News and Press Releases

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu May 1st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    50 years have passed since the 1964 Montana Flood. Next month, the City in collaboration with FEMA, DNRC and Cascade County will be holding a 50th Anniversary event to recognize this historic event. If you have items, photos or stories of the Flood you’d like to share during the Anniversary Event, please contact Charlie Sheets at 455-8431.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 25th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    See Attached Press Release

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Apr 23rd, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

     

    DATE:        April 14, 2014

  • Community | Mon Apr 21st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    From art, foreign films, to book discussions and computer classes to children's activities and workshops - there's a lot happening in May at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Community | Mon Apr 21st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is hosting the 14th annual Great Falls Festival of the Book with literary events starting on Wednesday, April 23 and spread out through various dates until Saturday, May 3. All events are free and open to the public.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Apr 18th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Shelter is celebrating Earth Day, and all cats can be adopted for only $25 (April 21-26)! The adoption fee includes a rabies shot/vaccinations, FIV combo test, microchip, nametag and the cost of spaying/neutering your new cat. Throughout the week the Shelter Sidekicks will also have “up-cycled” craft items available for purchase.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 18th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: April 14, 2014

    CONTACT: Sherri Floerchinger - 406-771-1265

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 18th, 2014 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    See Attached Press Release

  • Community | Thu Apr 17th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Starting on May 20 at 7:00 PM, TEDxGreatFallsLibrary is moving to Tuesday evenings at the Library. TEDxGreatFallsLibrary is an evening of TED Talks and lively discussion. This program is free and open to the public. Each month the Library will show three TED Talks videos featuring experts in their fields sharing cutting edge ideas, innovation, and progressive ways of applying expertise for the betterment of society.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Apr 17th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Looking for something fun to do this summer? Registration for Great Falls Park and Recreation Summer Programs starts Monday, April 21. Registration for all Summer Camps will be at the Community Recreation Center (801 2nd Ave. N) from 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (6:30 a.m. on April 21 only). Registration for all other programs will be at the Park and Recreation Office (1700 River Drive N), 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

  • Public Works | Thu Apr 17th, 2014 | full story
    Christmas Tree Recycling Program

    It's time to pick up your tree seedling if you participated in the Christmas Tree Recycling Program!

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Apr 16th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 35th Annual Ice Breaker Road Race will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014. The five-mile road race offers a competitive format; and the three-mile run offers both a competitive and recreational format. Pacer the Penguin will be entered in the one-mile race and will be challenging kids of all ages. Register the entire family in the one-mile jog and fitness walk and take advantage of our special family rate.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Apr 16th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Park and Recreation received a donation to purchase a pair of Black Swans and a pair of Mute Swans. Both pairs are yearlings and arrived in Great Falls last month. All waterfowl including the new swans will be released into Gibson Pond this Friday at 10:30am.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Apr 14th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt is back again this year, thanks to local businessman Jimmy Filipowicz of Steel Etc. The City of Great Falls Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at Gibson Park.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 11th, 2014 | full story

    The City will have compost and wood chips available for sale on Friday, April 18 from 8 am to 4 pm. Location – 1st left after Giant Springs turn off going east on River Dr. N. or 1st right before Giant Springs turn off going west on River Drive N., 18th Ave. North, follow the road for a ¼ mile: the area is on your left. Weather Permitting, call Park and Recreation first (771-1265).

  • Public Works | Thu Apr 10th, 2014 | full story
    Street Sweepers

    See attached press release.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Apr 9th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to the City Commission Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m., to participate in a public hearing on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed Action Plan. The community Action Plan describes the City’s proposed use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) grant funds for the next year.

  • Public Works | Mon Mar 24th, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

     

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

  • City Commission | Fri Mar 21st, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

     A Joint City-County Commission Meeting will be held on Monday, March 24, at 1 p.m. in the County Commission Chambers (325 2nd Avenue North). The Commissioners will hear a presentation on the region’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LTRP).

  • City Commission | Tue Mar 18th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City Commisison will be meeting in the Commisison Chambers for their Work Session this evening, Tuesday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m.

  • Community | Wed Mar 12th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    You won't want to miss what's happening at the Library this April. From adult to children's programming, there's something for everyone.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Mar 12th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Eagle Falls Golf Club and driving range opened on Friday, March 14. The gates and pro-shop 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.

  • City Manager | Wed Mar 12th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is presenting a four-part series of free computer classes on Mondays in March and April from 6– 7:30 pm. This series, Computer Basics, is designed for computer novices. Class size is capped at 28. To register call 453-0349 or stop by the 2nd floor Information Desk.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Mar 10th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. Eligible projects must have been completed within the past year and should substantially meet the Department of Interior Standards for Rehabilitation.  Learn more about the nomination criteria and download a nomination form here.

  • Fire | Wed Mar 5th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue  promoted Mike Kuntz, Brandon Jaraczeski, Dave Bleskin and Adam Marsh to the position of Fire Captain. There will be a formal pinning ceremony on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Fire Station-1 (105 9th Street S) to recognize their achievement. The public is encouraged to attend and be part of this ceremonious and important occasion.