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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
  • Firefighters had to extricate actor Robert Carradine from the 2003 Mercury Marauder he was driving after hitting a semitrailer head-on about two miles east of Dolores on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (Photo: Sam Green/Cortez Journal)

    ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ star survives nasty head-on collision near Dolores

    DOLORES, Colo. — Highway 145, a windy, often treacherous patch of road that traverses through the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado, was closed two miles east of the small town of Dolores for two hours on March 5 because of a nasty head-on collision. Though two were seriously injured in the wreck, no one was killed. And according to a TMZ report Thursday morning, the accident was caused by actor Robert Carradine, the star from the cult classic […]

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    Broncos sign defensive lineman Vance Walker to 2-year deal

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos made an effort on Thursday to bolster their defensive line, a unit that also lost a familiar face Thursday. That effort was personified in Vance Walker. The free agent defensive lineman signed a two-year deal with the Broncos Thursday, which was expected to be valued at $4 million. The team referred to Walker as a defensive end, which is an important distinction considering Terrance Knighton, a standout defensive tackle for the Broncos the past two seasons, signed a […]

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    McDonalds plans to add kale to menu; will it be a hit?

    DENVER — Looking for some kale in that Shamrock Shake from McDonald’s? It’s not going to happen in time for St. Patrick’s Day next week. But maybe in 2016? That’s what one Wall Street firm is suggesting. Janney Capital Markets restaurant analysts wrote in a report Monday that “one of our industry sources indicates that McDonald’s U.S. plans to roll out kale as an ingredient in its restaurants at some point in the not-too-distant future.” One of the analysts, Mark […]

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    ‘Threatening remarks’ from Buckley Air Force base worker lead to gate closure

    AURORA, Colo. — A male commissary employee at Buckley Air Force based was detained after an incident that led to road and gate closures on and around the grounds of Buckley Air Force Base on Saturday. An East 6th Avenue closure was reported just before 3 p.m. Saturday, with Aurora Police saying it spanned from the intersection of North Telluride Street and East 6th Avenue east to the Coal Creek Rodeo Arena. Following the road closure, Buckley Air Force Base issued the following statement […]

  • Breckenridge man arrested, accused of brutally beating 3 teen girls

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — A 37-year-old Breckenridge man was arrested early Saturday, accused of brutally beating three teenage girls — one of whom was still in critical condition later in the day. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sky Wodraska around 2 a.m. after arriving on the scene of an assault at a condominium complex located at 1258 Baldy Road, which is in an unincorporated part of Summit County just east of Breckenridge. Deputies said the victims of the assault were […]

  • 64 years after death, Korean War POW gets Colorado burial with military honors

    He’s a young man no one here ever met. But they do know Sgt. Floyd Jackson died for them, for all of us 64 years ago. “He went there to fight for us, to keep our country,” a family member said. “He did what he had to do there. That’s why he’s a hero.” Jackson fought in the Korean War. After he was taken prisoner in December 1950, he died of starvation the next month and was considered missing in action […]

  • Pothole repairs lead to delays across Denver Saturday

    DENVER — On Saturday, 10 city crews hit the streets working 12-hour shifts, assaulting the asphalt enemy know as potholes head on. Things have been so bad along South Broadway at East Mississippi Avenue, city crews didn’t even try to fill the lunar like landscape of pot holes. Instead they laid down an entire new top layer to the road surface. That led to delays, but it didn’t seem to disappoint one passing motorist. “I am so happy to see […]

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    Frontier urges Denver passengers flying Saturday to arrive at DIA early

    DENVER — If you’re flying Frontier out of Denver on Saturday, airline officials are urging you to get to the airport early. Those officials were advising Frontier passengers to arrive 2-3 hours before their scheduled flight Saturday, due to the installation of a new reservation system and website at Denver International Airport. Passengers are also being asked to check in online to avoid long lines at the airport service desks to due the same technology transitions. However, if you’re flying after 9:30 […]

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Judge moves up date for opening statements in Aurora theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The judge in the Aurora theater shooting trial set a new date for opening statements on Thursday, moving the date up from its tentatively scheduled date in June to April 21.

  • Peyton Manning leaves the field after a 2015 playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts. (Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    Manning ready to return to Broncos, agrees to take a pay cut

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- According to multiple reports from ESPN on Wednesday, Peyton Manning is close to returning to the Denver Broncos on a new, reduced contract.

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    Defense will renew request to move Aurora theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Last April, defense lawyers in the Aurora theater shooting case requested a change of venue for the trial. District Court Judge Carlos Samour Jr. said the only way to find out if Arapahoe County could sit a fair and impartial jury was to try. Despite what has been characterized as better-than-expected progress six weeks into jury selection, the defense informed Samour on Monday that they don’t have any plans to rescind their request for a change of […]