Sen. Gardner hears ag concerns on trip to Meeker on Tuesday

Colorado U.S Sen. Cory Gardner attended a meeting in Meeker on Tuesday morning at Mountain Valley Bank as part of his Colorado Farm Bureau tour of Colorado. Rio Blanco County Farm Bureau President JD Amick and former county clerk and recorder Nancy Amick, with their backs to the camera, were local hosts for the tour. A wide variety of questions were asked of Gardner, who said he was aware of the concerns raised.

MEEKER I Colorado’s junior U.S. senator, Cory Gardner (R-Yuma), visited Meeker on Tuesday to attend a breakfast session at Mountain Valley Bank hosted by the Rio Blanco County (RBC) Farm Bureau as the Colorado Farm Bureau is hosting the senator’s agricultural tour of the state. RBC Farm Bureau members JD and Nancy Amick, Harold and […]

Bennet bill would return severance tax to counties

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has introduced an amendment to force the federal government to return revenues that were promised to and are rightfully owed to Northwest Colorado.

Trapper Mine can continue

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said on Friday that he welcomed the U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announcement that Trapper Mine’s environmental assessment is completed and development of the mine located near Craig can continue.

Bennet, Gardner and Tipton urge Jewell to hit Trapper deadline

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton have urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to complete the Trapper Mine Environmental Assessment before the Saturday deadline.

Amendment proposed by Bennet and Gardner would return mineral funds to NW Colorado

RBC I Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has introduced an amendment cosponsored by Sen. Cory Gardner forcing the federal government to return revenues that are rightfully owed to Northwest Colorado.

Gardner lauds USFS action on water directive

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) applauded Monday the United States Forest Service’s decision to formally withdraw its proposed groundwater directive.

Gardner, other senators push for expanded rural broadband

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced June 18 that he, along with a bipartisan group of senators, has written a letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, asking them to review efforts to bring broadband Internet access to rural America and to present an analysis of existing programs and […]

Gardner blasts water ruling

RBC I U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) released the following statement reacting to the release May 27 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Waters of the United States” rule:

Tipton and Gardner urge Jewell to work on saving Colowyo

RBC I U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) urged Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Thursday to instruct the federal Office of Surface Mining (OSM) to take action to prevent the impending closure of the Colowyo mine and the loss of hundreds of jobs in Rio Blanco and Moffat […]

Gardner listens to concerns of local officials

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, top left, was in Meeker on Friday to meet with the Rio Blanco County commissioners and officials of the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts regarding federal issues of local concern. From left to right are: U.S. Rep. Gardner, Commissioner Shawn Bolton, Commissioner Jon Hill, Commissioner Jeff Eskelson and Callie Hendrickson, the executive director of the conservation districts.

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts joined the Rio Blanco County commissioners and several members of the public for a meeting with U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner on Friday to address shared concerns about a number of natural resource issues.

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner here on Friday

RBC I The White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts are pleased to announce that U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner will be in Meeker on Friday.