News and Press Releases

  • Community | Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices, including the Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Great Falls Animal Shelter and the City’s Convenience Center will be closed in observance of the July 4th Holiday.  The Neighborhood Pools and the Electric City Water Park will be open for those looking to beat the heat! The Natatorium will be open for swim lessons and lap swimming. Learn more here.  

  • Fire | Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls wants everyone to enjoy their Fourth of July Holiday and encourages residents to use common sense and take safety precautions around fireworks. Don’t have your Independence Day celebration spoiled with injuries, fires, fines or upset neighbors. Here are a few safety tips to help residents have an enjoyable and safe holiday.

  • Police | Fri Jun 29th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of its newest member from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy, Officer Kristi Carlson. This week she begins an intensive 14 week Field Training Officer program. Welcome on board Officer Carlson.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jun 29th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There is still time for you to find your “purrfect” match during Adopt-A-Cat-Month. During the promotion cats and kittens can be adopted for the low cost of $40. A generous community donor provided funding to help with the cost of spaying/neuturing of cats and kittens during the promotion. Learn more here.  

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jun 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A graphic designer is wanted to assist with the City's Growth Policy Update. This is an opportunity for new and seasoned designers (and students) looking to expand their portfolio and experience base. No compensation will be provided, however those interested will assist in logo and tagline development and gain experience in developing maps, educational materials, display boards and the layout of the final document. Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 26th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Jaycee and Water Tower pools will open for the season this Saturday, June 30. In addition to the pools, each pool has a double flumed slide and a spray park, making them true entertainment complexes. Hours are 1:00-5:45 p.m. daily - a great place to beat the heat this summer!

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jun 22nd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter and the Shelter Sidekicks will be participating in the 4th of July Parade and are looking for shelter and rescued pet owners to join in on the fun! Interested in being in the parade? Learn more here.

  • Community | Fri Jun 15th, 2012 | full story

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  • Fire | Fri Jun 15th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue will be honoring ten of its most senior members who have reached a career milestone at a reception, on Monday, July 2, at 10 a.m. at Fire Station 1 (105 9th Street South). Those being recognized have twenty years or more of service. The reception is open to the public.

  • Community | Fri Jun 15th, 2012 | full story

    The June Great Falls Public Library Board of Trustees meeting originally scheduled for Monday, June 18 has moved been rescheduled for Monday, June 25 at 4:30 pm.

  • City Manager | Thu Jun 14th, 2012 | full story

    Temporary street closure for a Skunk Wagon Car Show from 3:30 p.m. -- 7:00 p.m. 

  • Public Works | Wed Jun 13th, 2012 | full story
  • Community | Tue Jun 12th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Looking for something fun to do this summer? Look no further. The Great Falls Public Library has a lot of fun and interactive activities for youth ranging from a magic show, reading programs, craft events, gaming, murder mystery events, competitions and more!

  • Community | Tue Jun 12th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Why should kids have all the fun this summer? From art, to an adult summer reading program (Between the Covers), to music in the park and a Brown Bag Lunch Series - there really is something for everyone at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jun 8th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Electric City Water Park and Spray Parks, opened Friday, June 8, but will be closed Saturday and possibly Sunday, due to inclement weather. Staff will be monitoring weather conditions over the next couple of days, and will determine whether the temperature is warm enough to open the park on a daily basis.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Jun 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Electric City Water Park opens for the season today, Friday, June 8. The Water Park will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    The Water Park includes the Mitchell Pool, the wading pool and Little Squirts Soak Zone; the Power Tower Plunge and the Flow Rider where participants can boogie board, ride the lazy river and head down the riptide slide.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Jun 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Spray Parks in Jaycee Park and Dudley Anderson Park (adjacent to the Water Tower Pool) will open Friday, June 8. The Spray Park hours at both pools will be 2:00-6:00 p.m. daily. The Spray Parks are free through Friday, June 29.

  • Public Works | Tue Jun 5th, 2012 | full story
  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls is hosting the 2012 Montana Senior Olympics, June 7-9. The games kickoff on Thursday with the official opening at Alive@5, 5:00-9:00 p.m. in Whittier Park, adjacent to the Civic Center. Plan to attend Alive@5 to give a warm welcome to the participating athletes.

  • Community | Fri Jun 1st, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • Fire | Fri Jun 1st, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue is pleased to be hosting the annual firefighter’s employment test in Great Falls at the Expo Park, June 4-7. Nearly 500 applicants have signed up to take the test and find out if they have what it takes to be a professional Montana firefighter.

  • Public Works | Fri Jun 1st, 2012 | full story
  • Public Works | Fri Jun 1st, 2012 | full story
  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jun 1st, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Currently the Shelter has approximately over 40 cats awaiting adoption. As part of June’s Adopt-A-Cat Month promotion, new pet owners will have the option of taking home an adorable new playmate for one low-cost adoption fee. All cat adoption fees will be $40, which includes a refundable rabies deposit. Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri May 25th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City is hosting the first annual Keith and Wade’s Revenge Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 2 as a fundraiser for capital improvements at the golf courses. To learn more and to register click here.