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Congressman Scott Tipton, whose district includes the Roaring Fork Valley, released a draft proposal Wednesday that would designate new wilderness in Colorado. It does not include protections for key areas on the Western Slope. 

Mitsch Bush Wants Economy 'To Work For Everyone'

Oct 23, 2018

Diane Mitsch Bush is a Democrat, running against Republican incumbent Scott Tipton for Colorado’s Third Congressional District. She lives in Steamboat Springs and is a former county commissioner and state house representative.

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Congressman Scott Tipton, who represents Colorado’s third district, authored a bill to speed up permitting on Forest Service land. He said it’s to benefit local economies.

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Rep. Scott Tipton will be in Grand Junction on Friday, along with Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah. The two are attending a hearing for the House Natural Resources Committee, examining natural gas and oil shale opporunties in Western Colorado.

whitehouse.gov

Congress is currently ironing out their differences on a tax overhaul.

DREAMers to Rep. Tipton: Now is the time to act

Dec 4, 2017
Colorado Immigrants Rights Coalition

Local immigrant rights activists are holding a rally at Glenwood Springs High School on Tuesday. They want Rep. Scott Tipton, a Republican, to commit to the undocumented people who were brought to the U.S. as children, otherwise known as DREAMers.

Karl Hanlon declares candidacy for Colorado District 3

Dec 1, 2017

Carbondale lawyer Karl Hanlon is running for congress, challenging incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton.

Denver Channel

Republicans in Congress are closer than ever to passing a tax plan, but, as the debate rages in Washington D.C., it can be hard to imagine how our community could be reshaped by its passage.

Valley Roundup for Sept. 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Joining me this week are Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Post Independent, David Krause, editor of The Aspen Times, and Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News.

 

 

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In a statement this week, the Rep. Tipton wrote that he can’t make it to all of the 29 western Colorado counties that he represents as frequently as he would like to. Instead, on Monday, anyone may dial in for a group phone call. Tipton will speak about some of his recent work in Washington D.C. and then take questions.

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Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton (R-District 3) represents one of the largest geographical districts in the country. He sits on the Subcommittee on Mineral and Energy Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

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Congressman Scott Tipton held a telephone town hall earlier this month, where he discussed health care, energy policy and public lands. Last week, he was working on infrastructure ideas for the National Park Service and Forest Service. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy sat in on the phone call and has been following his work on public lands. She discussed the congressman’s policies and communication with producer Christin Kay.  

 

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U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton spoke to more than 5,000 constituents for an hour Wednesday evening, in a so-called “tele town hall.”

Five days out, party chairs hold their breath

Nov 2, 2016
CNBC

 It’s the final week of a long election season, and one thing local party leaders agree on is this year’s races are too close to call.

 Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz, a Democrat who used to live in Snowmass Village, is challenging Republican Rep. Scott Tipton of Cortez in the race for Colorado’s Third Congressional District.

 

Valley Roundup for Morning Edition, Aug. 5, 2016

Aug 5, 2016

The BLM’s recent announcement that it’s canceling oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide has environmentalists applauding the decision and industry executives preparing for litigation. Joining News Director Carolyn Sackariason on Valley Roundup are Collin Szewczyk, reporter for the Aspen Daily News, Curtis Wackerle, editor of the Aspen Daily News, and Randy Essex, editor of the Glenwood Post Independent.

 

You can hear more of the conversation at 3:30 p.m. today.

 

Valley Roundup, July 1, 2016

Jul 1, 2016

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

The primary election results are in. Two valley natives will advance to the fall election for a Pitkin County commissioner seat. And in Garfield County, a candidate has been selected who will be serving his sixth term as a commissioner. In the Colorado congressional race for the third district, it’s going to get interesting between Democrat Gail Schwartz and Republican Scott Tipton.

 

One week left in June primary

Jun 20, 2016
Elise Thatcher

  There’s one week to go in Colorado’s statewide primary. In the Roaring Fork Valley area, voters are largely choosing between congressional candidates and county commissioners.

Valley Roundup for June 3, 2016

Jun 3, 2016

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

A management plan has been adopted for the Crystal River but getting ranchers to agree to divert less water is still a challenge.

Keeping water in the Crystal

And rivers around the state are about to hit their peaks.

And in Glenwood Springs, a rare collision between a truck and an Amtrak train has made headlines.

Elise Thatcher

  Republican congressional candidate Alex Beinstein has been crisscrossing the state in preparation for his challenge of incumbent U.S. Congressman Scott Tipton in the June primary.

Tipton gets blowback on drilling bill

Apr 27, 2016
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Representatives from the Wilderness Workshop and Thompson Divide Coalition had harsh words Tuesday for a proposed oil and gas lease swap. Meanwhile, Pitkin County commissioners expressed frustration that their input wasn’t considered in the latest proposal. Morgan Neely has more.

County officials received praise from conservationists in yesterday’s session for their work on protecting the Thompson Divide. Those same activists directed criticism towards a bill coming from Congressman Scott Tipton’s office. It would allow drilling in Delta County instead of the Divide.

Mountain Edition - 4-14-2016

Apr 14, 2016

  This week, on Mountain Edition:

Tipton proposes unpopular lease swap, GarCo approves

Apr 13, 2016
Elise Thatcher

Congressman Scott Tipton wants to introduce legislation that would exchange leases on the Thompson Divide for new drilling rights near Paonia and Rangeley — a plan that’s nearly identical to a proposal by the oil and gas industry last year.

Tipton, Caloia get Republican challengers

Apr 10, 2016
reagangirl.com

  Congressman Scott Tipton will face a challenger from his own party before the fall election. That's one of the local results after Republicans gathered in Colorado Springs this past weekend.

Tipton reaching out to Pitkin County

Apr 4, 2016
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 Representative Scott Tipton’s “mobile office hours” will be coming through Aspen this Thursday, April 7. From 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. the public can meet with members of Tipton’s staff and hear updates on the legislative session.

Eagle County Times

  Two Carbondale residents are moving forward with their campaigns against two members of Colorado’s congressional delegation.

EcoFlight

  The Thompson Divide Coalition is adjusting its course. The nonprofit is shifting from crafting legislation to supporting a pending BLM decision.

Valley Roundup 11-13-15

Nov 13, 2015

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

Joining me this week are Snowmass Sun editor Jill Beathard, Aspen Daily News Editor Curtis Wackerle, Randy Essex, editor of the Glenwood Post Independent and Lorenzo Semple, columnist for the Aspen Daily News.

The Aspen Skiing Co. is earning bragging rights of being one of the first ski resorts in the state to open early.

Ajax to open early

Paul Ryan rallies area Republicans for 2016 win

Jul 2, 2015

Congressman Paul Ryan was a special guest at the Pitkin County Republicans’ annual gathering last night. More than 250 people dined during the Lincoln Day Dinner at the Viceroy Hotel in Snowmass Village. The ballroom swelled with laughter and good-natured teasing among local party representatives. Visiting speaker and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan talked about his connection with the Roaring Fork Valley.

Marci Krivonen

A top administrator in the EPA’s Office of Water was in the Roaring Fork Valley on Wednesday, touring local rivers and drumming up interest for a proposed Clean Water Act rule. Acting Administrator Nancy Stoner says the so-called “Waters of the U.S.” rulemaking clarifies what types of waterbodies get federal protection. Before she discussed the rule with local residents, she traveled up the Frying Pan river. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen was along for the ride, and filed this report.