Category Archives: January

Amy Fox – January 13

Amy Fox

Cheyenne East High School teacher Amy Fox smiles during a portrait session in Storey Gymnasium. Fox said she loves the people in Cheyenne and that there is a huge sense of community. “People are always willing to help, and it’s a great place to raise your kids,” she said. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Sharon Novick, Erin Ball, and Terry Ball – January 12

Sharon Novick, left, and Terry Ball, right, react to Erin Ball, center, striking a pose during a portrait session on New Years Eve at the Hynds Building. All three ladies listed their age as 'old' on our form however it's clear they are young in spirit. All three women also said friendship and the people are what makes Laramie County special to them.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Sharon Novick, left, and Terry Ball, right, react to Erin Ball, center, striking a pose during a portrait session on New Year’s Eve at the Hynds Building. All three ladies listed their age as ‘old’ on our form, but it’s clear they are young in spirit. All three women also said friendship and the people are what make Laramie County special to them. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Stuart Flynn – January 11

Laramie County native Stuart Flynn poses with his dogs Winston, left, and Bailey, right, in the back off his truck at his home in northern Cheyenne Friday afternoon. Flynn said he loves the area because it affords many opportunities for outdoor recreation.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Laramie County native Stuart Flynn poses with his dogs, Winston, left, and Bailey, right, in the back of his truck at his home in north Cheyenne. Flynn said he loves the area because it affords many opportunities for outdoor recreation. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Yiraliz Mercado and Edgar Zarraga Jr. – January 10

Yiraliz Mercado and Edgar Zarraga Jr. pose for a portrait on New Years Eve at the Hynds buidling earlier this month. Zarraga Jr. is serving in the Air Force and he and Mercado like the hospitality the community has for members of the military. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him to schedule an appointment at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com.  Michael Smith/staff

Yiraliz Mercado and Edgar Zarraga Jr. pose for a portrait on New Year’s Eve at the Hynds Building. Zarraga Jr. is serving in the Air Force, and he and Mercado like the hospitality the community has for members of the military. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Nancy Fenno – January 9

Local willdlife photographer Nancy Fenno smiles as she holds on to photo equipment in Holiday Park earlier this week. Fenno is retired and loves the relaxed friendliness of the people in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him to schedule an appointment at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com.  Michael Smith/staff

Local wildlife photographer Nancy Fenno smiles as she holds on to photo equipment in Holliday Park. Fenno is retired and loves the relaxed friendliness of the people in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Lizzie Mauthe- January 8

Student Lizzie Mauthe jokes around during a portrait session at Hynds Building on New Year's Eve. Mauthe, 11, says that the winter time is her favorite thing about Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s 2014 “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him to schedule an appointment at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com.  Michael Smith/staff

Student Lizzie Mauthe jokes around during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Year’s Eve. Mauthe, 11, says winter time is her favorite thing about Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Patrice and Paul Gapen – January 7

Patrice Gapen hugs her father Paul Gapen outside their hanger east of Cheyenne at the Sky View Air Park last week. Patrice is a flight instructor and Paul has taken over 200 children for Young Eagles orientation rides.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Patrice Gapen hugs her father, Paul Gapen, outside their hanger east of Cheyenne at the Sky View Air Park. Patrice is a flight instructor, and Paul has taken more than 200 children for Young Eagles orientation rides. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Ray Abeyta – January 6

Ray Abeyta, 3, shows off his fishtail braid during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Years Eve. Abeyta said he likes his friends at pre-school but loves that most of his family lives in Laramie County.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s 2014 “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Ray Abeyta, 3, shows off his fishtail braid during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Years Eve. Abeyta said he likes his friends at pre-school but loves that most of his family lives in Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Kris Hunter & Alec Mann – January 5

Kris Hunter and her son Alec Mann display portraits of Hunter's great grandparents in her home earlier this week. The home has been in Hunter's family for nearly a hundred years and her great grandfather homesteaded the area. Hunter likes the history of the people and friendliness of everyone you meet.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Kris Hunter and her son, Alec Mann, display portraits of Hunter’s great-grandparents in her home. The home has been in Hunter’s family for nearly 100 years, and her great-grandfather homesteaded the area. Hunter likes the history of the people and friendliness of everyone you meet. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff

Lee Welch – January 4

Lee Welch laughs during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Years Eve earlier this week. Welch said the weather was he favorite thing about Laramie County.  To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael SmithÕs 2014 ÒOur Faces: Portraits of Laramie CountyÓ project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Lee Welch laughs during a portrait session at the Hynds Building on New Years Eve. Welch said the weather was his favorite thing about Laramie County. To participate in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call him at 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff