Kay Lynn Bestol Tells Us What's Good in the Neighborhood

Local Counsel with Kay Lynn Bestol

Published in 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine

By Kay Lynn Bestol on June 27, 2019

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BEST PLACE TO TAKE A CLIENT

Little America, one of Earl Holding’s luxury hotels.

FAVORITE WATERING HOLE

Crown Bar.

WEEKEND GETAWAY

The Nebraska Sandhills.

SADDEST HISTORICAL FACT

Congressional opponents to Wyoming statehood based their resistance on Wyoming’s passage of women’s suffrage.

FAVORITE QUOTE

“It’s the Cheyenne thing to do.” City historian laureate Bill Dubois on volunteerism.

FAVORITE CITY EVENT

Cheyenne Frontier Days, the “Daddy of ‘Em All,” a 122-year-old, two-week celebration of rodeo and western culture.

FAVORITE HISTORICAL RESIDENT

Dazee Bristol (1878-1983), a flamboyant, glamorous early woman journalist active in the development of Cheyenne and of Cheyenne Frontier Days.

WHERE TO GO AFTER A WIN?

My partner’s kitchen.

WHERE TO GO AFTER A LOSS?

To the family ranch. I figure I can always find work there.

FAVORITE BREAKFAST SPOT

Luxury Diner.

BEST PLACE TO REFLECT

Medicine Bow National Forest.

BEST VIEW

Medicine Bow Peak.

BEST PLACE FOR PEOPLE WATCHING

Cheyenne Frontier Days.

FAVORITE LOCAL SHOP

Wyoming Home.

BEST LOCAL BREW

Danielmark.

OUT-OF-TOWN GUESTS ARE IMPRESSED WITH

Laramie County Library, the 2008 Library of the Year.

LEAST-FAVORITE CITY LAW

“No person shall carry any animal upon the hood, fender, running board, or other external part of a vehicle or in the open bed of a pickup truck or other vehicle if the vehicle is being operated upon a public road or highway, unless the animal is protected by framework, carrier or other device sufficient to keep it from falling from the vehicle. This prohibition does not apply to livestock.” Apparently, your pig is free to fling himself from a running vehicle, but not your dog.

MOST FAMOUS RESIDENT

Steamboat, the horse on the Wyoming license plate.

 

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