Rapid City News Room (573 items)

RAPID CITY—It’s been a long dry spell at the City’s outdoor pools since the last jump off the diving board, trip down the slide or chance to dip feet off the side into the cool waters.             That’s all changed as the City’s outdoor pools are now open for the…
RAPID CITY RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION RECOGNITION BY LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS RAPID CITY, SD—As the community observes National Bike Month, City officials learned last week Rapid City has received national recognition by the League of American Bicyclists. The League announced Rapid City’s designation of Honorable Mention as part of an…
CITY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR POTENTIAL VISION FUND PROJECTS Rapid City, SD (May 21): The City is accepting public proposals for Vision Fund projects beginning May 24th through July 23rd, 2021. Vision Fund projects will be considered for a three-year plan period by the Vision Fund Citizen Committee with approximately $24…
‘NAME THE GARBAGE TRUCK’ CONTEST WINNERS REVEALED More than 800 votes cast; Winners will place signs on trucks RAPID CITY, SD—The votes have been cast and counted in the City’s ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ contest.  And the winners are… ‘Sir Dumps A Lot’ suggested by Megan Raftery ‘Cindersmella’ suggested by…
CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERING NEXT STEP IN ACCESSIBILITY UPGRADES AT DINOSAUR PARK (5/18 Update: The Council approved the measure at Monday night's meeting) RAPID CITY, SD—One of the featured items on Monday’s Rapid City Council agenda is authorizing the City to enter into a professional services agreement for accessibility improvements at…
CITY PREPARES TO OBSERVE NATIONAL PUBLIC WORKS WEEK Week will include mayoral proclamation, truck displays, presentations, booths at Main Street Square; ‘Name The Garbage Truck’ winners to be announced RAPID CITY, SD—When it comes to multi-tasking or juggling – the art of keeping two or more activities in progress at…
YOUTH TRANSIT RIDES HOLD STEADY IN APRIL More than 3,000 passenger trips recorded in six of eight months this school year RAPID CITY, SD—For the sixth month during the 2020-21 school year, more than 3,000 youth passenger trips were recorded on RapidRide.             Rapid Transit System (RTS) officials report 3,134…
NATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE Mayor Steve Allender has proclaimed today (May 5) as National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People in Rapid City. The City issued a similar proclamation in 2018 and in 2019, hosted a booth by the Red Ribbon Skirt…
CITY SHATTERS APRIL PERMIT VALUATION RECORD Valuation total for month tops $55 million; Second-highest # of permits issued for April RAPID CITY, SD—It was another record-setting month for the City’s Building Services Division in April.             The City issued 559 building permits in April for a valuation total of $55,054,531. …
PRESERVATION COMMISSION HOSTING VIRTUAL FORUM ON CITY’S HISTORIC CONTEXT DOCUMENT, PRESERVATION PLAN Tuesday Virtual Session To Gather Input, Provide Updates on Importance of History to City’s Future RAPID CITY, SD—The public is reminded and encouraged to participate in a virtual public forum, hosted by Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission.  The…

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