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Seth Boster

News Reporter

Seth joined The Gazette in May 2016 after working at The Star in Anniston, Ala.

A life-sized Stegosaurus sculpted by Louis Paul Jonas for the 1964-65 New York World's Fair greets visitors Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the Dinosaur National Monument visitor center in Jensen, Utah. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
DINOSAUR DIG
Bureau of Land Management geology intern Sarah Doyle reads about the Marsh Quarry, where hundreds of dinosaur fossils were extracted from the hillside in the 1880s, in the Garden Park fossil area north of Canon City Friday, May 3, 2013. The garden Park area was recently expanded by 10 times the size. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Erin Stephens-Marner and her daugther Matilda Stephens-Marner, 9, shop for shoes Monday, June 4, 2018, in Benges Shoe Store in downtown Grand Junction, Colo. Benges is the state's oldest shoe store and opened in 1911. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The trail breaks treeline on the way to the 11,709-foot summit of Chief Mountain, which rises above Idaho Springs and Evergreen. (Photo by Kelsey Brunner, The Gazette)
Close-ups of Cheyenne Mountain are easy to come by on the Blackmer Trail.
The Middle Columbine Trail offers some of the stunning rock and mountain scenery in North Cheyenne Canon Park.
The views from the Windy Saddle trailhead off Lookout Mountain Road. The Beaver Brook Trail starts here, connecting with Lookout Mountain Trail to more sweeping vistas.
Devil's Playground is a rocky basin below Pikes Peak, sitting near 13,000 feet and affording sweeping views.
The Section 16 trail in Black Forest is much different from the trail of the same name on the west side of Colorado Springs.