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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
  • The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive insect that is responsible for the death or decline of tens of millions of ash trees in 21 states. (Photo: Colorado.gov)

    State takes action to try to stop emerald ash borer from spreading beyond Boulder

    LOUISVILLE, Colo. — The state is taking on a little bug that can cause big-time destruction of ash trees. The Colorado State Forest Service is setting up traps to detect the emerald ash borer or EAB along high-traffic roads outside Boulder, including U.S. 36, South Boulder Road, Highway 7 and Highway 119. It should finish setting up more than 120 traps in the next couple of weeks. Boulder is the only place in Colorado infested with the tree-killing pest. But insect experts suspect it […]

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    Wildlife rescue loses license for allegedly violating animal welfare laws

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Squirrel Creek Wildlife Rescue said a state agency in charge of managing animals is hurting and killing them. The cages and incubators at Squirrel Creek that once housed thousands of injured and sick wild animals now sit empty — except for a few wayward squirrels that have come in on their own and three pet rabbits. “We were very traumatized by what happened,” Squirrel Creek owner Kendall Seifert said. Seifert said on March 16, Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]

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    Troopers on patrol against distracted drivers

    DENVER — Colorado State Patrol troopers will increase enforcement against distracted drivers starting Friday, saying the enforcement period is meant to save lives. Anything that takes eyes and minds off the road — and hands off the steering wheel — is considered distracted driving. “Every single trooper has responded to some crash that they will never be able to forget throughout their lifetime,” Trooper Josh Lewis said. He has responded to enough crashes to know distracted driving injures and kills. […]

  • Shondra Ray and her son Asante

    Mother’s heartbreak, tribute serve as strong message after two teens killed

    AURORA, Colo. — Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of people ages 4 to 34. But teenagers are the most vulnerable. The Smoky Hill High School community is now struggling with that sad statistic. A promising high school senior and his 17-year-old friend died Saturday in a two-car crash in Aurora. ”I’m coming to grips with it,” Shondra Ray said about the sudden death of her son, Asante or Tay, as his friends called him. Shredded Earth, broken glass and decimated […]

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    Police look for purse snatcher who targeted elderly, disabled woman

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A purse snatcher targeted an elderly disabled woman in Westminster — and it was caught on camera. It happened March 9 about 5:30 p.m. at the King Soopers at West 104th Avenue and Federal Boulevard. “I was just going to grab up some cheese and meat for my son,” said theft victim Fay, who didn’t want to reveal her last name. The 73-year-old didn’t have reason to have her guard up while grocery shopping. “These sort of things […]

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    Caught on camera: Burglars at work inside Denver home

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department hopes surveillance video does in a couple of thieves who stole thousands of dollars of items from a family. The homeowner in the 1900 block of South Lafayette Street didn’t want to go on camera, but the crime was captured by his surveillance cameras. It started with the ring of a doorbell at 1 p.m. March  28. Then another. And a knock. The rings and knocks became incessant. “This is a common MO to knock on […]

  • Colorado Roofing Solutions helps woman who was scammed by different roofer

    Roofing company that turned to FOX31 Problem Solvers pays it forward

    DENVER — A roofing company that turned to FOX31 Problem Solvers for help in saving their good name has now become a Problem Solver itself. August and Pandora Rose dealt with a roofing contractor who took their money in June and didn’t finish the job. So, Colorado Roofing Solutions came to the rescue. The Rose’s paid nearly $6,000 for a new roof. Pandora said it started off promisingly enough. “’Let’s get you on the schedule right away,’ she said Matt […]

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    Blood test can detect concussions

    DENVER — Blood tests help us diagnose problems with our hearts, liver, and kidneys. Now there is a potential game changer when it comes to detecting injuries to our brains. Researchers have created a simple blood test that can detect a concussion. Natalie Tysdal and her 11-year-old, Callie, enjoy a walk in the park in Highlands Ranch, but getting over an injury to Callie’s head two years ago was anything but easy. “She kicked the ball and it hit me right […]

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    Puppy brutally beaten in own backyard in Berthoud

    BERTHOUD, Colo. — A group of teenagers is suspected of nearly killing a puppy last week. The puppy, named Bella, is on the mend and police are looking for the people who critically injured her. Bella’s owner, Jacob Korbe, said he took groceries inside a friend’s house when he heard a yelp. He ran outside and saw four teenagers running away and 11-week-old Bella lying motionless on the lawn. Two veterinary clinics, including one in Denver, had a hand in […]

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    Neighbors help save Longmont woman attacked by her four dogs

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A man’s best friend turned enemy Saturday night after a 55-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when she tried breaking up a fight among her four dogs. The woman is recovering at home while her dogs are at Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists. It’s an unusual situation and a dangerous one that police said could have ended with a loss of life. “We heard a commotion going on outside,” neighbor Ryan Bloemker said. He and his wife, Lori, couldn’t quite distinguish the strange noise. “We thought […]