Cookie Jar farewell

Sad news — The Cookie Jar in Holiday Village Mall announced that it is closing. They posted this on Facebook on Saturday: It opened in May 2015 (details). “The Cookie Jar at its peak in the 80s boasted several locations in Great Falls and Billings. The location — on the upper level of the mall next to the GNC store — was most recently occupied by Amy’s Morning Perk.” I suspect the problem wasn’t the…


Prime Location

What should be built on the space currently occupied by this decrepit building? Wait, don’t tell me: a mattress store! Or a bank! Or a casino! Kidding. Actually, “what should be built there?” is not the right question. The question is actually: Will the City of Great Falls force the owner to do something about it? City officials will discuss this week a resolution which states that “…if the owner fails to abate said nuisance…


Crimestoppers (August 2016)

Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers has released the August 2016 “Most Wanted” list. If you have information about the location of any of the people on the list, you’re asked to call the 24-hour Crimestoppers Hotline at 727-TIPS (8477). If you believe that any of the information contained on the list is inaccurate, call the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office at 406-454-6820 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Anyone who uses information contained in…


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