Category Archives: Great Falls

Cascade County adds 3 COVID-19 deaths; city commission meetings going virtual

Cascade County City-County Health Department said Nov. 30 that there have been thee COVID-19 related deaths since Nov. 25, bringing the county’s total to 78. These individuals were a female in her 70s; a female in her 60s and a male in his 50s. All had underlying conditions, according to CCHD. County adds 140 COVID-19 cases; union issues statement following

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City Commission to consider $8 million in TIF funds for Civic Center repairs

City staff’s request to use tax increment financing funds for the Civic Center façade repair project goes before the City Commission on Dec. 1 for a public hearing. The city is requesting to use the downtown TIF funds for the project that’s an estimated $5.5 construction cost and the Downtown Development Partnership voted in October to recommend approval of the

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Voyagers will remain in Great Falls and anticipate 2021 season

The Great Falls Voyagers said Nov. 30 that professional baseball will remain in Great Falls with the formation of a new Major League Baseball partner league. The Voyagers will join seven other teams in the Pioneer League for a 92 game season, beginning in late spring and concluding in early September, according to a release from the Voyagers. Voyagers release

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Annexation for proposed 48-unit apartment complex on Dec. 1 City Commission agenda

A proposed apartment complex for the corner of Skyline Drive Northwest and 6th Street Northwest is on the Dec. 1 agenda for City Commissioners to consider annexation and zoning. The proposed Skyline Heights would include four three-story 12-plex for a total of 48 residential units on a 2.15 acre parcel. City Commission to set public hearing on proposed apartment complex

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GFPS will return to classrooms on Nov. 30

Great Falls Public Schools is returning to classrooms for in-person instruction on Nov. 30. The district has been remote since Nov. 16 to slow the spread of COVID-19 within the district and to allow students and staff to complete their quarantine periods. County adds 140 COVID-19 cases; union issues statement following death of Great Falls educator Based on the analysis

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County adds 140 COVID-19 cases; union issues statement following death of Great Falls educator

Cascade County added 140 cases on Nov. 24, according to the state map, bringing the county’s total to 4,595. Of those, there are 2,104 active COVID-19 cases, according to the Cascade County City-County Health Department. GFPS watching COVID-19 situation as planned return to classrooms approaches “Please be mindful of the recent spike in case numbers and of the high rate

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Great Falls not selected for new C-130 model aircraft; Tester asks Air Force for more information regarding basing decision

The Air Force announced Nov. 24 that the Montana Air National Guard was not among the bases selected to receive new C-130J aircraft to replace the older C-130H models currently being flown by the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard. The Air Force selected bases in Texas, Kentucky and West Virginia and announced Georgia as the preferred

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GFPS watching COVID-19 situation as planned return to classrooms approaches

Students and teachers are scheduled to return to the classroom Nov. 30, but that could change. Great Falls Public Schools Superintendent Tom Moore told school board members during their Nov. 23 meeting that officials were watching the COVID-19 numbers and that district administration are meeting Tuesday to discuss the situation and said he expected a determination on returning to in-person

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County adds 9 COVID-19 related deaths; number of active cases decreased as reporting catches up

Cascade County added 57 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 4,456 on Nov. 23, according to the state map. The number of active cases dropped significantly over the weekend and is currently 2,010. New COVID-19 restrictions in effect; two more COVID-19 related deaths in Cascade County “As many of you know, we recently moved to an improved reporting system

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