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Fort Lyon in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Uncertain Future For Fort Lyon Appears Settled

A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless appears to have cleared a final hurdle.

05/07/2013

Fort Lyon in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Plan For Former Prison Stalled In Legislature

A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless has been defeated by state lawmakers.

05/03/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Big Decisions Await Hickenlooper On His Return

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is returning from a weeklong trip to Israel, and he will have some big decisions to make when he gets back on the job.

04/17/2013

Fort Lyons Correctional Facility (credit: www.doc.state.co.us)

Dispute Over Fort Lyon Correctional Facility Brewing In Colorado

A dispute over what to do with a former prison in rural southeast Colorado is dividing the state Legislature.

04/15/2013

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County Leaders Hope Endangered Fort Lyon Could Help Veterans

Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.

04/09/2013

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Former Prison To Become Site For Homeless Vets

An aging former prison in southeast Colorado is unusable for many purposes and should be turned into housing for the chronically homeless, state budget-writers were told Thursday.

11/29/2012

An image from the fire in Bent County (credit: CBS)

SE Colorado Wildfire 90 Percent Contained

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.

04/13/2011

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