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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

Pat Madigan – October 24

Pat Madigan Smiles for a portrait at the headquarters for Boy Scout Troop 101 in Lions Park. Madigan has worked with Troop 101 since 1960 and has helped over 60 scouts achieve their eagle scout rank. "If you don't like the weather," Madigan said, "wait five minutes."  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

Pat Madigan Smiles for a portrait at the headquarters for Boy Scout Troop 101 in Lions Park. Madigan has worked with Troop 101 since 1960 and has helped over 60 scouts achieve their eagle scout rank. “If you don’t like the weather,” Madigan said, “wait five minutes.” 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

“Ironhorse” J.P. Johnson – October 22

'Ironhorse' J.P. Johnson stands near the Big Boy 4004 locomotive in Holliday Park earlier this week. Johnson is a conductor with the Union Pacific Railroad and has lived in Cheyenne for the past two years. Johnson says being close to all the railroad history and Union Pacific's steam shop are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. "Not to many people get to work on the highest point on the trancontinental railroad, I wouldn't trade my job for anything," Johnson said. 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

‘Ironhorse’ J.P. Johnson stands near the Big Boy 4004 locomotive in Holliday Park earlier this week. Johnson is a conductor with the Union Pacific Railroad and has lived in Cheyenne for the past two years. Johnson says being close to all the railroad history and Union Pacific’s steam shop are his favorite things about living in Laramie County. “Not to many people get to work on the highest point on the trancontinental railroad, I wouldn’t trade my job for anything,” Johnson said. 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

Dustin Gumm – August 19

Cheyenne East High School senior Dustin Gumm poses for a portrait outside the Historic Governors Mansion. Today Gumm will be riding on horseback with his father and others from Hillsdale to Fort Laramie to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project. Gumm said his favorite thing about living in Laramie County is the unpredictable weather. 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

Cheyenne East High School senior Dustin Gumm poses for a portrait outside the Historic Governors Mansion. Today Gumm will be riding on horseback with his father and others from Hillsdale to Fort Laramie to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project. Gumm said his favorite thing about living in Laramie County is the unpredictable weather. 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

Steve Doolin – August 13

Associate pastor for the Element Church of Cheyenne Steve Doolin poses for a portrait in a garage filled with backpacks at the church earlier this month. Doolin said there are not too many people that are better than the ones that live in Laramie County. He said it's a great place to raise his five children and that people have great attitudes.  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

Associate pastor for the Element Church of Cheyenne Steve Doolin poses for a portrait in a garage filled with backpacks at the church earlier this month. Doolin said there are not too many people that are better than the ones that live in Laramie County. He said it’s a great place to raise his five children and that people have great attitudes. 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 – 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

 

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