Apr 21

Finalist Video: Steamboat in Motion Captures the Essence of Our Town

We received an email last month which included a link to the following video. We could explain how much we love this video, and why, but instead we’ll just let you watch. We present: Steamboat in Motion. Isn’t this a beautiful video? We think it represents the spirit of Steamboat, and the joy we all …

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Apr 19

New Spring Styles at F.M. Light and Sons in Steamboat

Lates sandal styles at F.M. Light and Sons

We love spring in Steamboat Springs. When the snow is just beginning to melt, but the air is warm and delicious – that is the beauty of Colorado. Now is the time to break out of the monotony of winter and start wearing brighter colors. It’s time to break out the sandals and put away …

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Mar 11

Lila – Our Latest Lighting Rider

Meet Lila. She’s our latest Lightning Rider, and she hails from Boulder, Colorado. She thanked us for letting her ride such a beautiful horse! (Lighting is very pleased with the compliment – he wants me to tell you that you are a very sweet little girl, and he loves your pink jacket) Thank you so …

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Feb 26

F.M. Light and Sons Interview with Explore Steamboat

Lindsay Dillenbeck, 5th generation owner of F.M. Light and Sons, did an interview with Explore Steamboat. We thought we’d share it with all of you! In this interview, Lindsay discusses the store’s involvement in the Winter Carnival, and her own memories. Her favorite? The Dog and Dad Dash event which takes place downtown! If you …

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Feb 26

F.M. Light and Sons: A Photo Finish for the Carnival

We have a very good time at the Winter Carnival every year. And, we have had a good time for 101 years (read about our history and how it intertwines with the carnival!). This year, owner ( and 5th generation owner of F.M. Light) met each racer in the street events at the finish. She …

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Feb 26

Two Lightning Riders from New Orleans, Louisiana

Here are our two latest Lightning Riders. They hail all the way from New Orleans, Louisiana! Thank you so much for sharing your photos with us – we’re thrilled to see you had a good time in Steamboat and at our store! Do you have a photo to share? Submit it below!

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Feb 26

Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival Recap 2014

We had a fantastic time at Winter Carnival this year! We could go on and on about the street events, the ski jumping and the fireworks, but we’ll just share a few pictures instead. Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and F.M. Light To see how our store and the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club are …

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Feb 11

A Cowboy’s Heart – Steve Lucas Poem| Western Valentine from F.M. Light

Happy Valentine’s Day from F.M. Light and Sons! We have posted poems by our friend, cowboy poet Steve Lucas in the past. This is one of our new favorites (each one he shares with us is our new favorite, however). We hope you enjoy this intimate look at a cowboy’s heart as much as we …

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Jan 28

Join Us for a Western Wear Trunk Show: Cowboy Boots, Hats and Clothing

This year we have Darel Kesner of Dan Post Boots, Craig Anderson of Stetson and Dave Morgan of Scully Leather joining us in-store to help you find the perfect pair of boots and cowboy hat.  The Western Industry is their love and passion: Combined, they have over 80 years of experience in the western business, and have traveled …

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Jan 27

101st Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival

This is Steamboat’s 101st Winter Carnival. What a wonderful legacy! The carnival began in 1913, when folks were tired of Colorado’s long, cold winters. They wanted a way to join together as a community to celebrate the winter and enjoy each others company. This makes our Winter Carnival the oldest, continuous winter carnival west of the Mississippi. And …

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