News and Press Releases

  • Public Works | Fri Sep 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  2000 Ford Taurus

  • Community | Wed Sep 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On Friday, September 18, 2015, in cities around the globe, artists and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called "PARK(ing) Day." PARK(ing) Day is meant to create an interesting public space in downtowns. Join us in Downtown Great Falls on the south side of the 400 block of Central Avenue.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Tue Sep 15th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #5 residents are invited to an End of the Summer Ice Cream Social on Sunday, September 20, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the covered picnic area in Russell Park (3300 15th Avenue South). The Ice Cream Social is open to the public and hosted by Neighborhood Council #5 and Meadow Gold Dairy. Bring a lawn chair and share in some fun!

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Sep 15th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE: September 14, 2015
    CONTACT: Lonnie Dalke, 771-1265
    Park Supervisor

  • Fire | Thu Sep 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue invites the community to a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Free Pancake Breakfast this Friday at Fire Station One (105 9th Street S) from 7:45-10 a.m. Residents are encouraged to join firefighters, police and emergency medical personnel to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11. During the event (7-8:45 a.m.), 1st Avenue South will be closed from 9th – 10th Street to accommodate the ceremony. Parking for those attending the event has been identified near the Fire Station, learn more here. 

  • Community | Thu Sep 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library in October! The library will be open on Sundays (1-5 p.m.) starting on Sunday, October 4.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Natatorium re-opens for the season on Tuesday, September 8, and operating hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Open swim is offered Mondays from 1-3 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. The Natatorium is available for exclusive rental on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Register now for swimming lessons!

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Due to the unseasonably cool temperatures the Electric City Water Park will not open on Saturday, Sunday and Labor
    Day Monday. This weekend was the last weekend for the 2015 season. The park will reopen in the spring.

  • Fire | Thu Sep 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The community is invited to a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Open House on Friday, September 11, at Fire Station One (105 9th Street S) from 7:45-10 a.m. The ceremony will honor emergency service personnel and the victims who died during the tragic events of 9/11. Residents are encouraged to join firefighters, police and emergency medical personnel at the event. After the Remembrance Ceremony residents are invited to an open house and free pancake breakfast.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 2nd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The dog days of summer will soon be over, so treat your pooch to a dip in the pool at the Electric City Water Park.  Once a year, the Water Park provides the opportunity for community dogs to enjoy the pool.  “Drool in the Pool” will be Wednesday, September 9, 4:00-7:00 p.m.  The fee is $5.00 per animal.  All dogs are required to have proof of current vaccinations.  People are not allowed in the pool; pets only.

  • Fiscal Services | Tue Sep 1st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In an effort to protect our customers from credit card fraud and enhance Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance, the City of Great Falls is implementing new security procedures which may affect some of our Utility customers. Learn more about the changes here.

  • Public Works | Mon Aug 31st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Snow removal equipment operators from around the state will gather in Great Falls September 2-3, 2015, for the 26th Annual Snow Rodeo.  Participants will receive classroom instruction on snow removal equipment applications on Wednesday, September 2, and compete for top honors in the Snow Rodeo competition on Thursday, September 3. There are four competitions including: snowplow, front-end loader, backhoe, and motor grader. The public is encouraged to attend.  There is no admission fee for spectators.

  • City Manager | Mon Aug 31st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.  The Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. The Great Falls Library will be closed Saturday, September 5, in observance of the holiday. As a reminder the Great Falls Public Library is currently closed on Sundays and Mondays. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Community | Wed Aug 26th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: Aug. 25, 2015
    Contact: Jude Smith, (406) 453-0349
    Great Falls Library

  • Community | Wed Aug 26th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library's bookmobile will continue its service to this year. The bookmobile is a mobile library, which is designed to house books. The books are accessed by patrons when it's parked.  Bookmobiles bring books to residents who otherwise may not be able to visit the Library. the bookmobile has stops in the City of Great Falls and throughout Cascade County. The fall, winter and spring schedule can be viewed online.

  • Public Works | Wed Aug 26th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

     

  • Community | Mon Aug 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The summer is coming to a close and another new school year is just beginning. Class is back in session on Wednesday, August 26, and for students this means the excitement of meeting new teachers, making new friends and the opportunity to learn new things. However, for drivers it means more traffic on city roadways.  The City and Great Falls Public Schools (GFPS) would like to remind drivers to be mindful and cautious as more students will be on city streets in the coming weeks. Drivers are reminded not to text or talk on cell phones; to slow down in school zones; to be aware of students; and to always pay attention to school buses.        

  • Public Works | Thu Aug 20th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • Community | Tue Aug 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library this September!

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Aug 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    School is back in session and the Great Falls Animal Shelter is celebrating with an adoption promotion! Starting Monday, August, 24 through Saturday, September, 5 all shelter pets (dogs and cats) that are 6 months and older can be adopted for half price! Dogs can be adopted for $70 and cats for $25.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Aug 17th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surf’s up for Montana Media Celebrities - the annual Celebrity Flow Rider Competition is Wednesday, August 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Don’t miss watching your favorite celebrity show off skills on the Flow Rider. Bring a can of food during regular hours on August 19 (noon to 6 p.m.) to vote for your favorite rider as well as receive a $1.00 discount.

  • Public Works | Mon Aug 17th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE:  August 14, 2015
    CONTACT: Mark Doney, Civil Engineer – 406-771-1258

  • Neighborhood Councils | Thu Aug 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Candidates Forum hosted by Neighborhood Council #5, at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 17, at the Great Falls Clinic Specialty Center Conference Room (3000 15th AVE S). The forum will be a part of Neighborhood Council #5’s regularly scheduled meeting and will include candidates running for Mayor and City Commission.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Fri Aug 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #8 residents are invited to an Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, August 11, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Park Gazebo (1901 2nd AVE N). Neighborhood Council Members will be serving free ice cream cones and root beer floats. This event is open to the public and hosted by Neighborhood Council #8 and Meadow Gold Ice Cream.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Aug 7th, 2015 | full story

    The Celebrity Flow Rider Competition originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 has been postponed to accommodate the schedules of some of the participating teams.  It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Come watch your favorite celebrity show off their skills on the Flow Rider.