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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
  • The internet is rallying around "Dancing Man," a man who was reportedly body-shamed for dancing. (Photo: Twitter / @CassandraRules)

    Man body-shamed for dancing gets last laugh: Invite to huge dance party in his honor

    LOS ANGELES – A man who was reportedly mocked in an online post by people who thought he was too fat to be dancing was made the subject of a viral online search after a group of body-positive woman decided they wanted to wanted to offer some words of encouragement — and now hundreds, perhaps thousands are reportedly planning on throwing the man a dance party in Los Angeles. Things started when someone posted two pictures of the man on 4Chan with the […]

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    Frontier urges Denver passengers flying Saturday to arrive at DIA early

    DENVER — If you’re flying Frontier out of Denver on Saturday, airline officials are urging you to get to the airport early. Those officials were advising Frontier passengers to arrive 2-3 hours before their scheduled flight Saturday, due to the installation of a new reservation system and website at Denver International Airport. Passengers are also being asked to check in online to avoid long lines at the airport service desks to due the same technology transitions. However, if you’re flying after 9:30 […]

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    Report: Manning close to taking pay cut, returning to Broncos

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — According to multiple reports from ESPN on Wednesday, Peyton Manning is close to returning to the Denver Broncos on a new, reduced contract. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold were the first to report that Manning is “ready to take a $4 million pay-cut” on his current deal, which would mean he would receive $15 million, not $19 million for the 2015 season. There was no confirmation included in the report regarding the length of this potential new contract. However, […]

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015, at the Arapahoe County. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Defense will ask to move theater shooting trial at end of current jury selection phase

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Last April, defense lawyers in the Aurora theater shooting case requested a change of venue for the trial. District Court Judge Carlos Samour Jr. said the only way to find out if Arapahoe County could sit a fair and impartial jury was to try. Despite what has been characterized as better-than-expected progress six weeks into jury selection, the defense informed Samour on Monday that they don’t have any plans to rescind their request for a change of […]

  • A view of the jury box, right, inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Excused Aurora theater shooting juror suggests hanging as penalty option

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — It was as blunt a statement as the court had received in two-plus years. And it came from the mouth of Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour. Quoting a potential Aurora theater shooting jurors’ questionnaire, Samour said, “In response to the question dealing with potential penalties, you wrote — and I quote — ‘Hang his a**.’ Is that correct?” “Yes,” the juror responded without a moment’s pause. Both the prosecution and defense agreed to his excusal just […]

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    Suspect in Colorado Springs bombing says NAACP wasn’t target

    COLORADO SPRINGS – A man was arrested this week in connection with a Jan. 6 bombing that damaged a local NAACP office in Colorado Springs. And authorities are saying they don’t believe the NAACP was the target. John F. Walsh, the U.S. Attorney in Colorado, confirmed Thaddeus Murphy, 44, was arrested Thursday by federal law enforcement officials, who assumed control of the case in January and began investigating it as a hate crime on the chance the NAACP had been […]

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    U.S. 34 reopen near Estes Park after SWAT standoff

    ESTES PARK, Colo. — Westbound U.S. 34 was closed going into Estes Park on Monday due to a police standoff with a man who “may be armed and suicidal” at a lodge on the eastern edge of the mountain town, according to the Larimer County Sheriff. Shortly before 3 p.m., the sheriff’s office indicated the standoff had ended and the individual was in custody “pending the conclusion of the investigation.” The sheriff’s office confirmed the standoff and the highway closure […]

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    Police: Monte Vista man killed trying to stop woman from driving drunk

    MONTE VISTA, Colo. — Often times friends get the chance to thank the friend or significant other who stopped them from driving drunk. According to police, an intoxicated Monte Vista woman killed a man who was trying to prevent her from getting behind the wheel. Monte Vista Police arrested 21-year-old Autumn Martinez on Sunday for vehicular homicide after she reportedly slammed into a tree while 25-year-old Kendrick Marquez was on the hood of her vehicle. Marquez, who later died from […]

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015, at the Arapahoe County. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Individual questioning of potential jurors in Aurora theater shooting trial begins

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The judge, prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Aurora theater shooting trial began questioning potential jurors individually Wednesday. They plan to interview nearly 1,000 jurors who were not dismissed after filling out a lengthy questionnaire. The process could take up to 16 weeks. Three of the first four jurors questioned Wednesday morning were kept. The prosecution always points directly at James Holmes during individual juror questioning, asking if they can sentence “that man” to death. Defense attorneys […]

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015, at the Arapahoe County. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Video may show James Holmes endangering deputies in Arapahoe County holding cell

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A video discussed at a Monday morning hearing in the Aurora theater shooting trial may show James Holmes endangering Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputies while he was being jailed in a courthouse holding cell. And that video may be thrown out by the judge. The issue at hand during Monday morning’s hearing was whether the custodians of this video should have turned the surveillance footage over sooner. Specifically, the video is an 11-minute segment of surveillance footage pulled from Holmes’ stay in an Arapahoe County […]