U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Colorado ranks 36th for college debt; SCCC students average $11,500

Coloradans have less college debt than most Americans, according to a report by LendEDU.com, a student-loan website.Colorado borrowers have an average of $26,095 in student loan debt,...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton on task force to battle opioid abuse epidemic

WASHINGTON – This week, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic is holding a panel in Washington to hear from families who have been impacted by heroin addiction. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gold King Mine spill highlighted in D.C. Twitter spat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gold King Mine spill was highlighted this week in a Twitter spat on Capitol Hill. On Valentine’s Day, members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources took to social...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tipton, Gardner advocate for agriculture, fair trade

As U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, starts a new year and legislative session, he’s addressing issues such as regulation, trade and energy, he told Southwest Colorado Livestock Association members...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Politicians buried in calls, emails from constituents

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, many politicians have been inundated with calls and correspondence from their constituents. The interest was spurred by Trump’s Cabinet nominations...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News