News and Press Releases

  • Community | Fri Nov 22nd, 2013 | full story


    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • City Manager | Fri Nov 22nd, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices including the Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no residential sanitation collection on Thanksgiving Day and garbage collection will be one day later than the regular schedule for customers on Thursday and Friday.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Nov 22nd, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There will be a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application Workshop on Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 9-11:30 a.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). Attendance at the workshop is mandatory for those interested in submitting a grant application. The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required. Attendees must register by December 5 by calling 455-8407.

    

  • Municipal Court | Wed Nov 20th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The annual Canned Food Day in City Court is Friday, December 6, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During this event, defendants who are making monthly payments on fines have the option of bringing in canned food in lieu of December’s payment. For every 10 non-perishable food items donated, $50 will be credited towards their total fines owed.

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

    Anaconda Hills will open for Winter Golf, November 15 – December 31; followed by Eagle Falls January 2 – February 15; contingent on weather conditions.  Hours will be 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Gates will open at 11 a.m. and be locked at 3:30 p.m.  All golfers must be off the course before 3:30 p.m. There will be no charge to golf during Winter Golf.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Nov 15th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter is selling 2014 calendars featuring pets from throughout the Great Falls community.  These full-sized, color calendars are $12 each or 2 for $20 and can be purchased at the Shelter, Petco and Best Friends Animal Hospital.

  • Boards and Commissions | Fri Nov 15th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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  • Boards and Commissions | Fri Nov 15th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: October 11, 2013
    CONTACT: Joyce Thares, 455-8450
    Executive Assistant,City Manager’s Office

  • Boards and Commissions | Fri Nov 15th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: November 15, 2013
    CONTACT: Joyce Thares, 455-8450
    Executive Assistant, City Manager’s Office

  • City Manager | Fri Nov 8th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    From art on display to foreign films and book discussions to children activities and electronic gadget workshops- there's definitely a lot happening at the Great Falls Public Library this month!

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Nov 8th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    It’s time to sign up for the 2014 City League Adult Basketball season.  Registration begins on Tuesday, November 12, and continues through Thursday, December 26, 2013 or until league limits are reached.  Teams are registered on a first come/first serve basis.  Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation office, 1700 River Drive North, 8 am- 5 pm.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Nov 8th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter wants you to join the Feline Frontline! In recognition of military appreciation days, all Shelter cats can be adopted for only $25! The Feline Frontline promotion starts Tuesday, November 12, and runs through Friday, November 22.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Nov 7th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls 2013 holiday ornaments have arrived and are available for purchase!  This year’s ornament, designed by local artist Sheree Nelson, features Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art. The ornaments can be purchased for $15 at the Visitor Center, Great Falls Public Library, Civic Center Events Office and Gallery 16.

  • City Manager | Thu Nov 7th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    On October 24, 2013, the City Commission voted to enter into a 5 year electricity supply contract with PPL Treasure State. PPL Treasure State was the only supplier to submit a final proposal.  PPL Treasure State offered prices for contracts ranging from 1 to 5 years in length. The 1 year price was $39.05/MWh and the 5 year price was $41.20/MWh. Prices for 2, 3 and 4 years were between the 1 year and 5 year prices. The City Commission selected the 5 year contract.

  • Community | Wed Nov 6th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is presenting a four-part series of free computer classes on Mondays in November & December from 6 – 7:30 pm.  This series, Computer Basics: The Second Step, is for those wishing to move beyond basics. Anyone interested may register by calling the library at 453-0349 or stopping in at the 2nd floor Information Desk.

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Nov 6th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter (1010 25th Ave NE) will be offering free pet themed gift bags to all military, retired military and military families on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • City Manager | Mon Nov 4th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices, including the Animal Shelter and Great Falls Public Library, will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.  There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Oct 25th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Halloween is creeping up on us once again! While it can be an exciting time for children and adults, the Great Falls Animal Shelter would like to remind pet owners that this haunting holiday can often be downright scary for pets. However, there are lots of things pet owners can do to eliminate the stress and dangers of the holiday for pets.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Oct 25th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Department recently received a generous donation from the Haffner-Lynn family to rebuild the Haffner Trail in Russell Park. The mile long Haffner Trail was originally funded and built in 2001 with a donation from Janet Haffner in memory of her late husband R.K. “Bob” Haffner. The City of Great Falls and the Park and Recreation Department would like to thank Janet Haffner-Lynn for her on-going support and generosity to our City parks.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Oct 25th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  October 25, 2013

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Oct 25th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Anaconda Hills will open for Winter Golf, November 15 – December 31; followed by Eagle Falls January 2 – February 15; contingent on weather conditions.  Hours will be 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gates will open at 11 a.m. and be locked at 3:30 p.m.  All golfers must be off the course before 3:30 p.m.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Oct 23rd, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City's Leaf Pickup Program is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 28 and will continue through Thursday, November 14. For those residing within the Boulevard District, the Natural Resources Division will vacuum leaves from the Boulevards.  The City Street Division will be sweeping streets in conjunction with the leaf pick-up.

  • Community | Tue Oct 22nd, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

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    NOVEMBER 1, 2013 

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Oct 18th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 2013 Official City of Great Falls holiday ornament has been selected.  This year’s ornament features the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art and is designed by local artist Sheree Nelson. The ornaments will be available for purchase beginning next month.

  • Public Works | Fri Oct 18th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  October 18, 2013