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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
  • jail

    Denver DA won’t pursue charges against deputy who struck inmate

    DENVER — One of two veterans of the Denver County Sheriff’s Department who was placed on leave after an incident with a detainee will not face criminal charges, according to the Denver District Attorney Office, whose investigation into the incident concluded Friday. Deputy Sheriff Thomas Ford, who has been with the department six and a half years, was placed on investigative leave with pay for “inappropriate use of force” on July 16. The incident, which was caught on camera on July […]

  • Union Station

    PHOTOS: These are your favorite places in Denver

    DENVER — In an effort to launch a citywide conversation about placemaking and city-building, Denver’s Department of Community Planning and Development is asking city residents, “What’s your favorite place in Denver? And, more importantly, why?” Respond to that question by posting a photo on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #favoriteplacedenver or by posting a photo with a directly to the department’s Facebook page. Below is a real-time look at all the photos that have been posted.

  • Chris Tripucka, left, with his father, Frank Tripucka, right. Frank was the Denver Broncos' first quarterback, and died of Alzheimer's. (Credit: Facebook / Chris Tripucka)

    HOLDEN: Broncos 1st family all too familiar with Bowlen’s plight

    DENVER — A little less than a year ago, Chris Tripucka got a call from his mother. She asked if he’d be willing to attend the unveiling of the Ring of Fame Plaza at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. An 8-foot steel bust of Chris’ father, Frank Tripucka, the first quarterback in Denver Broncos history, was set to be one of 24 included in the new monument. When he got the call, the dirt underneath Chris’ fingernails from burying […]

  • Daryl-Rasmussen

    ‘Ms. Puppy’ gets 30 years in Denver murder case

    DENVER — A bizarre, long-running case came to an end in a Denver courtroom Friday afternoon, when 59-year-old Daryl Rasmussen was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murders of Ronald Ford and Ramiro Sanchez. Rasmussen, a reported cross-dresser who also went by the name “Ms. Puppy,” pleaded guilty to murdering the two men after they took him in off the streets, and eluding law enforcement from multiple states for almost three years. According to the indictment against him, Rasmussen stole the couple’s car, and used their […]

  • Rainbow

    2nd suspect charged in Rainbow Family stabbing during violent week for group

    RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. — A day after one man was arrested after a stabbing that injured for in Red Feather Lakes, a second suspect was named. Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies charged 26-year-old Lorenzo Otranto of Lake Placid, N.Y. with assault in connection with Tuesday’s stabbing, which reportedly occurred at a Rainbow Family gathering in the northwest part of Red Feather Lakes. Police also arrested 37-year-old Norman Wheatley on an assault charge Wednesday. A total of four people were injured, and three — including Otranto and […]

  • Nathan Finneman speaks with FOX31 Denver in September 2013, after flying a power paraglider over flood damage in Longmont. Finneman was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 2, 2014, and accused of shining a laser at a Denver Police helicopter on multiple occasions.

    Man indicted for aiming laser at Denver Police helicopter

    DENVER — A Denver man was in court and facing a federal indictment Thursday, accused of pointing a laser at a Denver Police helicopter on multiple occasions. Nathan James Finneman, 26, allegedly aimed a laser beam at a Denver Police helicopter twice on on April 19, 2013 and once the following day. Apparently thanks to technology on board the helicopter, known as “Air One,” police said they were able to track the source of the laser to Finneman. Details about the […]

  • Robbery again

    Armed robbery at Longmont gas station caught on tape

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Police were on the lookout for two suspects Thursday after an armed robbery was caught on tape at a Longmont gas station the night before. Longmont Police spokesperson Jeff Satur said officers were called to the scene of the robbery at Western Convenience Gas, located at the corner of Main Street and 15th Avenue, just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. Surveillance video showed two hooded and masked suspects entering the store, with one wielding a sawed-off shotgun. The suspects […]

  • Denver Sheriff again

    Denver Sheriff’s Deputy placed on leave after detainee incident

    DENVER — Two veterans of the Denver County Sheriff’s Department have been placed on leave after an incident with a detainee, a department spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. Though the details were vague, the sheriff’s office issued a press release Wednesday afternoon, saying Deputy Sheriff Thomas Ford, who has been with the department six and a half years, was placed on investigative leave with pay for “inappropriate use of force.” “The incident occurred the evening of July 13, during the book-in process […]

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    Study: Peers view young women who post sexy social media pics as less competent

    BOULDER, Colo. — A psychiatrist who now works at the University of Colorado just released a study that suggests those sexy selfies aren’t doing young women any favors among their peers. The work was published in the “Psychology of Popular Media Culture” journal by Elizabeth Daniels, a former Oregon State psychologist who is currently an assistant professor at CU’s campus in Colorado Springs. In the study, Daniels asked 58 girls aged 13 to 18 and 60 young adult women aged 17 to 25 to […]

  • Toddler maimed, dog killed, woman jailed after 2 bizarre days in Commerce City parking lot

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Rainbow Gatherings, Mama Rocket, Zeus, meth, marijuana, transients, pit bulls and Commerce City’s laws against the breed all seem to have played a role in a 19-month-old nearly getting his jaw ripped off, a dog being killed by police officers and a 51-year-old ending up in jail this week. FOX31 Denver first started putting the pieces together in this complicated and convoluted story on Monday night, after getting an exclusive interview with Sue Tacket, the woman who […]