The Press: Boom Town Sisters

In one year the boom town of Rangely, Colo. has grown from 50 to 5,000 people. Oil did it: Rangely now has 105 flowing wells. Like other boom towns, Rangely is full of mud, mugs and bad whiskey—but it has a distinction all its own. Two women put out its only newspaper.

The women editors, Mrs. Irena S. Ingham, 46, and her sister, Mrs. Lenore Kyner, 43, know enough about roaring camps to keep their bobby pins out of oil-drilling rigs. They grew up in gold-mining Cripple Creek, published the Cripple Creek daily Times-Record. Recently Mrs. Kyner sniffed the excitement at...

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