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Tammy Vigil was born in La Jara, Colo. and raised in Westminster, Colo. 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
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    Third lane to be added to I-25 in northern Colorado

    JOHNSTOWN, Colo. — An expanded Interstate 25 in northern Colorado has moved another step closer to reality. The Larimer County Commission signed on its commitment to the $237 million project on Tuesday night. The much-needed improvements will reduce the drudgery of driving along the interstate in northern Colorado.          “Every day, I’m up and down this. This is the worst stretch anymore,” Loveland native Robert Mares said. There’s nothing like gridlock on I-25 to fuel Mares’ frustration. “It’s nonstop (congestion) at all times. All […]

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    Castle Rock approves new $60 million mixed-use development

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Castle Rock was be a bedroom community of about 8,600 people in 1990. Today, it’s home to more than 56,000 residents. And estimates show the town will almost double to 100,000 people by 2030. The town is doing what it can to accommodate that growth — one project at a time. Riverwalk at Castle Rock will break ground in January in the 100 and 200 blocks of Wilcox Street. The developer will tear down a vacant building […]

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    Family of man killed by police officer files civil lawsuit

    ROCKY FORD, Colo. — The family of a young man killed by a Rocky Ford police officer filed a civil lawsuit against the officer and the city. Lawyers representing the family of victim Jack Jacquez filed their lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. They blame not only the man who pulled the trigger, James Ashby, but the city and police chief who they say knew Ashby was violent — and did nothing about it. Ashby became the first police officer in […]

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    CU researchers turn beer wastewater into better battery

    BOULDER, Colo. — They’re turning wastewater from brewing beer into something you find in your cell phones and lap tops. You don’t think of beer as powering anything more than your courage. But thanks to some CU engineers, that’s about to change. They have created a new energy source that’s cheaper–and much more friendly to Mother Earth. We’ve always known the value of beer: it’s refreshing, social and takes the edge off. But, who would have thought enjoying a tall, cool […]

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    Customer finds controversial message on burrito wrapper

    DENVER — First, a restaurant in New Mexico came under fire for it. Then, a marina in Maryland sparked similar outrage. Now, a Denver restaurant chain is dealing with claims of racism. It’s all over a controversial use of words some say belittles an important national movement. Saturday night, a couple of buddies stopped by Illegal Pete’s at 270 South Broadway for some dinner. But what they found inside when they got home made them sick to their stomachs–and it had nothing to […]

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    Paralyzed teen returns to Craig Hospital with financial gift

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — About two years ago, a California teenager looked forward to studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. But before she could hit her first note there, she was struck down by a rare illness that left her paralyzed. Now she has returned to Colorado — to a place that helped her learn a new way of life. Grace Fisher, 17, went from accomplished musician of three instruments to lying in a hospital bed for weeks, her […]

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    Woman says contractor took her money and left a big mess

    DENVER — A viewer reached out to the FOX31 Problem Solvers after she said a contractor started a job at her Denver home — but never finished it. And now, she’s left with a yard full of rubble and a leaner bank account. June Lucero recently inherited her childhood home from her deceased parents. Then, the city ordered she take down a carport and some other structures because they were unsafe and were built without permits. She thought contractor Adrian Delgado […]

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    Denver hosts unprecedented meetings to set 20-year vision for city’s future

    DENVER — An invitation won’t be coming in the mail, but consider yourself invited to help shape Denver’s future for the next two decades. Starting Tuesday and Wednesday, the city is holding five workshops, and it wants residents, business people, transit users and visitors to Denver to take part. It’s called Denveright. And it’s residents’ chances to give opinions about the future of Denver. The parks is one area where Denver leaders want to know what residents want. “People are pouring into the city. […]

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    Police respond within 11 seconds to large brawl on 16th Street Mall

    DENVER — It was a summer of fighting, tension and fear on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. The FOX31 Problem Solvers were the first to bring the issue to the forefront — and to the attention of leaders in a position to stop it. About a month after city officials, police and partners put a comprehensive safety plan in place, a violent brawl was caught on camera Monday night. But this time, the outcome was different. Denver police officers were […]

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    Vandals tag trees, rocks and JeffCo mountain park

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Hikers last week filed deafening complaints with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office about how inner-city crime has made its way into the high country. The beautiful colors of fall twinkle in the fading daylight along Meadow View Trail in O’Fallon Park near Kittredge. But that natural beauty has been overcome by an unnatural act. “We treasure our mountains and our parks and for someone to go up there and spray paint on them, spray paint on Mother […]

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    Vandal damages Denver’s oldest active church

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department is searching for the person who damaged Denver’s oldest active church. Officers were called out to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 2760 Larimer St. on Sunday morning. Parishioners walked into the church to find damage to the historic sanctuary. They said someone at the church saw a man throwing things at the stained glass windows on Saturday night. “Oh, it’s just heartbreaking,” 30-year church member Liz Ruby said. “This is a 135-year-old church. The statue was over 100 years […]

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    Teen hitchhiker accused of attacking 71-year-old woman identified

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The 16-year-old hitchhiker accused of attacking a 71-year-old woman in Lefthand Canyon has been identified as Jeffrey Collins, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Collins is wanted for attempted first-degree murder and assaulting an at-risk adult. The victim, Katie Kulpa, was in intensive care with a significant head injury and multiple fractures Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said. Her condition was upgraded to serious on Wednesday. Sheriff’s investigators had to get a court order to release Collins’ name […]