News and Press Releases

  • Park and Recreation | Thu Feb 19th, 2015 | full story

    The Park and Recreation Department is currently removing the old wooden play structure at Dudley Anderson Park. They received a Community Development Block Grant to purchase a new play structure for the park that will be installed this spring.   

  • Fire | Fri Feb 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls Fire Rescue would like to notify residents that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of Kiddie disposable plastic fire extinguishers due to a failure to discharge. The recall involves 31 models of Kiddie disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel® black plastic valves. The recalled units were sold at Home Depot, Menards, Wal-Mart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online from August 2013 through November 2014.

  • Animal Shelter | Fri Feb 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Did you know that microchipping is the only form of pet identification that is permanent?  Microchips can’t be altered or removed and ensure the safe return of your pet in the unfortunate event your pet gets lost, a collar is removed or during an emergency situation. Now through the end of February the Great Falls Animal Shelter is running a microchipping special. Dogs and cats can be microchipped for only$15 (normally the cost is $25)!

  • City Manager | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City  offices will be closed on Monday, February 16, in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday.  In addition the Natatorium and Great Falls Animal Shelter will be closed. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Saturday, February 14, in recognition of the holiday (as a reminder the Library is not open on Mondays). There are no changes to the residential or commercial sanitation collection schedule next week.

  • Animal Shelter | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    A night of romance, mystery and secrets await at the Great Falls Animal Shelter’s Third Annual Murder Mystery Party! The Shelter Sidekicks are hosting, “A Knight of Murder,” on Saturday, March 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge (500 1st S). The evening includes a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A no host bar will also be available. The cost is $30 per character and $55 for those attending as character couples. 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.

  • Community | Tue Feb 10th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Public Library is hosting a three-part series on preparing for the upcoming gardening season on Thursday evenings in March.  These programs, which are free and open to the public, will be presented by local Master Gardeners.  The programs will begin at 7:00 pm.

  • The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts | Mon Feb 2nd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Have you been thinking about buying tickets to an upcoming show at the Mansfield?  Or pondering booking your next event at the facility? The Mansfield is proud to host a wide variety of performing arts and community events throughout the year. The Box Office is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, or tickets can be purchased online, 24-hours a day, seven days a week at http://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net. The Events Office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and staff is also available by appointment.

  • Planning and Community Development | Mon Jan 26th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • City Commission | Tue Jan 20th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jan 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter believes that there is a hero in all of us! Demonstrate your super abilities by rescuing a  shelter pet and helping a family in need.  The Shelter is sponsoring There’s a Hero in All of Us Adoption Event Tuesday, January 20, through Friday, January 31. Shelter pets (6 months and older) can be adopted for half price with the donation of non-perishable food item (human). All donated food will be given to the Community Food Bank.

  • Community | Tue Jan 13th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Community | Tue Jan 13th, 2015 | full story

    Please see below for the the revised Bookmobile Schedule for 2015.

  • Community | Tue Jan 13th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • City Manager | Tue Jan 13th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu Jan 8th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • City Clerk | Mon Dec 29th, 2014 | full story
    Fireworks

    Title 9, Chapter 9 of the Official Code of the City of Great Falls (OCCGF) sets forth that fireworks may be discharged on December 31 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

  • Fire | Mon Dec 29th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Fire Chief Randy McCamley will be retiring at the end of December.  The public is invited to a reception to celebrate his 31 years of service to the community and Great Falls Fire Rescue. The reception will be held on Tuesday, December 30, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the Gibson Room of the Civic Center (2 Park Drive S). Light refreshments will be served. For more information about the Fire Chief’s Retirement Reception contact the City Manager’s Office at 455-8417.

  • Planning and Community Development | Fri Dec 19th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Municipal Court | Fri Dec 19th, 2014 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    In keeping with State Statute, Municipal Court will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed from 12-1 p.m. for lunch, on Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Year’s Eve (12/31). Those patrons wishing to use court services are asked to enter the Civic Center through the south entrance as all other entrances will be locked at 3 p.m.

  • Public Works | Thu Dec 18th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • City Manager | Wed Dec 17th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

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

    Park & Recreation is now  offering 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.  Classes are offered Monday-Saturday (excluding Friday) for 5 classes, starting March 16th or March 23rd. Fee to register is $75. Register at the Park & Recreation Office (1700 River Drive N). Call 771-1265 for more information.

  • Community | Tue Dec 16th, 2014 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Date: December 16, 2014

    Contact: Jude Smith, (406)453-0349
    Great Falls Library

  • Park and Recreation | Mon Dec 15th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.

  • Planning and Community Development | Tue Dec 9th, 2014 | full story

    Archived news item.