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Category: Village at Wolf Creek
Last updated: Sep 19 2017 13:41 IST RSS 2.0
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Guest Commentary: The Village at Wolf Creek will exact a heavy toll on the San Luis Valley 26.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Are the destruction of the natural environment, the over-crowding of the ski area, the traffic congestion and rising cost to live worth a project that won't benefit locals? Many of us in the valley say "no."
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Developer gets OK for road on public land near Wolf Creek Ski Area 27.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service approved construction of a road across public land to reach private property where a developer plans to build condos and restaurants at a remote Colorado ski area.
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Government agency fines student loan holder, debt collector 19.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The federal government has fined two groups it says illegally attempted to collect student loan debt and prohibited them from further action on recovering payments until audits on all its accounts are completed.
“He truly was my hero”: Brother recalls man who died with his wife and 2 children in plane crash near Glenwood Springs 18.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Jeff Makepeace was adventurous and big-hearted, a self-made man who had recently gotten a pilot's license and was flying with his family to Moab when his plane crashed near Glenwood Springs last week, his brother said Monday.
Judge deals yet another blow to Red McCombs’ plan for Village at Wolf Creek 18.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
Texas billionaire B.J. “Red” McCombs has won few battles in his 30-year push to build as many as 1,700 homes and a resort village atop Wolf Creek Pass.
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Bode Miller off U.S. ski roster, but has invitation to race 25.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Bode Miller's name is no longer on the roster of the U.S. ski team, though the opportunity to race remains open for five-time Olympian.
Federal judge halts Village at Wolf Creek land swap 20.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A federal judge on Friday invalidated the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to approve a land exchange that would have cleared the way for a Texas billionaire to build a massive resort atop Wolf Creek Pass.
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Frei: At least the Rams were taken seriously by the Big 12. So where do they go from there? 21.10.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
On Monday, the word came down in Dallas: The Big 12 Conference decided to remain at 10 schools. In other news, the Big Ten will stick with 14 members and the Pac 12 at least can count.
Democrats all support our public lands 17.10.2016 Durango Herald
Are you tired of politics as usual? Do you wonder if all politicians are the same? Do you just want to grab your bike and your dog and go wander in the high mountains? Keep this in mind: All the Democratic candidates, from top to bottom, want to make sure our beautiful public lands stay in public hands. None...
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Judge: Forest Service must provide more Wolf Creek documents 30.1.2016 Durango Herald
The saga of the proposed Village at Wolf Creek took another turn Friday as a federal judge ordered the Forest Service to expand the scope of documents it must provide in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by environmental groups.“The court sees no reason to excuse the Forest Service from its duty to perform a proper...
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Forest Service hid records, opponents of Village at Wolf Creek say 22.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
A team of environmental groups opposing a nearly 30-year-old plan to develop a village on Wolf Creek Pass says it has evidence that U.S. Forest Service officials tried to conceal documents related to the agency's review of the controversial project.
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Group says collusion apparent in Village at Wolf Creek development project 17.1.2016 Durango Herald
Environmental groups say they have uncovered damning evidence that the National Forest Service was in collusion with Texas billionaire B.J. “Red” McCombs in his effort to build the Village at Wolf Creek and actively tried to cover it up.In tens of thousands of documents released by a federal court order in October and...
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Denver federal judge orders Forest Service to turn over records 3.10.2015 Denver Post: Local
A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Forest Service to reconsider turning over records sought in a civil lawsuit by environment groups suing the Village at Wolf Creek ...
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Judge says Forest Service violated FOIA in Wolf Creek plan 2.10.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
DENVER (AP) — A federal court judge has ruled that the U.S. Forest Service unjustifiably withheld documents from environmentalists seeking information related to a proposed development in
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Deal delays start of Village at Wolf Creek construction 16.7.2015 Denver Post: Business
The developer of the Village at Wolf Creek has agreed to delay construction while a lawsuit challenging a Forest Service-approved land swap that expanded access for the proposed village ...
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Village at Wolf Creek opponents sue to overturn Forest Service approval of land swap 29.6.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
A coalition opposed to a potential village atop Wolf Creek Pass has sued the U.S. Forest Service to block an agency-approved land swap that connects the proposed development with a major highway.
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Village at Wolf Creek faces hurdle 25.6.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Environmental groups are again aiming to halt a proposed development for the Village at Wolf Creek after federal officials approved a land exchange related to the project.A coalition of conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday after the U.S. Forest Service gave the land swap the go-ahead in May. Developers...
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Latest: A controversial ski resort proposal gets approval 17.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A Colorado land swap with the Forest Service gives developers a green light.
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Wolf Creek land-swap proposal is OK’d 22.5.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Developers for the proposed Village at Wolf Creek got a long-sought prize Thursday: approval of a land exchange from the U.S. Forest Service.The proposed development still must cross many hurdles before final approval for construction is granted.But on Thursday, the Forest Service largely completed its role in...
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Forest Service OKs land swap giving Village at Wolf Creek road access 22.5.2015 Denver Post: Business
The Forest Service has approved a controversial land swap atop Wolf Creek Pass that paves the way for development of a mountain village near the Continental ...
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