3 Colo. counties back land swap for ski village | SummitDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

3 Colo. counties back land swap for ski village

CREEDE – Three southern Colorado counties support a federal-private land swap that could allow construction of a long-contested ski village, but congressman John Salazar hasn’t signed on.

Developers of the Village at Wolf Creek and the U.S. Forest Service would swap parcels of about 200 acres each.

That would put most of the project away from wetlands and ski runs and place it adjacent to a highway, so no access road would be needed across federal land.

Archuleta, Mineral and Rio Grande county commissioners have voted to endorse the swap. The site is near the point where the counties converge.

A spokesman for Salazar, a Democrat, says he’s waiting to see whether more consensus develops before writing legislation to allow the swap.

Information from: The Pueblo Chieftain, http://www.chieftain.com


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User