News and Press Releases

  • City Manager | Wed Mar 12th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is presenting a four-part series of free computer classes on Mondays in March and April from 6– 7:30 pm. This series, Computer Basics, is designed for computer novices. Class size is capped at 28. To register call 453-0349 or stop by the 2nd floor Information Desk.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Mar 10th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. Eligible projects must have been completed within the past year and should substantially meet the Department of Interior Standards for Rehabilitation.  Learn more about the nomination criteria and download a nomination form here.

  • Fire | Wed Mar 5th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue  promoted Mike Kuntz, Brandon Jaraczeski, Dave Bleskin and Adam Marsh to the position of Fire Captain. There will be a formal pinning ceremony on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Fire Station-1 (105 9th Street S) to recognize their achievement. The public is encouraged to attend and be part of this ceremonious and important occasion.

  • Park and Recreation | Wed Mar 5th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Get your teams together! The 2014 softball season starts soon. Team managers can pickup registration materials at the Park and Recreation Office (1700 River Drive N), starting Monday, March 10. League registration runs from March 10 through April 18.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Thu Feb 27th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #6 will be hosting a Neighborhood Watch presentation on Wednesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the Sunnyside School gymnasium (1800 19th Street S). The goal of the evening will be to increase community involvement in the program and work towards lowering crime in the area. The evening will focus on how residents can build stronger neighborhoods, one block at a time. The event is open to the public and the Sunnyside PTA will provide light refreshments.

  • City Clerk | Fri Feb 21st, 2014 | full story

     

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  • Community | Thu Feb 20th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Don't miss what's happening at the Great Falls Public Library this month!

  • City Manager | Thu Feb 20th, 2014 | full story

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  • Park and Recreation | Thu Feb 20th, 2014 | full story

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    DATE:           February 19, 2014

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Feb 18th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Time is running out to attend the 2nd Annual Great Falls Animal Shelter Murder Mystery Party! “Murder Among the Mateys,” will be held on Saturday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge (1501 9th Street S). The cost to attend is $25 per character/$45 per character couple and $20 for those attending, but not playing a character. The evening includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. For tickets and more information, contact Laura McElhinney, volunteer coordinator at 452-1068.

  • City Manager | Thu Feb 13th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, in observance of Presidents’ Day. In addition, the Great Falls Public Library and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule. The Community Recreation Center and Natatorium will be open on Monday during their regular business hours. 

  • Fire | Tue Feb 11th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue recently hired three new firefighters to fill vacancies within the organization.  Becoming a firefighter is extremely competitive. The first step requires completing the Montana Firefighter Testing Consortium. The last day to sign up for this year’s testing Consortium is Friday, February 14, and the cost is $75. To learn more visit https://www.mtfiretesting.org/ or call 406-447-8404.

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Feb 5th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Two Great Falls bike and pedestrian improvements projects were recently awarded $500,000 in funding through the State’s new Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program! The approved projects include the West Bank Trail ADA Improvements and the Overlook Drive Access Improvements.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Jan 24th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Planning Advisory Board held a Special Work Session on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center.

  • Community | Fri Jan 24th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library’s Youth Services Department is hosting a party on Friday, March 14, from 4:00 – 5:45 pm. This party is geared towards children kindergarten through 3rd grade accompanied by a parent of guardian. Youth Services Librarian Nola Huey will read the five picture books nominated for the 2014 Montana Treasure State Picture Book Award. After hearing the five stories, children can then vote for their favorite. In order to vote, however, children must listen to all five stories. This year’s nominees are Hanging of Jefferson’s Nose, Larf, The Lonely Book, Three Ninja Pigs, and Jangles.

  • Community | Fri Jan 24th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Library is presenting a four-part series of free of computer classes on Mondays in February & March from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. This series, Computer Basics: The Second Step, is for those wishing to move beyond basics. All classes will be held on the second floor of the library. People attending the classes must arrive at the library before 6 p.m. Register by calling the library at 453-0349 or stopping in at the 2nd floor Information Desk.

  • Municipal Court | Fri Jan 17th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a Retirement Reception for Judge Nancy Luth on Thursday, January 23 from 4-6 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S).

  • Park and Recreation | Fri Jan 17th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    PRESS RELEASE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    DATE:          January 17, 2014

  • Animal Shelter | Thu Jan 16th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Change a pet’s life by providing them a forever home. Tuesday, January 21, through Friday, January 31, shelter pets that are 6 months and older can be adopted for only $25. The adoption fee includes a rabies shot, vaccinations and the cost of spaying/neutering your new pet. Existing pet owners, who are interested in adopting, are asked to bring proof of rabies vaccinations for their current pets.

  • Community | Wed Jan 15th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Look what's happening at the library in February!

  • Community | Wed Jan 15th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. In addition the Great Falls Public Library and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. There will be no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week. The Community Recreation Center and the Natatorium will be open on Monday.

  • Animal Shelter | Mon Jan 13th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Ahoy, me hearties! A night of seamen, secrets and scallywags await at the Great Falls Animal Shelter’s Second Annual Murder Mystery Party!  “Murder Among the Mateys,” a night of intrigue and pirating good fun, is being held on Saturday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge (1501 9th Street S). The evening includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A no host bar will also be available. The cost is $25 for those playing a character and $45 per character couple. Those not playing a character for the evening can attend for $20.

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Jan 13th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls will be conducting their annual Spring Golf Lessons beginning the week of March 31st. Lessons include 4 days (Monday - Thursday) of personalized instruction, and an outdoor golf clinic on Saturday at Eagle Falls Golf Club. Fee is $75.00. Register at the Park and Recreation Office.

  • City Commission | Fri Jan 10th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City Commission selected Steve Bolstad at the City’s new Municipal Court Judge. Bolstad must be formally appointed by the City Commission. He will be replacing Judge Nancy Luth who will be retiring at the end of the month after a career spanning over twenty years as the Municipal Court Judge. Bolstad will serve until the next municipal general election in 2015.

  • City Commission | Tue Dec 31st, 2013 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City of Great Falls will be hosting an Open House to allow members of the public to meet their elected officials on Tuesday, January 7, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (#2 Park Drive South).  Light refreshments will be served.