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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!"

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    Union Station makes history again, 120 years later

    DENVER — Denver’s Union Station makes history again — 120 years later. Saturday, the newly renovated and modernized historic building celebrated its grand opening. The event drew thousands to downtown. But it could also draw a lot of cash to Denver’s economy. It’s a place you use to just pass through. But now, visitors come to Union Station to stay. “We use to buy our tickets over here. That’s where got on the train,” says Longmont resident, Norma White, who […]

  • Families displaced by apartment fire must pay full rent or face eviction

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — First, an apartment fire forces them from their homes. Now, more than a dozen residents say they could be forced out again—this time through eviction. All for something they say isn’t their fault. Flames forced residents of the Ridgemoor Apartments at 693 Urban Court in Lakewood to flee their homes the morning of June 30. A smoker by an oxygen tank on the 6th floor is to blame. But those who lived on the same floor couldn’t […]

  • New Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth

    First female undersheriff in Douglas County starts work

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — There’s a new sheriff in town. And his second-in command is a woman. Holly Nicholson-Kluth is Douglas County’s first female undersheriff in department history. The wife and mom is just settling into the new job that was 25 years in the making. “I am humbled and honored,” says Nicholson-Kluth about her promotion. The nameplate outside her office is still blank. “Hi. You have reached Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth,” as she records a new message. And she just […]

  • Super fan 'Limo Driver' saddened about Broncos owner Pat Bowlen's health

    Fans saddened about Pat Bowlen’s health, honored to talk about his greatness

    DENVER — Denver Broncos fans who’ve had so much to celebrate in the history of the team, find nothing to cheer in the news of Pat Bowlen’s departure from the team because of Alzheimer’s. “The passion of orange and blue is hard to explain. It’s like meeting your wife and falling in love,” says self-professed super fan, Ralph Williams, AKA, Limo Driver. The passion he has for the Broncos is owed to owner Pat Bowlen, whose leadership made the state […]

  • Why you should be at the Dragon Boat Festival

    SLOANS LAKE PARK, Colo. — With so much to see and taste at the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, the cultural experience is really unique. Saturday’s heat didn’t seem to bother too many people. In fact, it was probably the coolest place to be. With the sun beating down on Sloan’s Lake Park, umbrellas easily became one of the more fashionable accessories at the festival. “It’s really hot out there, but it’s a good experience,” said Dan Cho. He said it’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • Police warn about scammers posed as parking lot attendants

    DENVER — A new warning about a scam targeting drivers. A man poses as a parking attendant and commits cash crimes. At least one person fell victim to a man who claimed to work for a parking lot in the 500 block of 16th Street and pocketed the cash. A sign tells drivers to watch for snow and ice. “This goes on quite a bit,” says Denver Police Department spokesman Sonny Jackson. But now, Denver Police say they also have […]

  • Lightning strikes a constant concern for hikers

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A woman killed by a lightning strike at Rocky Mountain National Park Friday is identified as Rebecca R. Teilhet, 42, from Yellow Springs, Ohio. She was with a group on the Ute Crossing Trail when a lightning bolt hit her and injured seven others. Park staff got a call about the lightning strike about 1: 20 p.m. Experienced hikers, like Luanne Taylor, know all about the risks of the sport they love. “We were scared to […]

  • Car thieves targeting older-model Hondas in Denver

    DENVER — Denver Police are warning drivers about a sharp spike in auto thefts—for one brand in particular. And an Englewood man knows all about it. Thieves stole his Honda and didn’t leave much of it for police to recover. “Nine in the morning. It was stolen right here in front of my house,” says Eric Salazar about his 1993 Honda Civic SI. It was a nice, sensible, older car. “It’s always something I wanted,” he said. “I finally got […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]