Category Archives: Great Falls Greats

What makes a community? A look at what’s great about Great Falls

What makes a community? What makes it tick, what excites its residents, what brings them out for fun or civic engagement? What makes them upset, what inspires them to work toward improvement? Every town has things to celebrate and things to improve. All towns have their own character, a unique vibe or community fabric that defines them in some way.

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Business in Profile: Sandra Johnson-Thares

Sandra Thares runs Big Sky Development Enterprises Inc. doing business as the O’Haire Inn, Sip n’ Dip Lounge, and Clark and Lewie’s Pub and Grill. The Great Falls native moved to Spokane in the 5th grade and completed junior high, high school and college in Billings. Thares moved back to Great Falls in 1992. “I swore I’d never run the family

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Business in Profile: Mighty Mo

Seth Swingley, 42, and Casey Kingsland, 42 of Mighty Mo Brew Pub/Mighty Mo Brewing Company Both are from Great Falls. “Great Falls has always been a great place to raise a family and we were excited to see what Great Falls could grow into to keep the younger generations from moving away,” Swingley said. They chose to open in Great Falls

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Great Falls Greats 2020 Winners

We asked and you answered. More than 1,000 votes were submitted in the inaugural Great Falls Greats contest and here are your top three in most categories. Congrats to the 2020 winners. Head out and about June 25-27 to celebrate them! Best Coffee Shop Broadwater Coffee Brewing Company Electric City Coffee True Brew Best Bar Enbär Elevation 3330 KellerGeist Pub

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Business in profile: The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers

Candice English, 35, The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers. Originally, English is from a ranch between Cut Bank and Browning. She lived in Whitefish, went to high school in Missoula. Her husband was in the Air Guard and that brought her to Great Falls. What made you stay here? “Even though my husband left the Guard to join Farmer’s Daughter Fibers, we love

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