Dispute Over Fort Lyon Correctional Facility Brewing In ColoradoA dispute over what to do with a former prison in rural southeast Colorado is dividing the state Legislature.
Colorado Lawmakers Touring Shuttered Fort Lyon Correctional FacilityA former prison in southeast Colorado is getting a visit from state lawmakers who are considering whether to repurpose the prison as a treatment center for the homeless.
Former Prison To Become Site For Homeless VetsAn 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.
Colorado Closing Canon City PrisonColorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.
Mortgage Money Going To Colorado Homeowners, VeteransHomeowners 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.
Lawmakers Question Colorado Prison SpendingColorado's inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.
Colorado May Use Part Of Mortgage Deal On PrisonA 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.
Shuttered Colorado Women's Prison Finds New LifeA southern Colorado town worried about the closing of a state prison there next year could look to a nearby facility for hope.