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Tammy Vigil was born, raised, and educated here in Denver, CO. She joined FOX 31 News from KGUN-TV (ABC) in Tucson, AZ where she was weekend anchor and reporter. Previous experience includes being morning anchor/reporter at KRDO-TV (ABC) in Colorado Springs, CO, reporter for KFSM-TV (CBS) in Ft. Smith, AR and KJCT-TV (ABC) in Grand Junction, CO.

She interned for KUSA-TV ( NBC) in Denver, CO and was news editor and writer for the UNC Mirror in Greeley, CO. Tammy earned a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication with a minor in political science from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. She graduated with honors.

On her hidden talents...

"I've become quite skilled at flawlessly applying my makeup while in the news van, barreling down the road, over speed bumps and pot holes. Some people poke their eye out doing this!"

Recent Articles
  • Lakewood fire damages apartments, sends residents scrambling

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — It’s been a real bad day for about a dozen people in Lakewood. First, their landlord forced them out of their homes. Then, a ferocious fire sent them scrambling for safety. It happened about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Harlan Street. The fire broke out in a storage building situated between two apartment buildings. And that was a big worry for firefighters as they raced to keep it from spreading and endangering the many lives […]

  • Task force receives hundreds of tips after vehicle sketch released

    LOVELAND, Colo. — The multiagency task force in charge of finding the suspect behind random shootings in Northern Colorado has received hundreds of tips after releasing a sketch of a vehicle of interest Tuesday. The sketch was released after a person was shot at near Denver Avenue and East Eisenhower Boulevard in Loveland. That was about two miles from where Bill Connole was shot and killed at East First Street and St. Louis Avenue later that night. The person shot at […]

  • Dog survives fall onto highway at 70 mph

    DENVER — It’s the summer driving season and with that comes certain dangers for your family. Utah woman visiting the Denver area learned that the hard way. Her road trip almost ended in tragedy when her dog fell out the window on a highway. Rowdy isn’t really living up to his name right now, as he rests on a couch in Brighton. “Unreal. No broken legs. No internal injuries,” says Diane Stoebe of Springville, Utah, of her 5-year-old Eskimo Husky. […]

  • South Platte River flood, June 1965

    Flood 50 years ago caused massive destruction, changed landscape in Denver and other places

    DENVER — Fifty years ago Tuesday, days of torrential rain that deluged Colorado, caused the unthinkable. It changed the landscape of Denver and many other places in Colorado. The South Platte River flooded through the heart of Denver taking out homes, bridges and practically everything in its path. The 1965 South Platte River Flood was Denver’s greatest disaster and changed the way we deal with flood control. “There was just so much water, it didn’t have no where to go. […]

  • Ramon Balderas-Soto, left, and Mark Boncich ride together

    One 11-year-old’s desire to help his best friend pays off in big ways

    DENVER — It started as one 11-year-old trying to help another. When Mark Boncich got an opportunity to learn a skill many of us take for granted, he wanted to share it with his best buddy, Ramon Balderas-Soto. But there was a problem about how to pay for the $300 iCan Bike program. So our problem solvers stepped in to help. “Oh gosh, when they get together all you hear is laughter. No matter what mood you’re in, it just […]

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    Wet weather reduces risk of wildfires for now, experts warn to be ready anyway

    DENVER — Colorado’s wet weather is helping to delay our wildfire season. Fires just can’t take hold and spread right now. But will it stay that way during our peak wildfire season next month? Fire Meteorologist Tim Mathewson with the Rocky Mountain Coordination Center said it looks like our fire risk will remain below average for the rest of June–and could turn to a more average fire season in mid-July. But he says don’t let all the green vegetation fool […]

  • Woman records road rage incident on cell phone

    Woman records road rage incident that leads police to the suspect

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. —  Police are looking into an apparent case of road rage caught on camera by the victim Tuesday. It happened about 3:45 p.m. on S. Platte Canyon Rd. and Christensen Lane in Columbine Valley. It’s one of several recent cases in which cell phones helped police track down road rage suspects. “I was afraid for my life. I didn’t know what to think,” said the mother of four, who only wants to use her first name Billie. […]

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    Denver Health ready to treat 40-pound California woman battling anorexia

    DENVER — A California woman pleaded for donations to help pay for anorexia nervosa treatment at a Denver hospital. She has more than accomplished that goal. But there’s question of whether she’ll follow through. Doctors at the renowned ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health received a wave of national publicity because of Rachael Farrokh, 37. The former actress told supporters of her Facebook and GoFundMe pages that only that hospital could save her life. People generously donated. She […]

  • Persistent rain, flooding closes much of Bear Creek Lake Park for recreational use

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Park rangers keep their eyes on the sky as a week full of rain could mean more flooding around Chatfield, Cherry Creek and Bear Creek Lake Reservoirs. Flooding has already brought an end at Bear Creek Lake for all motorized boating, some fishing and most trail use for now. “What we see is a 30 to 40-foot rise in our lake level, which puts a lot of our facilities under water,” Lakewood Parks Supervisor Drew Sprafke said. […]

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    Woman faces charges in heroin overdose death of boyfriend

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — For what could be the first time in the history of Boulder County, police charged an alleged drug dealer with the overdose death of a man. The victim died in February, but police just arrested the suspect Wednesday. Austin O’Loughlin, 33, died at the home at 2965 17th St. February 28. His girlfriend now faces multiple felonies, including criminally negligent homicide and manslaughter. Police said she not only provided the heroin he used, but she didn’t […]