News and Press Releases

  • Municipal Court | Fri Dec 2nd, 2016 | full story
    Officer loading suspect into a police car

    The list of those with outstanding warrants in Municipal Court.

  • Police | Thu Dec 1st, 2016 | full story
    Great Falls Police Department - Community, Compassion, Courage

    Stop by and visit with Great Falls police officers while warming up with a cup of hot coffee or cocoa next to the fire pit during 2016's final Coffee With A Cop at the Christmas Stroll on December 2.

  • Municipal Court | Tue Nov 29th, 2016 | full story
    Food Donation Box

    GREAT FALLS, Montana – The annual Canned Food Day in Municipal Court is Friday, December 2, 2016, 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 ten donated non-perishable food items, $50 will be credited towards total fines owed. Regardless of the number of cans brought in, the maximum amount that will be credited on Canned Food Day is $50. 

  • Police | Tue Nov 22nd, 2016 | full story
    Police Department Community - Compassion - Courage logo

    Police Chief Dave Bowen has appointed Karen Young as Director of the Great Falls/Cascade County Emergency Communications Center.

  • City Manager | Mon Nov 21st, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Learn more about the City's cell phone restrictions here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Nov 21st, 2016 | full story
    You're invited

    DON’T MISS THE UPCOMING CDBG/HOME APPLICATION WORKSHOP

       GREAT FALLS, Montana – The City of Great Falls Planning & Community Development Department is hosting a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)/ HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Application Workshop on Thursday, December 8, at 4 p.m., in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The Workshop is free, but pre-registration is mandatory. Pre-register by calling 455-8407 (voice)/454-0495 (TDD) or download the form from the City’s web site at www.greatfallsmt.net/planning.

  • City Manager | Wed Nov 16th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    CITY OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

    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 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Shelter will also be closed on Saturday (11/26). There will be no sanitation collection on Thursday (11/24) and sanitation collection will be one day later than the regular schedule for customers on Thursday and Friday.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Nov 14th, 2016 | full story
    It's Movie Time

    It's time for swimming and a movie at the Natatorium's Dive In Movie Friday, November 18, from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.  The movie feature is Finding Dory.

  • City Manager | Thu Nov 10th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices, including the Animal Shelter and Public Library, will be closed on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.  There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week. The Community Recreation Center  will be open during their regular business hours. For a full listing of activities, classes and programs call the Community Recreation Center at 727-6099. The Natatorium is holding a special open swim from 6:30-8:30 p.m., featuring the WIBIT, an aquatics obstacle course that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure, entertaining kids of all ages.  Cost is $5 per person.  For more information, call the Natatorium at 452-3733.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Nov 10th, 2016 | full story
    Hole marker flag on a snowy golf course

    Fall is turning to winter, it's time for Winter Golf at the Great Falls golf Courses. Golf at Eagle Falls from November 15 - December 31, then at Anaconda Hills from January 3 - February 15.

  • Community | Mon Nov 7th, 2016 | full story
    Drawing of a winter themed pop-up book

    Check out what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library in December.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Nov 7th, 2016 | full story
    Park and Recreation Master Plan Cover

    The Park and Recreation Department is holding a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, November 14, 2016.  The topic of the meeting is the Park and Recreation Master Plan.  The Consultant will present the results of the plan, and the community will have the opportunity to provide input before final City Commission Action on November 15.

  • Public Works | Mon Nov 7th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  2001 Chevrolet 2500 4x4

  • Public Works | Mon Nov 7th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  1997 Hyundai Tiburon

  • Public Works | Mon Nov 7th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  1999 Mercury Cougar

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Nov 4th, 2016 | full story
    Park and Recreation Master Plan Cover

    The City of Great Falls Park and Recreation Department contracted with PROS Consulting to develop a Master Plan that will create a clear set of objectives that will provide direction for the Park and Recreation Advisory Board, Planning Advisory Board, the City Commission and Park and Recreation Department staff for development and enhancement of the City’s parks and recreation system for a short-term, mid-term and long term range.
     

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Nov 3rd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    November 9th, 10th, and 12th, anyone with a Military ID can receive half off adoptions of pets (6 months and older) or microchip their current pets for only $15.00 (proof of rabies is required).  The First 25 customers with a valid Military ID to adopt, donate or make a purchase of any kind will receive a special gift bag.

     

  • Public Works | Thu Nov 3rd, 2016 | full story
  • City Manager | Mon Oct 31st, 2016 | full story
    Election Button

    CITY OFFICES CLOSED FOR ELECTION DAY   GREAT FALLS, Montana – City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Tuesday, November 8, in observance of Election Day.  The Great Falls Public Library and the Great Falls Animal Shelter and Mansfield Box Office will also be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Boards and Commissions | Fri Oct 28th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Serving on a City board or commission is a great way to become involved in local government. The following City boards and commissions have current openings.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Fri Oct 28th, 2016 | full story

    From the Neighborhood Coordinator’s Desk

    The Great Falls Neighborhood Councils will be meeting as per their fall schedules.  All changes in

  • Police | Fri Oct 28th, 2016 | full story
    Trick or Treaters

    Be safe this Halloween.  Follow these safety tips from the Great Falls Police Department.

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Oct 27th, 2016 | full story
    Women enjoying an invigorating work-out in the pool

    Aqua Zumba classes are available on Thursday evenings at the Natatorium.

  • Community | Thu Oct 27th, 2016 | full story
    photographer in a park

    Attention all photography enthusiasts... announcing a chance to help make the City's web presence more attractive.

  • Municipal Court | Wed Oct 26th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Canned Food Day