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.
3 days ago | Immigration
The Meyer Law Office, which specializes in immigration law, has published a video proving that undercover ICE agents are entering Denver courthouses to make arrests.
4 days ago | Homeless
In September 2016, when the City of Denver announced a temporary directive that would allow for ninety day expulsions of drug users — proven or suspected — from Denver's parks, the ACLU of Colorado immediately called the directive “unconstitutional.”
5 days ago | Politics
Recent protests over Donald Trump's policies point up a problem: There is no easy or guaranteed way to obtain a permit for demonstrating in Denver within 24 hours of major news breaking.
7 days ago | Homeless
During a recent inspection by the Denver Fire Department, the Salvation Army’s Crossroads Homeless Shelter, which houses more than 550 men per night on average, was found to be in violation of several fire codes. According to Denver Fire Departmen...
10 days ago | Immigration
Hundreds of Denver residents contacted Mayor Michael Hancock's office following President Trump's executive order, issued on January 25, that threatens to pull federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities that protect undocumented residents fro...
12 days ago | Business
Kayvan Khalatbari is running for mayor. On Tuesday, February 14, the Denver business owner and cannabis advocate filed paperwork with the Denver Elections Division, formalizing his candidacy for the 2019 mayoral race; Sue Chavez of the Denver Elec...