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Carlie McGuire – December 29

KGWN-TV anchor and reporter Carlie McGuire poses for a portrait at the television station's studio Sunday morning. "No matter where you are from, as soon as you come to Laramie County, it feels like home thanks to the people," McGuire said. Carly is from Alexandria, Virginia and has lived in Laramie County for the past 18 months.  Michael Smith/staff

KGWN-TV anchor and reporter Carlie McGuire poses for a portrait at the television station’s studio Sunday morning. “No matter where you are from, as soon as you come to Laramie County, it feels like home thanks to the people,” McGuire said. Carly is from Alexandria, Virginia and has lived in Laramie County for the past 18 months. Michael Smith/staff

Steve Rodriguez – December 27

Steve Rodriguez pauses for a portrait while painting in his studio. Rodriguez is a former art teacher and says quite a few of his students still recognize him despite his advanced years. Steve his lived in Cheyenne all his life and says friends are 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

Steve Rodriguez pauses for a portrait while painting in his studio. Rodriguez is a former art teacher and says quite a few of his students still recognize him despite his advanced years. Steve his lived in Cheyenne all his life and says friends are 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

Ginger Anderson – December 24

Ginger Anderson smiles for a portrait during a Christmas party at Old Chicago's yesterday. "I had an end date stamped on my foot," Anderson said about being diagnosed with stage four cancer without having health insurance. However a navigator at Enroll Wyoming found Anderson insurance and she got the treatment she needed to become cancer free in October. "I am proof that god is real," Anderson said about her experience.  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

Ginger Anderson smiles for a portrait during a Christmas party at Old Chicago’s yesterday. “I had an end date stamped on my foot,” Anderson said about being diagnosed with stage four cancer without having health insurance. However a navigator at Enroll Wyoming found Anderson insurance and she got the treatment she needed to become cancer free in October. “I am proof that god is real,” Anderson said about her experience. 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

The Trujillo Family – December 23

Fron left Alexis Trujillo, Anthony Trujillo, Aubrey Trujillo, Tania Trujillo and Brendan Trujillo stand in the living room of their home last Sunday. Anthony and Tania said that Cheyenne is a great place to raise kids for full time working parents. "Because Cheyenne is smaller it's much easier to attend my kids' school and sporting events," said Tania about 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

Fron left Alexis Trujillo, Anthony Trujillo, Aubrey Trujillo, Tania Trujillo and Brendan Trujillo stand in the living room of their home last Sunday. Anthony and Tania said that Cheyenne is a great place to raise kids for full time working parents. “Because Cheyenne is smaller it’s much easier to attend my kids’ school and sporting events,” said Tania about 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

Rob Gaulke, Sandi True Gaulke, Jim Gaulke and Laurie Gaulke Magill – December 20

From left Rob Gaulke, Sandi True Gaulke, Jim Gaulke and Laurie Gaulke Magill pose for a portrait on the floor of the Wyoming House of Representatives in the Capitol building. SandiÕs grandfather, James B. True, was the Wyoming state engineer when the House and Senate chambers were added to the capitol building. Her great uncle Allen Tupper True was an artist who painted the murals behind the family in 1917 and then the murals in the House in 1918 for a cost of $500 each. In 1935 Allen True was commissioned by then Secretary of State Lester Hunt to design a bucking horse for the Wyoming state license plate.  True was paid $75 for the design and the first bucking horse and rider plate was issued in 1936.  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 Rob Gaulke, Sandi True Gaulke, Jim Gaulke and Laurie Gaulke Magill pose for a portrait on the floor of the Wyoming House of Representatives in the Capitol building. SandiÕs grandfather, James B. True, was the Wyoming state engineer when the House and Senate chambers were added to the capitol building. Her great uncle Allen Tupper True was an artist who painted the murals behind the family in 1917 and then the murals in the House in 1918 for a cost of $500 each. In 1935 Allen True was commissioned by then Secretary of State Lester Hunt to design a bucking horse for the Wyoming state license plate. True was paid $75 for the design and the first bucking horse and rider plate was issued in 1936. 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

Dominick and Alison Ragan with daughter Ella – December 16

Dominick Ragan, holds his 4 week old daughter, Ella, as his wife Alison looks on at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Lions Park. "I was a surprised by how much support there is for young families," Alison said about the help and information she received at Cheyenne Region Medical Center. Dominick mentioned that the winters in Wyoming are worth it to have wonderful summers. 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

Dominick Ragan, holds his 4 week old daughter, Ella, as his wife Alison looks on at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Lions Park. “I was a surprised by how much support there is for young families,” Alison said about the help and information she received at Cheyenne Region Medical Center. Dominick mentioned that the winters in Wyoming are worth it to have wonderful summers. 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

Kaiser Cunningham – December 15

Cheyenne Central High School senior Kaiser Phillip Cunningham III poses for a portrait with his camera at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle studio. Cunningham is an aspiring photographer and will be in the photography program at Northwest Community College in Powell, Wy. next year. "Everyone here looks after each other and come together in times of need," said Cunningham. 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 Central High School senior Kaiser Phillip Cunningham III poses for a portrait with his camera at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle studio. Cunningham is an aspiring photographer and will be in the photography program at Northwest Community College in Powell, Wy. next year. “Everyone here looks after each other and come together in times of need,” said Cunningham. 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

Tobias Martin and April Wilson – December 13

Tobias Martin stands with his mother April Wilson and her dog Kato in their business at 317 West Lincolnway. Martin and Wilson have owned Graffito Make Your Own Pottery for the past 11 years. "We are both enjoy four season activities, although we only have two season," joked Martin about the weather. Wilson added she liked that it only takes her seven minutes to get to work and that there is no state income tax. 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

Tobias Martin stands with his mother April Wilson and her dog Kato in their business at 317 West Lincolnway. Martin and Wilson have owned Graffito Make Your Own Pottery for the past 11 years. “We are both enjoy four season activities, although we only have two season,” joked Martin about the weather. Wilson added she liked that it only takes her seven minutes to get to work and that there is no state income tax. 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

Wyatt Gaulke – December 10

Cheyenne Central High School junior Wyatt Gaulke poses for a portrait with his bike at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle studio. "Riding is freedom," Gualke said about his passion for riding and racing road bicycles. Gaulke started riding seven years ago and has been racing in Colorado for the past four years. "I get out and ride whenever I can even during the wind and cold," Gaulke said,"it builds character." 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 Central High School junior Wyatt Gaulke poses for a portrait with his bike at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle studio. “Riding is freedom,” Gualke said about his passion for riding and racing road bicycles. Gaulke started riding seven years ago and has been racing in Colorado for the past four years. “I get out and ride whenever I can even during the wind and cold,” Gaulke said,”it builds character.” 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

Carol Williams – December 9

Wyoming Home Services Certified Nursing Assistant Carol Williams pauses for a portrait before starting work at the Laramie County Health Department. Williams has been a CNA for Wyoming Home Services for 15 years and said she loves being able to help people stay at home and out of nursing homes. 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

Wyoming Home Services Certified Nursing Assistant Carol Williams pauses for a portrait before starting work at the Laramie County Health Department. Williams has been a CNA for Wyoming Home Services for 15 years and said she loves being able to help people stay at home and out of nursing homes. 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