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
on June 27, 2019
Updated on July 15, 2019
BEST PLACE TO TAKE A CLIENT
Little America, one of Earl Holding’s luxury hotels.
FAVORITE WATERING HOLE
The Nebraska Sandhills.
SADDEST HISTORICAL FACT
Congressional opponents to Wyoming statehood based their resistance on Wyoming’s passage of women’s suffrage.
“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
BEST PLACE TO REFLECT
Medicine Bow National Forest.
Medicine Bow Peak.
BEST PLACE FOR PEOPLE WATCHING
Cheyenne Frontier Days.
FAVORITE LOCAL SHOP
BEST LOCAL BREW
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.