News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Apr 27th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Nominations are now open for the sixth Paris Gibson Award, named for the founder of Great Falls. This award was established by the Paris Gibson Month Celebration Committee to honor a citizen who embodies the vision and excellence of City Founder Paris Gibson. Those nominated should be a long standing resident of Great Falls, excel in his/her area of expertise, have contributed to the betterment of Great Falls and be innovative and creative in his/her service to the community. Nomination forms are available at the Great Falls Park & Recreation Department or online.  Deadline is Friday, June 5, 2015.

  • Community | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library Foundation has received a donation of $50,000 from the Estate of Emma F. Toman.  These funds can be used for the acquisition of historical books and research, microfiche viewers and computers for general historical research and for the improvement of the Montana Room of the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Please remove your vehicles from the area being sweeped from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. on the scheduled day. Street Sweeping Schedule for the week of April 27 - May 1, 2015

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Apr 24th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In recognition of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, on Thursday, April 30, shelter pets (both dogs and cats) that are 6 months and older can be adopted for $10 plus a donation. Pets that are adopted will leave the shelter spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated (including rabies), microchipped and with a nametag.

  • Boards and Commissions | Thu Apr 23rd, 2015 | 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.

  • Public Works | Thu Apr 23rd, 2015 | full story

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  • Public Works | Tue Apr 21st, 2015 | full story

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  • Public Works | Tue Apr 21st, 2015 | full story

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    DATE:  April 21, 2015
    CONTACT:  Courtney Lyerly, 406-771-1258
    Civil Engineer

  • Community | Mon Apr 20th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's so much happening at the Great Falls Public Library this month!

  • Community | Fri Apr 17th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library reminds community members that anyone can purchase materials for the library in honor, or in memorial, of another. For donations of $20 or more (juvenile materials) or $30 or more (adult materials) a bookplate may be placed in purchased materials.

  • Community | Fri Apr 17th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    An anonymous donor has made an $18,000 donation to the Great Falls Public Library Foundation on behalf of the Great Falls Public Library to support MontanaLibrary2Go. MontanaLibrary2Go is a library service that offers Montana library patrons with over 20,000 e-book and audiobook titles available to download for free. 

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 17th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
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    DATE:  April 16, 2015
    CONTACT: Jesse Patton, Civil Engineer - 406-771-1258

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 17th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Street Sweepers

    Street Sweeping Schedule for the week of April 20 - 24, 2015

  • Neighborhood Councils | Thu Apr 16th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Councils #4 & #5 with assistance from the Great Falls Development Authority will be hosting a Community Forum on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. at Lewis and Clark Elementary School (3800 1st Avenue S).  At the meeting residents will have the opportunity to share what they want to see developed in the outer lots of the future East Great Falls Retail Center. The lots are zoned for lodging, restaurant and retail development.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Apr 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 36th Annual Ice Breaker Road Race will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015.  Join close to 4,000 runners, joggers and fitness walkers who enter the race each year.  The five-mile road race offers a competitive format and the three-mile run offers both a competitive and recreational format. Early registration ends Saturday, April 18.  Register Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Park and Recreation office (1700 River Drive N) or on-line at www.icebreakergf.com.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get your teams together!  The 2015 softball season will be starting soon!  League registration runs through Friday, April 17th. Managers can pick up registration material at the Park and Recreation Office (1700 River Drive N.) Divisions include:  Men’s, Men’s Doubleheaders, Women’s and Coed. League play is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 27th.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Apr 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    This summer Park and Recreation will be offering online registration for their summer programs, starting Monday, April 20!  The online system will allow households to register for camps, swim lessons, golf lessons, etc., online.  Information that will be required to register include names of family members, birthdates, address, phone number, and a valid email address.  Park and Recreation staff strongly suggests that you call 771-1265 prior to April 20, to set up your online account.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 10th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Street Sweeping Schedule April 13-17, 2015

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Apr 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out the 2015 Park and Recreation Summer Guide to see what's happening this summer!

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Apr 7th, 2015 | full story

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  • Park and Recreation | Tue Apr 7th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Natural Resources division of Park and Recreation Department will have compost and wood chips available for sale on Friday, April 10,  from 9 am to 4 pm.  Location – 18th Ave. North (close to Giant Spring turn off), follow the road for a 1/2 mile: the area is on your left.  Weather permitting.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 3rd, 2015 | full story
    Street Sweeping

    Street Sweeping Schedule for the week of April 6, 2015 through April 10, 2015.

  • Community | Mon Mar 30th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what is happening this month at the Great Falls Public Library. Activities range from art exhibits, foreign and independent films, to book discussions, workshops and TED Talks. The Festival of the Book takes place in April as well as a wide array of children's activities.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Mar 30th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. the south end of Gibson Park. It's always fun no matter the weather!  The Hunt will feature over 5,000 eggs filled with candy and special prizes. In addition, there will be special treats for all participants.  The Easter Egg Hunt age divisions include:  1-3, 4-6 and 7-9. The Easter Bunny will be making a guest appearance so don’t forget your basket!

  • Public Works | Thu Mar 26th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Street sweeping schedule for March 30 - April 3, 2015. Please remove your vehicles from the area from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the scheduled day.