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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
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    Haunted Colorado Mysteries: Georgetown lynching, Silverheels and a black hole of death

    DENVER — As one of the few major outposts in the American West, Colorado isn’t short on oral history. And when Halloween comes around, the Centennial State is spoiled for choice when it comes to good ghost stories. This week, FOX31 Denver is exploring some of our favorites — mostly those that are rooted in at least as much fact as folklore. WEDNESDAY’S TALES: State’s 1st serial killers, Hitler’s ranch and a ‘vampire’ In Thursday’s edition, we explore Colorado’s high country, once a lawless […]

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    Haunted Colorado mysteries: State’s 1st serial killers, Hitler’s ranch and a ‘vampire’

    DENVER — As one of the few major outposts in the American West, Colorado isn’t short on oral history. And when Halloween comes around, the Centennial State is spoiled for choice when it comes to good ghost stories. Over the next three days leading up to the haunted holiday, FOX31 Denver will be exploring some of our favorites — mostly those that are rooted in at least as much fact as folklore. So fire up those jack-o-laterns, grab your favorite variation on the […]

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    Man arrested at DIA for ‘making sexual advances toward flight attendants’

    DENVER — A Ukrainian man was arrested at Denver International Airport late on Monday night after making unwanted sexual advances towards two female flight attendants, U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh confirmed. Walsh’s office said Vadym Pecherskyi, 42, was on board a Delta flight from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to Denver at the time of the incident, which was first reported by an FBI agent around 9 p.m. “The agent learned that passenger Vadym Pecherskyi, who was on Delta Flight 2525, had made unwanted sexual […]

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    Suspect arrested in Fort Collins police rifle theft, rifles missing

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A suspect accused of stealing two Fort Collins  police rifles from a patrol car was arrested on Tuesday, but the stolen rifles had not yet been recovered. Fort Collins police confirmed Carlos Javier Chavez ,27, a Denver resident, was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Saturday and officially charged with first-degree criminal trespass, a class 5 felony. The two .223-caliber semi-automatic AR-15 rifles were stolen from a marked Fort Collins police cruiser on Oct. 24. The rifles […]

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    ‘Windowless’ plane seeks to offer 360-degree views, cheaper flights

    WILTON, United Kingdom — You’ve felt the sensation of soaring through the air with your body. Now imagine seeing it with your eyes. That’s why UK-based technology company Centre for Process Innovation is hoping to bring to fliers as early as 2024 with its “windowless” airplane. Wondering about the “windowless” designation and how that would help you see the world outside your airplane better? In this sort of aircraft, the windows would be replaced by floor-to-ceiling flexible screens, giving passengers a full view […]

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    Aurora man jumps from van after dropping cigarette, runs over own head

    AURORA, Colo. — A man was nearly killed in Aurora Sunday morning, doing nothing more than attempting to back out of his driveway. According to Aurora police, the unnamed man had started the process of backing up shortly after 6:30 a.m. in the 15900 block of East Nassau Dr., which is just northeast of the the intersection of South Chambers Road and East Quincy Avenue. It was at that time that the man reportedly dropped a lit cigarette down the front of his jacket. In […]

  • Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed at Colorado Boulevard after a semi rolled over, blocking all lanes of traffic on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Credit: CDOT)

    Eastbound I-70 closed at Colorado due to semi rollover

    DENVER — All lanes of eastbound I-70 were closed near Colorado Boulevard Monday morning due to a rollover accident involving a semi, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. CDOT reported the closure around 8:30 a.m., and did not given a timetable as to when the major interstate would reopen. Drivers were being advised to avoid I-70 in both directions near Colorado Boulevard Friday morning due to significant delays of at least 45 minutes in both directions. Traffic was being diverted off […]

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    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 […]