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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
  • Scientists study high water from heavy rain in Denver

    USGS scientists monitoring water levels after storm

    DENVER — Most of us spent the day avoiding the water, but scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey welcomed it. They spent hours studying water flow and sampling its quality in Denver. It’s work that can protect lives and property. Employees with the USGS sample water quality from the state’s waterways a few times every month.  they monitor water levels on an hourly basis — that you can see online. Today, they wanted to test the water specifically because of […]

  • Couple hit, injured when they try to help child in a hot car

    Couple says they were hit, injured while reporting a child locked in a hot car

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A concerned couple calls police about a young boy left in a hot car. But when the cops arrived, it’s the good Samaritans who needed an ambulance. The boy’s mother is charged with running over the couple who called 911 on her. Now, Shannon Dominguez, 43, is confined to a wheelchair. Doctors say she may never walk the same again. “Every day is a chore. Every day is stressful,” says Dominguez. They never could have imagined calling […]

  • Frankie escaped from Denver veterinarian's office

    Denver vet tells family their dog escaped, story has good ending

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora family takes their dog in to get neutered at a Denver animal clinic Friday morning—and it escapes. That’s what the veterinarian told the owners. But they say the whole story sounds suspicious. The family of the 4-year-old puggle dropped him off at the Downtown Animal Care Center at 1041 Galapago at 8:20 a.m. About 30 minutes later, they got a call that Frankie escaped before getting fixed. It’s as if Frankie knew what was coming […]

  • Business, agriculture leaders press Obama, Congress for immigration reform

    DENVER — Immigration reform took the spotlight in 25 states, including Colorado, Wednesday. This is a National Day of Action, in which business, manufacturing and agriculture leaders come together demanding Congress and the president pass immigration reform. Business leaders, including the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, say they’re going to keep pushing Congress until they act—because our economy depends on it. “My life was in danger if I would have gone back,” said Silverthorne resident Jaime Leon-Rivas, 19. He […]

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    End of construction delays along US 36 brings hope to flood victims

    PINEWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Long construction delays have ended for visitors and residents who travel along Highway 36 to Estes Park. The September floods meant drivers waited up to two hours in construction zones. With Phase One completed, drivers could see the beautiful vistas with much more ease. The sound of money, the sound of satisfied customers, the sound of unencumbered traffic could be heard outside Colorado Cherry Company in Pinewood Springs. “We are very relieved,” said the famous pie […]

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    Denver police warn all fireworks illegal in the city

    DENVER — Denver Police are warning residents about the dangers of the most patriotic day on the calendar. They say using any kind of fireworks in the city or county is not only illegal—but dangerous. They’re a part of holiday traditions. Fireworks ignite celebrations in our night sky—and in driveways across the country. But Denver Police and firefighters remind residents fireworks can hurt or kill you. Safety videos show how exploding fireworks, which are illegal in Colorado, can take off […]

  • Tortilla Marissa's in Fort Collins, Colo.

    People who ate at Fort Collins restaurant warned about possible hepatitis A exposure

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Larimer County Health Department is warning about a possible exposure to Hepatitis A at a Fort Collins restaurant. That warning comes with two special clinics for medical care, starting this weekend, for people who dined at Tortilla Marissa’s in the last two weeks. But people who ate there as far back as May could still be at risk. Jane Viste, spokesperson for the health department, says a food worker at the Tex-Mex restaurant tested positive for […]

  • A fracking site in Weld County was temporarily shut down while experts determined the cause of earthquakes in May and June 2014. (Photo: KDVR)

    Weld Co. fracking site temporarily closes while experts determine cause of quakes

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Weld County is better known for cattle, agriculture and fracking, not earthquakes. But two earthquakes in less than a month forced the state to shut down a drilling site for 20 days. The closure will give experts time to figure out if an injection site drilled by High Sierra Water is the cause of the tremors. The company injects waste water from fracking and other oil and gas use deep into the ground. But now, the […]

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    73-year-old gets 27 years for kidnapping grandson

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — It has been a long day coming for a Longmont mother who endured the kidnapping of her son twice. Tuesday, a judge made one of two men who committed the crime, pay the price. A judge sentenced Ronald Turner, 73, to 27 years behind bars. The mom, Brandy Turner, walked out of court with a smile that said it all about her reaction to the justice delivered for the kidnapping of her then 3-year-old son, Luke. […]

  • Boulder Chief of Police Greg Testa.

    Boulder’s new police chief says he’s inspired by own experience as victim of crime

    BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder’s new police chief takes over a job that had been filled by the same man for 16 years. Greg Testa has replaced Mark Beckner, who retired in April. The new chief is a familiar face to the department that serves a population of 102,000.  It’s taken the 51-year-old 27 years to work his way to the top job as Boulder’s police chief. The Northglenn native served nine weeks as interim chief. It’s a job he accepted […]