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James Tipps and Brandon Lovejoy, background, of the ATV riding group Rough Riders, ride their ATVs Thursday at Montana Creek. Members of the group are pushing for more trail space for ATVs. Sound off on the important issues at
City bans ATVs at Echo Cove

...and Harbors Board decided to enforce existing city ordinances and ban all ATV use in unauthorized areas at Echo Cove. James Tipps, president of Rough Riders, said the ban effectively kills ATV riding in Juneau. The only place left to ride is a...
All revved up and ready to grow

...about trails for ATVs, dirt bikes, snowmachines and more. "We know there are a lot of people out there," said James Tipps, the group's chief executive officer. "We just don't know how many are interested in getting this accomplished...
Montana Creek ATV riding request meets resistance

...e-mail that the kind of four-wheeler activity occurring in Montana Creek is not allowed. Rough Riders President James Tipps submitted an application in April to the state Department of Fish and Game for a permit to cross Montana Creek while...
Keep the ATV park out of my back yard

...Cove indicating a boundary line. The very next day, there were 38 bullet holes in it and tracks going beyond it. Yet James Tipps, president of Rough Riders AK, and other riders would have people believe they will ride responsibly if given an area...
Community sounds off on ATV use at Echo Cove

...concerned about the amount of damage and the lack of respect for property and property rights out there," Martin said. James Tipps, president of the local ATV group Rough Riders AK, said a small minority of users are giving them all a bad name...
City, ATV group plan park and would also be in charge of management and enforcement of rules. "It's going to be great," RRAK President James Tipps said. "The thing that will be nice is we will get a little bit of personal ownership." The conditional-use permit...
Culture clash

...she said.Riders themselves have felt the frustration from trying to operate within legal limits without success.James Tipps, president of the Rough Riders, a local group of ATV users, said they have tried to work with the city on this but...
Empire editorial: An ATV park is fine if riders act responsibly

...Rough Riders will be responsible for the bulk of the trail construction as well as managing and reinforcing the rules. James Tipps, the Rough Riders president, says he thinks some riders act irresponsibly because they feel disenfranchised. "Right...
Planning commission considers ATV park vehicle park at the Lower Fish Creek Rock Quarry. City Lands Manager Heather Marlow and Rough Riders AK president James Tipps applied together to develop the North Douglas park. But local residents say it will be too noisy for their quiet neighborhood...


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