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Gardner Speaks on Northwest Colorado Issues

gardnerU.S. Congressman and Senate candidate Cory Gardner spoke with Wild West Radio about northwest Colorado issues yesterday. The congressman touched on issues such as energy, health care, and sage grouse. During the discussion, Gardner spoke against the federal government’s recent habits of trying to control water, land and energy development in the west. Gardner says Continue reading

Udall, Hickenlooper Yet to Commit to Talking About Northwest Colorado

mark-udall-300JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300It has been over a month since Wild West Radio requested interviews with Senator Mark Udall and Governor John Hickenlooper.  There has still been no commitment from either camp.  Both are up for Continue reading

Tipton Questions USDA’s Water Claims

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Robert Bonnie during a House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing to review the Interpretive Rule Regarding the Applicability of Clean Water Act Agricultural Exemptions. During the hearing, Tipton contested Bonnie’s claims that agriculture producers’ access to water would be Continue reading

Hearing to be Held Tomorrow on EPA Proposed Water Rule

EPA-300Tomorrow, the Small Business Committee will conduct a hearing titled “Will EPA’s ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule Drown Small Businesses?” The hearing will examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and United States Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed rule to broaden the scope of waters subject Continue reading

Steamboat Yampa River Trail Closures

river floodingThe City of Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department have closed sections of the Yampa River Core Trail and other local trails as high water rises this spring.  Continue reading

Tipton Drops in to Talk About Water

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton stopped by the Wild West Radio studios yesterday to talk about his visit to Northwest Colorado.  Tipton has been busy with legislation to improve the state’s wildfire fighting fleet, investigations into the Benghazi incident, and fighting against federal water grabs, the latest of which was recently introduced by the U.S. Forest Service.  This is the third Continue reading

Moffat County Officials Say Rivers are Running High and Fast

YAMPA RIVERMoffat County officials are urging caution when venturing around rivers in Northwest Colorado.  River levels have risen significantly over the last week, due to Continue reading

Tipton Outraged Over EPA Proposed Rule; Will Visit Craig Monday

EPA-300Congressman Scott Tipton is just one of several lawmakers pushing for the withdrawal of a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that could amount to the largest federal water grab to date.  The EPA’s proposed rule, which is subject to a 90-day comment period that ends Continue reading

Tipton Calls for Withdrawal of EPA Proposed Rule

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton, yesterday, joined his colleagues in pushing for the withdrawal of a proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that could amount to the largest federal water grab to date. Tipton first raised concerns in March over the impact the rule could have in Colorado and on the rights of all water users.  The EPA’s proposed rule, which is subject to a 90-day comment period that ends Continue reading