May 16, 1986, a deranged former police officer and his wife stormed into Cokeville Elementary School and took 154 students and teachers hostage. The hostage crisis has since become known as "The Cokeville Miracle".
Everts was an I.R.S. Agent from Montana invited to participate in the first official expedition to Yellowstone in 1870. His 37-day journey through the wilderness was marred by a series of unfortunate events.
Ford’s grandfather Charles Henry King was a prominent banker who helped establish several Wyoming cities, including Casper, Douglas, Riverton, and Shoshone. The future President also worked as a Yellowstone Park Ranger in 1936.
Charles Starkweather was one of the most infamous serial killers in American history. Thanks to a friendly stranger on a desolate highway in Wyoming, his reign of terror finally ended just outside of Douglas on January 29, 1958.