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  1. Aspen Times Weekly: Six movers & shakers in the environmental worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Aspen Times

    But for many Roaring Fork Valley residents, the desire to save the land they love drives their every move. So, as another Earth Day comes and goes, we decided to honor a half-dozen locals making a difference.

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  2. Sen. Barrasso: Legislation reintroduced to protect privately-held water rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | County 10 News

    Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Congressman Scott Tipton reintroduced legislation to protect water users from uncompensated federal takings of privately-held water rights. The Water Rights Protection Act , which passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support, would uphold state water law and priority-based systems.

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  3. Tipton's bill aims to protect water rights from the fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Vail Daily News

    Prohibit agencies from implementing a permit condition that requires the transfer of privately-held water rights to the federal government in order to receive or renew a permit for the use of land; Prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from imposing other conditions that require the transfer of water rights without just compensation; Maintain environmental safeguards, and will not impact Bureau of Reclamation water contracts in any way. Likewise, the legislation will have no impact any authority existing within a jurisdiction.

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  4. Commissioners formalize support of lease swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Garfield County commissioners followed through Monday in signing a letter of support, "in concept" anyway, of a proposal by two energy companies to swap federal oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area south of Glenwood Springs for new ones on national forest lands in four neighboring counties. The letter, addressed to Colorado's two U.S. senators, Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and 3rd District Congressman Scott Tipton, endorses legislation that would make the lease exchange possible.

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  5. Are we a step closer to Denver TV?Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Cortez Journal News

    Colorado congressmen are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow county commissions to petition the federal agency for a change in TV market.U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, and Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, issued a letter Tuesday to Tom Wheeler, chairman of the FCC.The...

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  6. Email letters, April 17, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Currently the Colorado Legislature is considering a couple of bills to seize our national public lands; bills which would quite honestly jeopardize our way of life in western Colorado. As an avid mountain biker, I spend much of my free time out exploring our public lands and have met most of my closest friends here in the Grand Valley either out on the trails or swapping stories in the parking lots or at local bike shops post-ride.

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  7. Hank Bosco Day Honors Glenwood Springs Businessman and PhilanthropistRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    The City of Glenwood Springs adopted a proclamation honoring Henry Bosco for a lifetime of dedication to the community and declared April 17 "Hank Bosco Day." The Glenwood Hot Springs Pool commemorated the occasion with a portion of the day's proceeds benefiting one of Bosco's favorite charities.

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  8. Tipton water bill wins support of Wyoming senatorRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Water Rights Protection Act, H.R. 1830, introduced by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton. R-Colo., and Sen. John Barasso, R-Wyo., would require federal deference to state water law and prohibit federal agencies from requiring the holders of state-issued water rights to surrender those rights to obtain permits to operate on federal land.

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  9. City honors Hank Bosco's contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    Three of Hank Bosco's children, John, Gina and Gary, accepted the City's "Hank Bosco Day" proclamation. They also received a congratulatory letter from United States Senator Michael Bennet and a Congressional Tribute prepared by Congressman Scott Tipton.

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  10. Fremont County Sheriff's Blotter: Daughter calls, says "Help me, mom"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    County Road 27, Cotopaxi - The reporting party called in and said there is a one-vehicle accident at this location, but there does not appear to be injuries. A deputy, Colorado State Patrol and medical personnel were notified of the accident.

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  11. Board floats up to $1.5 million to 'button up' buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The unfinished building at Grand Junction Regional Airport sits behind double locks on the gate to the construction fence surrounding the area. Grand Junction has offered to pay as much as $1.5 million to complete the skeletal Grand Junction Regional Airport building, possibly with an eye toward using it in connection with a foreign trade zone.

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  12. Bill meant to protect state water, Tipton saysRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., will reintroduce legislation this week that is intended to assert state primacy over water, he said Tuesday during a congressional hearing in which he blasted federal agencies. Tipton's Water Rights Protection Act would prohibit federal agencies "from extorting water rights through the use of permits, leases, and other land management arrangements, for which it would otherwise have to pay just compensation under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution," Tipton said.

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  13. Top 5 web-only stories this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Grand Junction Free Press

    Landon Riddle, 5, who has leukemia and uses medical marijuana to treat it, plays in a warehouse where medical caregivers grow marijuana in Denver. Riddle's mother joined about a dozen caregivers and activists at the facility to discuss adjusting to a Denver City Council decision that bans caregivers from sharing space which likely could close down warehouses like this one.

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  14. Aspen Skiing Co. at odds with enviro group over water rights billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Aspen Times

    This picture from summer 2014 shows the dam on the headwaters of the Roaring Fork River near Lost Man Campground. The ski industry is at odds with American Rivers over implications of water rights legislation.

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  15. Bridging the DivideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    During a 2012 visit Jock Jacober, a board member with the Thompson Divide Coalition, surveys the landscape where a SourceGas pipeline traverses the Wolf Creek area of Thompson Divide outside Glenwood Springs. SourceGas stores gas underground in previously drilled formations there, but SG Interests holds right to drill in the deeper Mancos shale formation in Wolf Creek.

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  16. Proposed Thompson Divide wins tentative supportRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Advocates for protecting the Thompson Divide area from oil and gas development voiced tentative support this morning for a proposed lease swap that would help accomplish that. The proposal also is eliciting some immediate tentative concern because it could result in more leased acreage in the North Fork Valley, where some area residents are opposed to drilling.

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  17. Regional: Lease exchange proposed in Thompson Divide disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Grand Junction Free Press

    The Thompson Divide region encompasses the headwaters of Thompson, Divide and Four Mile creeks south of Glenwood Springs stretching from Sunlight Mountain Resort to McClure Pass. A possible settlement over oil and gas development in the area involving a lease exchange is being discussed.

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  18. Swap of oil, gas leases offered in Thompson Divide regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Denver Post

    An exchange of oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide region for leases on public lands elsewhere in western Colorado is being pitched as a solution to the long-standing dispute over drilling in the area south of Glenwood Springs. It is being put forward by two energy companies, SG Interests and Ursa Operating Co., which hold undeveloped federal oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide.

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  19. Daily Digest: Rockies' stars running out of time; plus 9 more storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Denver Post

    Four years ago, Carlos Gonzalez, left, and Troy Tulowitzki signed contract extensions that totaled $237.75 million. Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast , Denver traffic information , and the stories that will be talked about on Sunday, April 5, 2015.

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  20. Tipton: Congress has 'no appetite' to fix pot banking problem for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Denver Post

    U.S. Reps. Scott Tipton, left, and Ed Perlmutter disagree on when Congress might address federal rules that restrict banks from working with the marijuana industry.

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