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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
  • Lincoln High School students marched north from their high school on South Federal Boulevard on Dec. 4, 2014.

    Hundreds of HS students follow East’s lead, walk out in Ferguson protest

    DENVER — One day after about 500 East High School students marched down East Colfax Avenue during school hours to protest to controversy in Ferguson, Mo., hundreds of students from several Denver high schools did the same on Thursday. The crowds of students were a mix of all ethnic backgrounds. The common message was “we all need to be treated more equally.” “It’s not about black or white, it’s about the right decision that cops have to make to protect themselves […]

  • Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain.

    CSU buyout settled, Jim McElwain will be new Florida football coach

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The two sides battling over Colorado State head football coach Jim McElwain have reportedly cleared up the issues surrounding his buyout, meaning the 52-year-old is expected to be named the University of Florida’s new head coach Thursday. The University of Florida made it official just before 9:30 a.m. MST, tweeting “we are pleased to officially announce our new head coach Jim McElwain.” The one caveat that stood in the way of a deal between Florida and McElwain was the $7.5 […]

  • Force

    WATCH: New Star Wars trailer released Friday morning

    A first look at the new Star Wars hit the Internet Friday morning, with predictable results. Within minutes of its release, it already had thousands of views on YouTube. The trailer — more of a teaser, really — runs 88-seconds long and is also available to watch in select theaters starting today. The relative short, obscure clip only gives a glimpse at “The Force Awakens,” and the reason for the veiled nature of the release seems to be twofold: 1) Disney […]

  • Denver Broncos

    Broncos sign Connor Barth after kicking tryout, waive Brandon McManus

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Just two days after his teammates expressed visible frustration with him on national TV, Brandon McManus is no longer a member of the Denver Broncos. The team signed Connor Barth to take over duties as their new placekicker on Tuesday, after a sort kicking tryout that also included veteran Jay Feely. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Feely made 14-of-15 field goals with a long of 60 in the tryout at Dove Valley on Tuesday, but the team […]

  • Karisa Bugal (Credit: GoFundMe.com)

    Aurora mother dies in childbirth, chooses baby’s life over her own

    AURORA, Colo. — Declan Jay Bugal was born on Nov. 3, 2014. While his family would undoubtedly call him 1 in a million, his mother Karisa was tragically 1 in 80,000. According to a GoFundMe.com page set up by family friend Kendall Tinnes, doctors discovered an amniotic fluid embolism while Karisa was in labor. It’s a rare birth complication seen in approximately 1 out of every 80,000 births, according to MedicalDictionary.com. It also carries a 26 to 80 percent mortality […]

  • Where, when to buy cheap gas this holiday weekend

    THORNTON — It’s going to be a busy week for travelers. AAA says 46.3 million Americans and 750,000 Coloradoans will travel for Thanksgiving, making it the busiest year since 2007. About 90 percent of the people traveling this week will take a road trip, and a lot of it has to do with the fact we’re seeing the lowest gas prices in four years. We found some of the cheapest prices in the Denver Metro area in Thornton, where a gallon […]

  • 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 […]