News and Press Releases

  • Community | Thu Aug 23rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is sponsoring a 6 week writing workshop designed for senior citizens and older adults (October 9-November 13). The $20 writing class, Chocolate for the Brain will be held on Tuesdays from 1- 3 p.m. at the Library. Learn more here.

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Aug 22nd, 2012 | full story
    Bracelet Photo

    Purchase a GFAS bracelet and help feed a Shelter animal for a day.

  • Animal Shelter | Mon Aug 20th, 2012 | full story
  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 16th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Water Tower & Jaycee Pool closed on Sunday - the Spray Parks will remain open from 2:00-6:00 daily through August 28th.  There is no charge to use the spray parks during this time. 

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Aug 16th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Morony Natatorium Pool will reopen Monday, August 20 (through Friday, August 31) with a slightly revised schedule. Monday – Friday, hours will be 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday hours are 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. View the revised schedule here.

  • Fire | Wed Aug 15th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls experienced a severe high-wind weather event on Tuesday, August 14 beginning at 8 p.m. lasting until approximately 11:30 p.m. The damaging winds resulted in numerous downed power lines and trees and power outages throughout the community. Calls flooded into the 911 Center and the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    “Under the Stars Dance Party” has been rescheduled for this Friday, August 17 from 7-11 pm at the Electric City Water Park. Dance and swim the night away with the popular A Beat Ahead. There’s no limit to the dancing that will be going on – dance in the lazy river, on the deck of the Flow Rider, around the Mitchell Pool or in the park.

  • Public Works | Tue Aug 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Did you know that there are a number of places where you can recycle in Great Falls?

  • Community | Tue Aug 14th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls is currently experiencing severe weather conditions; including high winds, which are resulting in downed tree limbs and power lines as well as low visibility due to blowing dust in some areas.  The City would like to remind residents to stay away from down power lines. Residents are encouraged to utilize 911 for emergencies only.

  • Public Works | Mon Aug 13th, 2012 | full story
  • Park and Recreation | Fri Aug 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Fall Volleyball is here. Register your teams now for the 2012 Fall Volleyball League. Registration begins Monday, August 13, 2012 and continues through September 4, 2012. Teams are registered on a first come/first serve basis. Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation office.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    “Under the Stars Dance Party” is tonight, Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m. at the Electric City Water Park. Dance and swim the night away. There’s no limit to the dancing that will be going on – dance in the lazy river, on the deck of the Flow Rider, around the Mitchell Pool or in the park.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls is updating its Growth Policy, as required by Montana State law.

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
  • Park and Recreation | Tue Aug 7th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get ready for some softball! Registration is now open for the 2012 Fall Co-Ed Softball League. Registration runs through Wednesday, August 15th. Team managers can register at the Park and Recreation Office, Monday-Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Learn more here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Aug 6th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to the Community Open House for the Growth Policy Update tonight, Monday, August 6 at 6 pm in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S). The Community Open House is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend to learn more about the update process and become a part of Great Falls’ future.

  • City Manager | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

     

    On Thursday it's official - no driving and talking on your cell phone without a hands free device. And remember no texting! Learn more about Ordinance 3090 here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Community Open House on Monday, August 6 at 6 pm in the Missouri Room, to help launch the Growth Policy Update process. Learn more about the Growth Policy Update here.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 27, 2012

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, Sr. Administrative Assistant

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter is running a Hot August Nights adoption promotion throughout the month of August. All classics (dogs and cats that are six years or older) can be adopted for only $40.

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jul 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A short Dedication Ceremony, honoring Maurice Weissman and the Weissman family for their donation of the Weissman Trail Bridge, will take place at the west end of the bridge near the Missouri River Courthouse, at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31.  Trail supporters and the general public are invited to attend.

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Jul 26th, 2012 | full story
  • Community | Thu Jul 26th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    Date: July 25, 2012

    Contact: Jude Smith, (406) 453-0349
    Great Falls Library

  • Community | Tue Jul 24th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Jul 23rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Flow Rider will not be open  today or tomorrow while repairs are being made. On Wednesday, July 25 the Lazy River and the Rip Tide Slide will open. The entire Flow Rider, including the surfing surface, is tentatively scheduled to open on Thursday, July 26.