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“Astray” – A Father’s Day Poem from Steve Lucas

Happy Father’s Day from your friends at F.M. Light & Sons! Our friend and cowboy poet Steve Lucas has sent us another of his works to share with you, this time on the subject of Father’s Day. We hope you have a relaxing and memorable day. However, if your day ends up anything like the […]

Lightning Visits the Doc

Some of you may have noticed that several weeks ago one of Steamboat’s icons went missing. Our mascot horse Lightning was gone from his usual spot on Lincoln Avenue early in April.  That’s because he had an appointment with the doc at the clinic. Lightning has been giving rides to Steamboat’s visitors for over 65 years. […]

Warren Miller comes to F.M. Light & Sons

What happens when Warren Miller Entertainment comes to Steamboat and makes a short film about the Cowboy Downhill ski race? Not much that you wouldn’t imagine, actually. Just a lot of skis, cowboys, and snow. Which is to say that we absolutely love it! Those three ingredients are basically what make Steamboat such a great […]

A Cowboy Valentine

A cowboy’s relationship to Valentine’s Day can be a difficult one. A cowboy’s work requires a special amount of toughness. It also demands commitment and care that may require long and unusual hours. As such, cowboy’s skills and abilities tend to gravitate toward independence and self-reliance. Sometimes these types don’t translate well into some of the […]

“A Valentine’s Day Warning” – by Steve Lucas

Cowboys, despite their distinctive qualities, are susceptible to the foibles that haunt the rest of mankind. In fact, their qualities of independence and self-reliance that enables them to track down a maverick and bring it home can be the same mentality that will cause them to go and do the same thing to a lady friend. It […]

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The 103rd Winter Carnival

The 103rd Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs was undoubtedly one of the best. The usual celebrations and street events were as fun and festive as ever, and we also had some new activities which only made the good times better. Here’s a run down of everything that happened, as well as a bunch of great […]