Chris Walker covers news and music as a staff writer at Westword. Prior to living in Denver, he spent two years bicycling across Eurasia, during which he wrote feature stories for VICE, NPR, Forbes, and The Atlantic. Read more of Chris's feature work and view his portfolio here.
12 hours ago | Longform
As the climber pulled himself onto a rock shelf nearly 250 feet above the base of Eldorado Canyon, he would have looked as small as a speck to anyone below looking skyward at the imposing Bastille, a 350-foot natural formation named after the fame...
12 hours ago | Immigration
On Wednesday, June 21, Cristina Rodriguez became the latest instance of someone in Colorado who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents while reporting to a scheduled ICE check-in. According to ICE spokesman Carl Rusnok, Rodrigu...
5 days ago | Media
The Onion, the satirical publication that calls itself “America's Finest News Source,” features edgy and humorous takes on everything from pop culture to politics. On June 22, it took on Frontier Airlines.
6 days ago | Activism
2017 is turning out to be a breakout year for Roy Wood Jr.
12 days ago | Immigration
Today, June 15, a coalition of immigrant rights organizations debuted the Colorado Rapid Response Network, a 24-hour hotline that people can call to report, track and verify enforcement operations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent...
13 days ago | Homeless
Since March 31, when the City of Denver approved a zoning application for a tiny home village consisting of eleven units and a shower facility to be built in RiNo, at 38th and Walnut streets, Mayor Michael Hancock and his new housing czar Erik Sol...