News and Press Releases

  • Public Works | Fri Jul 19th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  July 19, 2013

    CONTACT: Courtney Lyerly, 406-771-1258
      Civil Engineer

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Jul 16th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Temperatures are on the rise and so is the number of cats at the Great Falls Animal Shelter! However, it’s a great time to adopt, as the Shelter is offering sun-sensational savings on cats and kittens during the month of July. Cats and kittens can be adopted for $40, plus the cost to spay/neuter your new pet.

  • City Manager | Tue Jul 16th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out the Kids Place Schedule at the Great Falls Public Library for August 2013.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jul 16th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    All children are invited to take part in the 79th Annual Pet & Doll Parade on Thursday, July 25 at 7 pm; and pets  are welcome.   This event is FREE to children of all ages.   This year’s theme is “Seize the Fun."  Registration is ongoing at the Park & Recreation Office.  Participants will receive their identification/category tag when they register.

  • Public Works | Fri Jul 12th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  July 12th, 2013

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

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Jul 11th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surf’s Up at the Electric City Water Park for “Dive In Movie” Night, Friday, July 12 at the Electric City Water Park, and it promises to be a great evening at the pools, slides and Flow Rider!  Take part in a night of surfing fun including the showing of “Surf’s Up”.  Check out the popular movie at www.surfsup.com/.  Come dressed in your “surfer clothes” and join the fun. 

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jul 10th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 5th Annual Lions Family FunFest is Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lions Park located at 10th Avenue South and 27th Street.  The event is being hosted by the Great Falls Lions Club and Great Falls Park and Recreation. It is an event for families, neighbors and friends to gather for fun, food, entertainment, and celebration.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Jul 5th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Craig Raymond has been hired as the City’s next Planning and Community Development Director. Craig has been serving as the Acting Director since May. Craig has excelled in the position and demonstrated outstanding leadership and management skills.

  • City Manager | Mon Jul 1st, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of the 4th of July Holiday.  The Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Animal Shelter | Mon Jul 1st, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 4th of July can be a fun and exciting holiday for many of us, but it can also be stressful and scary for our pets. Loud noises and flashing lights can cause pets a great deal of anxiety. After the 4th of July holiday many animal shelters and animal control agencies across the country see a spike in stray and lost dogs. Learn more about keeping your pets safe over the holiday here.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jun 26th, 2013 | full story
    Swimmers

    The Jaycee and Water Tower pools will open for the season on Saturday, June 29 and will be open until August 18. Hours are 1:00-5:45 p.m. daily. Jaycee Pool is located at 4th St. and 23rd Ave. N.E. and Water Tower Pool is located at 34th St. and 7th Ave. S.

  • General | Tue Jun 25th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  June 25th, 2013

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

  • Public Works | Fri Jun 21st, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:  June 21st, 2013

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jun 19th, 2013 | full story
    Dog, with sunglasses and a flag scarf, ready to be in the 4th of July Parade

    The Animal Shelter Sidekicks are looking for pets and their owners interested representing the Shelter while walking in the 4th of July Parade.  The parade is Thursday July 4, at 11 a.m. in Downtown Great Falls.

  • Fire | Wed Jun 19th, 2013 | full story
    Sparklers in front of a US flag

    Great Falls Fire Rescue wants our citizens' and vistors' celebration of the founding of the country to be festive and fun.  Keep it festive and fun by following City ordinances and basic fireworks safety tips.

  • Community | Tue Jun 18th, 2013 | full story
    People in a Computer Class

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: June 18, 2013
      
    Contact: Susie McIntyre, Great Falls Library

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jun 14th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Celebrate Father’s Day this weekend at the Electric City Water Park!  Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 and in honor of dads, the Water Park has free admission for all fathers accompanied by their family.  Steve Keller with 97.9 will be doing a live remote from 11:30-1:30 p.m. and there will also be lots of prizes to give away.

  • City Clerk | Fri Jun 14th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There is still time for to file to run for office. A municipal mail ballot election will be held this year for the selection of one (1) Mayor for a two-year term, two (2) City Commissioners for four-year terms, one (1) City Commissioner for a two-year term, and forty-five (45) Neighborhood Council representatives consisting of five representatives in each of the nine districts for two-year terms.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jun 14th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    DATE:  June 13, 2013

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, 771-1265

    Sr. Administrative Assistant

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jun 14th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss the Zumbathon Charity Event on Wednesday, June 19, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center (801 2nd Avenue North).  To participate, there is a minimum $10 donation and all proceeds will go to the Relay for Life.

  • Boards and Commissions | Fri Jun 14th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City Commission is accepting applications to fill two vacancies on the Business Improvement District Board of Trustees.  The appointments will fill the remainder of four-year terms through June 30, 2016.

  • Community | Wed Jun 12th, 2013 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

    Are you still looking for a summer job? Saving money for college or your first car? The City’s Park and Recreation Department is still in need of lifeguards for the summer season. Being a lifeguard is a rewarding experience and provides a summer job with flexible hours, competitive pay and an ideal work environment. Learn more here.

  • Community | Tue Jun 11th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out what is happening at the Great Falls Public Library during the month of July!

  • Community | Thu Jun 6th, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Housing Authority is hosting an open house on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Parkdale Site (1613 Chowen Spring Loop). The open house will showcase phase one of the Parkdale Project, which includes the renovation of 14 units. The public and members of the media are invited to the open house and light refreshments will be served.