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.

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…

Colorado’s mom-and-pop ski areas slipping away

Development and consolidation are putting pressure on local, family friendly ski resorts By: R. Scott Rappold, Guest Commentary, The Denver Post December 7, 2018, 6:00 am I’d like to tell you about the place I ski, the place I consider to be among the best resorts in Colorado for those 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…

Most fault road access to Village at Wolf Creek, others see economic potential

Forest Service expected to make decision this fall By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald September 16, 2018 A majority of people who weighed in on the U.S. Forest Service granting the Village at Wolf Creek road access opposed the decision, citing many faults with the proposed resort atop Wolf Creek Read more…

Guest Opinion: Response to the Village at Wolf Creek developers

By: Chris Canaly, Valley Courier August 22, 2018 It was interesting to read the “Village at Wolf Creek” (VWC) developers attempt to “clear up some of the misconceptions” in the August 7th issue of the Courier.  The muddled and often erroneous statements confirm why this project has been so controversial, for Read more…

The Village at Wolf Creek staggers onward

By: Mark Pearson, The Durango Herald August 18, 2018 Are we doomed to the zombie Village at Wolf Creek endlessly stalking the San Juan Mountains? No matter how many times apparently dead, it seemingly staggers back to life, lurching with a blank gaze and lifeless arms in its 30-year-long quest Read more…

New RGNF draft decision grants road access to Village at Wolf Creek

Valley Courier July 23, 2018 MONTE VISTA – Near the top of Wolf Creek Pass a parcel of private property sits landlocked by federal lands. A new draft record of decision from the Rio Grande National Forest is designed to provide reasonable access to the 288-acre parcel via a new road Read more…

New leadership at EPA, same rollbacks

Op-Ed by: Mark Pearson, The Durango Herald July 21, 2018 By the time Scott Pruitt resigned as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, he was the poster child for bungling personal entitlement. As Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa put it, Pruitt was the swampiest of the Washington, D.C., swamp creatures. Read more…

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