 days ago | Film and TV
Opioid abuse has reached crisis levels in Colorado and the country as a whole in part because more and more people prescribed the medication by their physicians are becoming addicted to it. But this particular problem can't be pinned on Boulder-ba...
2 days ago | Aurora Theater Shooting
Inspired by the acclaimed movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, the parents of Jessica Ghawi, who was among twelve people killed in the July 2012 Aurora theater shooting, are behind a campaign to use outdoor a...
2 days ago | News
We'd like to nominate the Denver Broncos' game presentation and marketing department for a genius grant after staffers came up with one of the great ideas of all-time: announcing the team's fourth and fifth round picks for the 2018 NFL draft, slat...