Residents speak up about land swap

By Ross Leonhart

MINTURN — It was standing-room only in the council chambers Wednesday with concerned residents voicing their opinions and questions to the Town Council about the proposed Crave Community Co. land swap with the U.S. Forest Service. Many Minturn residents offered up a stern “no,” asking the council to stop the process immediately and not send a letter to the Forest Service in support of a land swap. “If Crave wants to help town, great. But this plan doesn’t,” Riley Babcock said.“How does this save us?” Linda Osterberg asked.PROPOSAL CONCERNSCrave Community Co. came to the town in June with a proposal …

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