In Colorado, Finding A Place To Live Is A Rural Problem, Too

September 16, 2021
Southeastern Colorado is dry, flat country. Here, a home in Prowers County. Southeastern Colorado is dry, flat country. Here, a home in Prowers County. Grace Hood/CPR News
Southeastern Colorado is dry, flat country. Here, a home in Prowers County. 

There is a world of opportunity in Southeast Colorado, with growing businesses like hemp farms in Baca County and a bulk mail sorting center in Grenada. There are also people anxious to move, or perhaps return, to the area. But the question of where those people will live has vexed community leaders who now have a new possible solution.