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Snow Dumps On Craig, Not Surrounding Areas

With only two inches of accumulation expected in Craig between yesterday and today, the amount of snow that fell was a surprise. Craig residents were not the only ones caught off guard this morning as the storm also surprised the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In what John Kyle of the National Weather Service called an anomaly, Craig received the largest amount of snow from the storm. As much as 24 inches of Continue reading

Tipton Pursues Permanent Water Rights Protections

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton stressed the need for a permanent legislative solution to protect private water rights from federal takings and interference, following yesterday’s comments by U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee that the agency is, for the time being, backing off Continue reading

Tipton to Participate in Water Hearing

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton will participate in a Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing this morning titled “New Federal Schemes to Soak Up Water Authority: Impacts on States, Water Users, Recreation, and Jobs”.  Tipton will likely focus his questions on the Forest Service Groundwater Directive, the ski area water rights permit condition and how they impact Continue reading