News and Press Releases

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    There's still time to register for the 78th Annual Pet and Doll Parade on Thursday, July 26. The parade begins at 7 p.m. The theme of this year’s parade is “Pirates on Parade”. Divisions include: pet, circus, occupational, doll, sports, cartoon, characterization and frontier (with several categories in each division).  

  • Public Works | Thu Jul 19th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Convenience Center will be closing permanently this Sunday, July 29 due to ongoing budget concerns. On Sunday the Convenience Center will offer exended hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are a number of options available for users.  Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jul 18th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 18, 2012

    CONTACT: Cindy Stein, Park & Recreation, 406-771-1265

  • City Manager | Fri Jul 13th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City's new cell phone restrictions while operating a motorized vehicle or bicycle go into effect on August 2. Learn more here.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Jul 11th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Friday the 13th is  “Dive In Movie” Night at the Electric City Water Park! Take part in a night of horror including the showing of Friday the 13th as well as exciting games and contests. The event runs from 6:30-10 p.m.

  • Community | Wed Jul 11th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    Date: July 7, 2012
    Contact: Jude Smith, 453-0349
    Great Falls Library

  • Community | Wed Jul 11th, 2012 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


    Date: July 12, 2012

    Contact: Jude Smith
    Great Falls Library

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jul 10th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    REGISTER NOW.  All Children are invited to take part in the 78th Annual Pet & Doll Parade on Thursday, July 26th at 7 pm. This event is FREE to children of all ages. Registration is ongoing at the Park & Recreation Office.

  • City Manager | Mon Jul 9th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

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

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jul 6th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Shelter is running a “Back in Black” promotion to help change the future for shelter pets. Friday, July 6, through Saturday, August 4, all dogs and cats that are black (or mostly black) can be adopted for only $40. All kittens, (over two months old), regardless of color are also included in the promotion. Learn more here.

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Jul 5th, 2012 | full story
    2012 Super Adoption Day

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter participated in the Super Adoption Day held at the Great Falls Petco on July 14, 2012 from 10 am - 4 pm.

  • Fire | Thu Jul 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls hopes everyone had a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July and would like to remind residents that fireworks are no longer allowed to be discharged within city limits per City Ordinance. Learn more here.

  • Community | Thu Jul 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is presenting a four-part series of free of computer classes on Mondays in July and August from 6–7:30 pm. This series, Computer Basics: The Second Step, is for those wishing to move beyond basics. To register and learn more, click here.

  • Community | Thu Jul 5th, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is hosting a free art reception for painter Kathryn Brekke and potter Lisa Botti on Tuesday, July 10, from 5 – 7 pm. The artists will have their work on display at the library through the month of July. This reception is open to the public.

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Jul 3rd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: July 3, 2012

    CONTACT: Jennifer Reichelt, 455-8417
    Deputy City Manager

  • Community | Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices, including the Public Library, Community Recreation Center, Great Falls Animal Shelter and the City’s Convenience Center will be closed in observance of the July 4th Holiday.  The Neighborhood Pools and the Electric City Water Park will be open for those looking to beat the heat! The Natatorium will be open for swim lessons and lap swimming. Learn more here.  

  • Fire | Mon Jul 2nd, 2012 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls wants everyone to enjoy their Fourth of July Holiday and encourages residents to use common sense and take safety precautions around fireworks. Don’t have your Independence Day celebration spoiled with injuries, fires, fines or upset neighbors. Here are a few safety tips to help residents have an enjoyable and safe holiday.