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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
  • A child checks into a St. Louis hospital with a severe respiratory condition brought on by human enterovirus-68. (Credit: KTVI)

    Severe respiratory virus impacting hundreds of kids reaches Colorado

    DENVER — A potentially severe virus that has plagued hundred of children across a 900-mile stretch in the Midwest in recent weeks has made its way to Colorado. The severe respiratory illness, which in some cases, is believed to have been brought on by human enterovirus-68, an uncommon respiratory viral pathogen, is impacting mostly children, including several in Colorado. Angie Anania, a spokesperson for Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, said five different children have been checked into their […]

  • Radar shows where an unresponsive private plane went down on Sept. 5, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    Unresponsive plane escorted by U.S. fighter jets crashes off Jamaica

    WASHINGTON — A small plane flew for hours unresponsive from Rochester, New York, southward before crashing Friday off the coast of Jamaica, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The pilot of the single-engine Daher-Socata aircraft — which had taken off from Rochester destined for Naples, Florida — stopped responding to radio calls at about 10 a.m. ET, according to the FAA. By 11:30 a.m., two U.S. fighter jets had been dispatched under the direction of NORAD to go after the aircraft, […]

  • Police investigate the scene of a fatal accident in a west Denver industrial area on the morning of Sept. 5, 2014.

    Industrial accident kills 1 in west Denver

    DENVER — Police responded to the scene of an industrial accident Friday morning in west Denver, and found that one person had been killed as a result of the accident. Denver Police first tweeted about the incident just before 8:30 a.m., saying the accident had been reported in the 1100 block of North Umatilla St., which is just east of I-25 and just north of 6th Avenue. Though police did not confirm the exact industrial area where the accident occurred, […]

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    Joan Rivers has died at age 81

    NEW YORK — Joan Rivers, a pioneering female stand-up comic, has died according to a report. She was 81. The news broke shortly after 1 p.m. MST on Thursday. Rivers was undergoing throat surgery at a New York clinic on Aug. 28 when she suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest. River’s daughter, Melissa Rivers, said earlier this week that her mother was on life support. “My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept […]

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    Grand Junction man admits to killing mother in fight over cigarette

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Maybe it proves no good deed goes unpunished. Or maybe it proves crime doesn’t pay. Regardless, a Grand Junction woman is dead, killed by the son she agreed to harbor from the law in the midst of a petty argument, according to an arrest affidavit. Mesa County authorities found the body of Kathleen Stetzel, which was mostly picked to the bone by animals, in a desert north of Grand Junction in mid July. Her family immediately […]

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    Report: Each time DIA train message changes, city pays $1,500

    DENVER — It has become a familiar tune to Coloradans and to those traveling to our fair state. And it’s netting the guy who wrote it a pretty penny. Jim Green is the composer of the jingle that greets passengers boarding the underground train at Denver International Airport, according to a recent report in the Westword. And each time the city wants to the change the greeting before the jingle — be it a recorded message from Mayor Michael Hancock, Governor John […]

  • Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte. (Credit: YouTube / MrAbh002)

    Crested Butte waffling about Bud Light’s 3-day ‘Whatever’ takeover

    CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. — Anything can happen in Bud Light’s “Are you up for Whatever” commercials. And that’s exactly what some residents in Crested Butte seem to be worried about. The beer maker, according to a Denver Post report, has agreed to pay the Crested Butte $250,000 in order to gain complete access to the mountain town’s main thoroughfare, ice arena and performing arts center, all of which will be dressed up and flooded with over 1,000 flown-in “revelers.” The event, all staged to film […]

  • The Barker Reservoir overlooking Nederland, Colo. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Sunpowerpack)

    Altitude sickness, not space alien attack, cited as reason for Nederland marshal’s resignation

    NEDERLAND, Colo. — Just six months after moving from Detroit to Nederland to accept a job as the town’s marshal, Jim Matheney resigned due to struggles adjusting to the altitude, according to a report. A town hall meeting was held in Nederland to announce the news, the Boulder Daily Camera reported, and also to address some swirling rumors about Matheney’s resignation. One of those rumors, according to the Camera report, was that Matheney had been attacked by space aliens. Instead, Town […]

  • Wes Welker suffered this concussion in a 18-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans. The concussion was his third in the last 10 months.

    POLL: Should Wes Welker retire after 3rd concussion in 10 months?

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos confirmed that Wes Welker suffered a concussion during Saturday night’s 18-17 loss to the Houston Texans, making it the slot receiver’s third concussion in the last 10 months. Head coach John Fox did not offer a timetable for when Welker might return after the game, but Peyton Manning did offer an explanation regarding his “choice words” for D.J. Swearinger, the Texan whose hit led to Welker’s concussion. Manning got in Swearinger’s face after throwing a touchdown pass […]

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    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 […]