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Outside Looking In

What is now known as Paris Gibson Square was completed in 1896 and served as a public school in Great Falls for 79 years....
Greg Gianforte

Fox News Report: Gianforte Also Punched Guardian Reporter

Holy sh*t. What else can really be said about the stunning news of Republican Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly body-slamming a reporter, the Guardian's Ben Jacobs,...

Fake News – Great Falls Tribune

From a front-page, AP story in the Tribune this morning on Trump's budget: "The Trump administration’s budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix...

The Square

Several readers have stated that the Rob Quist campaign signs are not supposed to be on any "public" property, period. Regardless of my personal...

CDBG Records

In an earlier piece, we pointed out that City Commissioner, Tracy Houck, complained about an alleged conflict of interest by a member of the...

Comment Of The Day

The Tribune finally caught up to the Tracy Houck, CDBG funding story, but the reporter didn't have nuthin' on this commenter: Robert Tyler Great Falls, Montana How...
Mayor Michael Winters

Former Mayor Michael Winters Goes On The Record

On Tuesday, May 16, Gregg Smith wrote a post about the City's CDBG allocation process, our fifth and most recent article on the topic. Since the...
Great Falls Poll

Challenger Emerges For City Commission Seat

On April 20, the filing period opened for Great Falls Mayoral and City Commission candidates. Despite an otherwise quiet municipal electoral landscape, we were recently alerted...
Civic Center

Of Smoke…And Fire

On May 15, 2017, I had the opportunity to sit down with City Manager, Greg Doyon, City Attorney, Sara Sexe, and City Planning Director,...
Civic Center

Even More CDBG Mania

Have you noticed that when it comes to Community Block Grant funding and voting, the Great Falls City Commission abounds with apparent conflicts of...