News and Press Releases

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Sep 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 2012/2013 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review.

  • Community | Wed Sep 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is hosting a program on beekeeping on Saturday, September 15 from 2-4 pm.  This program is free and open to the public.  It will be presented by the Wanna-Beekeeping Club founder Brian Rodgers.  For more information click here.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Sep 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Residents were encouraged to participate in one of four Growth Policy working groups (social, environmental, economic and physical). The Social Working Group will be meeting on Thursday, September 6 and Thursday, September 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The meetings are open to the public.

  • City Manager | Thu Aug 30th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day.  The Great Falls Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and the Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. The Electric City Water Park will be open over the over holiday weekend from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturday-Monday).

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Aug 28th, 2012 | full story
    Kittens in Cups

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter, along with the Humane Society of Cascade County, and the Pet Paw-see, will be participating in the Kitten Adopt-a-thon sponsored by Petco, on September 8, 2012. 

  • Community | Mon Aug 27th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In September the Library will be holding a series of lunchtime trainings and classes to assist people in using their mobile electronic devices. Tech Hour @ the Library will be held on Wednesday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 12, from noon to 1:00 pm in the Small Meeting Room.  Learn more here.

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

    Get out and enjoy one last weekend of summer fun at the Electric City Water Park.  The Electric City Water Park will wrap up the season on Tuesday, August 28.  This last summer weekend will be hot and sunny – perfect to enjoy the park, pools, slides and lazy river! 

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Aug 24th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    At the Growth Policy Open House residents were encouraged to sign up for one of the four working groups that will be looking at key elements of the Growth Policy (social, environmental, economic and physical). The Social Working Group will be meeting on the following Thursdays, August 30, September 6 and 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The meetings are open to the public.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.