Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

Impeding Undemocratic Temporary Access Permits

Colorado Wild was also forced to sue the Forest Service for granting temporary access to the inholding in the spring of 2005 without any public notification or process. This lawsuit sought to enjoin the Forest Service from illegally granting any further access to the developer – as it did on Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

A Massive Development in a Most Inappropriate Location

Posing Financial Risk to Local Residents Believing promises of econonic development and tax windfalls, Mineral County Commisioners (in Creede) nontheless approved the development in Octover 2004. In so doing, they refused to require an independent fiscal impact analysis- standard procedure with such developments- to ensure their own taxpayers would not Read more…

Rendering of the Village at Wolf Creek

The Sordid History of This Now Private Land

On Feb. 20, 1986, the Forest Service denied a land exchange proposal to swap 420 acres at Wolf Creek Ski Area for 1,631 acres of degraded grazing lands. Just two weeks later though, the Forest Service reversed itself approving the exchange with just a promise that the development be “compatible” Read more…

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