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Will Holden is an award-winning web editor for KDVR and KWGN. He comes to the sister stations after stops in newspapers, multimedia and network TV

He was an executive producer and columnist at the MountainWest Sports Network, covered college football and anchored an AP award-winning high school football webcast at the Riverside Press-Enterprise and covered Montana State athletics at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He also spent time at the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and Kitsap Sun in the Pacific Northwest.

Holden has been awarded for his feature, news and column writing by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. He was also named Sportswriter of the Year by the Montana Newspapers Association in 2009 and 2010.

Recent Articles
  • Dale Wayne Eaton, right, admitted to murdering Lisa Marie Kimmell, left, in the infamous 1988 Lil' Miss murder. (Credit: Wyoming Attorney General)

    CO woman’s infamous killer has death sentence vacated, debate rages on

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lisa Marie Kimmell was on her way from Denver to Cody, Wyo. to visit her boyfriend on the day she disappeared. The 18-year-old’s body was discovered floating in the North Platte River about a week later. Her killer remained at large for 10 years, the cold case gaining infamy as the so-called Lil’ Miss murder, so dubbed because “Lil Miss” was inscribed on the vanity license plate affixed to Kimmell’s missing vehicle. This week, that killer, Dale Wayne Eaton, who […]

  • Republicans Bernie Herpin, left, and George Rivera were sworn in as state senators in Oct. 2013, but lost general elections 13 months later.

    Pro-gun GOP recall winners fall; Colo. Senate, House control up for grabs

    DENVER — Though the GOP takeover swept across the nation on Tuesday, two pro-gun Republican recall winners who helped start the shift of power in Colorado before election season lost their seats in the state Senate Tuesday night, leaving control of that crucial chamber still up for grabs Wednesday morning. If Democrats were to retain their majority in the state Senate, they would not only control that chamber, but the governor’s office, with FOX31 Denver calling that tight race in favor of John […]

  • AR-15 rifle (Credit: MGNOnline)

    Suspect arrested in Fort Collins police rifle theft, rifles missing

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A suspect accused of stealing two Fort Collins  police rifles from a patrol car was arrested on Tuesday, but the stolen rifles had not yet been recovered. Fort Collins police confirmed Carlos Javier Chavez ,27, a Denver resident, was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Saturday and officially charged with first-degree criminal trespass, a class 5 felony. The two .223-caliber semi-automatic AR-15 rifles were stolen from a marked Fort Collins police cruiser on Oct. 24. The rifles […]

  • Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed at Colorado Boulevard after a semi rolled over, blocking all lanes of traffic on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Credit: CDOT)

    Eastbound I-70 closed at Colorado due to semi rollover

    DENVER — All lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed near Colorado Boulevard Monday morning due to a rollover accident involving a semi, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. CDOT reported the closure around 8:30 a.m., and did not given a timetable as to when the major interstate would reopen. Drivers were being advised to avoid I-70 in both directions near Colorado Boulevard Friday morning due to significant delays of at least 45 minutes in both directions. Traffic was being diverted off […]

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    Sub-$200 Frontier Thanksgiving flights from Denver to 6 major airports

    DENVER — Frontier Airlines is offering one-way flights as low as $39 to several major airports if you buy the tickets by Thursday. Those destinations include one-way flights to Oklahoma City and Phoenix for as low as $39, Kansas City and Las Vegas for as low as $49 and Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles for as low as $79. The kicker with many of these flight deals tend to be the dates offered and the prices of return flights. But if you’re in the […]

  • Lab testing of marijuana edibles

    Colorado health officials recommend ban on some marijuana edibles

    DENVER — Amid cries for tighter regulations on marijuana edibles after a rash of incidents, the Colorado Department of Revenue is considering a request to ban many forms of edibles altogether. According to the Associated Press, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommend retail marijuana edibles like brownies, cookies and most candies be banned. Under the department’s recommendation, lozenges and tinctures would remain legal. Tinctures are liquid extracts made from herbs that one drinks. The ultimate decision on the matter of […]

  • Woman tweets alleged groper’s photo, man turns out to be sex offender

    SEATTLE — A Seattle woman used social media to fight back, after she says she was groped by a stranger in a city park. And the response she got was more than she bargained for. According to FOX31 Denver sister station Q13 in Seattle, Julia Marquand said she was tired of being harassed on the streets of Seattle. When she felt she had been groped earlier in the week, she snapped a photo of the man she says did it, […]

  • Travis Sandlin allegedly stole a vehicle in Arvada and tried to ram a SWAT team vehicle in an attempt to escape, flipping the vehicle in Sunshine Canyon on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (Credit: Paul Aiken, Boulder Daily Camera)

    Jefferson County Jail escapee arrested in Boulder County

    BOULDER, Colo. – The first escapee in the 27-year history of the Jefferson County Jail made it almost two weeks before he was taken back into custody in Boulder on Thursday morning. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that at 8:30 a.m., Travis Sandlin, who escaped from the county’s jail on the evening of Oct. 5, was taken back into custody in the Sunshine Canyon area, which is northwest of the city of Boulder. After his arrest, Sandlin was taken to a nearby […]

  • Deputies accused of excessive force in Marvin Booker case

    Jury: $4.65M to Marvin Booker’s family after jail death of street preacher

    DENVER — In July 2010, surveillance video captured footage of several Denver Sheriff’s deputies restraining homeless street preacher Marvin Booker at the Denver Jail. Officers reportedly used a choke hold and stun gun to subdue him. Booker died at the hospital. On Tuesday, a federal jury awarded Booker’s family $4.65 million, an award that included punitive damages, funeral costs and the loss of enjoyment of life. The seven-member jury began deliberations Friday before coming to the Tuesday verdict. One of Booker’s attorneys had […]

  • ThunderRidge High School (Credit: Cody White)

    Classes canceled after hazmat evacuation at ThunderRidge High School

    LITTLETON, Colo. — After fumes and a strong odor were detected in the building Thursday morning, ThunderRidge High School was evacuated before 10 a.m. A short time later, the Douglas County School District told parents students would be dismissed at 10:50 a.m., and that parents wishing to pick up their kids were urged to do so as soon as possible. “Ventilation efforts are expected to take a while longer,” the district wrote in an email. “With the approaching weather, we […]