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 ...

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

‘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 f...

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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 pro...

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Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

Opponents say Forest Service skirted its duties By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 The would-be developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek are not ready to give up. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture – spearheaded by Texas billiona...

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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...

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Federal judge hears arguments in Village at Wolf Creek lawsuit

Federal judge hears arguments in Village at Wolf Creek lawsuit

Plaintiffs believe land swap gives developers a ‘free pass’ By: Luke Perkins, Durango Herald April 19, 2017 The saga of the Village at Wolf Creek entered a new chapter in Denver Wednesday as oral arguments in a pending lawsuit were heard by a feder...

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The “Village” at Wolf Creek Pass – a disaster for the Endangered Species Act listed Canada lynx

The “Village” at Wolf Creek Pass – a disaster for the Endangered Species Act listed Canada lynx

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager, Rocky Mountain Wild Canada lynx and ski resorts In late December, we all watched in awe as a Canada lynx lumbered across Purgatory Resort amid astonished skiers in broad daylight. For some, it w...

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Wolf Creek lawsuit brief challenges approval

By: Hannah Grover, Farmington Daily Times October 7, 2016 A 159-page brief filed in federal District Court of Colorado about a development at Wolf Creek Pass alleges the U.S. Forest Service unlawfully limited the scope of the environmental analysis while con...

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Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

Federal Judge Matsch: “Get the guts of the case before me.”

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Communications & Membership Manager July 12, 2016 Last Friday, during a motions hearing on the Wolf Creek case, Friends of Wolf Creek asked Federal Judge Richard Matsch to compel the Forest Service to obtain and disclose records an...

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