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Protecting Dark Skies Around Observatory Park

Board of Supervisors passes zoning ordinance gently limiting lighting within half mile of Turner Farm Park Observatory.

Among the board-approved action items on Nov. 21 was the Zoning Ordinance amendment regarding outdoor lighting around Turner Farm Park Observatory in Great Falls.

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The 2023 Holiday Ornament Sale in Great Falls

Supplies are limited.

The 2023 Holiday Ornament Sale in Great Falls- Supplies limited; purchase now.This year marks the 210th anniversary of the historic Georgetown Pike. The Great Falls Citizens Association partnered with The Arts of Great Falls to create and sell an exceptional ornament to commemorate the milestone. It is the second in the series.

Correcting 2 Points from Veterans Day Article

I write to correct two points from your article on the Veterans Day observance at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial in your November 15-21, 2023 edition.

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Bald Eagles Spotted on Their Nest

The mated pair of Bald Eagles in Great Falls have once again been spotted on their nest on Minnehaha Island, seen from Riverbend Park.

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Veterans Day 2023

Observance at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial

“The willingness with which young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars are treated and appreciated by their nation,” — Bruce Fein, Lieutenant Colonel U.S. Army Reserves

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Great Falls Rugby Tournament Nov. 19

Great Falls will be a busy place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

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Inaugural ‘Let Me Run’ 5K in Great Falls

It was an inspiring Saturday morning Nov. 4 as Great Falls Elementary hosted the inaugural "Let Me Run” Elementary 5K Race.

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Madison Defeats Langley, Continues March

Brothers score five TDs between them.

The Madison Warhawks hosted the visiting Langley Saxons on Nov. 10 in Vienna for a first round football playoff game.

Military Appreciation Monday for Navy SEAL Foundation

The Nov. 13 Military Appreciation Monday (MAM) dinner will be supporting the Navy SEAL Foundation

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McLean Community Players Present ‘Proof’

This weekend at the Great Falls Grange

McLean Community Players Present Proof by David Auburn- This weekend at the Great Falls Grange

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Life-changing, Women's Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund

Fall Soiree awards held.

Life-changing Women's Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund.- Fall Soiree awards held.

Let Me Run 5K Nov. 4

Great Falls Elementary School PTA will hold an inaugural 5K for the new boys running club called “Let Me Run.”

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Great Falls Studio Free Art Tour This Weekend

Driving tour to artist studios open to the public.

The Great Falls Studio Tour is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This coming weekend, 42 artists will take part in the free and open-to-the-public tour happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 22.

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Cirque du Soleil’s ECHO Comes to Town

It’s not your grandfather’s circus

There are no elephants or lion tamers. This is not your grandfather’s old-style American circus. While there are acrobats, a contortionist, high-wire acts, and clowns, the performances are woven together, choreographed as a story; creating an entertainment more like a high-flying drama than circuses of the past.

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Scouting for Food on Nov. 4, 2023

Scouting for Food on Nov. 4, 2023