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  1. What's next for the Gold King mine, one year after the disaster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    A woman from Weston Solutions walks next to one of the retention ponds at the bottom of Gold King Mine on Aug. 13, 2015, at Gladstone townsite. One year after a plume of mustard-yellow mine waste washed into the Animas River from the Gold King Mine, prompting international coverage and concerns for the health of those who depend on the river, the water again looks clear.


  2. What's next for the Gold King mine, one year after the disaster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Denver Post

    The Animas River flows through the center of Durango on August 7, 2015. Over a million gallons of mine wastewater made its way into the Animas River closing the river and put the city of Durango on alert.


  3. Colorado sends 78-member delegation to the DNC, but two sit it outRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denver Post

    As Democrats prepare to nominate the country's first progressive Democratic woman for president, Hillary Clinton, two progressive Colorado women vying for the national stage won't be in Philadelphia. Morgan Carroll is running against Republican Mike Coffeman for a seat in the U.S. House, and Gail Schwartz is running against Scott Tipton in District 3. Rather than court national party operatives and donors, Morgan Carroll, who is running against Republican Mike Coffman in U.S. House District 6, as well as Gail Schwartz, vying to unseat Scott Tipton in District 3, will be home campaigning, their representatives said.


  4. Opioid epidemic runs deep and wide, Tipton hearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    There are more avenues to obtain prescription opioids in Grand Junction than trails in the Grand Valley desert, a federal lawmaker heard on Wednesday. "The supply is never in question," Bev Lampley of Catholic Outreach told U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., during a roundtable in which Grand Valley residents offered observations and suggestions about how to deal with a national epidemic of opioid abuse.


  5. House measure would protect rights to waterRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., that would protect state-issued water rights against federal taking is included in an appropriations measure now headed to the Senate. Passage of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017, H.R. 5538, marked the first Interior appropriations bill to pass the House in seven years.


  6. Gail Schwartz posts big fundraising haul to start campaign against Scott TiptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Denver Post

    Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz came out with a bang in the first fundraising quarter of her campaign, raising $623,000 to the roughly $400,000 being reported by third-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. That Schwartz, a Democrat, outpaced Tipton in fundraising from April 1 to June 30 is not unprecedented.


  7. Tipton opponent Schwartz makes campaign stop in CortezRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Cortez Journal News

    State Sen. Gail Schwartz, D-Crested Butte, is challenging Rep. Scott Tipton to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District.


  8. Colorado GOP shows little enthusiasm for Trump, conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Denver Post

    When the Republican National Convention opens next week in Cleveland, Congressman Scott Tipton will be nowhere near the action; instead the Cortez Republican plans to spend a couple days talking to constituents in Craig and Grand Junction about opioid addiction. It's a similar situation for Congressmen Doug Lamborn and Mike Coffman: both Colorado Republicans are preparing to stay away while Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and some - but not all - of the GOP elite convene in Ohio for the quadrennial Republican powwow.


  9. Mine cleanup bill passed by the US HouseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Mining Engineering

    The U.S. House passed the Bureau of Land Management Foundation Act, a bill that would create the Energy and Minerals Reclamation Foundation which would be tasked with obtaining and using funds for the cleanup of abandoned coal mines, hard-rock mines and onshore oil and gas wells. The bill was introduced by Rep. Jody Hice and is part of a three-part bill package introduced to address abandoned mine cleanup.


  10. Schwartz christens Clinton GJ officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    With a cutout of Hillary Clinton appearing behind her, U.S. congressional candidate Gail Schwartz, center, speaks Thursday at the opening of the Clinton for President campaign office at 209 Colorado Ave. A congressional candidate opened the Grand Junction campaign headquarters for presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday, declaring that Mesa County is home to "thousands of votes that are our votes." Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz, a Democrat from Crested Butte, spoke to about 100 Democrats at the new headquarters at 209 Colorado Ave. Schwartz is challenging U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., who is seeking his fourth term representing the 29-county, 54,000-square-mile 3rd Congressional District.


  11. Glenn is too far-right for ColoradoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, newly nominated Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, seems an unlikely choice to challenge incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet. In a state that tends to be centrist right or left, Glenn identifies himself as an "unapologetic Christian constitutionalist conservative pro life, Second-Amendment-loving American that will beat Michael Bennet."


  12. Printed Letters: July 5, 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Representative Willett is 100 percent correct about biking on most of route 340 toward Fruita. I like biking, but I won't ride this route as it presents too great a danger.


  13. Dem candidate serious about unseating TiptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    At least that's what the Democratic candidate running for the 3rd Congressional District is hoping voters will remember come November. Unlike the 1987 Mel Brooks comedy "Spaceballs" where the Schwartz is a supernatural force, former state Sen. Gail Schwartz said she is quite serious about winning the race to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.


  14. Scientific integrity problem doesn't affect Mancos study, U.S. agency saysRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The U.S. Geological Survey says a recent report sharply increasing the estimate of the natural gas resource in western Colorado's Mancos shale formation wasn't among agency research projects tainted by manipulated test results by a Colorado employee. "I can guarantee you there was no impact on the Mancos assessment we did," Chris Schenk, project leader for that assessment, said Friday.


  15. Rep. Tipton meets with communities about heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Rep. Scott Tipton has been traveling throughout Southern Colorado speaking to communities about the heroin and opioid addiction that many of them, including Pueblo, are facing. Tipton met with community leaders Friday in Pueblo.


  16. Email letters, July 1, 2016Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... partisan political quarrels, members of Colorado's federal delegation should come together - as Representative Scott Tipton has - to help simplify the nearly 75,000 page tax code, lower rates on businesses to a reasonable level, and eliminate ...


  17. Consider Piceance gas, Tipton urges fedsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Piceance Basin's 66 trillion cubic feet of natural gas should be taken into account by a federal agency as it considers a West Coast export terminal, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. The estimate by the U.S. Geological Survey shows that there is more than 40 times more gas in northwest Colorado than previously believed.


  18. Tipton coasts to primary victory; will face SchwartzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Vail Daily News

    U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton easily brushed aside a Republican primary election challenge for the nomination to his Colorado 3rd District seat in Congress. Incomplete results Tuesday showed Tipton winning nearly 80 percent of the vote over 28-year-old Carbondale resident Alex Beinstein.


  19. Beth McCann, Scott Tipton, Doug Lamborn To Appear On November BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | CBS Local

    State Representative Beth McCann will take on unaffiliated candidate Helen Morgan for Denver's District Attorney in November. It will be the first race for DA in Denver in 12 years.


  20. Darryl Glenn wins Colorado Republican primary for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Yahoo!

    Darryl Glenn, a tea-party favorite from the conservative stronghold of Colorado Springs, decisively won Colorado's Republican U.S. Senate primary Tuesday and will face incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet in November. Glenn beat four opponents in a race that focused on national security, jobs and Bennet's support for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and Iran nuclear weapons deal.