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She’s back to her roots! Proud to be a Coloradan, Heather Mills joins FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News as an anchor and reporter.

Heather came back to Denver by way of I-25 — straight from Albuquerque, NM where she was the morning and noon anchor for KOB4’s top rated morning show.

Prior to that, she was the main anchor at KAUZ in Wichita Falls, Texas.

If she looks vaguely familiar, it’s because you might remember her dad, Greg Mills. He was sportscaster and news anchor/reporter for Channel 2 News in the 1980’s and 1990’s.

Part of growing up in the “biz” means Heather has lived all across the southwest. She was born in Tucson and has lived in Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles and even ventured a bit south to experience Texas. But Colorado is her home. She grew up in Littleton and graduated from Arapahoe High School.

Heather has a degree in Communication and Philosophy from The University of San Diego.

Growing up, Heather trained with the Colorado Ballet Academy and while she doesn’t practice anymore, you can still find her occasionally tapping her toes. In fact, she won Albuquerque’s charity dance-off in 2012 with a Cha Cha.

She also loves anything outdoors: hiking, biking and running. She and her husband rescued a mutt. His name is Napoleon and you can find him dragging them around the neighborhoods and parks.

Heather also loves trying out new restaurants and chatting with her grandma on Facebook.

She loves to tell a good story. If you have one, she’d love to hear from you.


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