Wolf Creek Pass

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Groups Cheer Latest Court Decision Rejecting Village at Wolf Creek Land Exchange

A federal appeals court Tuesday dismissed the latest attempt from the would-be developers of the Village at Wolf Creek to reinstate a land exchange rejected by a federal judge last year.

Forest Service Plans to Grant Access to Wolf Creek Complex

A plan to build a residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said it wanted to grant road access to a nearby highway. Associated Press July 19, 2018 A plan to build an extensive residential Read more…

Wolf Creek Pass

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 20, 2018 The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention July 19, 2018 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek real estate development. The Village at Wolf Creek is a planned massive real estate development located Read more…

Forest Service Plans To Grant Road Access To Wolf Creek Village Project

By: Colorado Public Radio July 20, 2018 A plan to build an extensive residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it wanted to grant road access to a nearby highway. The decision could 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…

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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…

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…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

PRESS RELEASE: Court Again Denies Red McCombs’ Plea to Approve Village at Wolf Creek

“The Forest Service cannot abdicate its responsibility to protect the forest…” For Immediate Release: September 15, 2017 DENVER, CO –Yesterday, a Federal Court again rejected pleas by the Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture and the Forest Service to allow the controversial Village at Wolf Creek to go forward. The Village at Wolf Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

Court denies McCombs – again

Cites Forest Services’ failure to comply with NEPA, Endangered Species Act and lynx protections By: Missy Votel, The Durango Telegraph September 15, 2017 The Village at Wolf Creek could have been dealt the final blow this week. On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch rejected pleas by the Leavell-McCombs Read more…

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