Category Archives: March

Arlene Ogasawara – March 31

Arlene Ogasawara tries to hang on to her dog near the Greenway in Mylar Park. Ogasawara said she liked the small town feel of Cheyenne and that you can get from one end to the other in 25 minutes. 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

Arlene Ogasawara tries to hang on to her dog near the Greenway in Mylar Park. Ogasawara said she liked the small town feel of Cheyenne and that you can get from one end to the other in 25 minutes. 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

Leton, Leolynn Cheatham and Bonnie Meekins – March 30

Leton Cheatham smiles as she holds her son Leolynn, 1, as her grandmother Bonnie Meekins looks on at Meekins' home earlier this week. Meekins said Laramie County is a good place to raise her family and "I feel the presence of god in our community." 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

Leton Cheatham smiles as she holds her son Leolynn, 1, as her grandmother Bonnie Meekins looks on at Meekins’ home earlier this week. Meekins said Laramie County is a good place to raise her family and “I feel the presence of god in our community.” 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

John Hurley – March 29

Retired army command sergent major(CSM) John Hurley poses for a portrait at American Legion Post 6. Hurley said he likes that folks in Laramie County appreciate memebers of the military both current and former.  To take part 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

Retired army command sergent major(CSM) John Hurley poses for a portrait at American Legion Post 6. Hurley said he likes that folks in Laramie County appreciate memebers of the military both current and former. To take part 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

Amy Wright – March 28

Student Amy Wright poses during a portrait session at the Hynds building. "So much blue sky," is what makes Laramie County special said Wright. To part 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

Student Amy Wright poses during a portrait session at the Hynds building. “So much blue sky,” is what makes Laramie County special said Wright. To part 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

Malaki Burney – March 27

Alta Vista Elementary student Malaki Burney poses for a portrait during morning archery practice at the school Wednesday morning. Burney is one of a handful of students that helped bring a state championship in archer to the school and will be heading to a national archery competition in Louisville, Kentucky in May. Burney said the freedoms that we have in Cheyenne are what make living in Laramie County special. To take part 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

Alta Vista Elementary student Malaki Burney poses for a portrait during morning archery practice at the school Wednesday morning. Burney is one of a handful of students that helped bring a state championship in archer to the school and will be heading to a national archery competition in Louisville, Kentucky in May. Burney said the freedoms that we have in Cheyenne are what make living in Laramie County special. To take part 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

Kenneth Potter – March 26

Kenneth Potter Sr. flashes the peace sign in the American Legion Post 6  parking lot near Lincolnway earleir this week. Potter who is homeless said good friends and family is what makes living in Laramie County special.  To take part 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

Kenneth Potter Sr. flashes the peace sign in the American Legion Post 6 parking lot near Lincolnway earleir this week. Potter who is homeless said good friends and family is what makes living in Laramie County special. To take part 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

Peg Ostlund – March 25

Peg Ostlund pauses to have her photograph taken during a portrait session at the Hynds building. Ostlund said 'The people. The space. The sky. The opportunities to grow in a special community' are her favorite things 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

Peg Ostlund pauses to have her photograph taken during a portrait session at the Hynds building. Ostlund said ‘The people. The space. The sky. The opportunities to grow in a special community’ are her favorite things 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

Victor Martinez – March 24

Hebard Elementary 6th grade student Victor Martinez, 11, stands by the dry erase board in Lillian Valdez's classroom. Martinez said playing with his friends and riding his bike on the Greenway 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

Hebard Elementary 6th grade student Victor Martinez, 11, stands by the dry erase board in Lillian Valdez’s classroom. Martinez said playing with his friends and riding his bike on the Greenway 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

Kase Reckling – March 23

Kase Reckling, 6, plays with one of his creations  in his family's dining room that has been converted into the 'Lego Room.' earlier this week. Kase is the son of Shri and Carlton Reckling and has well over 100,000 lego peices that he and his dad play with. When asked about his favorite thing about living in Laramie County Reckling quoted the theme song to the Lego Movie 'Everything is 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. Michael Smith/staff

Kase Reckling, 6, plays with one of his creations in his family’s dining room that has been converted into the ‘Lego Room.’ earlier this week. Kase is the son of Shri and Carlton Reckling and has well over 100,000 lego peices that he and his dad play with. When asked about his favorite thing about living in Laramie County Reckling quoted the theme song to the Lego Movie ‘Everything is 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. Michael Smith/staff

La Velle and Ron Van Voast – March 22

LaVelle and Ron VanVoast pose with their dog and horses near their home on Horse Creek Road recently. LaVelle, who works at a local credit union, said they were welcomed by the community with open arms when they moved here in 2003. Ron, a local banker, said, “We love the people in Cheyenne. We are involved in community organizations and appreciate the spirit of volunteerism and spirit of community.” 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

LaVelle and Ron VanVoast pose with their dog and horses near their home on Horse Creek Road recently. LaVelle, who works at a local credit union, said they were welcomed by the community with open arms when they moved here in 2003. Ron, a local banker, said, “We love the people in Cheyenne. We are involved in community organizations and appreciate the spirit of volunteerism and spirit of community.” 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