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.
5 hours ago | News
While suicide rates are going up, there's also a lot of hope and inspiring work being done here in Colorado around suicide prevention. Recently the state has been spearheading some of the most innovative work in the nation.
6 days ago | News
The 416 fire has burned nearly 30,000 acres and is 15 percent contained as of June 14.
6 days ago | Homeless
Homeless services struggle in Lakewood as a shelter space closes and the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless fights to build supportive housing.
7 days ago | Neighborhoods
Take it from a seasoned cyclist: These are the best ways to get around Denver on two wheels.
8 days ago | Homeless
The big showdown between the homeless and Denver in a federal courthouse isn't scheduled to start until March next year
11 days ago | Arts and Culture
The Mile High Dungeon in a warehouse in the Valverde neighborhood is a sprawling BDSM fantasyland.