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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.


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    ‘Threatening remarks’ from Buckley Air Force base worker lead to gate closure

    AURORA, Colo. — A male commissary employee at Buckley Air Force based was detained after an incident that led to road and gate closures on and around the grounds of Buckley Air Force Base on Saturday. An East 6th Avenue closure was reported just before 3 p.m. Saturday, with Aurora Police saying it spanned from the intersection of North Telluride Street and East 6th Avenue east to the Coal Creek Rodeo Arena. Following the road closure, Buckley Air Force Base issued the following statement […]

  • Police investigate outside a condominium complex east of Breckenridge on Mar. 7, 2015, after three teenage girls were brutally beaten there earlier in the day.

    Breckenridge man arrested, accused of brutally beating 3 teen girls

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — A 37-year-old Breckenridge man was arrested early Saturday, and accused of brutally beating three teenage girls, one of whom was still in critical condition later in the day. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sky Wodraska around 2 a.m., after arriving on the scene of an assault at a condominium complex located at 1258 Baldy Road, which is in an unincorporated part of Summit County just east of Breckenridge. Deputies said the victims of the assault were […]

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    Woman loses Planet Fitness membership for complaining about transgender woman in locker room

    MIDLAND, Michigan–  It’s a business that sells itself on being non-judgmental. And policies related to that corporate strategy were cited by Planet Fitness when the gym revoked the membership of a woman after she lodged a gender-identity complaint. Yvette Cormier, a member one of the gym’s Michigan locations, told WNEM that she was kicked out of the gym earlier this week when she complained that there was a man in the woman’s locker room. “He looked like a man,” Cormier said. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images)

    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 […]