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Employee of the Month – Amy Thorne

Where are you from? I grew up in Steamboat Springs, CO. I’ve been on the East Coast for the last 10 years and just moved back in June. How long have you worked at F.M Light? About a two and a half months What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Hanging out on or by the […]

F.M. Light and Sons Highway Clean Up

Keeping our Roads Beautiful This past week, the gang at F.M. Light and Sons participated in a highway cleanup project. We were in charge of a mile long stretch of road located on highway 131. It’s important to us and to our community to keep the area around our city beautiful and welcoming. While out […]

F.M. Light Receives the WESA Top Hand Award

We are so honored to have received WESA’s Top Hand Award for 2013. The Western and English Sales Association (WESA) organizes trade shows where retailers, manufacturers and sales representatives can conduct business in an atmosphere of fair trade and fellowship. The markets are the world’s largest trade events for the equestrian industry! During this last market, […]

Cathy and her Cowboy Boots

Here’s a photo of a very happy customer that we received. Here she is, posed with our horse Lightning outside F.M. Light and Sons:  Here’s what she has to say about her boots: “Traveling through Steamboat Springs in July, 2012. Had to stop at F.M. Light and Sons to purchase a pair of boots. Found […]

New Lightning Rider – Sequoia

Meet Sequoia, or newest Lightning Rider!   She traveled all the way from Winter Park, Florida! It looks like she made it just in time the for snow. Thank you so much for sharing your picture. We love to see visitors having a good time with Lightning. Happy December, and yeehaw! Would you like to […]

A Yellow Sign from F.M. Light and Sons | Western Wear in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Have you seen our yellow and black signs? There are over 100 of them throughout the Colorado landscape on the way to Steamboat Springs, and they advertise anything from Levis, cowboy boots and hats, and any kind of western wear you can imagine (click here for more history of the signs). Our favorite thing is […]

Big News for F.M. Light: a Change in Ownership

We have a big announcement to make: F.M. Light and Sons has a new owner. Don’t worry, it’s still in the family; Lindsay Dillenbeck represents the 5th generation to own the store!  She and her husband, Chris, assumed ownership of the store from her father, Ty, in September. The Steamboat Pilot and Today wrote an […]

F.M. Light Advice: How to Store your Hat for the Winter

With the fast approach of winter, it’s time to switch out your cowboy hat. Your straw hat was perfect for summer’s warm temperatures and hot sun, but it doesn’t keep your head warm when the snow falls. Here are some of our expert tips to store your straw hat for the winter: Clean: It’s vital […]

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 […]