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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
  • Robert Dear in court on Dec. 9, 2015.

    Planned Parenthood gunman admits guilt, dubs self ‘warrior for babies’

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The man accused of killing three inside a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Black Friday appeared in court on Wednesday, calling himself “guilty” and a “warrior for babies.” El Paso County prosecutors in the case announced the 179 charges against Robert Dear Jr. over the course of Wednesday’s hearing, one that was peppered with outbursts from the accused 57-year-old. One of those exclamations was an admission of guilt. “I am guilty, there’s no trial,” Dear cried out. “I […]

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    Police: Person of interest in officer shooting in custody

    DENVER — A person of interest sought by Denver Police in connection with a harrowing shooting on Tuesday that left one of their officers in critical condition turned herself in on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. Denver Police Cmdr. Ron Saunier with the major crimes unit spoke to the media Wednesday morning, saying his investigators are confident that there was just one gunman involved in the shooting of Officer Tony Lopez Jr. on Federal Boulevard near 38th Avenue, and that […]

  • A Denver police officer was critically injured after a shooting near 37th Avenue and Federal Boulevard on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015.

    Surgeon: Paramedics, body armor saved life of officer shot multiple times

    DENVER — A Denver police officer is in the Intensive Care Unit at Denver Health Medical Center after being shot while on duty Tuesday. Tony Lopez Jr. was shot multiple times, including in the torso and leg. He was in surgery for several hours. Lopez’s father, Tony Lopez Sr., is also a member of the Denver Police Department. The shooting happened during a traffic stop in northwest Denver shortly before 11:30 a.m. in the area of West 37th Avenue and Federal […]

  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Police Office Garrett Swayse.

    Officer Garrett Swasey, killed in Planned Parenthood shooting, remembered at memorial service

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The officer killed in the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting was remembered at a funeral service Friday. Garrett Swasey was one of three victims killed that day, and his funeral was held at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. Hundreds, including community members and uniformed officers were in attendance. Rachel Swasey, wife of the late officer, said at the service, “I have been more overwhelmed this week by love than by sadness.” Swasey was among the first […]

  • Donald Trump at the first GOP debate of the 2016 season.

    CNN Poll: Trump alone at the top with biggest lead, new top competitor

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is once again alone at the top of the Republican field, according to the latest CNN/ORC Poll, with 36% of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents behind him, while his nearest competitor trails by 20 points. Three candidates cluster behind Trump in the mid-teens, including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 16%, former neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 14% and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 12%. All other candidates have the support of less than 5% of GOP voters in […]

  • A wedged box truck was impacting northbound traffic on I-225 at Alameda on the morning of Dec. 4, 2015. (Photo: CDOT)

    NB I-225 reopen after wedged box truck removed from area

    DENVER — A large box truck became wedged on a barrier along I-225 early Friday morning, blocking two northbound lanes on the interstate. Aurora Police confirmed their department received reports that the “Penske box-type truck” became stuck around 2:45 a.m. As of 7 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation indicated the truck had been freed, and that the two right lanes of traffic that had been closed at East Alameda Avenue had been reopened.   That said, drivers were being advised […]

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    Witnesses follow car involved in fatal Colfax and Wadsworth hit-and-run

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Witnesses followed a car that hit a pedestrian near the intersection of Wadsworth Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue and then fled the scene. The woman struck by the vehicle later died, but thanks in part to the efforts of bystanders, police were able to track down the car and ultimately arrest the driver. Lakewood Police said the pedestrian, described as a woman in her mid-40s, was crossing Colfax mid-block near intersection — not using the crosswalk — around 11:50 […]

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    Theater shooting defense lawyer represents Planned Parenthood shooting suspect

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Dear, the suspect in a Nov. 27 shooting at a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, appeared in court Monday morning. And for those who followed the Aurora theater shooting trial, a familiar lawyer stood by his side. Daniel King, a defense attorney with the Colorado Public Defender’s office, appeared alongside Dear, as the 57-year-old was arraigned on a charge of first degree murder and informed he would be held without bond. Dear’s next court appearance was set for Dec. […]

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addresses the media following his team's 30-24 loss to the Denver Broncos.

    Tom Brady, Boomer Esiason decry officials after Patriots’ loss to Broncos

    DENVER — Some folks — most of them with ties in the northeast — were less than pleased with the officials’ collective performance in the New England Patriot’s 30-24 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. One of them was a third party commentator. One of them was the Patriots quarterback. Speaking on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning, New England signal caller Tom Brady said he was “pretty pissed off … at how the last 20 minutes of the game played out.” “Sometimes we’re […]

  • A jet lands at Denver International Airport.

    Southwest San Diego flight bound for Denver briefly diverted

    DENVER — A Southwest flight bound for Denver that took off from San Diego was diverted due to an equipment malfunction on Thanksgiving morning. Southwest confirmed just after 9 a.m. that Flight 49 had been diverted to Albuqerque “in response to an issue with an indicator flap wing.” “The flight landed safely and incured an hour delay as we brought in a different aircraft to complete the trip to Denver,” a Southwest spokesperson said. There were 124 passengers onboard and […]