Rapid City News Room (572 items)

RAPID CITY, S.D. (08/18/2021) - Rapid City Regional Airport reported its highest month in its history for enplanements in July, with 50,805 enplaned passengers.  This is an increase of 15% over the previous record high set in July, 2019 with 44,127 enplanements. The airport recorded 100,223 total passengers in the…
CITY TO AGAIN OFFER ‘YOUTH RIDE FREE” TRANSIT PROGRAM **Sixth year of free transit service for youth; **Rapid Transit System to offer free orientation rides for parents Aug. 17-27 RAPID CITY, SD—As parents and students scamper to buy school clothes, sneakers and supplies, one of the key boxes on the…
LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE PERSONNEL SUPPORTING ‘I AM LEGACY’ BACKPACK AND SUPPLIES DRIVE SATURDAY Public encouraged to donate school supplies, backpacks leading up to August 21 ‘Gift-away’ event RAPID CITY, SD—Members of the Rapid City Fire and Police Departments and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office are collaborating with I. Am. Legacy’s efforts…
NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR RIGHT TO APPLY FOR VIDEO LOTTERY DESIGNATION RAPID CITY, SD-- The City Council of the City of Rapid City will conduct a drawing on Monday, September 7, 2021 for the right to apply for a video lottery designation. Six (6) designations are available. The drawing will…
CITY COUNCIL APPROVES EXTENSION OF VISION FUND APPLICATION DEADLINE TO AUGUST 20 5-3 vote allows for additional submissions; Deadline extended to August 20 RAPID CITY, SD--At Monday night’s meeting, the City Council voted 5-3 to extend the application deadline for submission of Vision Fund public proposals to August 20.  The…
RAPID TRANSIT SUSPENDING CITY VIEW TROLLEY RIDES Trolley will cease summer tours after August 6 due to shortage of drivers RAPID CITY, SD—The City View Trolley will suspend summer tours next week with the last day of tours scheduled for next Friday, August 6. Officials with the City’s Public Works…
Annual conservation measures went into effect June 1 RAPID CITY—City officials remind the public that water restrictions remain in effect. The annual mandatory water conservation measures went into effect June 1.  No watering is allowed between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.  Homeowners and businesses with odd-numbered addresses are allowed…
Closure of indoor facility runs Aug. 1-Sept. 12; 50-meter pool will remain open RAPID CITY, SD—City officials remind the public the Roosevelt Swim Center will close August 1 for six weeks for repairs to the leisure pool and other needed facility renovations.             Each year, the Center closes two weeks…
MAYOR STEVE ALLENDER ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DAVID LUST RAPID CITY, SD—Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender issued the following statement regarding the death of David Lust: “I am heartbroken today to hear of the passing of David Lust.  Rapid City has lost a true champion.  David was a…
Every year our area experiences flash flooding, wind events that cause debris or snow events that can affect travel on our roads here in Pennington County. Depending on how wide an area impacted or what drainages are affected, multiple roads could be impassable depending on the extent of the emergency…

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