News and Press Releases

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jun 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 3rd Annual Pet-A-Palooza is next weekend Saturday, June 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elks 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!

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jun 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    During the month of June, newspaper and cardboard recycled at Pacific Steel & Recycling (1624 12th Ave N) can be credited to the Great Falls Animal Shelter. To participate, just drop off recyclables in the large green bin located outside the warehouse. Pacific Steel & Recycling also accepts a number of other materials for recycling. If you’d like to have the value of your recyclables be credited to the Great Falls Animals Shelter, just notify the staff at Pacific Steel & Recycling.

  • Animal Shelter | Wed Jun 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Great Falls Animal Shelter is sponsoring a Pet Photo Contest for its 2016 Calendar and is searching for the best pet photos around. The top 12 winning entries (those with the most votes) will be prominently featured in a colorful, full-sized 2016 Shelter Calendar. Entering the Great Falls Pet Photo Contest is easy; just upload a photo of your pet at (Contest Closed)   The first photo entry costs $10, and includes a calendar (all additional photo entries are $5).

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed Jun 3rd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The City  received a grant to install an 8-foot concrete bike and pedestrian path through Charles Russell Park (33rd St S and Mountain View Area), near Grandview and the Great Falls Clinic. This project will provide better pedestrian and bicycle connections between City neighborhoods and key destinations throughout the community. The project is funded through the Montana Department of Transportation’s Community Transportation Enhancement Program (CTEP), and matched by Benefis Health System.

  • The Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts | Thu May 28th, 2015 | full story
    Box Office Will Call

    Starting on Monday, June 8, 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.  You can purchase tickets 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 http://ticketing.greatfallsmt.net.

  • Neighborhood Councils | Fri May 22nd, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Neighborhood Council #6 residents will not want to miss the 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in Sunnyside Park (1412 High Street). The event is hosted by Neighborhood Council #6 Representatives and is free and open to the public. The event will feature free ice cream and root beer floats as well as live entertainment from Max Sherritt.

  • Public Works | Thu May 21st, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Street Sweeping Schedule Week of May 26, 2015

  • Fire | Wed May 20th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City Manager Greg Doyon announced the appointment of Steve Hester as the next Great Falls Fire Chief. Hester has over 37 years in fire service and has been the Great Falls Fire Rescue Assistant Chief since 2004. Hester has had an extensive career in fire service and has worked in just about every discipline in the profession. Congratulations Steve!

  • City Manager | Tue May 19th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. The Community Recreation Center, Natatorium and Great Falls Animal Shelter will also be closed. The Great Falls Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 23, in observance of the holiday. Sanitation collection for the week of May 25 through May 29, 2015, will be one day behind the regularly scheduled pick-up.

  • City Clerk | Mon May 18th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    Great Falls residents interested in getting involved in their local government are encouraged to consider running for office. A municipal mail ballot election will be held this year for the selection of one (1) Mayor for a two-year term and two (2) City Commissioners for four-year terms, one (1) Municipal Judge for a four-year term, and forty-five (45) Neighborhood Council representatives consisting of five representatives in each of the nine districts for two-year terms.  All newly elected officials will take office in January 2016.

  • Public Works | Fri May 15th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweepers

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 18-22, 2015

  • Planning and Community Development | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Commission Chambers (2 Park Drive S) regarding the Proposed 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan discusses the proposed use of 2015/2016 Community Development Block (CDBG) and HOME (HOME) Investment Partnership funds and the program policies and performance.

  • Animal Shelter | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The 3rd Annual Pet-A-Palooza is next month on Saturday, June 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Elks 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!

  • Community | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    There's a lot happening at the Great Falls Public Library this June.

  • Public Works | Thu May 14th, 2015 | full story

    Road Closure:  33rd Street South from 15th to 17th Avenue South

  • City Manager | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    City of Great Falls employees are biking to work this week in recognition of Bike to Work Week!

  • Fire | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story

    OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

  • Public Works | Wed May 13th, 2015 | full story

    33RD STREET SOUTH ROAD CLOSURE
    (FROM 15TH AVENUE SOUTH TO 17TH AVENUE SOUTH)

               

  • Public Works | Mon May 11th, 2015 | full story
    Residents West and North of the River are asked limit water usage.

    Residents west and north of the Missouri River (homes located in Neighborhood Council Districts 1, 2, 3, & Black Eagle) are asked to limit water usage, specifically in regards to watering/irrigating yards due to replacement of the City's largest water main which feeds homes/businesses on that side of the river.

  • Public Works | Fri May 8th, 2015 | full story
    City Street Sweeper

    Street Sweeping Schedule May 11-15, 2015

  • Planning and Community Development | Wed May 6th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The public is invited to a National Heritage Area (NHA) organizational meeting on Monday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (4201 Giant Springs Road).  The purpose of the meeting is to recruit volunteers to help create a NHA. NHAs are a grassroots, community-driven approach to heritage conservation and economic development.

  • Park and Recreation | Tue May 5th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The Park and Recreation Aquatics Division has a new water toy that’s sure to entertain kids of all ages – the "Wibit". Two special events have been scheduled to introduce this innovative system that transforms an ordinary pool into a water adventure. An aquatics obstacle course, the Wibit features all forms of water play and its interlocking pieces can be put together in a variety of combinations, creating a new adventure every time.

  • Public Works | Mon May 4th, 2015 | full story

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

     

    DATE:  May 4, 2015
    CONTACT: Richard Johnson, 406-771-1258
    Civil Engineer

  • Park and Recreation | Mon May 4th, 2015 | full story
    City of Great Falls Montana

    The unusually warm and dry winter has created higher use at the Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park this year. While the mild winter has been good for humans and their canine companions, it has caused considerable turf damage at the park. Starting Wednesday, May 6, the dog park will be closed to the public for approximately three weeks turf repair.

  • Public Works | Thu Apr 30th, 2015 | full story

    Archived news item.