U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

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Bill would extend free access to America’s public lands for fourth-graders

DENVER – Lawmakers are hoping to take a successful program that gives free access to public lands to fourth-grade students and their families and turn it into a law. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Steamboat Springs Democrat will challenge Scott Tipton for House seat

DENVER – A Steamboat Springs Democrat has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2018 congressional race against U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colorado. State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush announced Thursday...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Callers voice health care, business, opioid concerns in Tipton town hall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, addressed concerned listeners on multiple issues during a telephone town hall Monday evening. Most callers said they were worried about potential...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Zinke: Canyons of the Ancients isn’t on priority list

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is one of 27 monuments earmarked for review by Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, but his recent comments indicate it is not a priority for changes. During...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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