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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
  • Motorcycle crash

    Family releases video of fatal motorcycle crash to raise awareness

    WARNING: While the above video does not contain graphic images, it includes content some may find disturbing. NORFOLK, England — Motorcyclist David Holmes was wearing a helmet camera when he plowed into a turning car at 97 mph in Norfolk, England. The 38-year-old was killed instantly, but the video was recovered intact. And now that video has been released by Holmes’ family in an effort to raise awareness. Holmes mother, Brenda Holmes, is also seen in the video, which was released on YouTube […]

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    CU named 10th most affordable school in West

    BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado-Boulder was ranked among the 10 most affordable public schools in the West this week. That declaration left many recent graduates — and those who paid for those educations — wondering about how the rankings were produced. The list was compiled by GreatValueColleges.net, and the site’s operators indicated the ranking system was born out of data from multiple sources, including Payscale, the College Board Advocacy and Policy Center, the National Center for Education Statistics, the Federal Student Aid Report and the Bureau […]

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    Woman attempts to deposit sack of cocaine at Boulder bank

    BOULDER, Colo. — Police were called to a Wells Fargo in Boulder on Tuesday after receiving a report that a woman attempted to deposit a stack of cash and a bag of cocaine. The Boulder Daily Camera reported that the woman left before seeing whether the teller actually moved the bag into a security deposit box. Employees at the bank, a Wells Fargo located at 3307 30th St., called police after the teller discovered a white powdery substance inside the […]

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    Grand Junction man admits to killing mother in fight over cigarette

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Maybe it proves no good deed goes unpunished. Or maybe it proves crime doesn’t pay. Regardless, a Grand Junction woman is dead, killed by the son she agreed to harbor from the law in the midst of a petty argument, according to an arrest affidavit. Mesa County authorities found the body of Kathleen Stetzel, which was mostly picked to the bone by animals, in a desert north of Grand Junction in mid July. Her family immediately […]

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    Littleton Police investigating call about shooting, hostage situation as false report

    LITTLETON, Colo. -- At least one school was on lockout Wednesday afternoon, due to a heavy police presence in southeast Littleton.

  • Denver International Airport

    Report: Each time DIA train message changes, city pays $1,500

    DENVER — It has become a familiar tune to Coloradans and to those traveling to our fair state. And it’s netting the guy who wrote it a pretty penny. Jim Green is the composer of the jingle that greets passengers boarding the underground train at Denver International Airport, according to a recent report in the Westword. And each time the city wants to the change the greeting before the jingle — be it a recorded message from Mayor Michael Hancock, Governor John […]

  • Elk Avenue in downtown Crested Butte. (Credit: YouTube / MrAbh002)

    Crested Butte waffling about Bud Light’s 3-day ‘Whatever’ takeover

    CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. — Anything can happen in Bud Light’s “Are you up for Whatever” commercials. And that’s exactly what some residents in Crested Butte seem to be worried about. The beer maker, according to a Denver Post report, has agreed to pay the Crested Butte $250,000 in order to gain complete access to the mountain town’s main thoroughfare, ice arena and performing arts center, all of which will be dressed up and flooded with over 1,000 flown-in “revelers.” The event, all staged to film […]

  • Wes Welker suffered this concussion in a 18-17 preseason loss to the Houston Texans. The concussion was his third in the last 10 months.

    POLL: Should Wes Welker retire after 3rd concussion in 10 months?

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos confirmed that Wes Welker suffered a concussion during Saturday night’s 18-17 loss to the Houston Texans, making it the slot receiver’s third concussion in the last 10 months. Head coach John Fox did not offer a timetable for when Welker might return after the game, but Peyton Manning did offer an explanation regarding his “choice words” for D.J. Swearinger, the Texan whose hit led to Welker’s concussion. Manning got in Swearinger’s face after throwing a touchdown pass […]

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    Pediatricians recommend later start times for schools

    DENVER — Many teens have wondered at one point or another why their school bells ring before most of their parents clock in to work. Those teens might feel vindicated to know that pediatricians are now wondering the exact same thing. According to an Associated Press report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended this week that the start of the school day be delayed until at least 8:30 a.m., saying this influential group of teen students is especially at risk […]

  • Santiago Adame-Melchor and Anahit Conejo-Galicoa were arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

    Aurora duo arrested with 100 lbs. of pot in Nebraska

    SEWARD, Neb. — While marijuana may be legal in Colorado, one of our state’s neighbors sent a strong message to a pair from Aurora who brought nearly 100 pounds of the drug across state lines. That message? Marijuana is still illegal in Nebraska. The two, Santiago Adame-Melchor and Anahit Conejo-Galicoa, both 26, were arrested around 11 a.m. on Sunday during the course of a routine traffic stop on eastbound I-80, about 40 miles west of Lincoln. A Nebraska State Patrol spokesperson confirmed that a trooper stopped […]

  • The Barker Reservoir overlooking Nederland, Colo. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Sunpowerpack)

    Altitude sickness, not space alien attack, cited as reason for Nederland marshal’s resignation

    NEDERLAND, Colo. — Just six months after moving from Detroit to Nederland to accept a job as the town’s marshal, Jim Matheney resigned due to struggles adjusting to the altitude, according to a report. A town hall meeting was held in Nederland to announce the news, the Boulder Daily Camera reported, and also to address some swirling rumors about Matheney’s resignation. One of those rumors, according to the Camera report, was that Matheney had been attacked by space aliens. Instead, Town […]

  • Beauprez explains social stances, including thoughts on Ferguson

    Colorado’s Republican gubernatorial candidate talks about martial law in Missouri, gay marriage in Colorado, personhood and his criticized thoughts on the government shutdown.