Tree Farm

Aspen Public Radio

 When Ace Lane bought the 200-acre property in 1990, his friends scratched their heads. It was a beat-up cattle ranch and, back then, was considered to be far from Aspen.

This past Monday, Eagle County Commissioners voted two to one to approve the Tree Farm project. This ends a long, drawn-out and, frankly, bitter process for the 43-acre development across Highway 82 from Whole Foods.

On Monday night, the Eagle County Commissioners approved a controversial development in the mid-valley. The final vote was 2 to 1.

Aspen Public Radio

The Tree Farm development in the mid-valley has been the subject of fierce debate, particularly over the last several months. Eagle County’s commissioners are nearing a decision, which could come at the meeting on Monday night.

Aspen Public Radio

The Eagle County Commissioners have indicated they could move on a controversial development in the mid-valley, Tree Farm, by the end of this month.

Aspen Public Radio

On Thursday night, Eagle County commissioners will see updated plans for a mid-valley housing development. Woody Ventures is the developer on the proposed Tree Farm.

Eagle County

Chris Lindley began his new job with Eagle County on May 1.

Eagle County

The Eagle County Board of Commissioners meets Monday, April 24 in El Jebel to continue their review of the Tree Farm. It’s a proposed development in the mid-valley that's generated heated debate.

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Eagle County

The Tree Farm is a controversial development proposal in the mid-valley. The Eagle County Board of Commissioners will begin their review of the preliminary plan on Tuesday.

Aspen Public Radio

Eagle County’s Board of Commissioners met behind closed doors on Tuesday. One issue they discussed was  Tree Farm, a controversial development proposal in El Jebel.

Aspen Public Radio

The Tree Farm is a 43-acre property across the highway from Whole Foods in Basalt.

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

Elise Thatcher

An overloaded traffic light is one of the biggest hurdles for backers of an El Jebel development proposal, but another traffic-related fee may also prove to be an obstacle.

Elise Thatcher

Another controversial development proposal is being considered for the El Jebel area, with Eagle County Commissioners reviewing The Fields proposal on Tuesday night.

Eagle County

Next Tuesday, Eagle County Commissioners will consider a proposal to build approximately a hundred homes near El Jebel. But the development, called The Fields, now has two recommendations against it.

The Fields Development Group

  There’s several development proposals for the El Jebel area, and a citizen board is getting ready to consider a residential subdivision. A group of developers wants to build up to 110 homes and duplexes on Eagle County land.

Valley Roundup 11-20-15

Nov 20, 2015

  Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason

The Bureau of Land Management is poised to cancel oil and gas leases in the coveted Thompson Divide, angering the industry and giving a sigh of relief to environmentalists.

 BLM proposes to cancel most Thompson Divide leases

 

Construction of the Grand Avenue Bridge is happening sooner than expected, with causeways being built over the river beginning in January.

Elise Thatcher

Planning commissioners cast votes against the sizable Tree Farm proposal on Thursday night. That decision took hours as commissioners weighed their concerns. It was a unanimous recommendation of denial by the Roaring Fork Valley Regional Planning Commission.

Mountain Edition - November 5th, 2015

Nov 5, 2015

Good afternoon, it’s Mountain Edition.

Voters in Aspen this week turned down a new lodge proposed on Main Street. Now, the developer is moving forward with an alternative.

With fresh snow, mountain roads are closing and buses are getting outfitted for skis.

Western Slope officials are making their message clear about the statewide water plan.

And, a proposed development in El Jebel has officers realizing there isn’t enough law enforcement in the area.

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