Category Archives: April

Conrad Near – April 30

Cheyenne’s South High student Conrad Near, 15, poses for a portrait at the Pine Bluffs Invitational track meet in Pine Bluffs. Near said friends and the summer are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Cheyenne’s South High student Conrad Near, 15, poses for a portrait at the Pine Bluffs Invitational track meet in Pine Bluffs. Near said friends and the summer are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.
Michael Smith/staff

Kristen and Raya Salinas – April 29

Kristen Salinas hugs her daughter Raya while watching a charity dodgeball event at Cheyenne's East High School. Both mother and daughter liked that Cheyenne was family oriented. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Kristen Salinas hugs her daughter Raya while watching a charity dodgeball event at Cheyenne’s East High School. Both mother and daughter liked that Cheyenne was family oriented. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

James Robinson Sr. – April 28

James Robinson Sr. sits in a chair before a portrait session for the Western Star #6 Masonic Lodge poses at the Masonic Temple. "It's just a cool place to be." said Robinson about living in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

James Robinson Sr. sits in a chair before a portrait session for the Western Star #6 Masonic Lodge poses at the Masonic Temple. “It’s just a cool place to be.” said Robinson about living in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Randall K. Cook – April 27

Amateur historian Randall K. Cook stands outside a World War II Living History display at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Cook said Laramie County is a great place to raise a family. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Amateur historian Randall K. Cook stands outside a World War II Living History display at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Cook said Laramie County is a great place to raise a family. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Samantha Green – April 26

Samantha Green poses for a portrait outside the Wrangler building on Capitol Avenue. Earlier this year Green won the Miss Cheyenne crown and will head to the state competition at the end of May. "This is a place that feels like a small town but has the opportunities of a big city." said Green about living in Laramie County.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Samantha Green poses for a portrait outside the Wrangler building on Capitol Avenue. Earlier this year Green won the Miss Cheyenne crown and will head to the state competition at the end of May. “This is a place that feels like a small town but has the opportunities of a big city.” said Green about living in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Quinn Carroll – April 25

Quinn Carroll poses during a portrait session at the Hynds building. Carroll said the best things about Laramie County are the history and people and added "it's quite beautiful here when you take the time to enjoy it."  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Quinn Carroll poses during a portrait session at the Hynds building. Carroll said the best things about Laramie County are the history and people and added “it’s quite beautiful here when you take the time to enjoy it.” To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Daniel Lemke – April 24

Daniel Lemke waits to go to work near the corner of Lincolnway and Hugur Avenue. Although Lemke said he has not lived in the area for very long, the people in Cheyenne are very helpful. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Daniel Lemke waits to go to work near the corner of Lincolnway and Hugur Avenue. Although Lemke said he has not lived in the area for very long, the people in Cheyenne are very helpful. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com.
Michael Smith/staff

Shelby Kirkbride – April 23

Shelby Kirkbride, 6, stands next to initials carved by her great-grandfather, Ken Kirkbride, at a barn in northern Laramie County. Shelby's father, Glen Kirkbride, is a co-owner of the Harding and Kirkbride Livestock Company, and their family has worked in Laramie County for nearly 100 years. Shelby said her favorite thing about Laramie County is living on a ranch. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Shelby Kirkbride, 6, stands next to initials carved by her great-grandfather, Ken Kirkbride, at a barn in northern Laramie County. Shelby’s father, Glen Kirkbride, is a co-owner of the Harding and Kirkbride Livestock Company, and their family has worked in Laramie County for nearly 100 years. Shelby said her favorite thing about Laramie County is living on a ranch. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.
Michael Smith/staff

Bob Stoller – April 22

Bob Stoller looks for a part to repair a vacuum cleaner at his business on Lincolnway near Logan Avenue. Stoller has owned and run Authorized Vacuum Co. in Cheyenne for the past 35 years and said he likes living in the west. "Cheyenne has great weather and location which affords people a lot of opportunites." said Stoller. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Bob Stoller looks for a part to repair a vacuum cleaner at his business on Lincolnway near Logan Avenue. Stoller has owned and run Authorized Vacuum Co. in Cheyenne for the past 35 years and said he likes living in the west. “Cheyenne has great weather and location which affords people a lot of opportunties.” said Stoller. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County”project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Michael Roos and his mother Bernadene Halle – April 21

Michael Roos and his mother Bernadene Halle pose for a portrait during an event at the  Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Roos and Halle said they loved everything about Laramie County and 'the people are just awesome.'. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Michael Roos and his mother Bernadene Halle pose for a portrait during an event at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Roos and Halle said they loved everything about Laramie County and ‘the people are just awesome.’. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com.
Michael Smith/staff