STORIES

Katydid Fossil from Green River Formation in Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Ancient Insect Discoveries From Across Colorado (Part 1)
Colorado's ancient bugs have fascinating stories to tell. In the first part of a two-part series, we're looking at prehistoric katydids, cockroaches, and root weevils.
Denver pond turtles on a log beginning winter migration.
Annual Winter Turtle Migration Begins
After an unexplained delay that has turtle enthusiasts scratching their heads, the pond turtles in urban parks across Denver have finally begun their southward migration.
Autolandscape, Colorado (2) by Elaine Mayes
How Photographer Elaine Mayes Reimagined Colorado Landscapes
Conceptual photographer Elaine Mayes documented rural Colorado from her moving car window, challenging the notion of what artistic landscapes should look like.
Mountain Goat above Montezuma, Colorado
Mountain Goats Are Stirring Up Controversy In Colorado's High Country
High up in Colorado's alpine, mountain goats scramble up and down rocky cliffs, unaware of the controversy their existence stirs.
Garden Gnome and Donkey Squatters
Aspen Family Discovers Garden Gnomes Squatting In Backyard
The last thing a family from Aspen, Colorado expected to find when returning home from vacation was a colony of garden gnomes taking up residence in their backyard.
Male wild turkey strutting in Colorado
Meet The Gregarious Wild Turkeys Thriving In Colorado
Thanks to the ongoing conservation efforts of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, wild turkeys are living the good life.
Ripe Palisade Peaches in Palisade, Colorado
Exploring The Roots Of Colorado's Culture Capitals
From the Peach Capital of Colorado to the Celery Capital of the World, Colorado towns have earned unique nicknames over the years. Many have fascinating roots.
Postcard featuring a Colorado jackalope in the wild
Jackalopes Escape Denver Zoo With Human Getaway Driver
A pair of jackalopes disappeared from their enclosure at a Denver area zoo. Officials believe a human accomplice served as their getaway driver.
Pea Green Store in Pea Green Corner, Colorado
Pea Green Corner Was Named After A Bucket Of Green Paint
Welcome to Pea Green Corner, a sleepy agricultural community in southwestern Colorado named after a bucket of government-issued green paint.
Watercolor painting of the haunted John B. Hindry House in Denver, Colorado (1940)
Ghost Stories From Haunted Places Across Colorado (Part 2)
From the highest peaks of Colorado to the lowest elevations, tales of haunted places abound. In the second part of a two-part series, we're sharing our favorite ghost stories from across the state.
Gated entrance to haunted Redstone Castle in Manitou Springs, Colorado
Ghost Stories From Haunted Places Across Colorado (Part 1)
From the highest peaks of Colorado to the lowest elevations, tales of haunted places abound. In the first part of a two-part series, we're sharing our favorite ghost stories from across the state.
Halloween skeletons accused of indecent exposure in Boulder, Colorado
Halloween Skeletons Accused Of Indecent Exposure
Claiming a homeowner’s decorative Halloween skeletons violated Boulder's indecent exposure laws, local teens seek to have the decorations taken down.