Category Archives: February

Nathan and Theresa Rieber – February 19

United States Air Force C-130 pilot Nathan Rieber poses with his wife Theresa Rieber in front of a painting of a C-130 airplane at the Joint Forces Readiness Center earlier this month. Theresa submitted the painting to the Art in Public Buildings program and it was selected. The young couple with 2 children and one on the way cited Cheyenne as a very welcoming place with supportive and genuine people. Michael Smith/staff

United States Air Force C-130 pilot Nathan Rieber poses with his wife, Theresa Rieber, in front of a painting of a C-130 airplane at the Joint Forces Readiness Center earlier this month. Theresa submitted the painting to the Art in Public Buildings program, and it was selected. The young couple with two children and one on the way cited Cheyenne as a very welcoming place with supportive and genuine people. 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

Jimmie Holcrow – February 18

United Stated Department of Veterans Affairs volunteer Jimmie Holcrow poses for a photograph last Friday during a sweethearts dance at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Holcrow said that Cheyenne has the friendliest people on the planet. 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

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs volunteer Jimmie Holcrow poses for a photograph last Friday during a sweethearts dance at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Holcrow said that Cheyenne has the friendliest people on the planet. 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

Roger McNeely – February 17

Hebard Elementary 6th grade student Roger McNeely, 11, stands by the dry erase board in Lillian Valdez's classroom last week. McNeely likes the good weather and that there are no hurricanes here is hes favorite things 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Hebard Elementary sixth-grade student Roger McNeely, 11, stands by the dry-erase board in Lillian Valdez’s classroom last week. McNeely likes the good weather and that there are no hurricanes here. 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

Lorene Schrader – February 16

Lorene Schrader smiles as hair stylist Judi Krieger puts the finishing touches on her haircut at the Complements hair salon earlier this week. Schrader celebrates her 100th birthday today. Lorene graduated from the University of Wyoming as a teacher and married her husband Marvin in 1941. "I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the support I've had from my family and friends. The people are wonderful." said of her years 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Lorene Schrader smiles as hair stylist Judi Krieger puts the finishing touches on her haircut at the Complements hair salon earlier this week. Schrader celebrates her 100th birthday today. Lorene graduated from the University of Wyoming as a teacher and married her husband, Marvin, in 1941. “I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the support I’ve had from my family and friends. The people are wonderful,” she said of her years 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

Bryan Warden – February 15

Lineman Bryan Warden of High West Energy works at the Loyd substation south Carpenter, Wy., in January.  "The farmers, ranchers and residents who live in our communities are hard working, good people. I work outdoors, in every season and in the severest weather conditions. But knowing they appreciate the work we do makes it easy to do the job." said Warden of working 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Lineman Bryan Warden of High West Energy works at the Loyd substation south Carpenter in January. “The farmers, ranchers and residents who live in our communities are hard working, good people. I work outdoors, in every season and in the severest weather conditions. But knowing they appreciate the work we do makes it easy to do the job,” Warden said of working 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

Ron and Ronnie Gerber – February 14

Ron Gerber reaches out to hold his wife Ronnie's hand at their home earlier this month. Ronnie suffers from a neurological movement disorder called dystonia. The couple will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in June. "Cheyenne has been a great place to raise our three kids. The people are outgoing, friendly and helpful." said Ronnie 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Ron Gerber reaches out to hold his wife Ronnie’s hand at their home earlier this month. Ronnie suffers from a neurological movement disorder called dystonia. The couple will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in June. “Cheyenne has been a great place to raise our three kids. The people are outgoing, friendly and helpful,” Ronnie said 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

Patsy Nelson – February 13

Patsy Nelson poses during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Year's Eve. Nelson said the people are wonderful and are great friends 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Patsy Nelson poses during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Year’s Eve. Nelson said the people in Laramie County are wonderful. 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

Bobby McGarry – February 12

Triumph High School students Bobby McGarry smiles for a portrait during a neon dance at his school's gymnasium last Friday. McGarry, 18, said that Laramie County is great place to grow up. 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

Cheyenne’s Triumph High student Bobby McGarry smiles for a portrait during a neon dance at his school’s gymnasium last Friday. McGarry, 18, said that Laramie County is a great place to grow up. 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

Teresa Rowland – February 11

Teresa Rowland proudly shows her Chihuahua puppies at her home near College Drive last month.  "If you want to score points with me. Ask me how my dogs are doing." said Rowland about her pets. "I love all the stores in Cheyenne and the fact that people are not snooty here." Rowland said of living in Cheyenne.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

Teresa Rowland proudly shows her chihuahua puppies at her home near College Drive last month. “If you want to score points with me, ask me how my dogs are doing,” Rowland said about her pets. “I love all the stores in Cheyenne and the fact that people are not snooty here,” Rowland said of living in Cheyenne.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

Dwight Short – February 10

Motivational speaker Dwight Short sits in his home on Myers Court last month. Short is an army veteran and says the honesty of people the live in Cheyenne  makes Laramie County special. 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

Motivational speaker Dwight Short sits in his home on Myers Court last month. Short is a U.S. Army veteran and says the honesty of the people who live in Cheyenne makes Laramie County special. 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