Category Archives: Recreation

Amphitheater, ski hill proposed for Black Eagle area

Cascade County has been working for several years on plans to clean up with former smelter site in the Black Eagle area and to create plans for potential recreational development on the site. Those plans are in conjunction with Superfund cleanup work by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and that remediation work is likely years out before any development efforts

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Bank planning new site on river, proposed land swap would allow trail connection on 10th Street Bridge

Updated March 9 at 4 p.m. Independence Bank has purchased land along the Missouri River located in between the 9th Street North Bridge and the old 10th Street Bridge, near the former Falls Construction site and the Missouri River Diner. The bank is planning to construct a new three-story building for itself with offices and a small coffee shop. The

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City pursuing EPA grant for riverbank stabilization project

The city is pursuing a $530,333 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the Missouri River North Shore Stabilization project, the first phase of which would stabilize about 500 feet of the shore line. Local groups have been pursuing the grant since at least 2017 and the city has taken the lead. The project area is near Calumet Montana

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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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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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