Montana road conditions + winter driving safety
There have been numerous slide-offs and minor crashes reported across the region.
Daughters of the Nile fundraiser honors Great Falls child
Kaleidoscope of Fashion was this year’s theme for the Daughters of the Nile’s annual fashion show fundraiser taking place at the Heritage Inn on Saturday.
Polejewski arrested on new charge
Pamela Polejewski was arrested on Feb. 29 for a new felony charge of evidence tampering. County Attorney Josh Racki said she was being held in the Cascade County Adult Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. He said that county law enforcement had obtained a search warrant on Feb. 23 to...
Winter Storm and Avalanche Alerts continue due to heavy snow and high winds
Winter Storm and Avalanche Alerts continue through this evening into tomorrow due to heavy snow and high winds. Snow showers this afternoon and evening phase out as most snow showers tomorrow will only reach higher elevation, mountain areas. Heaviest precipitation tonight is projected for the Glasgow and Havre areas with potential for Jordan to experience this cell passing as rain showers. Lows tonight are likely to range from the mid 30's in Billings through the teens in Missoula, single-digits in Great Falls, and down sub-zero in Cut Bank with a projected low of -2 degrees.
Police arrest felony suspect in Great Falls
There was a large police presence near the Walmart on the west side of Great Falls on the afternoon of Thursday, February 29, 2024.
Polejewski charged with solicitation of tampering with or fabricating evidence
Polejewski was arrested and has now been charged with solicitation of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.
Great Falls woman celebrates leap year 'Sweet 16'
Katie Kotynski, a leap year baby, celebrated her (official) 16th birthday on February 29th with a surprise birthday party
Belt, March 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Dutton/Brady High School basketball team will have a game with Belt High School on March 04, 2024, 17:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Great Falls PD arrest person wanted out-of-state at west side Walmart, North Middle School shelters in place
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Great Falls Police Department reports that officers made an arrest on a wanted person from out of state at the west side Walmart Thursday afternoon, causing residents to notice a large police presence in the area. Several officers from GFPD and US Marshals Task Force, including...
Frontier Tournament: 'Dead in the water,' No. 2 Carroll completes comeback; Carroll, Providence meet in women's chipper
GREAT FALLS — The last four Frontier Tournament men's basketball semifinal games, spanning two seasons, have been decided by a combined five points. Three of those by a single point. Twice, the slimmest of margins decided games Friday at the Pacific Steel & Recycling Arena. No. 1 seed Montana...
Great Falls teens learn how to identify and prevent sextortion
On Thursday a group of Great Falls youth learned about the dangers of sextortion during a presentation by the Montana Department of Justice.
GFFR seeking approval to apply for FEMA grant
City Commissioners will be asked to approve a grant application during their March 5 meeting for firefighting equipment. Great Falls Fire Rescue is planning to submit a grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program for $74,570.25 for operations and safety equipment. City...
Great Falls teen living with rare disease
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Rare disease day is observed at the same time as leap day, every four years; and this article is going to spotlight Beta-mannosidosis, a rare disease affecting only 4 kids through the United States. One of those kids is 13-year-old Oliver Mills from Great Falls. I...
Families prep to move into houses they built in Great Falls
James Rolin reports on the progress of the newest NeighborWorks owner-built homes, with 10 families ready to move in to their new houses
City Of Great Falls Lawsuit: Library Levy Election Controversy
August 2023, a Lawsuit Was Filed Against The City Of Great Falls. According to The Electric, six weeks after the library levy was voted in, Beth Cummings and Dena Johnson requested the court void the library levy election. Cummings said that she contacted city officials days before the election because she was concerned the estimated amount of the levy was wrong. The 2 also said that mistakes in the resolution, ordinance and ballot language violated state law and was confusing to voters.
Face To Face With Breezy, Great Falls’ Favorite Crossing Guard
Introducing Brisana, Breezy, The Crossing Guard On 9th Street South. I stopped by and talked to her yesterday, and she has a fascinating story, and quite a following here in The Electric City. Breezy, as she likes being called, was born in Helena and has moved quite a bit in...
From the Old Files...
(February 22) - It appears that the files for the Fairfield Times from 100 years ago are missing, so this week we will poke around some of the other newspapers from the region. From The Independent-Record (Helena), Wednesday,February 20, 1924. Canada wants trio of alleged robbers. Great Falls - February...
Look At The Businesses For Sale On 10th Avenue South
10th Avenue South Is One Of The Busiest Streets In Montana. Tenth Avenue South, with an average of 35,700 vehicles travelling the avenue daily, is the third busiest street in the state of Montana. It's only third to King Avenue West in Billings which sees around 40,000 vehicle trips a day, and the Billings Heights from downtown Billings that has around 37,000 vehicle trips a day. It is easy to see where real estate would go for a premium price on Great Falls' busiest street.
Cascade County Health Alert: Rural Homes Have a Higher Lung Cancer Risk. Doctor Explains
A new study has revealed a major disparity in radon gas exposure and related lung cancer risk across rural versus urban communities. The Big Picture: Dr. Shelandra Bell, Family Medicine, "...did you know that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer?" Doctor's Expert Insights about the Role of...
PREVIEW: Give Great Falls 2024
The annual Give Great Falls event is a great way to show your support for the community and its nonprofits.