News and Press Releases

  • Community | Mon Jun 20th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner. The City wants to remind residents about the local rules and regulations pertaining to the selling and discharging of fireworks. The selling and discharging of fireworks within the incorporated limits of Great Falls can only take place on July 2, July 3 and July 4 from 8 am to midnight. As a reminder, stick rockets, bottle rockets and roman candles are not allowed in Montana (per State Law).

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jun 15th, 2016 | full story
    Adopt a Shelter Cat Month Flyer

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter is celebrating Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and in recognition of this, all Shelter cats (6 months and older) can be adopted for $25 during the rest of the month of June.

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

    LAST CHANCE TO PURCHASE THE PREMIER CARD

  • Community | Tue Jun 7th, 2016 | full story
    Bookmobile

    Summer is a great time to read!  Check out the Bookmobile's summer schedule and July's events at the Great Falls Public Library.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue Jun 7th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Electric City Water Park Opens June 10

    The Electric City Water Park opens for the season Friday, June 10, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

  • Public Works | Wed Jun 1st, 2016 | full story
  • The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts | Thu May 26th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Starting on Monday, June 20, The Mansfield Box Office will begin their Summer Hours of Operation. Summer Hours will be Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased in person or over the phone at 406-455-8514 during these hours. Tickets may also be purchased online, 24-hours a day, seven days a week at https://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net. 

  • Community | Thu May 26th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's a lot happening this summer at the Great Falls Public Library!

  • Neighborhood Councils | Wed May 25th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #6 is hosting their 3rd Annual Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, June 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Verde Park (1700 Upper River Road). The event is sponsored by Meadow Gold Dairy and Pepsi. The Ice Cream Social is free and open to the public. Council members will be serving ice cream and root beer floats. Neighborhood Council #6 encompasses the area south of 10th Avenue South from River Drive South to 20th Street South.

  • Police | Wed May 25th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    During the evening hours of May 25, 201, the Great Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 36 businesses within the City of Great Falls.  The purposes of the compliance checks are to ensure that liquor license holders are working to prevent the sales of alcohol to underage purchasers.  The alcohol compliance checks are supported by the STOPact funds provided by the Alliance for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Stakeholders.

  • City Manager | Mon May 23rd, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. The Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. There will be no changes to the sanitation collection schedule. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 28, in observance of the holiday. The Library will also begin summer hours on May 29, and will be closed on Sundays and Mondays throughout the summer.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Thu May 19th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Grande Vista Park Development Committee is hosting a “Daddy Daughter Dance” on Saturday, May 21. Two dance times will be available, one from 5-7 p.m. and a second from 7-9 p.m. at the Great Falls History Museum (422 2nd Street South). The cost to attend is $25 per couple per dance session (the cost per additional princess is $10). All proceeds will go towards play equipment in Grande Vista Park. 

  • Animal Shelter | Tue May 17th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 4th Annual Pet-A-Palooza is next month on Saturday, June 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elk's Riverside Park (River Drive North between 6th St & 9th St). This FREE community event offers a fun day for the entire family – including four-legged family members! The event also includes a NEW 5K Ruff Run/Walk starting at 8:30 a.m.!

  • Public Works | Tue May 17th, 2016 | full story

    Road Closure:  Extension 2nd Avenue South from 4th Street to 5th Street South

  • Public Works | Fri May 13th, 2016 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 16-17, 2016

  • Park and Recreation | Fri May 13th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City will have compost and wood chips available for sale on Friday, May 20, from 9 am to 4 pm.  Location – 18th Ave. North (close to Giant Spring turn off), follow the road for a 1/2 mile: the area is on your left.  Weather permitting (if raining/snow); call Park and Recreation Department first.

  • City Manager | Thu May 12th, 2016 | full story
    Deputy City Manager Jennifer Reichelt

    After six years of service to the community, Deputy City Manager Jenn Reichelt will be leaving the City at the end of May. Join us in saying goodbye to her  on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). Light refreshments will be served. 

  • Park and Recreation | Mon May 9th, 2016 | full story
    Pacific Steel and Recycling Dog Park

    Extra use during the unusually warm and dry winter has caused considerable turf damage at the dog park.  Starting Wednesday, May 11, the dog park will be closed for approximately four weeks for turf repair.

  • Public Works | Fri May 6th, 2016 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 9-13, 2016

  • Public Works | Fri May 6th, 2016 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE:            May 6th, 2016

  • Public Works | Thu May 5th, 2016 | full story

    Road Closure:  2nd Avenue South from 4th Street to 5th Street South

  • City Commission | Wed May 4th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Mayor Bob Kelly is hosting a town hall meeting on the topic of fireworks Wednesday, May 11, from 7-8 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Great Falls Civic Center (2 Park Drive South). This is an opportunity for Great Falls residents to share their thoughts, opinions and concerns regarding the sale and discharge of fireworks.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed May 4th, 2016 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Each year the Great Falls-Cascade County Historic Preservation Advisory Commission (HPAC) recognizes and honors the people and projects that are making preservation happen in our community. The Preservation Award reception is held annually as part of National Historic Preservation Month activities, this year’s theme is "This Place Matters.”  Four projects will be honored at the 2016 Preservation Award Reception, which will be held on Thursday May 26, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., in the Missouri Room of the Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Ellen Sievert, Historic Preservation Officer at 761-6955.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed May 4th, 2016 | full story
    Happy Kid at Swimming Pool

    Enjoy a night of fun for the whole family at the Dive-In Movie, featuring Finding Nemo, at the Morony Natatorium Friday, May 6.

  • Public Works | Fri Apr 29th, 2016 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 2-6, 2016