U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

Ar 170529896
Ar 170529896

Water protection bill aims to put court ruling into law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is pushing for a bill that would prevent federal agencies from taking ski resorts’ water rights. Tipton and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, have...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170529956
Ar 170529956

Congressmen: Canyons of the Ancients needs no changes

DENVER – Republican Congressmen Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner cleared up confusion over where they stand in regards to the protection of Canyons of Ancients National Monument Tuesday with a letter...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170529998
Ar 170529998

Studies examine aspects of latest House health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The $23 billion allocated for certain people with pre-existing conditions under the American Health Care Act might not be enough to fully cover the necessary 2.2 million people. ...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170519859
Ar 170519859

CU expert: Intense western wildfire trend expected to worsen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wildfires in the West have increased in size and intensity in recent decades, and that trend is expected to worsen as climate change continues, Tania Schoennagel, a fire...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170519999
Ar 170519999

Cortez protesters take Tipton to task on health care

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, encountered a passionate group of protesters during an appearance at the Montezuma County Commissioners’ meeting on Monday. About 40 people lined up on the street...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170509877
Ar 170509877

Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton want BLM headquarters moved west

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Like many departments and agencies within the executive branch, the Bureau of Land Management has its headquarters in Washington. But Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and Rep....

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170419912
Ar 170419912

San Juan coal mine gets new review

The U.S. Department of Interior will take another, closer look at an expansion plan for the San Juan Coal mine in northwestern New Mexico. The Interior Department had faced a 2013 lawsuit filed by...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170419913
Ar 170419913

Man gets 17 years after fatal burglary in Durango

The first of four men arrested in a home-invasion style robbery that resulted in the shooting death of a Fort Lewis College student was sentenced Friday to 17 years in prison. Daniel Nelson Wright,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170419920
Ar 170419920

Tipton talks current events at Cortez Middle School

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, took questions from students at a forum at Cortez Middle School on Friday afternoon. Students asked the representative from the 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 170329956
Ar 170329956

Protesters in Durango oppose Trump’s health care system

About 50 people rallied outside U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s East Second Avenue office on Tuesday, asking the representative to oppose the American Health Care Act when the House votes on the measure...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 151109992
Ar 151109992

Neville campaign seeks backers

DENVER – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tim Neville is asking Colorado conservatives to pledge early support as he kicks off a fundraising effort. The state senator from Littleton announced his...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 161119952
Ar 161119952

How did Montezuma County's precincts vote?

Republican President-elect Donald Trump won all but one of Montezuma County’s 11 precincts on Tuesday, claiming 60 percent of the total vote to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s 30 percent.In...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News