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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
  • Is this how you feel at work, even after a full night’s sleep? Then it may be prudent for you to take a sleep apnea test. (Credit: MGN Online)

    Sleep apnea home tests cheaper, may be more reliable than hospital tests

    DENVER — Doctors estimate that 18 million Americans have moderate to severe apnea, and 75 percent of them do not know it. The condition not only makes you tired, it can also raise your blood pressure, cause your heart to beat irregularly and increase your risk of heart attacks and stroke. And if you’re apt to doze at the wheel after a rough night’s sleep, it could even lead to your untimely demise. So how can you find out if you […]

  • ThunderRidge High School. (Credit: Cody White)

    Classes canceled after hazmat evacuation at ThunderRidge High School

    LITTLETON, Colo. — After fumes and a strong odor were detected in the building Thursday morning, ThunderRidge High School was evacuated before 10 a.m. A short time later, the Douglas County School District told parents that students would be dismissed at 10:50 a.m. and that parents wishing to pick up their kids were urged to do so as soon as possible. “Ventilation efforts are expected to take a while longer,” the district wrote in an email. “With the approaching weather, […]

  • Adrian Dater (Credit: Twitter / @adater)

    Denver Post Avs writer suspended for Twitter rant on eve of NHL season

    DENVER — On the eve of the 2014-2015 NHL season, the Denver Post announced it would be suspending its top hockey writer for two weeks due to “inappropriate language used on Twitter.” Adrian Dater, who has worked for the Post since 1991, began a rant on Twitter Saturday night by posting a 2011 video of then-Buffalo Sabres prospect Brayden McNabb elbowing Avs prospect Joey Hishon in the face, knocking him unconscious. The video accompanied this tweet: Dozens replied to Dater’s since-deleted tweet, with many […]

  • Thomas Eric Duncan (Credit: CNN)

    Thomas Eric Duncan, Dallas Ebola patient, has died

    DALLAS, Texas -- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital confirmed Wednesday morning that Thomas Eric Duncan, the first individual to bring Ebola to the U.S., has died due to complications with the virus.

  • "The Erklings," a play that is seeking to tell the story of the Columbine High School tragedy through the eyes of perpetrators Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, was set to premiere in New York on Nov. 9, 2014. (Credit: TheErlkings.com)

    New York play to depict Columbine tragedy from shooters’ perspectives

    NEW YORK — Just months after the FBI launched its “Don’t Name Them” campaign, a New York playwright is seeking to do much more than that, getting set to open a play on the Columbine High School tragedy told from the perspective of the two shooters. On a website for the play, titled “The Erlkings” and slated to premiere on Nov. 9 at Theatre Row’s Beckett Theatre in New York City, 25-year-old writer Nathaniel Sam-Shapiro suggests “insight can be found […]

  • A look at the fun from last year's Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch Pumpkin Festival.

    Front Range Halloween and Fall Fun Guide

    DENVER — Celebrate the season of fall and the Halloween holiday this year by partaking in one of the Front Range’s many pumpkin harvests, corn mazes, trick-or-treat streets or boo at the zoos, just to name a few. You can find a detailed look at the fall events in your area by clicking on the icons in the map above. The location of the events and their websites can be found in the pop-up bubble when you click on those icons. Below is a brief map key. […]

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    Cardinals coach: Broncos chop block dirtiest NFL play I’ve ever seen

    DENVER — Julius Thomas is a fan favorite around Denver in large part due to his graciousness with Broncos Country — especially on social media — and is generally considered one of his team’s most cordial players by members of the media. But Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians sees the tight end in a far different light — or at least he did on Sunday. When asked about the chop block that Thomas was flagged for in the first half […]

  • Fredy Cabrera, right, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Oct. 1, 2014, after pleading guilty to the murder of Douglas Menjivar, left, who was dating Cabrera's step-daughter Leydy Trejo, center, at the time. (Credit: Facebook, Garfield County Sheriff's Office)

    Alleged love triangle ends in 30-year prison sentence for Carbondale man

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — A soured business partnership. An alleged love triangle involving an 18-year-old, her boyfriend and her stepfather. Murder. The case of a Carbondale man, which had all the makings of a TV crime drama, came to an end Wednesday, when Fredy Cabrera was sentenced to 30 years in prison. In August, Cabrera, an El Salvadorian immigrant who seemed to have made good on the American Dream, pleaded guilty to killing Douglas Menjivar, a 22-year-old who he had […]

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    Cryptic NFL rule leads to penalty for Muslim player’s prayer celebration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thanks, it seems, to a convoluted rule born out of cheekiness, Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was penalized on Monday Night Football for dropping to his knees to pray. On Tuesday, the NFL said its officials made a mistake in penalizing Abdullah, who is Muslim, for dropping to both knees and bowing forward to pray — as is customary of his religion — after scoring a touchdown on a pass he intercepted from New England Patriots quarterback Tom […]

  • Severe storm over Aurora, Colo. September 29, 2014. Photo by: Daryl Orr

    Damaging hail, heavy rain, snow hit Colorado

    DENVER -- Severe thunderstorms began across Colorado around 2 p.m. Monday, with some spots experiencing heavy rain, hail, snow and tornado watches.

  • Fox News host Gretchen Carlson called Jefferson County students protesting over a school board proposal "punks" in a segment on her show on Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: Fox News)

    Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson calls JeffCo student protesters ‘punks’

    JEFFERSON COUNTY — “What’s up with these punks?” That’s what Fox News host Gretchen Carlson asked prior to a story on the hundreds Jefferson County high school students who have for the last week been protesting a proposal to review the new Advanced Placement U.S. history curriculum that many conservatives feel is unpatriotic. At times in a segment following the story, in which she offered her take on the protests, Carlson articulately echoed the rallying cry being voiced by many critics of the JeffCo protests. At […]

  • One of the multiple DVD covers for the movie "Frozen" is just one of many things that Isabella Tanikumi claims was stolen from her autobiography "Living My Truth." (Credit: The Walt Disney Company)

    Lawsuit: Disney ripped off my life story in “Frozen”

    LOS ANGELES — A woman claims that The Walt Disney Company ripped off her life story in the hit movie “Frozen.”  Now she’s suing. Isabella Tanikumi is suing Disney for $250 million and is demanding a jury trial. Tanikumi claims the movie is based on her 2010 autobiography called “Living My Truth.” The book outlines Tanikumi’s life growing up in the Andean mountains of Peru, according to E! News. According to the report,Frozen was said to be inspired by Hans Christian […]