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Tammy Vigil was born in the teeny, tiny Southern Colorado town of La Jara. But her parents raised her in Westminster—along with two young sisters. She is a proud graduate of Westminster High School. She joined FOX 31 News from KGUN-TV (ABC) in Tucson, AZ where she worked as weekend anchor and reporter. She also worked as a morning anchor/reporter at KRDO-TV (ABC) in Colorado Springs; as a reporter for KFSM-TV (CBS) in Ft. Smith, AR and KJCT-TV (ABC) in Grand Junction, CO. She has earned state and national accolades for her reporting.

Before working in television news, Tammy worked in newspaper for four years as a reporter, then, news editor at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Mirror in Greeley, CO. Tammy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in Political Science from UNC. 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!”

Email Tammy at Tammy.Vigil@KDVR.com

Recent Articles
  • Protestors try building support to stop I-70 expansion

    DENVER — Opposition to the expansion of Interstate 70 through the metro area remains strong. Dozens of people came out Sunday to continue fighting the expansion project they say is too expensive and won’t do much to reduce traffic congestion. The Colorado Department of Transportation built the section of I-70 in the 1960s. CDOT plans to rebuild what’s considered the worst-rated bridge starting early next year. That is, unless, a group with their “Ditch the Ditch” signs can halt it. “We’d like […]

  • Immigrant rights groups launch network, hotline in response to ICE raids

    DENVER — Members of eight community groups came together Thursday to tell undocumented immigrants they’ve got their backs. The organizations staffed with more than 100 volunteers launched what’s the Colorado Rapid Response Network, along with a 24-hour hotline to help immigrants deal with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids and other potential abuses. The phone call is answered by volunteers trained to track, verify and confirm ICE raids in the state. The hotline is also meant to reduce the hysteria […]

  • District attorney pushing for 15-year-old murder suspect to be tried as adult

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Adams County district attorney said Wednesday he will seek adult murder charges against the 15-year-old boy accused of killing 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell from Thornton. In court on Wednesday, the prosecution said it would seek to have the suspect tried as an adult at a hearing later this month. The 17th Judicial District Attorney David Young said the court officially charged the teenager Wednesday with first-degree murder with intent and after deliberation and first-degree murder of a […]

  • Nursing mom says women’s clothing store violated state law

    LONE TREE, Colo. — Colorado has some of the most protective laws when it comes to a nursing mother breastfeeding. But a popular women’s clothing store denied a Brighton mother’s request to nourish her child Monday. The 25-year-old was shopping with her mom at the Express women’s clothing store at Park Meadows Mall when her nursing son got hungry. Her request for a fitting room ended with her leaving the store embarrassed. “There’s a stigma with breastfeeding. ‘You shouldn’t be […]

  • Teen accused of killing 10-year-old Thornton girl appears in court

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A teenager accused of viciously killing a 10-year-old girl in Thornton appeared in juvenile court Monday. The 15-year-old boy allegedly killed Kiaya Campbell on Wednesday night. The judge closed the hearing to everyone but the suspect’s and the victim’s families. The suspect’s parents were in attendance for the hearing. His mother kept her sunglasses on. His father was wearing a crucifix on a chain around his neck. He waved it in front the news media and […]

  • 15-year-old boy arrested in death of 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell

    THORNTON, Colo. — A 15-year-old boy was arrested late Saturday night in the death of 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell, the Thornton Police Department said Sunday. The boy was booked into the Adams County Juvenile Detention facility for investigation of first-degree murder. Campbell disappeared Wednesday night. Her father told police that she and his girlfriend’s 15-year-old son left home in the 12400 block of Forest Drive about 8 p.m. to walk to a nearby shopping center. The 15-year-old boy told police they got […]

  • Expectant mother worries about downgrading of NICU at St. Anthony North Hospital

    THORNTON, Colo. — An expectant mother who will give birth any day is struggling with a big decision she made months ago. Tamber Frederiksen of Thornton doesn’t know where she will deliver her baby. The trouble unfolded Tuesday when she got some unexpected news. Frederiksen was told by staff that the neonatal intensive care unit was closing at St. Anthony North Health Campus at 14300 Orchard Parkway. The NICU will remain, but it’s no longer as equipped to deal with […]

  • DA: Murder plot at high school ‘extremely troubling for everyone involved’

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — They plotted to shoot up their Highlands Ranch high school. They tried to get their hands on guns. And they were just 16 at the time. On Wednesday, the second of two teenagers accused in that planned attack reached a plea deal with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. Sienna Johnson pleaded guilty to an adult charge and a juvenile charge. They are guilty pleas that will, at the very least, land her in juvenile prison […]

  • South Metro Fire District files lawsuit against Parker redevelopment arm

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — South Metro Fire Rescue Fire Protection District is used to putting out fires and rescuing others. But now it’s trying to save itself. The fire district is suing the Parker Authority for Reinvestment, claiming it is taking money intended for public safety and funneling it to developers. South Metro claims PAR has deprived fire stations of more than $321,000 since 2012. Instead, it claims the money is going to enrich others. “We believe what they are doing […]

  • 2 people found dead inside southwest Denver home

    DENVER — Denver police are investigating the deaths of two people inside a home in southwest Denver on Monday morning. Police were called to the home at 3575 W. Union Ave., near South Lowell Boulevard, around 10 a.m. on Monday. The Denver Coroner’s Office removed the bodies of a man and woman about 4 p.m. A young man made a devastating discovery on Monday morning. Neighbors say he came out of the home beating a trash can, yelling and throwing a […]

  • Major renovation of main terminal at DIA takes flight next year

    DENVER — It’s been 22 years since Denver International Airport rose from the dusty Eastern Plains of our state. And now, the city says it’s close to an agreement that will modernize DIA’s main terminal. But it comes at a big cost. The city says the renovations are necessary—not just for comfort—but security. The Great Hall Project will be funded through a private-public partnership that starts construction next summer and will take three years to complete. “I’m picking up my daughter,” […]

  • Boulder restaurant murder suspect appears in court; victim identified

    BOULDER, Colo. — The man who was killed in a shooting at a Boulder restaurant just after midnight on Memorial Day was identified Tuesday as Christopher King. Murder suspect Louis Sebastian appeared in Boulder County District Court on Tuesday afternoon. Police said they’re still trying to figure out what led to the deadly argument, and if the suspect and victim knew each other. Sebastian appeared in court with a black eye and a busted lip. Police said the 32-year-old shot […]