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Dave and Hadley Berry – December 5

Dave Berry and his daughter Hadley stand outside a sandstone home in northwest Laramie County that was built in 1893. Dave runs a cow and calf operation and renovated the ranch home in 2005. "It's a comfort knowing we have family all around here," Hadley Berry said. Both Dave and Hadley felt their family's deep root's in the ranching community and the pioneering spirit that still exists were what was special 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

Dave Berry and his daughter Hadley stand outside a sandstone home in northwest Laramie County that was built in 1893. Dave runs a cow and calf operation and renovated the ranch home in 2005. “It’s a comfort knowing we have family all around here,” Hadley Berry said. Both Dave and Hadley felt their family’s deep root’s in the ranching community and the pioneering spirit that still exists were what was special 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

Dave Berry and his daughter Hadley stand outside a sandstone home in northwest Laramie County that was built in 1893. Dave runs a cow and calf operation and renovated the ranch home in 2005. "It's a comfort knowing we have family all around here," Hadley Berry said. Both Dave and Hadley felt their family's deep root's in the ranching community and the pioneering spirit that still exists were what was special about living in Laramie County.  Michael Smith/staff

Dave Berry and his daughter Hadley stand outside a sandstone home in northwest Laramie County that was built in 1893. Dave runs a cow and calf operation and renovated the ranch home in 2005. “It’s a comfort knowing we have family all around here,” Hadley Berry said. Both Dave and Hadley felt their family’s deep root’s in the ranching community and the pioneering spirit that still exists were what was special about living in Laramie County. Michael Smith/staff

Charles Dunning – December 3

"You're very close to mother nature, she is the boss and every day is different." Charles Dunning said about his life long connection to ranching. The semi-retired Dunning is 89 and just recently stopped riding horses. The cowboy worked at the Padlock Ranch in Sheridan and the Big Creek Ranch near Encampment. He retired in Cheyenne 23 years ago with his wife Shirley.  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

“You’re very close to mother nature, she is the boss and every day is different.” Charles Dunning said about his life long connection to ranching. The semi-retired Dunning is 89 and just recently stopped riding horses. The cowboy worked at the Padlock Ranch in Sheridan and the Big Creek Ranch near Encampment. He retired in Cheyenne 23 years ago with his wife Shirley. 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

Open spaces gallery – October 26

Cooper Berry – October 25

Cooper Berry,4, balances himself on a fence at his families ranch in northwest Laramie County. Cooper and his brother Tate's,7, great grandfather JC Berry homesteaded the area 104 years ago.  To take part 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

Cooper Berry,4, balances himself on a fence at his families ranch in northwest Laramie County. Cooper and his brother Tate’s,7, great grandfather JC Berry homesteaded the area 104 years ago. 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

Mandy Harris – October 20

Laramie County Community College student Mandy Harris takes a break from working with her horse, Nashville, in a round pen on campus. Harris, a second-year equine training and business management student from Saratoga, is heading to Texas Tech University next year. “I’ve always loved Cheyenne. There are a lot of events, like Frontier Days and Fridays on the Plaza,” Harris said about living in Laramie County. “Seems like there is always something to do,” 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 Mandy Harris takes a break from working with her horse, Nashville, in a round pen on campus. Harris, a second-year equine training and business management student from Saratoga, is heading to Texas Tech University next year. “I’ve always loved Cheyenne. There are a lot of events, like Frontier Days and Fridays on the Plaza,” Harris said about living in Laramie County. “Seems like there is always something to do,” 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

Doran Lummis – September 27

Doran Lummis sits on a fence near his flower bed at his home on Campstool Road. Lummis's grandfather became full owner of the Lummis Livestock Company in 1919 and has been in the family since. Lummis won 4 state titles in high school basketball playing for Okie Blanchard and with Curt Gowdy announcing the games. "In my younger days I spent my life on the back of a horse," Lummis said about growing up in Laramie County. Freedom is what Lummis likes about living in Laramie County. Today is Doran's 87th birthday. 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

Doran Lummis sits on a fence near his flower bed at his home on Campstool Road. Lummis’s grandfather became full owner of the Lummis Livestock Company in 1919 and has been in the family since. Lummis won 4 state titles in high school basketball playing for Okie Blanchard and with Curt Gowdy announcing the games. “In my younger days I spent my life on the back of a horse,” Lummis said about growing up in Laramie County. Freedom is what Lummis likes about living in Laramie County. Today is Doran’s 87th birthday. 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

Burke Smith – August 26

Burke Smith, 12, smiles for a portrait at playground in Holliday Park Monday afternoon. Smith said his family and playing with friends were what makes living in Laramie County 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

Burke Smith, 12, smiles for a portrait at playground in Holliday Park Monday afternoon. Smith said his family and playing with friends were what makes living in Laramie County 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

Bryce McDonald – August 11

Bryce McDonald poses for portrait near a display of artwork in the exhibition hall at the Laramie County Fair. McDonald said he likes that Laramie County is peaceful and quiet. "I love that you can see thousands of stars at night." said McDonald.  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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Bryce McDonald poses for portrait near a display of artwork in the exhibition hall at the Laramie County Fair. McDonald said he likes that Laramie County is peaceful and quiet. “I love that you can see thousands of stars at night.” said McDonald. 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

 

Joshua Berry – August 9

Joshua Berry poses for a portrait with his market steer at the Laramie County Fair Wednesday morning. "We have the best of both worlds. We have a small town feeling and also a big time event in Cheyenne Frontier Days." said Berry. Berry also mentioned that the people of Laramie County are very supportive of the youth. 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Joshua Berry poses for a portrait with his market steer at the Laramie County Fair Wednesday morning. “We have the best of both worlds. We have a small town feeling and also a big time event in Cheyenne Frontier Days.” said Berry. Berry also mentioned that the people of Laramie County are very supportive of the youth. 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff