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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
  • Broncos Camp Roundup: Bolden, CBs shine on Day 1

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Despite the fact he’s the new guy, T.J. Ward was perhaps the most on point in summing up the most noticeable difference between the first day of Denver Broncos training camp in 2014 compared to a year ago. There were no fans. And Ward was just fine with it. “Fans always cheer for the offense anyway,” Ward said. Perhaps it was the absence of those fans — barred from Dove Valley this year due to ongoing construction […]

  • Peyton Manning addresses the media on July 24, 2014, after the first day of Denver Broncos training camp.

    Broncos Camp Interviews: Manning, Miller, Sanders, Bolden on Day 1

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Each and every day of Denver Broncos training camp, our Will C. Holden will provide all of the interviews he conducts and podium sessions he attends in their entirety. Up first on Thursday, Peyton Manning, who had his fair share of jokes as always, Von Miller, who was more stoic in talking about his return from injury, Emmanuel Sanders, who was out of breath as he adjusted to the altitude, and Omar Bolden, one of the surprise […]

  • Chris Tripucka, left, with his father, Frank Tripucka, right. Frank was the Denver Broncos' first quarterback, and died of Alzheimer's. (Credit: Facebook / Chris Tripucka)

    HOLDEN: Broncos 1st family all too familiar with Bowlen’s plight

    DENVER — A little less than a year ago, Chris Tripucka got a call from his mother. She asked if he’d be willing to attend the unveiling of the Ring of Fame Plaza at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. An 8-foot steel bust of Chris’ father, Frank Tripucka, the first quarterback in Denver Broncos history, was set to be one of 24 included in the new monument. When he got the call, the dirt underneath Chris’ fingernails from burying […]

  • Michael Sam, show left kissing his boyfriend Vito Cammisano, Tim Tebow, center, and Tony Dungy, right, were all in the news after Dungy said he 'wouldn't have taken' Sam in the NFL Draft. (Credit: MGN Online)

    HOLDEN: Why Tim Tebow is relevant to Tony Dungy-Michael Sam saga

    DENVER — The first African-American head coach in the NFL ruffled some feathers with his comments about the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL this week. Those comments came from Tony Dungy, a former Super Bowl-winning head coach with the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers,  and appeared in the Tampa Tribune on Sunday. When asked whether he would have drafted former Missouri Tiger Michael Sam, an openly gay linebacker who was taken in the seventh round of the NFL […]

  • Naomi Almodovar

    Ex’s Facebook status may have led suspect to set Centennial apartment fire

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A simple Facebook update — among other things — may have led to a massive apartment fire that caused at least $1.5 million in damage and left eight injured in Centennial last month. According to the arrest affidavit for Naomi Almodovar, who was accused of starting the Copper Terrace Apartment fire, the 23-year-old woman’s ex-girlfriend, who she had been accused of assaulting and harassing on multiple occasions, was dating a male resident of the apartment complex. A week before the fire, […]

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    ‘Ms. Puppy’ gets 30 years in Denver murder case

    DENVER — A bizarre, long-running case came to an end in a Denver courtroom Friday afternoon, when 59-year-old Daryl Rasmussen was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murders of Ronald Ford and Ramiro Sanchez. Rasmussen, a reported cross-dresser who also went by the name “Ms. Puppy,” pleaded guilty to murdering the two men after they took him in off the streets, and eluding law enforcement from multiple states for almost three years. According to the indictment against him, Rasmussen stole the couple’s car, and used their […]

  • Rainbow

    2nd suspect charged in Rainbow Family stabbing during violent week for group

    RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. — A day after one man was arrested in connection with a stabbing in Red Feather Lakes, a second suspect was named. Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies charged 26-year-old Lorenzo Otranto of Lake Placid, N.Y. with assault after Tuesday’s stabbing, which reportedly occurred at a Rainbow Family gathering in the northwest part of Red Feather Lakes. Police also arrested 37-year-old Norman Wheatley on an assault charge Wednesday. A total of four people were injured in the stabbing, and three — including Otranto and Wheatley […]

  • Nathan Finneman speaks with FOX31 Denver in September 2013, after flying a power paraglider over flood damage in Longmont. Finneman was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 2, 2014, and accused of shining a laser at a Denver Police helicopter on multiple occasions.

    Man indicted for aiming laser at Denver Police helicopter

    DENVER — A Denver man was in court and facing a federal indictment Thursday, accused of pointing a laser at a Denver Police helicopter on multiple occasions. Nathan James Finneman, 26, allegedly aimed a laser beam at a Denver Police helicopter twice on on April 19, 2013 and once the following day. Apparently thanks to technology on board the helicopter, known as “Air One,” police said they were able to track the source of the laser to Finneman. Details about the […]

  • Robbery again

    Armed robbery at Longmont gas station caught on tape

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Police were on the lookout for two suspects Thursday after an armed robbery was caught on tape at a Longmont gas station the night before. Longmont Police spokesperson Jeff Satur said officers were called to the scene of the robbery at Western Convenience Gas, located at the corner of Main Street and 15th Avenue, just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. Surveillance video showed two hooded and masked suspects entering the store, with one wielding a sawed-off shotgun. The suspects […]

  • Man lays claim to African land to make daughter real life ‘princess’

    ABINGDON, Va. — This dad is really raising the bar for birthdays. Jeremiah Heaton, 38, has laid claim to 800 square miles of land in northeastern Africa. Why? So 7-year old-daughter can be a real princess. Heaton is a father of three, lives in Virginia, works in the mining industry and ran for a state congressional seat in 2012. His effort to become a king first came to fruition after a winter afternoon spent playing with his daughter Emily. “She got this […]

  • 2 Denver Sheriff’s Office employees placed on leave after detainee incident

    DENVER -- Two veterans of the Denver County Sheriff's Department have been placed on leave after an incident with a detainee, a department spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.

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    Study: Peers view young women who post sexy social media pics as less competent

    BOULDER, Colo. — A psychiatrist who now works at the University of Colorado just released a study that suggests those sexy selfies aren’t doing young women any favors among their peers. The work was published in the “Psychology of Popular Media Culture” journal by Elizabeth Daniels, a former Oregon State psychologist who is currently an assistant professor at CU’s campus in Colorado Springs. In the study, Daniels asked 58 girls aged 13 to 18 and 60 young adult women aged 17 to 25 to […]