Wednesday will offer more cloud cover and cooler temperatures. By later Wednesday afternoon, rain showers will develop across the Pikes Peak Region and slowly drift southward. Those rain showers will change to snow at higher elevations, and accumulations will be likely. At lower elevations, snow accumulation does not appear to be a big deal. Forecast details can be found under the "Weather" tab.
Colorado prison officials say construction will soon begin on a 500-bed private prison in a Pueblo industrial park.
The facility for parole violators and inmates nearing parole
should be open in two years.
The Pueblo City Council recently approved locating the prison in
the Pueblo Memorial Airport industrial park despite residents'
The facility will be run by Wackenhut Correctional Corporation
of Palm Beach, Florida.
State Corrections Department head Joe Ortiz says costs at a
private prison are 50 dollars a day per inmate, compared with 77
dollars a day for state-run prisons.