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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
  • An artist's rendering of the proposed on-campus stadium at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

    Colorado State board approves plans for on-campus stadium

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — An on-campus stadium at Colorado State University will soon become a reality. The CSU Board of Governors gave approval to the stadium on Friday afternoon in a unanimous 8-0 vote, after a heated 90-minute debate and nearly two hours of public comment. The budget still needs to be determined– but the project will cost somewhere around $200 million dollars, with the board opting for the more expensive of the two plans. CSU President Tony Frank said the […]

  • The FAA investigates a plane crash near the Fort Collins-Loveland airport on Dec. 5, 2014. (Credit: Michael Cerovski / Loveland Fire)

    Pilot injured in crash at Fort Collins-Loveland airport

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A small planed crash-landed near the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport Friday afternoon, with the pilot suffering injuries. The City of Loveland confirmed in a tweet that the pilot was the only occupant in the Cirrus airplane at the time of the crash, which was reported shortly after 2:30 p.m. The pilot was reportedly suffering from serious, but not life-threatening injuries. There was no information available as to what caused the crash, but airport officials confirmed runway 15/33 […]

  • Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain.

    CSU buyout settled, Jim McElwain will be new Florida football coach

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The two sides battling over Colorado State head football coach Jim McElwain have reportedly cleared up the issues surrounding his buyout, meaning the 52-year-old is expected to be named the University of Florida's new head coach Thursday.

  • Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain.

    Florida AD leaves Fort Collins, no announcement regarding CSU coach McElwain

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — University of Florida Athletic Director Jim Foley left Fort Collins Wednesday without making any announcement about CSU  football coach Jim McElwain becoming Florida’s new head football coach. McElwain himself did not say a word publicly about his meetings with the Florida AD that began Tuesday. There were several national media reports late Tuesday night that McElwain was leaving Colorado State University to be the head football coach at the University of Florida. Information below is from […]

  • Brandao, right, was given a one-month jail sentence for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta in August. (Credit: CNN)

    Headbutt lands Brazilian striker Brandao in jail

    SAINT-ÉTIENNE, France — Brazilian striker Brandao has been handed a one-month jail sentence for headbutting an opposing player, with the severity of his punishment linked to the footballer’s role model status, according to one of the lawyers involved in the case. The judicial punishment follows a six-month sporting ban given to Brandao, who plays for French Ligue 1 side Bastia, following the August incident when he assaulted Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta. “This is an extremely severe sentence compared to the […]

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    WATCH: New Star Wars trailer released Friday morning

    A first look at the new Star Wars hit the Internet Friday morning, with predictable results. Within minutes of its release, it already had thousands of views on YouTube. The trailer — more of a teaser, really — runs 88-seconds long and is also available to watch in select theaters starting today. The relative short, obscure clip only gives a glimpse at “The Force Awakens,” and the reason for the veiled nature of the release seems to be twofold: 1) Disney […]

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    Broncos sign Connor Barth after kicking tryout, waive Brandon McManus

    #Broncos opt for steadiness with K @contbarth, most accurate in @TBBuccaneers history. MORE: http://t.co/hGrpOpabh7 pic.twitter.com/vgIqnkzKi0 — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) November 25, 2014 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Just two days after his teammates expressed visible frustration with him on national TV, Brandon McManus is no longer a member of the Denver Broncos. The team signed Connor Barth to take over duties as their new placekicker on Tuesday, after a sort kicking tryout that also included veteran Jay Feely. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, […]

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    Man arrested for pointing banana at deputies near Grand Junction

    MESA COUNTY, Colo. — In an incident that has been described as everything from comical to life threatening by the involved parties, the arrest of Nathen Channing this week might also be described as timely. Channing, a 27-year-old Fruitvale resident, was taken into custody on Sunday night for pointing a banana at a pair of Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies, both of whom initially believed the piece of fruit was a handgun. The arrest came a day before a grand jury in […]

  • Dale Wayne Eaton, right, admitted to murdering Lisa Marie Kimmell, left, in the infamous 1988 Lil' Miss murder. (Credit: Wyoming Attorney General)

    CO woman’s infamous killer has death sentence vacated, debate rages on

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lisa Marie Kimmell was on her way from Denver to Cody, Wyo. to visit her boyfriend on the day she disappeared. The 18-year-old’s body was discovered floating in the North Platte River about a week later. Her killer remained at large for 10 years, the cold case gaining infamy as the so-called Lil’ Miss murder, so dubbed because “Lil Miss” was inscribed on the vanity license plate affixed to Kimmell’s missing vehicle. This week, that killer, Dale Wayne Eaton, who […]

  • Harold and Toni Henthorn

    Affidavit: Man accused of pushing wife over cliff marked spot on map with ‘X’

    DENVER — It was supposed to be romantic anniversary hike. But new paperwork reveals why federal investigators believe Harold Henthorn pushed his wife over a cliff while visiting Rocky Mountain National Park in 2012, and why the 58-year-old Highlands Ranch man is currently awaiting trial for first degree murder. And that’s not all. Warrants released on Wednesday also revealed that an investigation into the death of Henthorn’s ex-wife in 1995, which was ruled accidental, has also been reopened. Among the details released in […]

  • Mesa County deputies investigate at the scene of a shooting that left a 15-year-old dead in Clifton. (Credit: Twitter / KKCO)

    Mesa County 15-year-old arrested after shooting death of friend

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A 15-year-old was arrested on manslaughter charges this week after a handgun he was carrying for protection accidentally fired and killed his friend, another 15-year-old. Landon Sarti was taken into custody in connection with the death of Brandon Crawford, according to KJCT-TV. In addition to the manslaughter charge, the TV station reported Sarti is also likely to be charged with a pair of misdemeanors. Crawford died on Sunday, after suffering a single gunshot wound to the chest at a […]

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    Treasurer accused of stealing over $15,000 from Bennett PTSA

    BENNETT, Colo. — A Bennett woman was arrested this week after being accused of stealing more than $15,000 from her local Parent Teacher Student Association. In a press release, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office office indicated that during her time as treasurer of the Bennett Elementary School PTSA, Angelita Ramos, 39, forged check signatures and stole cash totaling $15,119.21 between the years of 2012 and 2013. Ramos typically stole cash from the school’s fundraising events, including book fairs, district attorney spokesperson […]