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.
10 days ago | Immigration
Mayor Hancock and Denver City Council are considering different approaches to limiting Denver's cooperation with ICE, but some immigrant advocates like attorney Hans Meyer believe that neither goes far enough.
21 days ago | Immigration
On Tuesday, the Colorado Rapid Response Network confirmed five ICE raids throughout Colorado, that occurred on Monday and Tuesday, July 24 and 25.
24 days ago | Activism
On January 20, as supporters and protesters alike gathered inside the National Mall and along a parade route in Washington, D.C., for Donald Trump’s inauguration, a different kind of protest was gathering about ten blocks north, in Logan Circle.
29 days ago | Immigration
This morning, Denver City Council members Robin Kniech and Paul Lopez introduced a draft of a bill that they’ve been working on that would codify and clarify Denver’s practices around federal immigration enforcement and interacting with ICE. Kniec...
29 days ago | Art
Devastating earthquakes. Unprecedented storms. Life-killing droughts. Unpredictable weather patterns. If these sound like worst-case scenario predictions for climate change, then that’s intentional. But in this case, the dystopian conditions do ...
29 days ago | Politics
The National Cybersecurity Center has its origins in an economic development trip that Governor John Hickenlooper took in 2015, when he visited Tel Aviv and learned about an Israeli cybersecurity center that brings together government officials, u...