Author Archives: Jenn Rowell

County ZBOA to hold hearings on hemp facility, FWP headquarters expansion

The Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment will consider a special use permit for a hemp processing facility during their Feb. 14 meeting at 9 a.m. Paul Leach of Venture Property and Leasing, LLC has applied for a SUP to allow a value-added agricultural commodity processing facility on this nine acre property. Leach wrote in the application that the facility

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DNRC still exploring development, sale options for Fox Farm parcel

The plan to seek development proposals for about 80 acres off Fox Farm Road is continuing but has been delayed by a month or two. On Tuesday, Andy Burgoyne, the Helena unit manager for the Department of Natural Resources, updated Neighborhood Council 1 about the process. A handful of local residents and members of the public attended the meeting. DNRC

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Commission upholds yearlong trespass after two incidents at Great Falls library

The staff of the Great Falls Public Library made a fairly rare request to trespass a patron from the library. That request was made in December after several incidents at the library that involved the Great Falls Police Department being requested. Deputy City Manager Chuck Anderson signed a letter trespassing Robert Stone from the library for a year and that

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MSDB pool should reopen soon after mechanical repairs

City staff are working with the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind and are expecting the Mustang Center pool to reopen by the end of the week. The pool is about one-third the size of the Morony Natatorium, according to Marian Permann, the city aquatics facilities supervisor. During Monday’s Park and Recreation Advisory Board meeting, Permann said the pool

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Great Falls named outstanding urban forestry community of the year

Great Falls has been named the outstanding urban forestry community for 2018 by the Montana Urban and Community Forestry Association. The nonprofit will be present the award during next week’s City Commission meeting. Todd Seymanski, city forester announced the award during Monday’s Park and Recreation Advisory Board meeting. The association gives out these awards annually and according to their request

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Unmanned aircraft prohibited over nuclear convoys, alert and launch facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration has implemented special security instructions regarding the use of privately owned or operated unmanned aircraft over select national security sensitive facilities. Unmanned aircraft are prohibited from conducting flight operations within certain airspaces related to Malmstrom Air Force Base pursuant to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 99.7, according to Malmstrom release. Restricted

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Air Force conducts ICBM test launch in California

The Air Force conducted a test launch of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this week. The test launches are conducted at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Air Force typically conducts four test launches ICBMs annually and the tests are not related to real world events since they’re planned six months to a year in advance, according to

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