Rapid City News Room (784 items)

CITY OFFICIALS CLARIFY PARKING OPTIONS FOR EXTENDED VEHICLES IN DOWNTOWN AREA **Drivers can be cited for blocking traffic lane and parking too far from curb RAPID CITY, SD—City officials are responding to recent concerns from the public regarding potential traffic impacts of large parked vehicles in the downtown area.  The…
(UPDATE/July 21/Afternoon) (AFTERNOON UPDATE) After this morning's announcement, the Rapid City Police Department has identified persons of interest regarding the damage to the trees and are continuing their investigation. City officials wish to thank the public for their immediate response to the call for assistance regarding the recent vandalism. RAPID…
Rapid City Fire Department Responds to Fire at Material Recovery Facility at the Landfill Rapid City, S.D. – At around 7:30 yesterday evening (Thursday), the Rapid City Fire Department was called to the Material Recovery Facility at the Landfill for a fire alarm.          Upon arrival, heavy…
CITY COMMITTEE HOSTING ANNUAL ADA ANNIVERSARY PICNIC JULY 26 Disability Awareness & Accessibility Committee event will include entertainment, vendors, food, speakers RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Disability Awareness and Accessibility Committee will host the annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Anniversary Picnic Tuesday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.…
OFFICIALS PROVIDE UPDATE ON SERIES OF WATER LINE BREAKS (7:30 a.m. Friday Update 7/8/2022) City officials report crews restored water to customers on Fairmont Boulevard and Jackson Boulevard impacted by Thursday’s water line breaks. Crews will be continuing repair efforts this morning (Friday) on the affected areas of Sioux Avenue…
LANCE LEHMANN, BILL EVANS RE-ELECTED AS COUNCIL LEADERS FOR 2022/23 TERM Pair selected in election by Council peers RAPID CITY, SD--The Rapid City Council tonight elected officers for the upcoming 2022-23 term.              Ward Four Council member Lance Lehmann was re-elected Council president and Ward Two Council member Bill Evans…
CITY RECREATION DIVISION SEEKS SENIOR ATHLETES FOR ACTIVITIES WEEK EVENTS Games to feature athletes competing in four sports RAPID CITY, SD--The Senior Activities Week will be held July 11-15 in Rapid City with numerous athletic events scheduled for participants age 50 or older.  The Senior Games are hosted by the…
RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM INVITING VOLUNTEERS TO ‘ADOPT-A-STOP’ Participants can assist RTS in cleaning, monitoring shelter and stop areas RAPID CITY, SD—The City’s Rapid Transit System (RTS) is inviting volunteers to ‘Adopt-A-Stop’ this summer.  Participants can adopt a bus shelter, bench or high-traffic stop area and assist in keeping the area…
1972 Flood: ‘Remember, Honor and Commemorate’ By Steve Allender, Mayor of Rapid City It has been 50 years – a half century – since floodwaters cascaded through canyons along west Highway 44 and into Rapid City, forging a path of destruction that included the collapse of Canyon Lake Dam, claiming…
Rapid City’s Sumption Named Finance Officer of the Year Pauline Sumption, Finance Director for the City of Rapid City, was named Finance Officer of the Year earlier this month by the South Dakota Governmental Finance Officers’ Association.           The award is given each year to a…

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