News and Press Releases

  • Public Works | Fri Mar 11th, 2016 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE: March 11, 2016
    CONTACT: David Anderson, 406-453-7692
    United Materials of Great Falls

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Mar 10th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Park and Recreation is taking team registration for men’s, women’s and coed softball leagues. Teams can register at the Park and Recreation Office, 1700 River Drive North, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Registration forms are available online. League play is scheduled to start on May 2nd.  $450 fee must accompany your registration with an additional $250 ($450 double headers) due prior to league play starting. All teams must be registered by April 22nd.

  • Community | Thu Mar 10th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's always something happening at the Great Falls Public Library. In April make sure to check out the foreign and indepdent film series, book discussion groups, seed exchange and the Festival of the Book! As always the library features an amazing line up of children and young adult activities as well.

     

  • Public Works | Mon Mar 7th, 2016 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE: March 7, 2016
    CONTACT: Jesse Patton, 406-771-1258
    Civil Engineer

  • Community | Fri Feb 26th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There is always so much happening at your Great Falls Public Library!

  • Police | Thu Feb 25th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Police Department is asking for our community’s assistance in solving a violent crime that ocurred on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 1 p.m.

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Feb 25th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    This year there are 366 amazing days in the year, make every moment count - adopt a shelter pet on Leap Day! The Great Falls Animal Shelter is sponsoring an adoption promotion on Leap Day, Monday, February 29, and all Shelter pets (dogs and cats 6 months and older) can be adopted for $29.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Feb 23rd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Start the weekend out right with a special open swim scheduled for Friday, February 26th at the Natatorium.  The event will feature the Wibit, an aquatics obstacle course that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure, entertaining kids of all ages. Hours are 4:00-8:00pm.  Admission is $5 per person.  The Wibit is also available to rent during private parties.

  • Fire | Fri Feb 19th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue is proud to announce seven promotions! A Pinning Ceremony will take place on Thursday, February 25, at 2 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South) to recognize these individuals. A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony in the Gibson Room. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • Police | Fri Feb 19th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Law enforcement officers from local, state and federal agencies are inviting all Great Falls community members to join them for the first Coffee With A Cop event of 2016. The event will take place Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 11 am to 1 pm at Schulte’s Coffeehouse (3800 3rd Ave South, Great Falls, MT).

  • Public Works | Thu Feb 11th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Surplus Vehicle:  2003 Dodge Intrepid

  • City Manager | Tue Feb 9th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices (including the Great Falls Animal Shelter) will be closed on Monday, February 15, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday.  The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Sunday, February 14, in recognition of the holiday (as a reminder the Library is not open on Mondays). There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Feb 8th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Celebrate Presidents’ Day with a special open swim scheduled for Monday, February 15th at the Natatorium.  The event will feature the Wibit, an aquatics obstacle course that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure, entertaining kids of all ages. Hours are 1-4 p.m. and admission is $5 per person.  

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Feb 4th, 2016 | full story
    Deadwood Saloon Poster

    UPDATE ---  We were able to raise $2500 towards our HUG Project with this event.  Thank you to everyone who attended and / or donated!!  View our Facebook Murder at the Deadwood Saloon Album for some photos of the great time had by all! 

    Get ready for an evening of mystery and mayhem in the Wild West at the Great Falls Animal Shelter’s Fourth Annual Murder Mystery Party! The Shelter Sidekicks are hosting, “Murder at the Deadwood Saloon,” on Saturday, March 5, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge (401 21st St N, Black Eagle). The cost is $40 per person and $75 per couple. The evening includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert. A no host bar will also be available. All proceeds from the evening will go towards the Shelter’s Help Us Grow (HUG) Project, which will help fund the Shelter’s future cattery.

  • Police | Mon Jan 25th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Police Department Citizens' Academy is designed to help citizens learn how the Police Department operates and the policing challenges facing our community.  The Academy runs twice a year usually in the Spring and Fall, and consists of classroom and “hands on” training with emphasis on student involvement.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter believes that there is a hero in all of us! This new year, demonstrate your super abilities by rescuing a shelter pet.  In recognition of Change a Pet’s Life Day (1/24), the Shelter is sponsoring There’s a Hero in All of Us Adoption Event Monday, January 25, through Saturday, January 30. Shelter pets (6 months and older) can be adopted for half price. During the event dogs can be adopted for $70 and cats for $25.

  • Community | Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is helping to promote dental health for children.  On Wednesday, February 17, the library is hosting Great Falls Montana State University Hygiene Program students presenting a dental health program for children from babies to age five.  This program will take the place of the regularly scheduled story time.

  • Community | Fri Jan 22nd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library and Rural Dynamics are co-sponsoring a 12-part workshop series covering all aspects of financial literacy.  Classes are highly interactive, engaging, and lots of fun.  Classes will be held at the Great Falls Public Library on the first Tuesday of each month beginning on February 2. Classes are free and open to the public. To learn more call 454-5737.

  • Community | Thu Jan 21st, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Check out what is happening in February at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jan 20th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Do you have a question about political signs? Find out more here. 

  • City Manager | Tue Jan 12th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls offices, including the Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Sunday, January 17, in recognition of the holiday (as a reminder the library is closed on Mondays). The Community Recreation Center and Natatorium will be open on Monday, January 18.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 12th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Park & Recreation Master Plan Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, January 20. Two meetings will be offered, one at 3 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). The purpose of the Park & Recreation Master Plan is to create a clear set of objectives and provide direction for development and enhancement of the City’s parks and recreation system for the short-term, mid-term and long term. Areas of focus include parks, trails, urban forest, recreation/aquatic programs, and amenities/facilities.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 5th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls & Park & Recreation is now registering for adult golf lessons.  Classes focus on individual attention, video error correction, and touches on long and short game fundamentals for beginners, with specialized shots made available to the more advanced students. asses are offered Monday-Saturday (excluding Friday), starting March 28th or April 4th,  fee to register is $75.00.  Registration held at the Park & Recreation Office, 1700 River Drive North.  For more information call 771-1265.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jan 5th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Sign up now for swimming lessons offered by the City of Great Falls Park and Recreation.  Classes are for ages 6 months to adult, from beginners to advanced, and are taught by YMCA/American Red Cross certified lifeguards.  Class sizes are limited so register now! All levels are available at each session. Classes are held at the Morony Natatorium, 111 12th Street North. 

  • City Clerk | Tue Dec 29th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    2015 is coming to a close and many residents celebrate New Year’s Eve with fireworks. City staff wants to remind residents about the local rules and regulations pertaining to the discharging of fireworks. Per City Code (City Code - §9.90.010) fireworks may be discharged on December 31, from 10:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on January 1. Fireworks may not be sold within the incorporated city limits.