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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
  • Pumpkin festival

    Front Range Halloween and Fall Fun Guide

    DENVER — Celebrate the season of fall and the Halloween holiday this year by partaking in one of the Front Range’s many pumpkin harvests, corn mazes, trick-or-treat streets or boo at the zoos, just to name a few. You can find a detailed look at the fall events in your area by clicking on the icons in the map above. The location of the events and their websites can be found in the pop-up bubble when you click on those icons. Below is a brief map key. […]

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    Cryptic NFL rule leads to penalty for Muslim player’s prayer celebration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thanks, it seems, to a convoluted rule born out of cheekiness, Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was penalized on Monday Night Football for dropping to his knees to pray. On Tuesday, the NFL said its officials made a mistake in penalizing Abdullah, who is Muslim, for dropping to both knees and bowing forward to pray — as is customary of his religion — after scoring a touchdown on a pass he intercepted from New England Patriots quarterback Tom […]

  • Severe storm over Aurora, Colo. September 29, 2014. Photo by: Daryl Orr

    Damaging hail, heavy rain, snow hit Colorado

    DENVER — Severe thunderstorms brought damaging hail to parts of metro Denver Monday afternoon. At the same time, heavy snow fell in parts of Colorado’s southwest and central mountains. And if you didn’t experience major hail or snow, you probably had heavy rain. “Within seconds all you heard was hard impact,” says Ray Saccomano of Arapahoe Hyundai. The auto dealership in Centennial had damage everywhere. “We have over 500 cars on our lot and each and everyone got damaged. It […]

  • One of the multiple DVD covers for the movie "Frozen" is just one of many things that Isabella Tanikumi claims was stolen from her autobiography "Living My Truth." (Credit: The Walt Disney Company)

    Lawsuit: Disney ripped off my life story in “Frozen”

    LOS ANGELES — A woman claims that The Walt Disney Company ripped off her life story in the hit movie “Frozen.”  Now she’s suing. Isabella Tanikumi is suing Disney for $250 million and is demanding a jury trial. Tanikumi claims the movie is based on her 2010 autobiography called “Living My Truth.” The book outlines Tanikumi’s life growing up in the Andean mountains of Peru, according to E! News. According to the report,Frozen was said to be inspired by Hans Christian […]

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    Data breach reported at eight Colorado Jimmy John’s

    DENVER — Sandwich shop giant Jimmy John’s said on Wednesday that it “learned of a possible security incident involving credit and debit card data at some of Jimmy John’s stores and franchised locations.” RELATED: To check your email address for credit card hacks, go to ConsumerCybersecurity.com Jimmy Johns indicated approximately 216 stores appear to be affected by the data breach. Eight of those franchises are in Colorado. They are listed below, along with the dates associated with the breaches: *Broomfield: 625 Flatiron Marketplace Drive […]

  • 5 horses killed, roof collapses in massive Lakewood fire

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Five 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 […]

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    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. […]

  • 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 […]