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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
  • 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. […]

  • Rachael Farroukh

    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. […]

  • Nina Schwartz

    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 […]

  • New service in Denver is like the ‘Uber of parking’

    DENVER — Parking in Downtown Denver and Boulder is free for the next two weeks if you use a new parking valet-like service. You have to download a new app called BluCar to take advantage of the offer. Some call this new service “Uber for parking.” You download the app, then summon your very own valet to pick up your car near Larimer Square, Union Station and Lower Highlands. “I have to give myself an extra 30 minutes to get […]

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    GoFundMe page set up for family of suspect in Michelle Wilkins attack removed

    LONGMONT, Colo. — It was a horrendous crime against one of the most vulnerable among us. A Longmont woman allegedly cut a fetus out of another woman’s womb, killing it. And now we’re learning the suspect’s husband is making money from the tragedy. Michelle Wilkins responded to a Craigslist ad to buy baby clothes from Dynel Lane, when police say Lane brutally attacked her. A FOX 31 Denver News viewer tipped us off to a fundraiser to help Lane’s husband, […]

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    Colorado lawmakers pass bill allowing higher interest rates on consumer loans

    DENVER — Lawmakers passed a bill on the final day of their session that means Coloradans will pay more in interest if they borrow money. Only the Governor can save consumers now. House Bill 1390 raises interest rates on personal consumer loans by up to 71 percent. It would allow lenders to raise finance rates from 21 percent to 36 percent on loans up to $3,000. It also increases rates from 15 to 21 percent on loans more than $3,000 […]

  • Family of CU Student killed after breaking into a home searches for answers

    BOULDER, Colo. — An intruder who broke into a Boulder home Monday night and paid for it with his life was identified as a CU student Tuesday. Roberto Zamora, 19, of Boulder broke into the home at 98 Pima Court about 8:40 p.m. when the home’s owner shot him dead, according to investigators. Now, we’re learning the student caused a commotion among other neighbors in his last minutes alive. “Three really loud bangs,” is what neighbor Brock Derby heard from […]