Keagan Harsha is one of FOX31 Denver’s weekend anchors. He is also a reporter during the week.
Keagan grew up just a few states to the north in Montana. However, he comes to Denver from El Paso, Texas where he was the main anchor for KTSM-TV, the NBC affiliate.
Before KTSM, Keagan held anchoring and reporting positions at WCAX, the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont. He also worked as a weekend anchor and reporter at KULR, the NBC affiliate in Billings, Montana. He has won of several Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his reporting in those states.
Keagan is a graduate of the University of Montana and is an avid Griz fan. He also grew up a huge Colorado Rockies fan and is ecstatic to finally live in a state with like-minded fans who can support him during those losing seasons. Outside of work, Keagan loves hiking and exploring the great outdoors. He and his family are on a quest to visit every national park and the high point of every state. He’s gotten to about half of them so far.
AURORA, Colo. — Dozens of Aurora residents are complaining about foul tasting and smelling water. “To me it kind of smells like oil, like motor oil,” said Trish Randall, an Aurora resident. “It’s kind of slimy and it tastes like rotten eggs,” said Chandra, Trish’s daughter. ‘It’s just terrible. It’s an algae smell, like you’re near stagnant water,” said Tanya Dunlap, another resident. The city of Aurora says they have heard complaints from some residents who say their water tastes a […]
UPDATE: On Tuesday, Phish said the Tri-County Health Department determined Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is safe to host the concerts. However, overnight camping will be prohibited. “All camping tickets and RV tickets (and associated service charges) will be automatically refunded within the next few days. We recognize the tremendous inconvenience this may cause for those who had planned on camping,” Phish said via Facebook. ORIGINAL STORY: COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Thousands of concert goers are livid and demanding answers about […]
OTIS, Colo. — On Monday and Tuesday, massive hailstones fell on several eastern Colorado communities. The hailstones could be the largest ever recorded in the state. First, it was the small town of Otis, where gigantic chunks of ice fell from the sky like little bombs. The hailstones smashed windows, destroyed gardens and damaged roofs. The windshield on storm chaser Dakota McGee’s vehicle was damaged. “It was very loud. It was the biggest hail I’ve ever experienced. I’ve been close […]
LEADVILLE, Colo. — Deep within the forest, in the middle of wilderness, something fishy is happening. Dozens of strangers line up behind a truck, loading up backpacks, not with food or camping supplies, but with fish. Colorado’s greenback cutthroat trout are being returned to their ancestral waters. Boyd Wright, an aquatic conservation biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, is helping save the subspecies of trout. The greenback cutthroats were once extinct, or so many people thought. Scientists were convinced they’d […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Attorneys for the family of a young black man who was fatally shot by Colorado Springs police called for an independent special prosecutor to investigate his death on Monday. Surveillance video obtained last week by The Gazette showed 19-year-old De’Von Bailey running from two officers before falling to the ground. Colorado Springs police have said an officer shot Bailey on Aug. 3 after he reached for a gun but they have not elaborated, citing a pending […]
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — There hasn’t been a lot to cheer about this season for Colorado Rapids fans, and just when you thought it couldn’t get worse it has, because signs now greet fans at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, warning of the plague. Justin Paul does love soccer, but he does like exploring the open space and the Rocky Mountain National Wildlife Refuge and Arsenal next to the stadium. Those areas are now all closed due to plague concerns. “I […]
DENVER — Every neighborhood has its problems, but the Baker and Platt Park neighborhoods are dealing with some unusual ones. Sara Moravek couldn’t believe her ears when her neighbor told her a woman in her 60s had ridden up on a bike, pulled a pair of shears out of her back pocket and had started cutting the roses right beneath Moravek’s window. “She was 100 percent prepared to not only ravage through my yard, but probably multiple yards along her […]
EL PASO, Texas — President Donald Trump flew to Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday to meet with victims from last week’s shootings. A Colorado family was in El Paso during the president’s visit, but did not meet him. Alvaro Mena’s stepfather and mother were both shot outside the Walmart on Saturday. Mena’s stepfather, Juan Velasquez, passed away Monday from his injuries. His mother, Nicholasa, survived and is recovering from her injuries. The couple had just pulled into […]
DENVER — Many Americans are demanding some kind of action to try to prevent mass shootings in the wake of attacks in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. It seems at least one elected official in Colorado is listening. Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler unveiled his ideas for gun violence prevention on Tuesday. Brauchler says his plan includes asking county commissioners to fund a position for a criminal investigator dedicated solely to cracking down on and prosecuting criminals caught […]
DENVER — The stepfather of a Denver man passed away Monday after being shot over the weekend during a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. FOX31 has confirmed Juan Velasquez died at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso Monday morning. He was 77. His wife, Nicholasa, is still recovering. Juan and Nicholasa were both shot outside of the Walmart store Saturday morning. Alvaro Mena is Nicholasa’s son and Juan’s stepson. He says he traveled to El […]
OAKLAND, Calif.– On July 15, Nathan Patterson was in Colorado at Coors Field to watch a Rockies game when he decided to try a speed pitch challenge. His brother, Christian Patterson, shared video of the challenge on Twitter. Nathan clocked 90 miles per hour on the first pitch, 94 miles per hour on the next two pitches and 96 miles per hour on the fourth pitch. Guys, we were just chillin at a @rockies baseball game, and my brother decided […]
THORNTON, Colo. — No one likes getting bills in the mail, but imagine being blindsided with one for more than $10,000. It happened to a Thornton woman. “I honestly thought it was a cruel joke. I really did,” Kylie Harris said. Harris received a bill totaling $10,557 for tolls and late fees accumulated on the Northwest Parkway. “$10,557. I would have to spend all day everyday on a toll just driving back and forth through the lights to rack up […]