Posts Tagged ‘ civics ’

Putting the “Great” in Great Falls

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Back in 2006, the Trib released the results of a “What Makes Great Falls So Great?” survey; I blogged about it back then, but in light of the current conversation, it might pay to re-visit some of the replies: Great People: 129 Local Parks: 52 River Running Through the City: 52 Rivers Edge Trail: 52 Arts & Culture: 51 Education/Schools: 48 Hunting/Fishing/Outdoor Activities: 47 City Size: 45 Big Blue Sky: 42 Natural Beauty/Nature: 29 So our community has some less-than-stellar aspects, according to some: casinos, downtown despair, etc. I agree with some of the criticism – hell, nobody likes...

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Things To Do

Thursday, July 3, 2008

The folks over at Pulse Great Falls sent an e-mail with a list of activities and fun stuff coming up around town; here’s some of the weekend events: Thursday July 3 5:00 pm Alive @ 5, Gibson Park (music by the Slip Tones) 8:00 pm “July 4th Eve” Cocktail Party, 1500 2nd Ave N Friday July 4 11:00 am 4th of July Blast, Black Eagle Park 11:00 am 4th of July Parade, Downtown Great Falls 7:00 pm Great Falls Voyagers vs. Missoula, Centene Stadium 7:00 pm Lewis & Clark Center presentation “War of 1812″ 7:30 pm Fireball Racing, Electric...

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Weekend Fun!

Thursday, June 26, 2008

If you hear someone complain that there isn’t anything to do in Great Falls, you can do one of two things: bonk ‘em on the head in frustration, or simply direct them to this blog entry (or e-mail it to them!). There is always something to do in and around Great Falls, never more so than during Summer. Check out this weekend action! Friday evening is Alive @ Five, this time being held on Friday (instead of the usual Thursday) in order to coincide with the Montana HOG Rally! It will be held on Central Avenue at 1st Street,...

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In The News

Monday, June 23, 2008

Wow, lots of stuff going on…first some good news from Aaron: the grocery store formerly known as the Downtown Albertson’s (on 1st Ave N and 7th Street) will soon be open for business again under the IGA banner! And Aaron reminds us over at Cataract City that YOU helped to make it happen – seriously. Good job, everyone! - Didja catch GeeGuy on the KFBB news? A brief article about his quest to find out the what/why/etc of the coal-fired Highwood Generating Station – well done, GeeGuy. If the code on the HGS is ever cracked, we’ll have you...

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