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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
  • Outdoor camping in downtown Denver

    POLL: Does feeding the homeless do more harm than good?

    DENVER — This past summer, there were reports that homeless was up in Denver as much as 500 percent in some local shelters. It’s a startling statistic as the debate about how to address homelessness — including possible legislative approaches — has heated up across the nation. The report about the rise in Denver’s homeless population pointed to the state’s legalization of marijuana as a potential culprit, with one shelter director telling the Cannabist that “of the new kids we’re seeing, the majority are saying they’re here because […]

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    Released Bronco John Boyett to cops: ‘Contact my boss John Elway’

    DENVER — It seems plausible that after allegedly telling arresting officers to “contact my boss John Elway” on Tuesday, now-former Denver Broncos practice squad player John Boyett was contacted by the team’s vice president on Thursday. The message? You’ve been released. The team confirmed on Thursday that it had cut ties with the second-year safety after his arrest in Greenwood Village on Tuesday night. Boyett’s arresting officers indicated the 24-year-old was more than a little unruly during the process of taking him into […]

  • Denver trying out back-in angle parking in lieu of parallel parking

    DENVER — Finding a parking spot can be a maddening task in Denver. And once you do, getting your car into that spot is next challenge. The City and County of Denver thinks they may have an option to alleviate those headaches, at least on some streets where the city is now experimenting with back-in angle parking instead of parallel parking. It’s an old method of parking made new again. You signal, stop and reverse into your chosen spot. But not […]

  • A retailer said these panties were confiscated by Homeland Security agents over a copyright infringement with Major League Baseball. (Credit:  Birdie's Panties)

    Homeland Security conducts panty raid at Kansas City retailer

    KANSAS CITY — A woman hoping to support and cash in on her hometown team ended up having a run-in with Homeland Security this week, according to a report. The Kansas City Star reported that Peregrine Honig had developed a line of women’s underwear with the inscription “Take the Crown” and a large “KC” printed across the bottom, winking at the Kansas City Royals baseball team, which began its pursuit of the World Series on Tuesday night. The underwear was set to hit store shelves in Honig’s Birdies […]

  • Students at Strive Academy in Denver were evacuated on Sept. 15, 2014, after a science demonstration bursts into a 15-foot wall of fire.

    Denver teacher fired for injury-inducing experiment criminally charged

    DENVER — A Denver teacher fired after a science experiment went horribly wrong now faces criminal charges. On Wednesday, Daniel Powell, 22, was officially charged with four counts of third-degree assault, a class 1 misdemeanor, the Denver District Attorney’s Office confirmed, stemming from a Sept. 15 science experiment at Strive Academy that injured four students. Class 1 misdemeanors are punishable by up to 18 months in jail and a fine of up to $5,000. Powell, who has since been fired by Strive Academy, is […]

  • Aurora Police investigate the scene of a shooting in the 300 block of Fulton St. on Oct. 21, 2014.

    Police search for woman after Aurora shooting

    AURORA, Colo. — Police were on the lookout for a woman after a shooting in Aurora on Tuesday. Aurora Police reported the shooting on Twitter around 1:15 p.m., saying the incident occurred in the 300 block of Fulton Street, which is just northwest of the intersection at East 1st Avenue and South Havana Street. The suspect in the case, according to a later tweet, is a female Pacific Islander wearing all red and driving a green Chevrolet Suburban SUV. The suspect was last seen […]

  • Lab testing of marijuana edibles

    Colorado health officials recommend ban on some marijuana edibles

    DENVER — Amid cries for tighter regulations on marijuana edibles after a rash of incidents, the Colorado Department of Revenue recommended limiting marijuana edibles. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommend retail marijuana edibles like brownies, cookies and most candies be banned. Under the department’s recommendation lozenges and tinctures would remain legal. Tinctures are liquid extracts made from herbs that one drinks. The ultimate decision on the matter of marijuana edibles will be made by the Department of Revenue, which on […]

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    Teller County deputy investigated for derogatory Facebook comment

    WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — Teller County Sheriff said he was “very discouraged” by a Facebook comment posted by one of his deputies this week, and that his office has launched an investigation into the matter. While he did not disclose the details of the comment, Teller County Sheriff  Mike Ensminger told the Colorado Springs Gazette that deputy Eric Voigt made a comment on Facebook that was derogatory towards Muslims. Ensminger said his office began its investigation into the Facebook comment […]

  • Groping five

    Woman tweets alleged groper’s photo, man turns out to be sex offender

    SEATTLE — A Seattle woman used social media to fight back, after she says she was groped by a stranger in a city park. And the response she got was more than she bargained for. According to FOX31 Denver sister station Q13 in Seattle, Julia Marquand said she was tired of being harassed on the streets of Seattle. When she felt she had been groped earlier in the week, she snapped a photo of the man she says did it, […]

  • 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 finally taken back into custody in Boulder on Thursday morning.

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    Uber to woman who claims driver kidnapped her: Sorry for ‘inefficient route’

    LOS ANGELES — Uber has apologized to a woman who claims she was effectively kidnapped when she was locked in a vehicle by one of the company’s drivers and taken to a vacant parking lot in Los Angeles. The mobile app-based taxi service that utilizes the personal vehicles of its drivers has reportedly sent the woman an email apologizing for an “inefficient route.” The still-unnamed woman’s story first appeared on the website Valleywag, which shares an affiliation with Gawker. The woman told Valleywag her Los Angeles Uber driver […]

  • Surveillance video of Denver deputies struggling with Marvin Booker in July 2010

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

    DENVER -- On Tuesday, a federal jury awarded Marvin Booker's family $4.65 million, an award that included punitive damages, funeral costs and the loss of enjoyment of life.