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New Lightning Rider: Makyla

Here’s to our newest Lightning Rider, Makyla! Doesn’t she look like quite natural on Lightning the horse? Maybe she should consider being a professional cowgirl! Thank you so much for sharing your photo with us. We love to see people having fun with Lightning! To see more pictures, view our complete gallery. Do you have […]

Join Us for Small Business Saturday & Chocolate!

On Saturday, November 24th, we will be serving chocolate in our store as part of the Sweet Treats on MainStreet event. This is to celebrate Small Business Saturday. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday sits Small Business Saturday®, a day dedicated to helping small businesses and their communities. We have a great opportunity in Steamboat, […]

Thanksgiving Day: Turkey Day Coloring Page for Kids

Here’s a little something for the little cowboys and cowgirls: A coloring page just for Thanksgiving. This fellow’s all duded up for the big day in his cowboy hat. Now all he needs is some boots… Visit babycenter.com to download a full page version of this coloring page! Or, click on this image and print […]

Happy Anniverary Month

107 years ago a new business was opened in downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It was November 9, 1905 and the weather was blustery. With about a foot of snow on the ground and a severe cold enveloping the small community, it wasn’t an especially unusual day; but history was made. On that day Frank Light […]

1st Annual Scare-N-The-Boat Costume Contest

Happy Halloween! We’re excited for October 31st. It’s always so festive with goblins, ghosts, superheroes and princesses roaming Main Street. There are always so many costumes, and so much work gets put into them. This creates the perfect opportunity for some fun and games with a little contest! Join KBCR and 1230 The Boat Halloween night […]

Stetson Hat Drawing Winner!

This summer we worked with Stetson Hat company to offer a drawing to our customers. The winner of the drawing would receive a free Stetson. The winner was: John Fisher! You may recognize him, because he is one of two band-members of the country music group, The Yampa Valley Boys. We are huge fans of […]

The Code F.M. Light’s Lives By: The Code of the West

Everyone has a code they live by, whether they know it or not. We came across this and realized that it captured our view toward life pretty darn well. So, here’s to the cowboy way here at F.M. Light and Sons! “Live each day with courage. Take pride in your work. Always finish what you […]

The Lone Ranger: First Official Trailer!

If you’re a fan of westerns, then you’ll love this: The first official trailer for The Lone Ranger has been released! Good westerns are few and far between these days. So when I saw the trailer for this epic, my western-loving nature jumped for joy. Johnny Depp portrays Tonto, and Armie Hammer dons the mask. […]

Western Wear: Vintage Advertisements from F.M. Light and Sons

The past is so interesting. Whenever I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, I search through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. In the early days, the paper to read was the Routt County Sentinel. You can browse through it to your hearts content in the comfort of your home. I enjoy searching for F.M. Light and Sons, […]

Newest Lightning Rider from F.M. Light and Sons

Introducing the newest Lightning Rider: Victoria! We’re glad you enjoyed your ride on Lightning, Victoria. Thank you so much for sending us your picture – we appreciate it! Hope you had a great weekend in Steamboat over Labor Day weekend! Do you have a picture to share? Share below and you’ll be added to our […]