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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

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

Ashley Santora – August 10

Ashley Santora smiles as she stands near her sisters sheep at the Laramie County Fair. Santora said she really likes the schools in Laramie County. "The teachers are great and they will give you individual help if you want it." said Santora 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Ashley Santora smiles as she stands near her sisters sheep at the Laramie County Fair. Santora said she really likes the schools in Laramie County. “The teachers are great and they will give you individual help if you want it.” said Santora 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. 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

Aaron and Kayla Kersh – August 8

Aaron Kersh and his sister Kayla pose for a portrait in a pen containing their sheep Thursday afternoon at the Laramie County Fair. Both Aaron and Kayla are taking part in the market sheep showing competition. Aaron says showing animals at the fair is his favorite part of living in Laramie County and Kayla said the benefits of being close to Denver without having to live there. 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

Aaron Kersh and his sister Kayla pose for a portrait in a pen containing their sheep Thursday afternoon at the Laramie County Fair. Both Aaron and Kayla are taking part in the market sheep showing competition. Aaron says showing animals at the fair is his favorite part of living in Laramie County and Kayla said the benefits of being close to Denver without having to live there. 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

Jakob Hushbeck – August 7

Jakob Hushbeck, 7, looks at his mother as he gets his portrait taken in the Sheep Barn of the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday. Hushbeck was at the fair helping his sisters with their animals. Hushbeck was a mutton busting participant and said his favorite thing about living in Laramie County was watching bull riding at the Pine Bluffs rodeo every Friday night during the summer. 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

Jakob Hushbeck, 7, looks at his mother as he gets his portrait taken in the Sheep Barn of the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday. Hushbeck was at the fair helping his sisters with their animals. Hushbeck was a mutton busting participant and said his favorite thing about living in Laramie County was watching bull riding at the Pine Bluffs rodeo every Friday night during the summer. 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