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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...
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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,...
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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...

Rob Quist Signs Popping Up On GFPS Owned Properties

Two weeks from today, Montana voters will choose a new Congressional representative. From the looks of things here in River City, our local school district...

City Staff Deserves Credit For Sorting Out CDBG Mess

As more details emerge about conflicts of interest surrounding the City and CDBG funds, the more it has become increasingly clear that staff, and City Attorney Sara...

Oh the Humanities…

One of my biggest concerns about the SJW craziness on college campuses is the current trend to conflate speech, even offensive speech, with violence....

City Attorney Weighs In On Conflicts of Interest

I have to admit that when I read Phil's piece about City Commissioner, Tracy Houck and CDBG funding, I was a little lost. I...

On Breitbart: Quist Urges Climate Change Deniers To Kill Themselves

Montana's special election to replace Ryan Zinke has made national headlines, including this amusing piece from Breitbart yesterday. Enjoy the juxtaposition; on one hand, the analytical, nuts-and-bolts Greg...

Conundrum

noun  co·nun·drum Our City Commission seems to be faced with a difficult decision, or as Commissioner Bill Bronson says, "it’s a conundrum." Here’s the issue; to...

Fred Burow On City’s CDBG Funding: “I Think It’s A Black Eye On Us”

If you skipped last week's City Commission meeting (like the Great Falls Tribune did), then you missed a real doozy. Unreported by local media, City Commissioner...