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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
  • Bird again

    Hickenlooper staffer seen flipping off jokester during victory speech

    DENVER – After a tense night of tallying that nearly saw him voted out of office, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and his staff breathed a sigh of relief and blew off some steam during a victory speech at the state Capitol Wednesday morning — perhaps a little too much steam. Hickenlooper took the podium to chants of “Four more years!” and early on in his speech, he began thanking his family and staff members. One of those staff members was his chief of staff Roxanne […]

  • Triple flop again

    Kenneth Faried part of increasingly infamous Nuggets-Kings triple flop

    DENVER — Seemingly taking to heart complaints from basketball fans, the NBA has made an effort in recent years to reign in flopping — otherwise known as intentionally falling to the ground or flailing in an effort to draw a foul by accentuating a benign amount of physical contact. That pursuit by the NBA may have reached a low-point Monday night, and that low-point just so happened to involve Denver Nuggets fan favorite Kenneth Faried. During the team’s 110-105 loss to the Sacramento […]

  • Student hit by car outside Broomfield High School

    Broomfield High School student dies after being hit by car

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Broomfield High School student Chad Britton died Tuesday, according to Broomfield Police, who confirmed in a press release that the 16-year-old succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by a car outside of the high school on Monday. Police investigators said Britton was standing near a parked car on Daphne Street around 11:30 a.m. when a car driven by another teenager — a still-unnamed 17-year-old — struck him. The driver, who attends a school in Lafayette, stayed at the scene […]

  • Lena Dunham (Credit: MGN Online)

    Lena Dunham blasts outlets that claim she molested her sister

    NEW YORK — Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the hit HBO show “Girls”, spoke out over the weekend after a slew of reports from conservative websites slamming the content in her recently released memoir. Piggy-backing off a comprehensive and scathing review of the book by columnist Kevin D. Williamson for “National Review” magazine, TruthRevolt accused Dunham of molesting her younger sister under the headline: “Lena Dunham Describes Sexually Abusing Her Little Sister.” The passages that appalled both outlets were taken from Dunham’s […]

  • A Ku Klux Klan member burns a cross on Ruby Hill in Denver. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

    Haunted Local Mysteries: The KKK in Denver and a Colorado cannibal

    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’ THURSDAY’S TALES: Georgetown lynching, Silverheels and the state’s deepest cave In Friday’s edition, we […]

  • Spooky cave

    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 […]

  • Denver International Airport

    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 […]

  • Windowless plane

    ‘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 […]

  • pedestrian accident

    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 […]