Tag Archives: Cheyenne Frontier Days

Jessica Sowards – July 21

Jessica Sowards poses for a portrait in Chute 10 of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Headquarters. Sowards is a member of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Dandies which are the official ambassadors of CFD. "The people are kind and always willing to help each other out." said Sowards 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

Jessica Sowards poses for a portrait in Chute 10 of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Headquarters. Sowards is a member of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Dandies which are the official ambassadors of CFD. “The people are kind and always willing to help each other out.” said Sowards 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

Jerry Carlson – July 20

Jerry Carlson of the Cheyenne Little Theater Players holds a copy of a July 29, 1990 Wyoming Tribune Eagle edition of the Sunday Magazine which features a picture of Carlson playing the villain in the Old Fashioned Melodrama. Carlson says he likes Cheyenne because it's an easy community to get involved in.  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

Jerry Carlson of the Cheyenne Little Theater Players holds a copy of a July 29, 1990 Wyoming Tribune Eagle edition of the Sunday Magazine which features a picture of Carlson playing the villain in the Old Fashioned Melodrama. Carlson says he likes Cheyenne because it’s an easy community to get involved in. 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

Liz Escobedo – July 19

Liz Escobedo smiles for a portrait while sitting in Chute 10 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days headquarters. Escobedo was the first female elected as a HEEL and was just elected to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame. The HEELs are a an all-volunteer group that assist in the organization and operation of Frontier Days and was started in the 1930's. Escobedo said volunteer spirit is her favorite thing 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

Liz Escobedo smiles for a portrait while sitting in Chute 10 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days headquarters. Escobedo was the first female elected as a HEEL and was just elected to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame. The HEELs are a an all-volunteer group that assist in the organization and operation of Frontier Days and was started in the 1930’s. Escobedo said volunteer spirit is her favorite thing 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

Claire Thompson – July 18

Claire Thompson, a freshman at Cheyenne’s East High, smiles after getting sprayed with mud during slack competition Thursday morning at Frontier Park. Thompson is part of a crew of local youth that help with the calves at Chute 9 during the roping events. "Frontier Days is definitely my favorite thing about living here. So many people come to visit, and I never get bored,” Thompson said. 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

Claire Thompson, a freshman at Cheyenne’s East High, smiles after getting sprayed with mud during slack competition Thursday morning at Frontier Park. Thompson is part of a crew of local youth that help with the calves at Chute 9 during the roping events. “Frontier Days is definitely my favorite thing about living here. So many people come to visit, and I never get bored,” Thompson said. 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

Cordell Willert – July 17

A mud-covered Cordell Willert poses for a portrait during a break in tie-down roping slack competition Wednesday morning at Frontier Park. Willert has been part of the arena crew that help untangle and free calves for the past seven years. “I love it out in the country,” Willert said about living on his family’s ranch near Albin. “I get to cowboy and live the life I want to live, and it’s sweet.” 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

A mud-covered Cordell Willert poses for a portrait during a break in tie-down roping slack competition Wednesday morning at Frontier Park. Willert has been part of the arena crew that help untangle and free calves for the past seven years. “I love it out in the country,” Willert said about living on his family’s ranch near Albin. “I get to cowboy and live the life I want to live, and it’s sweet.” 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

Judy Schulz, Pat Lauber, Lois Hansen, and Cathie G. Chadwick – July 16

From left, Judy Schulz, Pat Lauber, Lois Hansen and Cathie G. Chadwick pose for a group portrait at the Atlas Theater. The group was at the Atlas rehearsing for the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players’ Old Fashioned Melodrama. Schulz said she likes that all of the arts in Laramie County are fostered, supported and celebrated. Lauber said Cheyenne is a progressive community that is relaxed and friendly. Hansen mentioned the sky and climate as her favorite things. Chadwick said the arts are important to everyone in Laramie County. All four also mentioned the community support and celebration of the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players as one of the reasons they like living 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

From left, Judy Schulz, Pat Lauber, Lois Hansen and Cathie G. Chadwick pose for a group portrait at the Atlas Theater. The group was at the Atlas rehearsing for the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players’ Old Fashioned Melodrama. Schulz said she likes that all of the arts in Laramie County are fostered, supported and celebrated. Lauber said Cheyenne is a progressive community that is relaxed and friendly. Hansen mentioned the sky and climate as her favorite things. Chadwick said the arts are important to everyone in Laramie County. All four also mentioned the community support and celebration of the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players as one of the reasons they like living 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