Wolf Creek Pass

Letter from Village at Wolf Creek irks environmental groups

Developers asked to start building despite federal ruling By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald June 8, 2018 A coalition of environmental groups opposed to the Village at Wolf Creek say a letter the project’s developers wrote in January is a violation of federal laws. The letter, written by Leavell-McCombs Joint Read more…

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PRESS RELEASE: Final Arguments, Filings Against Massive Development at Wolf Creek in Judge’s Hands

For Immediate Release, February 9, 2017 Groups Denied Access to Pubic Documents That Would Have Revealed Extent of Developer Influence Denver, CO — A coalition of conservation organizations, who have long been fighting to protect Wolf Creek Pass from a massive ill-conceived development, submitted final arguments and filings to Judge Read more…

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Forest Service accused of “unlawful and piecemeal” review in lawsuit seeking to block village at Wolf Creek

By: Jason Blevins, The Denver Post September 30, 2016 A group of Southern Colorado conservationist and environmental groups on Friday fired the first volley in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of road access to a developer who has spent more than 30 years trying to develop a Read more…

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Wolf Creek: The land vs. man’s dream

Columnist: Dan Olson, San Juan Citizens Alliance, The Durango Herald January 20, 2016 When will the fight over Wolf Creek Pass end? This past weekend, The Durango Herald broke a story about document destruction, collusion and continued avoidance of public transparency requirements that plague the latest iteration of the slow-moving Read more…

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Friends of Wolf Creek share Forest Service record request revelations

By: Ruth Heide, Valley Courier January 19, 2016 In a January 17th news release The Friends of Wolf Creek coalition stated it had discovered evidence the Forest Service had concealed and destroyed records connected with the Village at Wolf Creek proposed by Texas billionaire Red McCombs. The Village is a proposed development Read more…

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Art for the Endangered Landscape: Honoring Wolf Creek 2015

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10 am to 5pm, Wolf Creek Ski Area Painters, poets and musicians will converge on Wolf Creek Pass, Saturday June 20, 2015 for an all day celebration of the Art for the Endangered Landscape: Honoring Wolf Creek 2015. This Art Day will be an opportunity for Read more…

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PRESS RELEASE: Forest Service Ignores Concerns Raised in Objection to Proposed Land Exchange at Wolf Creek Pass, and Confirms that Decision Does Not Protect Lynx

For Immediate Release: March 26, 2015 Matt Sandler, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@rockymountainwild.org, 303-579-5162 Christine Canaly, Director SLVEC slvwater@fairpoint.net, 719-589-1518 Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance jimbo@sanjuancitizens.org, 970-560-1111 Forest Service Ignores Concerns Raised in Objection to Proposed Land Exchange at Wolf Creek Pass, and Confirms that Decision Does Not Protect Read more…

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Objection Filed on Proposed Land Exchange At Wolf Creek Pass

January 6, 2015 Monte Vista, CO – Today a coalition of conservation organizations announce the filing of a 96-page Objection with the Forest Service concerning a proposed land exchange near Wolf Creek Pass. The land exchange would allow construction of a city in a high-altitude location that receives an average of 428 Read more…

Alberta Park, Photo Credit: Josh Stephenson, Durango Herald

Delayed but not derailed

Even as beetles ravage forest, the scale of Red McCombs’ plans to build a mountaintop village hinge on land swap By: Joe Hanel, The Durango Herald February 18, 2014 A turning point in the three-decade battle over Wolf Creek Pass is expected next month, when the U.S. Forest Service will Read more…

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BoCC criticizes ‘Village’ EIS

By: Randi Pierce, Pagosa Springs Sun November 15, 2012 Archuleta County is speaking out against portions of the Village at Wolf Creek Project Draft Environment Impact Statement involving an analysis of the project’s socioeconomic impacts, calling the analysis inadequate. Concerns over the socioeconomic impact analysis are expressed in a Nov. Read more…

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