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Notorious Miss Wyoming-World set bar very high for crazy antics

There have been many weird stories and odd people during the 127 years of Wyoming’s history.

For example, there was the guy who parachuted onto the top of Devil’s Tower in 1941.

Or the wild outdoorsman dubbed the Tarzan of the Tetons, Earl Durand, in 1939, who killed four pursuers until he was gunned down while robbing a Powell bank.

But in 1977, Wyoming became notorious because of a former Miss Wyoming-World, Joyce McKinney, for her antics in kidnapping an LDS missionary in England.

And a few years ago, she was back in the news again. This time as a film subject.

Her life has been so crazy th...


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