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Rick Tryon

Rick Tryon is an entrepreneur, a singer-songwriter, and is currently serving a four year term as a Great Falls City Commissioner. Helping Montana become an even greater place to live, play and work is Tryon's passion.

Great Falls Local Budget Realities

With a new fiscal year and budget for the City of Great Falls right around the corner, FY24 starts July 1, 2023,...

Great Falls Library Director Answers ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ Video Questions

At our Great Falls City Commission regular meeting on February 28 the Commission voted unanimously to put a levy request by the...

Calling On Local Legislators: Walk Your ‘Conservative’ Talk

Cascade County Republicans won every single race on the ballot in the 2022 election. It was a jaw-dropping result given that Cascade...

Ban Gas Stoves In Great Falls?

Last week I received an email in my City Commission inbox from a city resident urging a phase-out of fossil fuels for...

Good News And Bad News, Great Falls: Building Permits Up, Crime Up

Well, Great Falls friends and neighbors, there's some good news and there's some bad news. Good News First

Great Falls Welcomes New American Citizens

On Thursday, December 15 I had the honor and privilege to represent the City of Great Falls and the citizens of Great...

Debunking The Bunk: No, GF Taxes Aren’t Going Up 191%

This is the first in what will be a regular column on E-City Beat in which I will attempt to debunk some...

Marijuana Tax Revenue For Great Falls – Commissioner Rick Tryon

On Election Day a few weeks ago Cascade County voters voted to approve a 3% local option tax on recreational adult use...

Great Falls Listed In Top 4 Cities In MT To Move To

This week I read an article titled "WHY IN THE FUNK DOES GREAT FALLS GET DISSED SO MUCH" posted on KMON's website...

Trick Or Treat: 15 Fentanyl Deaths In Great Falls In 2022

Heads up, Great Falls, Halloween is this coming Monday. 'Candy' that looks like Skittles or Sweet Tarts could actually...