News and Press Releases

  • City Manager | Fri Sep 20th, 2013 | full story

     

  • Community | Wed Sep 18th, 2013 | full story

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  • Animal Shelter | Fri Sep 13th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Class is back in session and the Great Falls Animal Shelter is celebrating the new school year by running a “Back to School Adoption Bash!” The adoption promotion runs now through September 30. During the promotion dogs and cats can be adopted for only $25!

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Sep 11th, 2013 | 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 & older, from beginners to advanced, and are taught by YMCA/ American Red Cross certified lifeguards.  Sessions run Monday-Thursday for two weeks or Saturdays for six weeks. Class sizes are limited so register now!

  • Community | Mon Sep 9th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's always a lot happening for kids at the Great Falls Public Library! Look what's going on this month.

  • Fire | Mon Sep 9th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. at Fire Station-1, located at 105 9th Street South, the firefighters from the City of Great Falls, Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Great Falls International Airport Fire Department will have a short ceremony to honor the first responders who paid the supreme sacrifice to save lives during the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The community and members of the media are invited to attend.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Sep 6th, 2013 | full story

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    DATE:  September 6, 2013

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Sep 6th, 2013 | 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 for you and your dog on Saturday, October 5. Two training sessions are being offered at F&L Pet Resort (2500 17th St. N.E.) at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Class size is limited to 25 per class, so pre-registration is required. To register for the class call 406-564-3685.

  • Community | Thu Sep 5th, 2013 | full story

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  • Public Works | Wed Sep 4th, 2013 | full story

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    DATE:  September 3, 2013

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Aug 30th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter is sponsoring a Pet Photo Contest and is on the lookout for the best looking pets around! Thirty-four local pet owners have already submitted photos and are vying for a spot in the 2014 full-size, color Shelter Calendar. The photo contest ends at midnight on Tuesday, September 3, so there’s still time to enter and vote!

  • Community | Thu Aug 29th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is hosting a book talk on Tuesday, September 10, from Noon to 1:30 pm with Phillipsburg author Anne Krickel and her sisters Francie Berg of North Dakota, and Jeanie Thiessen, of Los Angeles.  The three sisters will share ranching stories from their new book Montana Stirrups, Sage, and Shenanigans: Western Ranch Life in a Forgotten Era.

  • Community | Thu Aug 29th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

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  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 29th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Electric City Water Park is going to the dogs for the first ever “Drool in the Pool” event on Saturday, September 7, from 10 am – 1 pm.  The cost is $5 per canine and only one dog per person please. Take your favorite BBF  (best buddy forever) for a swim at the Mitchell Pool.

  • Community | Wed Aug 28th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is hosting free drop-in sessions on Wednesday, September 11 and September 25, from Noon to 1 pm, which will offer training for using electronic gadgets to access and utilize various library materials, including MontanaLibrary2Go.  From MontanaLibrary2Go, patrons may download audio and e-books for check-out. 

  • Community | Wed Aug 28th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day.  The Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy the Electric City Water Park and municipal golf courses over the holiday weekend.

  • Community | Wed Aug 28th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is presenting a four-part series of free of computer classes on Mondays in September and October from 6– 7:30 pm.  This series, Computer Basics: The Second Step, is for those wishing to move beyond basics.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Aug 28th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get out and enjoy one last weekend of great summer weather at the Electric City Water Park.  The  Water Park will wrap up the season Saturday-Monday, August 31st  – September 2nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The weekend will be hot and sunny – perfect to enjoy the park, pools, slides and lazy river!   For information over the weekend, call the Electric City Water Park, 406-454-9008. 

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Aug 27th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, August 29 at 4 p.m., in the Planning and Community Development Department conference room (Room 112) of the Civic Center. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information and receive public comment regarding potential project applications for the Montana Department of Transportation’s Transportation Alternatives (TA) grant program.

  • Public Works | Thu Aug 22nd, 2013 | full story

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    DATE:  August 22nd, 2013

    CONTACT: Tell Keaster, 406-771-1258 - Project Engineer

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Aug 20th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Kitten and cat season is in full swing in Great Falls, and the Shelter is at-cat-pacity, but the higher numbers of friendly felines means new pet owners benefit! Currently, through Saturday, August 31, the Shelter is offering an adoption promotion where cats and kittens can be adopted for only $25! This is the perfect time to provide a forever home to a shelter pet.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 15th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Registration is now open for the 2013 Fall Co-Ed Softball League and runs through Wednesday, August 21st.   Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation Office, 1700 River Drive North, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

  • Community | Thu Aug 15th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Housing Authority (GFHA) is proud to celebrate its 75th Anniversary tomorrow,  Friday, August 16, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in Dronen Hall (1500 Chowen Springs Loop). The celebration will feature memorabilia and photography displays showcasing GFHA’s accomplishments over the past 75 years and bus tours to GFHA properties. The public and members of the media are invited to the Anniversary Celebration. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Aug 12th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Water Tower and Jaycee Pools will be open through Sunday, August 18 and then will close for the season.  Hours are 1:00-5:45 p.m.  Admission is $2.50 for adults and $1.50 for youth (3-17), one child 2 & under is admitted free with paying adult, additional children 2 & under are $1.00.

  • Community | Thu Aug 8th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is sponsoring a six-part writing series on Monday afternoons, September 9 – October 14, from 1–2:30 p.m.  The cost is $20 and pre-registration is required. Those interested can pre-register at the library's second floor Information Desk or by calling 453-0349.  Attendance will be capped at 10.