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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!”


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    Denver bond money to pay for decades-old HVAC system on Montbello campus

    DENVER — Denver voters said yes to a $628 million tax package four weeks ago to build new schools and improve existing ones. The first of that money — a total of $8 million — will go to the 1,800 students at five schools on the Montbello campus to improve the schools’ physical and learning environments. The NCAS students learn film production. But they’ve also learned to dress like they’re outside, with coats and hats, when inside for class. A space […]

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    Afghan interpreter for U.S. military faces huge debt after kitchen fire

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — He risked his life for nearly 12 years to help American troops during combat in Afghanistan. But Augangzaib Sharifi, 31, and his family of six lost everything they own in an apartment fire in Northglenn on Nov. 28. On top of that, they must come up with $10,000 to pay for damage to the unit. “I served for about 12 years,” says Sharifi, about the number of years he risked his life as an interpreter for U.S. […]

  • Community remembers Legacy High School student run down waiting to cross street

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Legacy High School community is mourning the loss of one of its own after a driver hit and killed a 16-year-old student on Saturday afternoon. The school opened its doors for hundreds of grieving students and their parents to come together to console each other on Sunday. Neither the school nor the coroner has confirmed the identity of the victim, but friends said it was junior Jory Coates. Hundreds packed into the school’s auditorium to grieve the sudden […]

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    Family car stolen while mom was in labor

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A thief stole a Lakewood family’s car at the worst possible time. The family was getting ready to head to the hospital because their unborn child was getting ready to come into the world. But a thief changed all that. Codie Rayl is dealing with the pain of labor inside her home at the Lamar Station Apartments at 1425 Kendall St. in Lakewood. Rayl is also dealing with the pain of being stuck at home without a car. […]

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    Thief caught on camera stealing man’s prized possession

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — For years, they’ve been a favorite target of car thieves. Denver Police even warned owners of Ford trucks about a rash of thefts in September. It’s a sad crime statistic a Wheat Ridge man is learning about the hard way. It was both an ordinary and special day at work at Heinie’s Market Saturday for 31-year-old Kole Silz. It was his birthday. But instead of receiving something special, a thief took his prized possession. Like any […]

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    Couple caught on camera stealing from Highlands yoga studio

    DENVER — Thieves hit a Highlands neighborhood business known for its peaceful ways. And they likely couldn’t have anticipated the employees’ aggressive reaction. Surveillance video captured a couple of crooks stealing about $2,000 worth of yoga clothing from the Freyja Project in the 3400 block of Tejon Street Thursday afternoon. Now, the business and its employees have reached out to FOX31 Problem Solvers for help in catching them after they were caught on surveillance video. The duo entered the yoga studio and […]

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    Burglars steal practically everything from home as owner helps daughter care for newborn

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — It is the mother of all burglaries. A Commerce City woman reached out to the FOX31 Problem Solvers after thieves stole nearly everything from her mother’s Trinidad home, including the kitchen sink. Kim Romero has lived in Trinidad for a decade but is selling her home and moving in with her daughter in Commerce City. But they need a little help to get the few belongings the burglars didn’t take. You’ve heard the saying, “No good deed […]

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    Denver clears homeless camps from sidewalk — again

    DENVER — Eight months ago, the city of Denver cleared away dozens of homeless camps in downtown Denver. On Tuesday morning, city workers were at it again after the homeless returned to stake their claims to public sidewalks. “I can’t stand see all of us moved somewhere else or be moved to the river and die like they want,” said a homeless man named Josh who came to Colorado from Missouri. And at 8:30 a.m., city crews moved in — under […]

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    Local family looking for donations for pipeline protesters in North Dakota

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — As winter weather nears, some Coloradans thoughts and concerns turn to the oil pipeline protesters in North Dakota. For months, a Westminster family has been driving to the Standing Rock Reservation to drop off much-needed supplies. Now their focus is to get hundreds of protesters protection from the cold. Alece Montez-Griego is Native American and has a big heart for this issue. In August, she or other family members started driving to North Dakota every week to […]

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    Fire near Denver International Airport might have been intentionally set

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is investigating whether a brush fire that was threatening at least one building in Brighton on Sunday was intentionally set. Brush fire in unincorp. Adams Cty investigated as intentional. 300+ acres and two outbuildings torched. @KDVR pic.twitter.com/7FNX3epVfI — Tammy Vigil (@TammyVigilFOX31) November 14, 2016 Firefighters were dispatched to the 32000 block of East 144th Avenue near Denver International Airport about 1:30 p.m., Brighton Fire Rescue said. Firefighters were working to protect a structure […]

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    Minority students share fears about future under Trump presidency

    DENVER — The presidential election results proved disappointing for about half of the American people. But for some Denver metro area students, the election of Donald Trump means fear. Minorities, especially Latinos, woke up Wednesday morning with anxiety over what a Trump presidency means for their futures. At Noel Community Arts School in Montbello, about 70 percent of students are Latino. On Wednesday morning, teachers noticed kids were visibly upset, some crying, others angry. So, they started talking about it. […]

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    Family, friends of local pipeline protester arrested in North Dakota stand up to support her

    DENVER — Family and friends of a Denver woman arrested for the attempted murder of a police officer in North Dakota spoke out Monday. Supporters of Red Dawn Fallis are standing up for their daughter, cousin and niece because they say she is standing up for all of us. The 37-year-old went to North Dakota to specifically protest a huge oil pipeline under construction which runs through Native American land when police accuse her of trying to kill a police […]