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Stories with person: Scott Tipton
  • US government may end delays in paying counties for land 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 5:47 pm

    VAIL, Colorado - A proposal in Congress could end federal delays in paying counties the money they are owed for public land by extending funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes and Secure Rural Schools programs.

  • Browns Canyon National Monument dedicated 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 5:49 pm

    SALIDA, Colorado - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined federal and state officials on Saturday to dedicate the newly created Browns Canyon National Monument near Buena Vista.

  • Interior secretary agrees to meet with Moffat commissioners 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 9:31 pm

    CRAIG, Colorado - A Moffat County commissioner said Wednesday that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has agreed to meet with him and his colleagues who want to discuss the fate of a coal mine that could close because of a recent court ruling.

  • Delta County and citizens' group agree on gas lease deal 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 11:34 am

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Delta County commissioners and a citizens group have reached agreement on a proposal to have Congress withdraw some acreage from availability for leasing for oil and gas development in the North Fork Valley as part of a bill authorizing a lease exchange.

  • Interior Department won't fight ruling on Colorado coal mine 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 3:46 pm

    CRAIG, Colorado - The U.S. Department of Interior won't fight a court ruling threatening the future of a northwestern Colorado coal mine.

  • Former Colorado mayor says he will run for Senate 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 2:50 pm

    DENVER - Greg Lopez, a Republican and former director of the Colorado office of the Small Business Administration, is running for U.S. Senate in a longshot bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet.