Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler caught the vibrant colors along the Gunnison River just outside of the Blue Mesa Reservoir during a drive to Telluride.
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler took a detour from Ridgeway to Telluride on the unpaved Last Dollar Road, and stopped to snap a picture of the changing aspen leaves and the bluebird Colorado sky.
Where: Assistant editor Daliah Singer took a quick break from covering the Crested Butte Film Festival in September last year to take in the Peanut Lake/Lower Loop trail and the changing aspens.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner stopped to grab this picture of some cows at the Colorado State Fair (the summer version of the National Western Stock Show). The fair began as a horse show in 1869, before Colorado was a state, and runs from August 22 to September 1, 2014.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner took this picture at Mesa Verde National Park while working on a story. Bonus: Read more about the area's history in "Ghosts on the Mesa."
Where: From Manitou Springs to just over 14,000 feet, the Pike's Peak Cog Railway rests at the end of the line. Senior editor Natasha Gardner took this sky-high image after driving up from Colorado Springs on a day trip.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner took this picture while exploring trails around Marble, Colorado. The town once supplied stone for monuments across the country (think: Lincoln Memorial) and the leftovers from the quarry can still be seen in the area.
Where: Isabelle Farm’s nostalgic haystacks in the meadow were shot by food editor Amanda M. Faison before a farm dinner by Blackbelly Catering.
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