News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Mar 26th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Anaconda Hills Golf Course and driving range will open for the season at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1.  The gates and pro shop open at 8:30 a.m. to schedule tee times.  Tee times can be made two days in advance by calling either pro shop; Anaconda Hills, 761-8459 or Eagle Falls, 761-1078 (9:30 a.m. through March 31, 8:30 a.m. beginning April 1).  The course will be open daily, weather permitting.  Use of carts will be determined based on current conditions and will be evaluated on a daily basis.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Thu Mar 26th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #6 will be hosting a Neighborhood Watch Recruitment Event on Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in the Sunnyside School Library (1800 19th Street S).  The event will provide information on the Neighborhood Watch Program and discuss where to have Neighborhood Block Pizza Parties throughout the next year.

  • Fire | Mon Mar 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Cascade County will be utilizing the CodeRED Emergency Notification System on Wednesday March 25, 2015, to conduct an “All Call” test of the entire community. The calls will begin at 10 a.m. The message will be delivered through a voice recorded message, text, email and/or TDD. The message will direct recipients to the Cascade County or the City of Great Falls website to add additional contact information.

  • Public Works | Wed Mar 18th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE: March 18, 2015
    CONTACT: Jim Young, 406-771-1258
    Senior Civil Engineer

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Mar 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Ice Breaker Road Race will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015.  Join runners, joggers and fitness walkers who enter the race each year.  The 5 mile road race offers a competitive format; and the 3 mile run offers both a competitive and recreational format. Register now at the Park and Recreation Office (700 River Drive N).

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Mar 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get your teams together!  The 2015 softball season will be starting soon!  Team managers can pick up registration material at the Park and Recreation Office (1700 River Drive North).   League registration runs from March 9 through April 17. The registration fee is $450 and is due at time of registration.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Mar 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Sign up now for swimming lessons offered by the City of Great Falls Park and Recreation.  Classes are for ages 6 months to adult, from beginners to advanced, and are taught by YMCA/American Red Cross certified lifeguards.  Class sizes are limited so register now! For more information call the Natatorium Pool, 452-3733, or the Park & Recreation Office, 771-1265.

  • Fire | Tue Mar 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Cascade County and the City of Great Falls are excited to announce the implementation of the CodeRED system. CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications. Residents are encouraged to register in the CodeRED system in order to receive emergency notifications. Registration is easy and can be done by visiting www.greatfallsmt.net or www.cascadecountymt.gov.  

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Mar 9th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls Golf Club will open for the season at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 13, and we couldn’t ask for better weather to kick-off the season!   The pro-shop and gates open at 9:30 a.m. For tee times call Eagle Falls at 761-1078. The course will be open daily, weather permitting.  Use of carts will be determined based on current conditions and will be evaluated on a daily basis.

  • Community | Mon Mar 9th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is seeking teams for the seventh annual Word Meister Contest scheduled for April 28.  Participating is an opportunity for you and your organization to help out a vital service in our community, the Great Falls Community Food Bank, have fun, AND claim bragging rights for an entire year!  Form a three-member team and enter this friendly competition sponsored by the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Feb 27th, 2015 | full story
    National Hertiage Area Planning City of Great Falls Montana

    Help us establish a National Heritage Area along the Missouri River Corridor.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Feb 27th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City is required to complete a Consolidated Plan every five years to remain eligible to receive Community Development Block Grant  and HOME Improvement Partnership funds. The City is hosting a public meeting to gather input from public agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses regarding the community’s needs and goals for the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan on Friday, March 13, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S).

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Feb 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There will be a Heritage Tourism/NHA follow-up meeting Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Dr S). The meeting will focus on the next steps in the process. Those interested are encouraged to attend.

  • Community | Mon Feb 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out what is happening at the Great Falls Public Library this March!

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Feb 19th, 2015 | full story

    The Park and Recreation Department is currently removing the old wooden play structure at Dudley Anderson Park. They received a Community Development Block Grant to purchase a new play structure for the park that will be installed this spring.   

  • Fire | Fri Feb 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue would like to notify residents that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of Kiddie disposable plastic fire extinguishers due to a failure to discharge. The recall involves 31 models of Kiddie disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel® black plastic valves. The recalled units were sold at Home Depot, Menards, Wal-Mart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online from August 2013 through November 2014.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Feb 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Did you know that microchipping is the only form of pet identification that is permanent?  Microchips can’t be altered or removed and ensure the safe return of your pet in the unfortunate event your pet gets lost, a collar is removed or during an emergency situation. Now through the end of February the Great Falls Animal Shelter is running a microchipping special. Dogs and cats can be microchipped for only$15 (normally the cost is $25)!

  • Community | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is hosting a three-part series on preparing for the upcoming gardening season on Thursday evenings in March.  These programs, which are free and open to the public, will be presented by local Master Gardeners.  The programs will begin at 7:00 pm.

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A night of romance, mystery and secrets await at the Great Falls Animal Shelter’s Third Annual Murder Mystery Party! The Shelter Sidekicks are hosting, “A Knight of Murder,” on Saturday, March 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge (500 1st S). The evening includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A no host bar will also be available. The cost is $30 per character and $55 for those attending as character couples. All proceeds from the evening will go towards the Shelter’s Help Us Grow (HUG) Project, which will help fund the Shelter’s future cattery.

  • City Manager | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City  offices will be closed on Monday, February 16, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday.  In addition the Natatorium and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Saturday, February 14, in recognition of the holiday (as a reminder the Library is not open on Mondays). There are no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts | Mon Feb 2nd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Have you been thinking about buying tickets to an upcoming show at the Mansfield?  Or pondering booking your next event at the facility? The Mansfield is proud to host a wide variety of performing arts and community events throughout the year. The Box Office is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, or tickets can be purchased online, 24-hours a day, seven days a week at http://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net. The Events Office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and staff is also available by appointment.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Jan 26th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE
    IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • City Commission | Tue Jan 20th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to an Open House on Tuesday, February 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South) where residents will have the opportunity to meet City Officials including the Mayor and City Commissioners, the Municipal Court Judge, Neighborhood Council representatives as well as the City Manager and department heads. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jan 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter believes that there is a hero in all of us! Demonstrate your super abilities by rescuing a  shelter pet and helping a family in need.  The Shelter is sponsoring There’s a Hero in All of Us Adoption Event Tuesday, January 20, through Friday, January 31. Shelter pets (6 months and older) can be adopted for half price with the donation of non-perishable food item (human). All donated food will be given to the Community Food Bank.

  • Community | Tue Jan 13th, 2015 | full story

    Please see below for the the revised Bookmobile Schedule for 2015.