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Wranglers, short by one!

This winter we were excited to sponsor the inaugrual season of the Wrangler hockey team. They made a valiant effort to secure the championship title, but fell short – by one goal! They played teams all over the Rocky Mountain region and came in 2nd place. Not bad for the first year Rocky Mountain Juinor […]

Felt or Straw?

“In a cowboy hat, you become a a cowboy – walking a little taller and striding with confidence as others acknowledge the Western aura about you,” writes Jim Arndt in How to be a Cowboy. There are straw cowboy hats and felt cowboy hats and everything in between. But, when do you wear what? Here’s […]

Employee of the Month – Janie Townes

  Where are you from? Steamboat Springs, CO How long have you worked at F.M Light? About a year and a half What is your favorite Steamboat activity? Fishing and women’s rugby What is your favorite section in the store? Boots – I like figuring out what different people like and what would be best […]

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 […]