A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless has been defeated by state lawmakers.
Five tornadoes ripped through southeastern Colorado, leaving several communities to clean up in the aftermath of the unexpected twisters.
Power lines are down, several structures are damaged and there are some minor injuries in Southeastern Colorado after weather officials say three tornadoes touched down overnight.
Colorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.
Homeowners facing foreclosure and veterans in need of temporary housing will be among the recipients of Colorado’s portion of a $25 billion settlement with mortgage lenders.
A prison in southeast Colorado that closed earlier this year wasn’t a victim of the national mortgage crisis. But it could find new life because of it.
Gov. John Hickenlooper visited southeastern Colorado on Tuesday to talk with employees at a rural prison that’s closing because of budget cuts.
Federal officials have declared a drought-related disaster in southeast Colorado, making farmers and ranchers eligible for emergency help.
A wildfire in southeast Colorado has spread to nearly 22 square miles, but it is about 90 percent contained after drops of water and fire retardant from the air and work by ground crews.
Homes are being evacuated where a fire has burned 11 square miles in southeast Colorado.