Category Archives: May

Caroline Alston – May 23

Cheyenne Central High School junior Caroline Alston poses for a portrait before fencing practice at Laramie County Community College. Alston joked that no one will ever need a hairdryer while living in Laramie County and thats what makes it 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 Central High School junior Caroline Alston poses for a portrait before fencing practice at Laramie County Community College. Alston joked that no one will ever need a hairdryer while living in Laramie County and thats what makes it 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

Ted Wren – May 22

Ted Wren smiles for a portrait at Alf's Pub during a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Beard and Moustache Club. Wren is a shop foreman and said the diversity of Laramie County is what he likes best.  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

Ted Wren smiles for a portrait at Alf’s Pub during a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Beard and Moustache Club. Wren is a shop foreman and said the diversity of Laramie County is what he likes best. 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

Caroline Taheri – May 21

Cheyenne Central High School student Caroline Taheri poses for a portrait during a Interact Club meeting at the school.  Students from the club completed over 322 hours of community service and raised $1800.00 for the American Cancer Society. Taheri said liked that there was a lot of money for education 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 Central High School student Caroline Taheri poses for a portrait during a Interact Club meeting at the school. Students from the club completed over 322 hours of community service and raised $1800.00 for the American Cancer Society. Taheri said liked that there was a lot of money for education 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

Alan Shultz – May 20

Alan Shultz sits in his car with his 4 dogs on Bent Avenue near Lincolnway. Shultz takes the dogs for a daily ride ride in the car and said the Moose Lodge in Cheyenne is one of his 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.  Michael Smith/staff

Alan Shultz sits in his car with his 4 dogs on Bent Avenue near Lincolnway. Shultz takes the dogs for a daily ride ride in the car and said the Moose Lodge in Cheyenne is one of his 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. Michael Smith/staff

Melissa Stumph – May 19

Melissa Stumph smiles as she bags cookies at Eileen's Colossal Cookies. Stumph said she loves everything about living in Laramie County but said she likes the mild winters and summers. "I like to travel too, and it's bonus living at an intersection of 2 major interstates." said Stumph. 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

Melissa Stumph smiles as she bags cookies at Eileen’s Colossal Cookies. Stumph said she loves everything about living in Laramie County but said she likes the mild winters and summers. “I like to travel too, and it’s bonus living at an intersection of 2 major interstates.” said Stumph. 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

Drew Patterson – May 18

Drew Patterson shows off his elaborately curled beard during a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Beard and Moustache Club at Alf's Pub. Patterson is a amateur craft brewer and said the proximity to northern Colorado with out having to live there along with the people 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

Drew Patterson shows off his elaborately curled beard during a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Beard and Moustache Club at Alf’s Pub. Patterson is a amateur craft brewer and said the proximity to northern Colorado with out having to live there along with the people 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

Dorothy Feldman – May 17

Cheyenne Artist Guild Charter member Dorothy Feldman sits next to a painting of herself that was completed in 1959 on the 2nd floor of the Cheyenne Artist Guild in Holiday Park. "It's not the climate." joked Feldman about her favorite thing about living in Laramie County. "The people are wonderful and helpful, there is so much talent and encouragement 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

Cheyenne Artist Guild Charter member Dorothy Feldman sits next to a painting of herself that was completed in 1959 on the 2nd floor of the Cheyenne Artist Guild in Holiday Park. “It’s not the climate.” joked Feldman about her favorite thing about living in Laramie County. “The people are wonderful and helpful, there is so much talent and encouragement 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

Coffee Group – May 16

From lower left clockwise, Gus Fleischli, Dave McCracken, John Pattno, T.V. Jones, Dennis Flynn, Dick Loseke, Larry Atwell, Dan Yoksh, Neil Emmons, Jim Olsen, Morris Perkins, Clark Smith, and Bill Allen lift their coffee cups for a portrait at the El Charrito Restaurant. The group has met daily for coffee and conversation for over 20 years. The group said that Laramie County is a great place to work and have a business. 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

From lower left clockwise, Gus Fleischli, Dave McCracken, John Pattno, T.V. Jones, Dennis Flynn, Dick Loseke, Larry Atwell, Dan Yoksh, Neil Emmons, Jim Olsen, Morris Perkins, Clark Smith, and Bill Allen lift their coffee cups for a portrait at the El Charrito Restaurant. The group has met daily for coffee and conversation for over 20 years. The group said that Laramie County is a great place to work and have a business. 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

Christopher Cruz – May 15

Cosmetologist Christopher Cruz poses for a portrait at the  Enchanted Hair Salon and Spa. Cruz was born and raised in Cheyenne and is the father of five daughters. He took up cosmetology because of his mother worked in Cheyenne as a hair stylist for 50 years. 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

Cosmetologist Christopher Cruz poses for a portrait at the Enchanted Hair Salon and Spa. Cruz was born and raised in Cheyenne and is the father of five daughters. He took up cosmetology because of his mother worked in Cheyenne as a hair stylist for 50 years. 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

Seth Green – May 14

Cheyenne East High School student Seth Green sits on his bed in his room wearing his wrestling singlet. Green is a wrestler at East and is headed to Australia to compete. Green said that Laramie County has an environment set up for success and a community that supports it. 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 East High School student Seth Green sits on his bed in his room wearing his wrestling singlet. Green is a wrestler at East and is headed to Australia to compete. Green said that Laramie County has an environment set up for success and a community that supports it. 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