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Shryock to present free workshop with PowerHouse Great Falls womens group

PowerHouse Great Falls will present a free workshop on ‘Personal Branding – Building Real Connection’ by Jennifer Shryock, career strategist and executive coach, on July 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Celtic Cowboy, 116 1st Ave. S. This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to present yourself so that your skills, your mission, and your ability to get stuff

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Airmen, aircraft operating out of Kuwait

The C-130s deployed from the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard arrived at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait and joined aircraft from the Connecticut Air National Guard to replace units from Rhode Island and California. U.S. Air Force Capt. John Pulaski, 386th Expeditionary Operations Group C-130 pilot deployed from the 120th out of Great Falls said

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Love’s Travel Stop annexation on city planning board agenda Tuesday

The Love’s Travel Stop and Country Stores project is progressing and the company has requested annexation into the city and zoning for the property just off the I-15 interchange at Gore Hill. The two parcels that will be annexed will be part of a development that will include two additional parcels already within the city limits that are owned by

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City seeking applicants for various boards and commissions

The city is seeking applicants for several boards and commissions. Citizen Interest Forms are available at the City Manager’s office, Civic Center, Room 201, by calling 455-8450; or may be downloaded from the Citizen Interest Form Page. GREAT FALLS ETHICS COMMITTEE The City Commission is seeking applications for the Great Falls Ethics Committee for an alternate member that would attend all Ethic Committee meetings

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Updates considered to transportation plan to move two projects to recommended list

The Long Range Transportation Plan for the Great Falls area was updated last year, but is getting another minor update. The current proposed update is an amendment to shift a project priority. Public comment period open on regional transportation plan; several area road projects coming up The Technical Advisory Committee ,which is the technical body charged with analyzing transportation needs

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County approves purchase of second ballot counting machine

County election officials will have a new counting machine in time for this fall’s election. Since there was no school election this year, the elections office had a cost savings and was in a position to purchase another DS850 counting machine for $126,321. The elections office is using $76,321 that was existing in their reserve fund, plus the $50,000 in

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County approves projects for juvenile, adult detention centers

Cascade County Commissioners recently approved a contract with James Talcott Construction for the remodel and addition of two classrooms at the Juvenile Detention Center. The $848,000 contract includes adding two classrooms, over-framing the main entry and reroofing it, reroofing the entire building, as well as site improvements for drainage and parking lot rehabilitation. Commissioners also approved staff to use a

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Business Bites: Pizazz expanding; Tracy’s opening soon; Kelley Aline and GFPS win awards; Title 17 revisions

Pizazz Expansion Pizazz is expanding into the former Fox’s jewelry space on the corner of Central Avenue and 4th Street. The grand opening is scheduled for July 31. In the space, they’re opening a gourmet market, take-n-go deli, selling local and international foods and spices plus wine, beer, spirits, even a few beers on tap. “We are committed to being

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7th annual kite festival at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park this weekend

Montana State Parks is hosting the 7th annual Buffalo Kite Festival at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park July 6-7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. SkyWindWorld, Inc. founder Terry Zee Lee will be participating in the festival. Lee has worked with Native American artists from around the United States to develop unique buffalo-themed kites. Learn about the buffalo art

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