Category Archives: November

Walking group – November 21

From left, Lucie Osborn with her dog Kody, Beth Howard, Annemarie McCracken Picard, Laurie Heath, Jenifer Scoggins, and Mary Throne stand outside the Capitol earlier this month. The group has raised over $15,000 dollars for breast cancer research and today will take part in a 3 day Susan G. Koman walk in San Diego. The group has been training since June and have walked 3102 miles or 7,755,000 steps. Each member has a personal story about how breast cancer has effected them or a loved one's life. 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

From left, Lucie Osborn with her dog Kody, Beth Howard, Annemarie McCracken Picard, Laurie Heath, Jenifer Scoggins, and Mary Throne stand outside the Capitol earlier this month. The group has raised over $15,000 dollars for breast cancer research and today will take part in a 3 day Susan G. Koman walk in San Diego. The group has been training since June and have walked 3102 miles or 7,755,000 steps. Each member has a personal story about how breast cancer has effected them or a loved one’s life.
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

Frank Dennis – November 20

Frank Dennis stands next to his refurbished 1944 Model A John Deere tractor at his home in Western Hills. "You can take the man out of the country but you can't take the country out of a man," Dennis said about his love for tractors that started when he living on a farm in Iowa. "I can remember when I was 8 years old and driving a tractor just like this," Dennis said. Frank retired from the Wyoming Air National Guard in 2001 and bought the tractor 4 years ago and drives it in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Parade. 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

Frank Dennis stands next to his refurbished 1944 Model A John Deere tractor at his home in Western Hills. “You can take the man out of the country but you can’t take the country out of a man,” Dennis said about his love for tractors that started when he living on a farm in Iowa. “I can remember when I was 8 years old and driving a tractor just like this,” Dennis said. Frank retired from the Wyoming Air National Guard in 2001 and bought the tractor 4 years ago and drives it in the Cheyenne Frontier Days Parade. 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

Tyler Donahue – November 19

Laramie County Community College student Tyler Donahue sits in the College Community Area on campus. "This is a very peaceful place and I enjoy my family and friends," Donahue said, "there are a lot of people that are good on the inside."  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

Laramie County Community College student Tyler Donahue sits in the College Community Area on campus. “This is a very peaceful place and I enjoy my family and friends,” Donahue said, “there are a lot of people that are good on the inside.” 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

Kathleen Gates and staff – November 18

Nurse practitioner Kathleen Gates, left, stand with her nurses, from left, Rasha Riad, Katie Sanne, and Kristine Martino at their clinic on 12th Street in eastern Cheyenne. Gates started the Alpha Family Medicine 10 years ago and became the first nurse practitioner owned medical practice in Cheyenne. Gates went to college with her oldest son and got a nursing degree. "Cheyenne is the longest place I have ever lived. It just feels like home," Gates a grandmother of 19 said about living in Laramie County. 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. To see the published portraits, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Nurse practitioner Kathleen Gates, left, stands with her nurse practitioners, from left,  Kris Martino, Rasha Riad, and Katie Sanne at their clinic on 12th Street in eastern Cheyenne. Gates started the Alpha Family Medicine 10 years ago and became the first nurse practitioner owned medical practice in Cheyenne. Gates went to college with her oldest son and got a nursing degree. “Cheyenne is the longest place I have ever lived. It just feels like home,” Gates a grandmother of 19 said about living in Laramie County. 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

 

 

LeAnn Lively – November 17

Artist LeAnn M. Lively sits with a collection of hats she has made at the the Art Corner Co-Op Gallery on Lincolnway. Lively started making hats by accident when she was helping a friend. Lively has traveled all over the United States taking classes on millinery. Lively is born and raised in Wyoming and said Cheyenne has a great arts community and is a very nice place to live.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

Artist LeAnn M. Lively sits with a collection of hats she has made at the the Art Corner Co-Op Gallery on Lincolnway. Lively started making hats by accident when she was helping a friend. Lively has traveled all over the United States taking classes on millinery. Lively is born and raised in Wyoming and said Cheyenne has a great arts community and is a very nice place to live.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

Donnie Heiduck – November 16

Laramie County Sheriff's Deputy Donnie F. Heiduck stands next to a 1958 Wyoming Highway Patrol car holding a picture of his father Howard. Donnie's father Howard worked 27 years in the Wyoming Highway Patrol and was Governor Stan Hathaway's personal driver. "He taught me to treat  people people the way you want to be treated," Heiduck said about his father who passed away earlier this year. Donnie has been working in law enforcement in Laramie County for 35 years.  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

Laramie County Sheriff’s Deputy Donnie F. Heiduck stands next to a 1958 Wyoming Highway Patrol car holding a picture of his father Howard. Donnie’s father Howard worked 27 years in the Wyoming Highway Patrol and was Governor Stan Hathaway’s personal driver. “He taught me to treat people people the way you want to be treated,” Heiduck said about his father who passed away earlier this year. Donnie has been working in law enforcement in Laramie County for 35 years. 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

Colleen’s Kiddy Care kids – November 15

Sitting, from left,  Brielle Munoz, Ben Garcia, Sienna Munoz and Shlya Pena ; back row, from left Kayden Bogue, Ethan Valdez, Ryker Wells, Gabby Wolfe, Kendra Heinen, Izaiah Moore and Micah Kirkland celebrate 'All Holiday's Day' at Colleen's Kiddy Care. Workers at the day care attempted to celebrate every holiday in the year on one day with the children. Most of the children seemed to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner the most however finding Halloween candy in Easter eggs was a close second.  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

Sitting, from left, Brielle Munoz, Ben Garcia, Sienna Munoz and Shlya Pena ; back row, from left Kayden Bogue, Ethan Valdez, Ryker Wells, Gabby Wolfe, Kendra Heinen, Izaiah Moore and Micah Kirkland celebrate ‘All Holiday’s Day’ at Colleen’s Kiddy Care. Workers at the day care attempted to celebrate every holiday in the year on one day with the children. Most of the children seemed to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner the most however finding Halloween candy in Easter eggs was a close second. 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

Isaac Taylor – November 14

Cheyenne East football player Isaac Taylor winces in pain from a twisted ankle during the Thunderbird's semi-final playoff loss to Campbell County High School last Friday night at Okie Blanchard Stadium. "I love football for the atmosphere and brotherly bond," Taylor said about playing in pain, "and I don't want to let my team down." The senior plans on going to college and playing baseball. The Wyoming state football championships start today in Laramie at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium and will continue through Saturday. 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

Cheyenne East football player Isaac Taylor winces in pain from a twisted ankle during the Thunderbird’s semi-final playoff loss to Campbell County High School last Friday night at Okie Blanchard Stadium. “I love football for the atmosphere and brotherly bond,” Taylor said about playing in pain, “and I don’t want to let my team down.” The senior plans on going to college and playing baseball. The Wyoming state football championships start today in Laramie at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium and will continue through Saturday. 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

Jacob LaMorey and Cody Marceau – November 13

Jacob LaMorey, left, and Cody Marceau practice a song in the entrance to the Plains Hotel from Capitol Avenue. The two musicians call themseves 'The Hallow Man' and will be playing at the Hynds Building tonight as part of the Art Party for Art, Design & Dine from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.. LaMorey and Marceau they love open mic night at the Paramount Cafe and that the music scene is open to local artists. 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

Jacob LaMorey, left, and Cody Marceau practice a song in the entrance to the Plains Hotel from Capitol Avenue. The two musicians call themseves ‘The Hallow Man’ and will be playing at the Hynds Building tonight as part of the Art Party for Art, Design & Dine from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.. LaMorey and Marceau they love open mic night at the Paramount Cafe and that the music scene is open to local artists. 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

Jacob Barbero – November 11

Laramie County Community College student Jacob Barbero passes time between classes in the College Community Area. Barbero has lived  here all his life and said he likes everything about Laramie County.  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

Laramie County Community College student Jacob Barbero passes time between classes in the College Community Area. Barbero has lived here all his life and said he likes everything about Laramie County. 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