At midnight, Colorado's civil-union law took effect, which guarantees gay and lesbian couples many of the same rights as married couples. Here, pictures from the Wellington E. Webb Building in Denver. —Images by Kristen Pierson
A vehicle slowly crosses the Royal Gorge bridge.
Video production students from Metropolitan State University of Denver capture sounds while touring downtown.
Snow surrounds the dock at West Meadows Reservoir in Littleton, Colorado.
Ryan McCann (left) and Alison Torvick came out early on Valentine's Day to promote BikeDenver's "love in"—a community outreach event to garner support for protected bike lanes on 15th Street.
Chris Kirk works the outdoor tank farm at Great Divide Brewing Company's home at 22nd and Arapahoe streets. Read The Ultimate Guide to Craft Brewing in Denver for more must-see breweries in the metro area.
Workers assemble the train hall canopy at the Union Station construction site.
Denver resident Scott Autrey walks his bulldogs, Hilo and Hana, along the Cherry Creek trail.