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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
  • Student

    Student protests, but JeffCo schools remain open

    EFFERSON COUNTY — Classes on Friday were cancelled at two Jefferson County schools due to a rash of teachers protesting by calling in sick, and though the school district feared more of the same on Monday, those fears did not materialize. School district officials sent an email to staff citing “sources” that suspected teachers at several schools were organizing “sick outs” for both Friday, Sept. 19 and Monday. However, shortly before 8 a.m., school district officials issued the following tweet. […]

  • 4 horses killed, roof collapses in massive Lakewood fire

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Four horses were killed and a roof at a business collapsed after a fire sparked and spread to three structures in Lakewood early Monday morning. A Lakewood Fire spokesperson the fire likely started inside a home near the intersection of West 3rd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard, and was reportedly shortly before 3 a.m. The fire spread from the home to two other structures — a barn and a business, Sutton Insulation. Firefighters and witnesses say the flames shot 60 […]

  • Tom Brady’s resume, which the New England Patriot’s quarterback posted to his Facebook page on Sept. 18, 2014. (Credit: Facebook / Tom Brady)

    Plan B: Tom Brady’s resume if football hadn’t panned out

    DENVER — Had football not panned out, current New England Patriots star Tom Brady had a backup plan. As ridiculous as it seems now that Brady is a multi-millionaire — and married to multi-millionaire Gisele Bundchen — the quarterback revealed in a “Throwback Thursday” Facebook post how necessary he thought his carefully-crafted resume might be after his name continued to fall on Draft Day in 2000. “Really thought I was going to need this after the fifth round,” wrote Brady, who was ultimately drafted […]

  • Denver Police investigate at the scene of a school bus accident that injured a child on the morning of Sept. 18, 2014.

    School bus runs over leg of Denver kindergartener

    DENVER — A Denver kindergarten student was injured after at least one of his legs was run over by a school bus on Thursday morning, Denver Police confirmed. The accident was reported shortly before 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of South Irving Street and West Floyd Avenue, which is just northwest of South Federal Boulevard and U.S. 285. The accident location is also just south of the Colorado Heights University Campus, a school that caters to international students. However, police said the child was on his […]

  • Broncos receiver Wes Welker

    New NFL drug-testing agreement hits snag; Broncos’ Welker won’t play Sunday

    NEW YORK — The NFL and the NFL Players Association reached general agreement Friday on a new drug-testing policy, but despite the union’s approval, the deal still has not been finalized due to “significant unresolved issues,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told ESPN Saturday. This means suspended players potentially eligible for reinstatement — including Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker — will not play Sunday. Earlier, many expected Welker’s four-game suspension for alleged amphetamine use to be lifted, making him eligible to play against the […]

  • Alcohol to be sold inside Folsom Field during CU football games

    BOULDER, Colo. — For the first time in nearly two decades, alcohol will once again be available inside Folsom Field during the University of Colorado’s football games in Boulder this year, according to an email sent by Athletic Director Rick George Thursday. The email to season ticket holders was eventually posted to the Colorado Buffaloes athletics website Thursday afternoon, ahead of CU’s first home game of the season this Saturday against Arizona State. “We are pleased to announce that we will have two […]

  • Residents celebrate resilience year after flooding in Allenspark

    ALLENSPARK, Colo. — For residents over the past year, the restaurant has been their rock in rough waters. Locals Ed and Erin Whicker come here for the food as much as the fortitude. Before they ate, they decided to digest pictures of their property from a year ago today. “This is my front yard,” Ed said. “What used to be the driveway is now the Front Creek.” When the skies opened up, the Whickers were not only cut off from […]

  • Domestic violence mugs

    Report: Broncos lead NFL in domestic violence arrests in Roger Goodell era

    DENVER — In the eight-plus years that Roger Goodell has been commissioner of the NFL, the Denver Broncos have led the league in domestic violence-related arrests, according to a new report. SideSpin, a website associated with sports gossip site DeadSpin, produced a comprehensive list on Tuesday, detailing 56 domestic violence-related arrests since Goodell took over as commissioner in 2006. Of those 56 instances, the involved players were suspended for a combined total of 13 games. SideSpin produced the list following TMZ’s release of a […]

  • Janay Palmer, left, with husband Ray Rice. (Credit: MGN Online / Instagram)

    DPD Commander calls release of Ray Rice video ‘ultimately a good thing’

    DENVER — Denver Police Commander Matt Murray has traveled across Colorado offering police officers training on how to identify and handle cases domestic violence for over a decade. One of the key points he tries to impart during each lesson is that the perpetrators of domestic violence intend for their crimes to be “coercive and controlled.” In other words, “it’s rare to see any public evidence of domestic violence,” Murray said. On Monday, the entire country was offered one of those rare […]

  • Ray Rice

    Ray Rice cut by Ravens, NFL issues indefinite suspension after video of punch emerges

    Warning: The video contains images that are graphic in nature and might not be suitable for all audiences. BALTIMORE, Md. — Just hours after new surveillance footage emerged Monday, showing the Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice knocking out his wife in an Atlantic City elevator, the Ravens have cut ties with their star running back. ESPN’s Chris Mortenson was the first to report the news, reporting that Rice’s contract had been “terminated.” A short time later, the Ravens issued a tweet confirming the news. […]