Wolf Creek Pass

Letter from Village at Wolf Creek irks environmental groups

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...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver dies on Wolf Creek Pass

A 30-year-old truck driver from Florida died last weekend after plunging more than 125 feet off Wolf Creek Pass on U.S. Highway 160. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said the truck, a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify man killed on Wolf Creek Pass

A Texas man who was killed Thursday on Wolf Creek Pass was standing outside his vehicle when a second car struck him, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The victim was identified as Jian Wang,...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass reopens after fatal crash near scenic overlook

A 39-year-old Texas man was killed in a crash involving two pickups near the scenic overlook on Wolf Creek Pass about 4 p.m. Thursday. Trooper Gary Cutler, a spokesman with the Colorado State...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow operations set for Friday at Red Mountain, Wolf Creek passes

Colorado Department of Transportation issued a travel advisory Thursday to notify Southwest Colorado motorists that maintenance crews will perform avalanche mitigation operations Friday on U.S....

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck dumps 46,000 pounds of lumber on Wolf Creek Pass

A truck driver making his maiden voyage over Wolf Creek Pass avoided serious injury Wednesday but found out the hard way why the pass is one of the most dangerous in the state of Colorado. “It...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service appeals federal judge’s decision on Village at Wolf Creek

The U.S. Forest Service is challenging a federal judge’s ruling from earlier this year that its Rio Grande office’s approval of the Village at Wolf Creek was steeped in “predictive bias” and was...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Village at Wolf Creek appeals decision blocking access

The would-be developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek are not ready to give up. Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture – spearheaded by Texas billionaire B.J. “Red” McCombs – has filed an...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truckers warned to ‘Beware the Wolf’ in Southwest Colorado

Mountain passes can be treacherous for semitrailer drivers, and one of worst in the state is in Southwest Colorado. In fact, the Colorado Department of Transportation has a “Beware the Wolf”...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal judge halts Village at Wolf Creek land swap

In a significant win for opponents of the Village at Wolf Creek, a federal judge on Friday invalidated the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to approve a land exchange that would have essentially...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal judge hears arguments in Village at Wolf Creek lawsuit

DENVER – 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 federal judge. The controversy spans more than three...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court hearing scheduled for Village at Wolf Creek lawsuit

A U.S. District Court judge has requested a court hearing on Wednesday in Denver to hear the arguments regarding the proposed Village at Wolf Creek. In February, all court filings related to a...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News