Category Archives: Recreation

Draft wayfinding plan available for public comment

The draft of the Great Falls Wayfinding Plan is available for public comment on the Business Improvement District’s website or the Explore Great Falls Wayfinding project Facebook page. The community is encouraged to read and submit comments through Oct. 26. The draft plan includes, maps, sign designs and a project narrative. Ultimately the plan serves as the first step for the

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City Commission set to select design for aquatics facility on Oct. 13

The City Commission has called a special meeting for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 to select a proposal for the planned Aim High/Big Sky aquatics and recreation facility. The city received 10 proposals for the design and construction of the project and a selection committee reviewed and ranked those proposals. The selection interviewed the top three proposal teams this week and

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City received 10 proposals for aquatics center design; will interview top 3

The city received 10 proposals for design and construction process for the planned Aim High/Big Sky Recreation facility. City Manager Greg Doyon said that a city selection committee reviewed and ranked those proposals. He said the city would look at the top three proposals through an interview process over the next few days. Resolution related to financing joint indoor aquatics

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Resolution related to financing joint indoor aquatics center on Oct. 6 Commission agenda

City Commissioners will consider a resolution during their Oct. 6 meeting for finances related to the planned Aim High/Big Sky Recreation facility. The city has received a $10 million grant through the Office of Economic Adjustment in the Defense Department toward the $20 million indoor aquatics and recreation facility planned for construction near Malmstrom Air Force Base. City has been

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County selects preferred design option for Art Higgins Memorial Park

County Commissioners voted unanimously last week to select their preferred option for future development in and around Art Higgins Memorial Park as part of the Black Eagle Superfund remediation. There is no timeline for the developments or funding identified, but the county wanted to have a selected plan so that when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does remediation work, the

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County hosting public meeting Aug. 18 on plans for future development in and around Art Higgins Memorial Park

The Cascade County Commission is hosting a public hearing via ZOOM at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 to comment on three alternatives for future developments in and around Art Higgins Memorial Park, part of the Black Eagle Superfund remediation. The commissioners hope to select a preferred alternative immediately following the public hearing, according to a county release. County moving forward with

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Great Falls High pool locker rooms renovated with $20,000 donation

The Great Falls High School swimming pool locker rooms were renovated this summer, while the pool was closed due to COVID-19, thanks to a $20,000 annonynmous donation that was matched by the Great Falls Public Schools district. “This donation means all of our boys’ and girls’ shower towers work and we were able to re-plumb the swimsuit dryers in the

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Business Bites: Back Alley Pub closes; Fire Station 4 work continues; VA Clinic moving; motor vehicle online portal now available

Back Alley Pub “With a heavy heart I am sorry to say that The Back Alley Pub will not be re-opening. I spoke with the owner last night and was informed that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be closing our doors forever. Thank you so much to all the folks that helped make The Pub what it was!

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Community updates: Home run contest at Centene; Red Cross offers support; Monarch Neihart historical group receives CARES grant

The Great Falls Voyagers and Scheels are partnering for the first fan home run contest in Great Falls from 5-9 p.m. July 8. Each contestant gets a minimum of three tries to hit a home run out of Centene Stadium and those who hit a home run win a $25 gift card to a local business. Anyone who hits three

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