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: 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.
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler took in this view of Taylor Park Reservoir, with its striking greens and blues, at the bottom of Cottonwood Pass
Where: Associate editor Daliah Singer caught a double rainbow with her camera after a summer rain in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped a picture of the personal water pocket her tent area at Molas Lake. Near Silverton, this is one of the highest campgrounds in Colorado. Read more about her camping adventures here.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner captured views like this one in the open air car on the Narrow Gauge Railroad from Durango, but she was so covered in soot upon her arrival in Silverton that she wanted to jump in a stream.
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