Wolf Creek Pass

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

Travel conditions treacherous as heavy snow continues

Heavy snow in the region is expected to continue through Tuesday. Between 6 to 12 inches of snow is predicted in Durango and higher elevations could see up to 20 inches, said Andrew Lyons, a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Future of Village at Wolf Creek awaits judge’s decision

All court filings and arguments related to a lawsuit seeking to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to green-light the proposed Village at Wolf Creek are in the hands of Senior Judge...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect 2-hour delays on Wolf Creek Pass on Dec. 8

Travelers will experience delays on U.S. Highway 160 on the west side of Wolf Creek Pass on Thursday morning. The pass will close at mile point 157, just west of Treasure Falls, to mile point 167,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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