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.
17 hours ago | News
There were no arrests made in Washington, D.C. during President Barack Obama’s first inaugural address in 2009. That will not be the case this year, and Denver attorney Jason Flores-Williams has promised to arrest some of the activists who'll be ...
2 days ago | Politics
Chris Walker is in Washington, D.C., covering events around the inauguration — and keeping an eye on Westword cover boy Jason Flores-Williams, who promises to be in the thick of the action. Here's Walker's first dispatch.
3 days ago | Activism
The Denver Police Department is gathering intelligence on activists around town — and there’s good reason for that concern. Not only have police officers been paying close attention to social-media posts, but in early 2016 the department purchased...
3 days ago | Politics
It's going to get heavy. We all know it. We're not sure how, and we're not sure when. But the events taking place in Washington, D.C., this coming week are going to unfold like the plot of a paperback thriller. The protagonist would have it no oth...
4 days ago | Election
We'll be entering a new era on January 20, when Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at his inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C. Although most of the action will be in the nation's capitol, Denver will also have...
21 days ago | Business
A spokesman for Frontier Airlines says that the airline is still investigating the root causes of the carrier's “meltdown” that led to thousands of passengers experiencing delays or canceled flights over the weekend of December 16. “First, we woul...