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Great Falls man faces charges after alleged shooting and police chase

Police over the weekend served a $500,000 warrant on a Great Falls man for five felonies and two misdemeanors stemming from an alleged June 23 shooting and subsequent police pursuit. Tyson Allen Whiteplume, 38, is charged with aggravated kidnapping, criminal endangerment, negligent vehicular assault, and two counts of assault with a weapon, all...
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Boat Rides Return To C&O Canal For The Summer

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Boat rides are returning to Great Falls at the C&O Canal this summer, the National Park Service announced Monday. Visitors will be able to board a replica of the Charles F. Mercer excursion boat and take a scenic trip along the canal. Along the way, operators will tell the history of the canal and learn more about those who lived and worked along it. Replica canal boat entering a canal lock. Credit: NPS The Mercer was a packet boat that carried travelers from Georgetown to enjoy attractions in the Great Falls area, according to the C&O Canal Trust. The boat rides will be offered every Saturday and Sunday beginning on the Fourth of July weekend through Labor Day weekend, with rides at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Tickets will be available at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center beginning one hour before each program, the NPS said. Tickets cannot be reserved in advance, and the rides are weather dependent.  For more information, visit the National Park Service website.    
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City animal shelter offering $15 cat adoptions

It’s kitten season and the City of Great Falls Animal Shelter needs to make space. Now through June 30, the shelter is offering $15 adult cat adoptions. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchipping, vaccinations, and a personalized engraved tag. Available pets can be viewed here or stop by the...
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SUSTAINABLE OILS OPENS NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN GREAT FALLS, MT Sustainable Oils produces camelina, the source material for ultra-low carbon renewable fuels

GREAT FALLS, MT – To the applause of onlookers, the ribbon was cut on Sustainable Oils’ new 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art North America headquarters building in Great Falls today. Complete with plant breeding and research labs, the facility currently employs a staff of 13 and works with over 100 U.S. farmers to grow camelina – the plant used by their parent company Global Clean Energy to produce ultra-low carbon renewable fuels. Renewable diesel produced from camelina is a drop-in replacement for traditional diesel, but with fewer contaminants and far less emissions. In fact, camelina has the potential to receive the lowest carbon intensity score of available feedstocks on the market.
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Great Falls couple files suit against marijuana sale ban within city limits

A Great Falls couple filed a lawsuit in district court Monday challenging the ban on cannabis dispensaries within city limits.  The suit argues that according to House Bill 701, which addresses recreational marijuana implementation in Montana, counties and cities can put further rules and regulations on marijuana sales. However, Great Falls’ outright ban of sales […] The post Great Falls couple files suit against marijuana sale ban within city limits appeared first on Daily Montanan.
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Sustainable Oils facility opens new facility for renewable diesel production

Sustainable Oils opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Great Falls, Montana, last week. The facility works with over 100 U.S. farmers to grow camelina, a plant used by their parent company Global Clean Energy to produce ultra-low carbon renewable fuels. Renewable diesel produced from camelina is a drop-in replacement for...
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