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The 104th Winter Carnival

The Winter Carnival was started in 1914.  Carl Howelsen wanted to show off his ski jumping skills from his native Austria.  He said that if he could raise $50, he would build a jump and show off his skills.  F.M. Light was the first to throw in $5, the ski jump was built and the […]

Diamond Hitch Parade

The crowning event at The Winter Carnival is the Diamond Hitch Parade, as it brings the last day of street events to a close.  In true Light family history, our family was involved both in the first diamond hitch and in continuing the tradition through the years. What constitutes a diamond hitch you may ask? […]

Employee of the Month – Justin Warner

Where are you from? Blanko, TX How long have you worked at F.M Light? 5 years What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing – in all seasons and camping What is your favorite section in the store? Hats.  I enjoy shaping new hats and cleaning old hats.  I love when someone brings in a 20 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Black Friday Sale: Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off

Black Friday is traditionally a day to discover amazing sales. This year is no different. We thought you should get great deals on the western wear you love. 4 Day Black Friday Sale Buy 1 item, 2nd item 50% Off!* Friday, November 29rd – Monday, December 2nd *Second item of equal or lesser value View […]

Huckleberry Chocolate is back at F.M. Light and Sons

We want to let you know: The huckleberry chocolate is back! Each chocolate bar is filled with a flavorful burst of sensational wild huckleberries. It really is the best chocolate in the Rocky Mountains. If you’ve never eaten them before, or if you need a gift for friends and family back home, these are perfect […]

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 […]

An Original Cowboy Song

A friend and customer of ours, Mel, wrote this song and performed it at a festival in Alaska. He shared it with us on our Facebook page, and we absolutely love it. Not only does he have a fantastic voice, but the lyrics are fun. And, how often are you able to hear true cowboy […]