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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
  • Travis Sandlin allegedly stole a vehicle in Arvada and tried to ram a SWAT team vehicle in an attempt to escape, flipping the vehicle in Sunshine Canyon on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (Credit: Paul Aiken, Boulder Daily Camera)

    Jefferson County Jail escapee arrested in Boulder County

    BOULDER, Colo. — The first escapee in the 27-year history of the Jefferson County Jail made it almost two weeks before he was taken back into custody in Boulder on Thursday morning. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that at 8:30 a.m., Travis Sandlin, who escaped from the county’s jail on the evening of Oct. 5, was taken back into custody in the Sunshine Canyon area, which is northwest of the city of Boulder. After his arrest, Sandlin was taken to a nearby […]

  • Deputies accused of excessive force in Marvin Booker case

    Jury: $4.65M to Marvin Booker’s family after jail death of street preacher

    DENVER — In July 2010, surveillance video captured footage of several Denver Sheriff’s deputies restraining homeless street preacher Marvin Booker at the Denver Jail. Officers reportedly used a choke hold and stun gun to subdue him. Booker died at the hospital. On Tuesday, a federal jury awarded Booker’s family $4.65 million, an award that included punitive damages, funeral costs and the loss of enjoyment of life. The seven-member jury began deliberations Friday before coming to the Tuesday verdict. One of Booker’s attorneys had […]

  • ThunderRidge High School (Credit: Cody White)

    Classes canceled after hazmat evacuation at ThunderRidge High School

    LITTLETON, Colo. — After fumes and a strong odor were detected in the building Thursday morning, ThunderRidge High School was evacuated before 10 a.m. A short time later, the Douglas County School District told parents students would be dismissed at 10:50 a.m., and that parents wishing to pick up their kids were urged to do so as soon as possible. “Ventilation efforts are expected to take a while longer,” the district wrote in an email. “With the approaching weather, we […]

  • Adrian Dater (Credit: Twitter / @adater)

    Denver Post Avs writer suspended for Twitter rant on eve of NHL season

    DENVER — On the eve of the 2014-2015 NHL season, the Denver Post announced it would be suspending its top hockey writer for two weeks due to “inappropriate language used on Twitter.” Adrian Dater, who has covered the Colorado Avalanche for the Post since 1991, began a rant on Twitter Saturday night by posting a 2011 video of then-Buffalo Sabres prospect Brayden McNabb elbowing Avs prospect Joey Hishon in the face, knocking him unconscious. The video accompanied this tweet: Dozens replied to Dater’s since-deleted […]

  • Thomas Eric Duncan (Credit: CNN)

    Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died

    DALLAS, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital confirmed Wednesday morning that Thomas Eric Duncan, the first individual to bring Ebola to the U.S., has died due to complications with the virus. The hospital indicated in a press release that Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. Central Time. “Mr. Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola,” the hospital wrote. “He fought courageously in this battle. Our professionals, the doctors and nurses in the unit, as well as the entire Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas […]

  • "The Erklings," a play that is seeking to tell the story of the Columbine High School tragedy through the eyes of perpetrators Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, was set to premiere in New York on Nov. 9, 2014. (Credit: TheErlkings.com)

    New York play to depict Columbine tragedy from shooters’ perspectives

    NEW YORK — Just months after the FBI launched its “Don’t Name Them” campaign, a New York playwright is seeking to do much more than that, getting set to open a play on the Columbine High School tragedy told from the perspective of the two shooters. On a website for the play, titled “The Erlkings” and slated to premiere on Nov. 9 at Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre in New York City, 25-year-old writer Nathaniel Sam-Shapiro suggests “insight can be found […]

  • Cardinals coach: Broncos chop block dirtiest NFL play I’ve ever seen

    DENVER — Julius Thomas is a fan favorite around Denver in large part due to his graciousness with Broncos Country — especially on social media — and is generally considered one of his team’s most cordial players by members of the media. But Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians sees the tight end in a far different light — or at least he did on Sunday. When asked about the chop block that Thomas was flagged for in the first half […]

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    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 […]