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Summer To Do List: Yellow Sign Painting in 2013

This year, as usual, we began the process of repainting our yellow signs (each year we handle 1/3 of the signs). It takes quite a lot of work to keep these historic signs from falling apart (read about the yellow sign fixing process here). After all, they are out in the wind and rain 24/7. […]

An End of Summer Recap in Steamboat Springs

It was another fantastic summer here in the ‘Boat. There were parades, long-horn steers to ride, rodeos to watch, fun barbecues to attend, hot air balloons filling the sky, dog agility shows, and professional cycling races. We decided that there was so much that we did this past summer, we need to look back at […]

6th Generation Family of F.M. Light and Sons

A Family Tradition: The 6th Generation Earlier this year, we were able record a moment in history. We filmed a video in F.M. Light and Sons featuring the 6th generation of the Light family. Yes, you heard that correctly. Jeremiah, Simonne and Ethan are the Great-Great-Great grandchildren of Francis Marion Light. We’re  sure that Frank […]

5 Reasons Steamboat is the Best Destination for the 4th of July

Here are the 5 reasons Steamboat is the best destination for the 4th of July: A Pro Rodeo A Western Wear Trunk Show A Pancake Breakfast Ski Jumping in the Summer Old-Fashioned Block Party See? We knew we could prove our point. We always have a blast here in the ‘boat. We all know how to […]

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 […]

A Visit to F.M. Light & Sons – Western Wear from a Photographers' Perspective

We love it when people enjoy our store. We work hard to make F.M. Light and Sons a fun place to be – a place where folks can relax and step back into a different way of life. A place where you’re sure to receive a smile, smell rich leather and denim mixing into a […]

Happy Mother’s Day from F.M. Light: A Cowboy’s Special Mom – a Poem

Moms are special. So, it makes sense that there is a day to honor them. Our friend Steve Lucas is a talented cowboy poet, and he sent us this poem. We love it so much, and we think you will appreciate it, too. Please share it with your own mother this Sunday, and show your […]

Lightning Riders from Ohio

Here are four kids from Ohio: Sydney, Jillian, Aidan and Avery. There are a couple things about these kids that we just love. First, they are wearing their cowboy and cowgirl hats. Second, they look so happy to be riding Lightning! Thirdly, they are from Ohio, where F.M. Light and his family was from originally. […]