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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
  • Students flee Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle after a shooting on Oct. 23, 2014. (Credit: KCPQ)

    2 dead, several injured after shooting at Seattle-area high school

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Two were killed and as many as four others were injured in a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a school of 2,500 students in Washington state, according to reports coming out of the Seattle area. FOX31 Denver sister station KCPQ in Seattle was reporting that the school, which is about 40 miles north of Seattle, was placed on lockdown at 11:45 a.m. MST Friday. Though reports varied on the amount of individuals injured, Marysville police confirmed that two students, one of […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

  • Adrian Dater (Credit: Twitter / @adater)

    Denver Post Avs writer suspended for Twitter rant on eve of NHL season

    DENVER — On the eve of the 2014-2015 NHL season, the Denver Post announced it would be suspending its top hockey writer for two weeks due to “inappropriate language used on Twitter.” Adrian Dater, who has covered the Colorado Avalanche for the Post since 1991, began a rant on Twitter Saturday night by posting a 2011 video of then-Buffalo Sabres prospect Brayden McNabb elbowing Avs prospect Joey Hishon in the face, knocking him unconscious. The video accompanied this tweet: Dozens replied to Dater’s since-deleted […]

  • Thomas Eric Duncan (Credit: CNN)

    Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died

    DALLAS, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital confirmed Wednesday morning that Thomas Eric Duncan, the first individual to bring Ebola to the U.S., has died due to complications with the virus. The hospital indicated in a press release that Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. Central Time. “Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola,” the hospital wrote. “He fought courageously in this battle. Our professionals, the doctors and nurses in the unit, as well as the entire Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas […]

  • "The Erklings," a play that is seeking to tell the story of the Columbine High School tragedy through the eyes of perpetrators Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, was set to premiere in New York on Nov. 9, 2014. (Credit: TheErlkings.com)

    New York play to depict Columbine tragedy from shooters’ perspectives

    NEW YORK — Just months after the FBI launched its “Don’t Name Them” campaign, a New York playwright is seeking to do much more than that, getting set to open a play on the Columbine High School tragedy told from the perspective of the two shooters. On a website for the play, titled “The Erlkings” and slated to premiere on Nov. 9 at Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre in New York City, 25-year-old writer Nathaniel Sam-Shapiro suggests “insight can be found […]