The Colorado Preservation organization is lending resources to sites threatened by weather, abandonment or development.
The Colorado Office of the Attorney General commissioned the research, which crisscrossed Mesa, El Paso, La Plata and Pueblo counties.
Attorney Nick Gradisar, a water board member and former leader of the local Democratic Party, handily beat former City Council President Steve Nawrocki in Tuesday's run-off.
One Colorado shelter even doubled their capacity after demand jumped in October.
Guests must use portable toilets parked in the dusty parking lot area, and the only food served comes in the form of donated box lunches.
The shelter is set to operate until next spring. City officials are still working on a permanent solution.
The thousands of headstones and unmarked graves trace the city's history and tell the tales of some extraordinary people.
Hundreds of cars have been neatly parked in rows next to the Pikes Peak International Raceway for years. But now the lot is a third empty.
Sixteen candidates were whittled down to two options, attorney Nick Gradisar and former city council president Steve Nawrocki.
New EPA tests show elevated levels of metal affecting the air quality in Pueblo. The results are linked to a smelter that was designated a Superfund site in 2014.