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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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    Arrested Clifton man enjoyed ‘hunt’ for child porn as much as viewing it

    MESA COUNTY, Colo. — A man from a small town just outside Grand Junction is now facing 64 counts of internet sexual exploitation of a child after being arrested last Friday. Ronald Kolpin, 63, was being held without bond in the Mesa County Detention Facility Tuesday morning, and could face up to 96 years in prison if convicted on all 64 counts. The Mesa County Sheriff’s office was informed about Ronald Kolpin, 63, by law enforcement officers in Larimer County and Grand […]

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    Teens charged for dumping human waste on autistic boy in Ice Bucket Challenge prank

    CLEVELAND — Five Ohio juveniles were charged in an Ice Bucket Challenge attack on a 15-year-old with autism on Tuesday. According to FOX31 Denver sister station FOX8 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced that three of the juveniles were charged with two counts of delinquency, assault and disorderly conduct. The other two juveniles were each charged with a single count of disorderly conduct. The teens are accused of dumping a bucket of human waste and tobacco spit over the autistic boy’s head […]

  • A car pulls onto the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University. (Credit: WISH-TV)

    Chapel hopes $1,268 tip for pizza delivery driver inspires others

    MARION, Ind. — A delivery man was surprised with a huge tip when he brought two pizzas to Indiana Wesleyan University last week. James Gilpin received a $1,268 tip after delivering the pizza to the university’s chapel service, WISH-TV reported. Along with the generous tip, collected via student offering, were thousands of notes thanking Gilpin for his work. “Pizza delivery person, I just want to thank you for all your hard work,” one of the notes read. “No one else […]

  • Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan trots out onto the field during a training camp practice on July 31, 2014.

    Broncos LB Danny Trevathan likely out 3-6 weeks with cracked bone

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan, who missed the first three games of the season with a similar injury, is now expected to miss additional games thanks to a cracked bone.

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    Mormon elder holds own in dance-off with Michael Jackson impersonator

    BARCELONA, Spain — Who says Mormons can’t get down? Certainly not Gus Garcia nor anyone who has seen the LDS elder dance, according to the producers of a religious blog LDS S.M.I.L.E., who posted a video of Garcia participating in a dance-off for the ages with a Michael Jackson impersonator in the Spanish city of Barcelona. Dancing to a remixed version of Jackson’s “Beat It,” a great deal of the late King of Pop’s classic moves are there, including the moonwalk, the robot, the […]

  • The Adams County Sheriff's Office believe Stephany Bauderer, left, was kidnapped by Timothy James Montoya, right, on the morning of Oct. 10, 2014. (Credit: Adams County Sheriff's Office)

    Sheriff: Adams County woman kidnapped after domestic violence incident

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Adams County sheriff’s deputies were searching for a women on Friday, who they say was kidnapped after an alleged domestic violence incident. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office said they were on the lookout for alleged victim Stephany Bauderer and suspect Timothy James Montoya. They were asking the public to remain alert, as well. Bauderer is described as a 5-foot-5, 120-pound white female with blonde hair and green eyes. Montoya is described as a 5-foot-5, 170-pound white male with […]

  • 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. […]