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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bull fighter Dusty Tuckness

By Michael Smith

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Bull fighter Dusty Tuckness looks like he is scratching a charging bull behind the ear while dodging the charge during bull riding competition at Frontier Park on Tuesday. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Bull fighter Dusty Tuckness looks like he is scratching a charging bull behind the ear while dodging the charge during bull riding competition at Frontier Park on Tuesday. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

 

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

More top notch rodeo action from Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Michael Smith

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Johnny Silva of Powell, Wyo., in action during steer wrestling competition at Frontier Park Tuesday afternoon. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Johnny Silva of Powell, Wyo., in action during steer wrestling competition at Frontier Park Tuesday afternoon. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

A few more images from Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo

By Michael Smith

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Trey Johnson in action during tie-down roping competition at Frontier Park Saturday afternoon. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Trey Johnson in action during tie-down roping competition at Frontier Park Saturday afternoon. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Cheyenne Frontier Days slack

By Michael Smith

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Cy Eames in action during tie-down roping slack at Frontier Park Thursday morning. Cheyenne Frontier Days starts today with the CINCH Rodeo Shootout, John Mellencamp nightshow, and the opening of the carnival and Old Frontier Town.  Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Cy Eames in action during tie-down roping slack at Frontier Park Thursday morning. Cheyenne Frontier Days starts today with the CINCH Rodeo Shootout, John Mellencamp nightshow, and the opening of the carnival and Old Frontier Town. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tie-down roping slack in the mud at Frontier Park

By Michael Smith

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Taylor Smith in action during tie-down roping slack competition at Frontier Park Wednesday morning. Slack competition will continue this week starting at 7 a.m. at the Frontier Park Arena. The Cinch Rodeo Shoot-Out kicks off Frontier Days on Friday. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Taylor Smith in action during tie-down roping slack competition at Frontier Park Wednesday morning. Slack competition will continue this week starting at 7 a.m. at the Frontier Park Arena. The Cinch Rodeo Shoot-Out kicks off Frontier Days on Friday. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Severe storm hits Cheyenne

By Michael Smith

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Drew Patterson reacts to walking in hail as he examines the damage around his neighborhood at  East 23rd Street and Duff Avenue Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

Drew Patterson reacts to walking in hail as he examines the damage around his neighborhood at East 23rd Street and Duff Avenue Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

Crews start to clean up damage from a severe storm at the construction site of the new Okie Blanchard Stadium at Cheyenne East High School Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

Crews start to clean up damage from a severe storm at the construction site of the new Okie Blanchard Stadium at Cheyenne East High School Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

A family walks through hail at  East 23rd Street and Duff Avenue Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

A family walks through hail at East 23rd Street and Duff Avenue Sunday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm created funnel clouds near Archer and dumped hail in the Cheyenne area. Michael Smith/staff

 

 

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Recent highlights from the Our Faces portrait project

By Michael Smith

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Jean and Wayne Brown laugh as the hug for a portrait at their home on Riding Club Road. The couple will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this year and met in the balcony section of the Lincoln Theater while Jean was in high school. Their favorite things about living in Laramie County were friendly people, small town feeling, close to hunting and fishing, and was a great place to raise their two sons.  To participate 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Jean and Wayne Brown laugh as the hug for a portrait at their home on Riding Club Road. The couple will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this year and met in the balcony section of the Lincoln Theater while Jean was in high school. Their favorite things about living in Laramie County were friendly people, small town feeling, close to hunting and fishing, and was a great place to raise their two sons. To participate 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Austin Price is today’s portrait from the Our Faces portrait project

By Michael Smith

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Austin Price, 9, sits on his custom bike in front of his father's car during a Cinco de Mayo car show and celebration at the Eagle's Nest Bar. Price said going to car shows with his family is his 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

Austin Price, 9, sits on his custom bike in front of his father’s car during a Cinco de Mayo car show and celebration at the Eagle’s Nest Bar. Price said going to car shows with his family is his 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. To see all of the portraits published so far, go online to ourfaces.wyomingnews.com. Michael Smith/staff

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Cheyenne teams compete in State Spirit competition in Casper

By Michael Smith

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Cheyenne South senior cheerleader Taylor Cortez swings through the air during the CO-ED Cheer performance during the State Spirit Competition in Casper Wednesday night. Cheyenne South slightly edged Cheyenne Central to win the competition. Michael Smith/staff

Cheyenne South senior cheerleader Taylor Cortez swings through the air during the All Girl Cheer performance during the State Spirit Competition in Casper Wednesday night. Cheyenne South slightly edged Cheyenne Central to win the competition. Michael Smith/staff

Cheyenne Central senior cheerleader Bailey Flournoy during the CO-ED Cheer performance during the State Spirit Competition in Casper Wednesday night. Cheyenne South slightly edged Cheyenne Central to win the competition. Michael Smith/staff

Cheyenne Central senior cheerleader Bailey Flournoy during the CO-ED Cheer performance during the State Spirit Competition in Casper Wednesday night.  Michael Smith/staff

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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Cowboys win shootout with Hawaii

By Michael Smith

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University of Wyoming’s Stuart Williams celebrates his game winning overtime field goal against Hawaii Saturday November 23, 2013 in Laramie, Wyoming. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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University of Wyoming’s Dominic Rufran runs as University of Hawaii’s Charles Clay pursues during first half action at Saturday November 23, 2013 in Laramie, Wyoming. Micah Iribarren/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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