News and Press Releases

  • Fire | Fri Oct 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire and Rescue, the local American Red Cross and United Way of Cascade County are partnering to install free smoke alarms in as many as 250 Great Falls homes. Volunteers will install the smoke alarms on Friday, Oct. 23, as part of United Way’s annual Day of Caring. If you would like a new smoke alarm installed in your home, please call 1-800-272-6668 by Oct. 17.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Oct 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In recognition of Make a Difference Day, on Thursday, October 22, and Friday, October 23, shelter pets (both dogs and cats) that are 6 months and older can be adopted for $10. Pets that are adopted will leave the Shelter spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated (including rabies), microchipped and with a nametag. Existing pet owners, who are interested in adopting, are asked to bring proof of rabies vaccinations for their current pets. City residents will also be asked to license their new pet for a nominal fee ($15).

  • Police | Thu Oct 15th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    It has been a busy 24 hours for the Great Falls Community when it comes to criminal events.  Fortunately, all have come to successful conclusions. A bank robber was successfully apprehended and plants involved in a marijuana grow operation along the Sun River have been seized.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Oct 12th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

     

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story
    Wibit at the Natatorium

    Come enjoy the "Wibit" at two special open swim sessions on Friday, October 9, 2015.

  • Municipal Court | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Municipal Court will be closed October 12, 2015, for Columbus Day.

  • Community | Wed Oct 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    You won't want to miss what's happening at the Library in November 2015. From adult to children's programming, there's something for everyone.

  • Public Works | Tue Oct 6th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  2006 Chevrolet Impala

  • Public Works | Tue Oct 6th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  2010 Chevrolet Impala

  • Fire | Fri Sep 25th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Fighters, IAFF Local #8, are excited to announce that the Care Enough to Wear Pink Campaign will be back next month! During the month of October residents have the opportunity to purchase a Care Enough to Wear Pink t-shirt for $20 to support cancer awareness and education. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute and Women Against Breast Cancer.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Sep 25th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

     Is your dog ready to show off their skills? The Great Falls Animal Shelter is hosting the 4th Annual Fall Fantasy Dog Show on Saturday, October 17, from 12 – 4 p.m. at F & L Pet Resort (2500 17th St. N.E., Black Eagle). Check-in for all dogs is noon, with the first competition starting promptly at 1 p.m. The cost to participate for the day is $10 per dog. The Fall Fantasy Dog Show features ten competitions that highlight your dog’s amazing talents and skills.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Sep 25th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Can you dig it? For the next two weeks, all cats (6 months and older) can be adopted for $25! The adoption promotion ends, Saturday, October 10. Cats that are adopted will leave the shelter spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated (including rabies), microchipped and with a nametag. Existing pet owners, who are interested in adopting, are asked to bring proof of rabies vaccinations for their current pets. City residents will be asked to license their new pet for a nominal fee ($15).

  • Fiscal Services | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls, Montana 2016 Annual Budget Cover

     The City of Great Falls Montana 2016 Adopted Annual Budget.

  • Fiscal Services | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story
    2016 Budget in Brief

    The Budget in Brief is a summary of the adopted budget.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

     Anaconda Hills Golf Course, located at 2400 Smelter Avenue in Black Eagle, will be hosting a Footgolf Tournament on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 2 p.m.   Individuals or teams of four can register for the tournament. The cost to register is $25 per individual or $100 per team.  Register at Anaconda Hills Golf Course or call 406-761-8459.  Deadline to register is October 1st.

  • Police | Wed Sep 23rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Police Department is pleased to announce the October Coffee With A Cop.  This second event, in a series of four, is being held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 11 am to 1 pm at Schulte’s 38th Street Store and Coffeehouse (3800 3rd Avenue South).

  • The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts | Mon Sep 21st, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts is proud to host a wide variety of performing arts and community events throughout the year. The Mansfield Box Office has resumed their Fall/Winter schedule (September – May) and is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets can be purchased in person or over the phone at 406-455-8514 during regular Box Office hours. Tickets may also be purchased online, 24-hours a day, seven days a week at https://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net/

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Sep 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In recognition of National Pit Bull Awareness Month, the Great Falls Animal Shelter is offering free Bully Breed Training Sessions on Saturday, October 3. Two training sessions are being offered at F&L Pet Resort (2500 17th St. N.E.). Class size is limited to 25 dogs per class, so pre-registration is required. Don’t have a dog, but thinking about adopting a bully breed? Classes are also open to those who aren’t dog owners, but are interested in observing. Call 406-452-1068 to register.

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

    Surplus Vehicle:  1997 Chevrolet Lumina

  • 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.