Developers of Village at Wolf Creek take another hit in attempt to reinstate land swap

Court says it doesn’t have jurisdiction to rule on denial of land swap By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald December 11, 2018, 4:27 pm An appeals court Tuesday dismissed the latest attempt from the would-be developers of the Village at Wolf Creek to throw out a federal judge’s ruling that Read more…

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

Does law about access to inholdings apply to cases in the Lower 48? By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald Thursday, November 29, 2018 What has been lauded as one of the most important pieces of legislation protecting the environment is now being used to pave the way for a proposed Read more…

Rendering of the Wolf Creek without a Land Swap

Forest Service dismisses Village at Wolf Creek concerns

Project could move forward after meeting two conditions By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald The U.S. Forest Service has dismissed objections raised over the Village at Wolf Creek and intends to give road access to the developer of the proposed project atop Wolf Creek Pass. In July, the Forest Service Read more…

Letter to the editor: In response to the Leavell-McCombs (LMJV) comments in the Courier-Wednesday August 8

By: Claire Barker, Valley Courier August 28, 2018 Dear “Hopefuls” (Leavell-McCombs Development Group) I’m not exactly sure how the ravage — both literally and figuratively —  from 1711 units, plus “Glampers” and Yurt Seekers of unknown numbers, is not going to have a deleterious effect on: * The high mountain water Read more…

Forest Service gives Village at Wolf Creek road access

Development atop Wolf Creek Pass gets path forward By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Thursday, July 19, 2018 In a bombshell decision, the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday gave the Village at Wolf Creek its long-desired road access to U.S. Highway 160, essentially paving the way for the proposed massive resort Read more…

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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…

Wolf Creek Pass

PRESS RELEASE: Developers attempt another end run around public on Village at Wolf Creek

The developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek recently demanded the Forest Service simply ignore recent court decisions and instead approve road construction to begin the proposed real estate development. In a January 12, 2018 letter to the Forest Service, the Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture told the Forest Service to Read more…

PRESS RELEASE: Forest Service Declines to Appeal Decision Nullifying Wolf Creek Land Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2018 Denver, CO – The United States Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service has declined to appeal an Order issued last May by Senior Judge Richard P. Matsch setting aside decisions approving a land exchange that would provide necessary road access for the long-sought Read more…

Rendering of the Wolf Creek without a Land Swap

‘Village at Wolf Creek’ developers dealt a blow in long battle

They say they have legal standing to carry out appeals process By: Jonathan Romeo, Durango Herald March 10, 2018 The U.S. Forest Service has decided not to appeal a federal judge’s ruling to nix the controversial Village at Wolf Creek – a significant win for opponents of the proposed development Read more…

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