Category Archives: June

Candace Jones – June 30

Reenactor Candace Jones smiles as she takes refuge from the wind in a tent near the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Jones was helping out with a World War II display and said Cheyenne was a close nit community with people that help one another.  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

Reenactor Candace Jones smiles as she takes refuge from the wind in a tent near the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Jones was helping out with a World War II display and said Cheyenne was a close nit community with people that help one another. 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

Chip and Mark Morton – June 29

Brothers Chip, left, and Mark Morten laugh while getting their portrait taken outside their restaurant Mort's Bagels. The brothers started Mort's Bagels 19 years ago and said they are best friends. "In Cheyenne it doesn't matter whether your a Democrat or Republican, we all get along." said Mark Morton. 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

Brothers Chip, left, and Mark Morten laugh while getting their portrait taken outside their restaurant Mort’s Bagels. The brothers started Mort’s Bagels 19 years ago and said they are best friends. “In Cheyenne it doesn’t matter whether your a Democrat or Republican, we all get along.” said Mark Morton. 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

Dave Bielinski – June 28

Dave 'Big Dipper' Bielinski leans on a pool table for a pool table at Alf's Pub. Bielinski loves the climate and people in Laramie County and sells a mountain bike/motorcycle hybrid called a motoped. 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

Dave ‘Big Dipper’ Bielinski leans on a pool table for a pool table at Alf’s Pub. Bielinski loves the climate and people in Laramie County and sells a mountain bike/motorcycle hybrid called a motoped. 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

T.J. Hernandez – June 27

T. J. Hernandez laughs while coloring a customers hair at the Enchanted Hair Salon. Herenandez said Laramie County has everything you need, people are friendly and that her kids love their schools.  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

T. J. Hernandez laughs while coloring a customers hair at the Enchanted Hair Salon. Herenandez said Laramie County has everything you need, people are friendly and that her kids love their schools. 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

Marc Plante – June 26

Cheyenne Little Theater Player actor Marc Plante smiles during rehearsal for the Old Fashioned Melodram at the Atlas Theater. Plante said his close nit group of friends and family are what make 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

Cheyenne Little Theater Player actor Marc Plante smiles during rehearsal for the Old Fashioned Melodram at the Atlas Theater. Plante said his close nit group of friends and family are what make 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

Cody Hebert – June 25

Truck technician Cody Hebert pauses while changing a head gasket at Floyd's Truck Center. Hebert says the people of Laramie County are great and outgoing and friendly.  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

Truck technician Cody Hebert pauses while changing a head gasket at Floyd’s Truck Center. Hebert says the people of Laramie County are great and outgoing and friendly. 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

Taco Tuesday Group – June 24

From left, Wendy Nimmo, Ardyce Paff, John Welch, Susan Welch, Jim Fitzgerald, and Jeannette Fitzgerald poses for a portrait at the Taco John's on Pershing Boulevard and Ridge Road. The group has been gathering every Taco Tuesday for the past 15 years and say their friendship is what is special about 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

From left, Wendy Nimmo, Ardyce Paff, John Welch, Susan Welch, Jim Fitzgerald, and Jeannette Fitzgerald poses for a portrait at the Taco John’s on Pershing Boulevard and Ridge Road. The group has been gathering every Taco Tuesday for the past 15 years and say their friendship is what is special about 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

Joseph Diaz – June 23

American Legion Post 6 vice commander Joseph Diaz poses for a portrait at Post 6. Diaz likes that Laramie County is very military friendly with a lot of great 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

American Legion Post 6 vice commander Joseph Diaz poses for a portrait at Post 6. Diaz likes that Laramie County is very military friendly with a lot of great 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

Guy and Buck McVeigh – June 22

Buck McVeigh and his son Guy sit in the courtyard of their home on Bradley Avenue. The home was built in 1954 by Tracy McCraken who was the state chair for the democratic party and owner of the Wyoming Eagle newspaper. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Harry Truman visited the stylish home and the history inspired McVeigh to purchase the home a few years ago. Guy recently graduated from Cheyenne East High School and plans on attending the University of Wyoming. Location to outdoor recreation, professional opportunities, and education are what's special to the McVeigh's. 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

Buck McVeigh and his son Guy sit in the courtyard of their home on Bradley Avenue. The home was built in 1954 by Tracy McCraken who was the state chair for the democratic party and owner of the Wyoming Eagle newspaper. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Harry Truman visited the stylish home and the history inspired McVeigh to purchase the home a few years ago. Guy recently graduated from Cheyenne East High School and plans on attending the University of Wyoming. Location to outdoor recreation, professional opportunities, and education are what’s special to the McVeigh’s. 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

Anthony Fierro – June 21

Technician Anthony Fierro takes a break for a portrait in the garage of Floyd's Truck Center earlier this week. Fierro has a 3 year old daughter and said he liked Laramie County because it's quiet and laid back. "There are no metal detectors in the schools and you can carry a gun." said Fierro. 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

Technician Anthony Fierro takes a break for a portrait in the garage of Floyd’s Truck Center earlier this week. Fierro has a 3 year old daughter and said he liked Laramie County because it’s quiet and laid back. “There are no metal detectors in the schools and you can carry a gun.” said Fierro. 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