Rapid City News Room (460 items)

Youth ridership tops 71,500 this school year RAPID CITY, SD--Youth ridership on the City's Rapid Transit System increased seven percent in February compared to ridership at the same time a year ago.             A total of 11,403 youth passenger trips were recorded on RapidRide last month, a seven percent increase…
CITY DECLARES DOWNTOWN SNOW ALERT TONIGHT RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Public Works Department is issuing a Downtown Snow Alert for this evening in the downtown core area for removal of snow.             Vehicle owners are advised to have their cars removed from streets in the downtown core area between 2…
First day to circulate petitions is March 1; Deadline to file petitions is March 31 RAPID CITY--Candidates for positions on the Rapid City Council can begin circulating petitions Sunday, March 1. One position in each of Rapid City's five wards is up for election June 2.             Candidates will be…
CITY LAUNCHING 'PENNINGTON OUTDOORS!' GIS Division site provides residents, visitors with information on city, county recreational sites RAPID CITY, SD--Residents and visitors to the area have a new tool to access recreational opportunities in Rapid City and Pennington County. Pennington Outdoors!, a new interactive map to help users explore local…
CITY REMINDS PUBLIC OF LOCATION FOR UPCOMING COUNCIL SPECIAL SESSION RAPID CITY, SD--City officials remind the public the City Council's special session will be held at the Civic Center's LaCroix Hall C-D. The session is a public hearing regarding a code of conduct complaint filed against Council member Lisa Modrick…
CITY RESIDENTS TURN IN TON AND A HALF OF HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN RECYCLING EFFORT Solid Waste officials impressed with community response RAPID CITY, SD--City Solid Waste officials are commending residents for their efforts at recycling strings of lights during the holiday season.  A total of 3,310 pounds - more than…
Permit Numbers Steady; Valuation Total Comparable to 2019 RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Building Services Division issued 226 building permits in January with a total valuation of $10,317,589.             The permit total is the second-highest number of permits issued for January in the past six years and fourth highest since 2009. …
CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT INFUSES NEW LIFE INTO BRAEBURN PARK ICE RINK RAPID CITY, SD--For decades, the Braeburn Park ice rink was a haven for pick-up hockey games among friends - an opportunity for some exercise and fun for hockey fans of all ages.  If you loved hockey, wanted to strap…
CITY HOSTING QUARTERLY 'COFFEE WITH PLANNERS' SESSION FEBRUARY 5 Informal quarterly discussions provide updates, gather input from planners, developers, public RAPID CITY--Featuring a trio of tabletop discussion topics, the City's Department of Community Development will host its quarterly "Coffee With Planners" event Wednesday, February 5, at 9 a.m. in the…
RAPID CITY MAYOR PROCLAIMS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS DAY Council member Becky Drury will share proclamation at Friday afternoon event RAPID CITY, SD--Mayor Steve Allender and City officials are placing a spotlight on the problem of human trafficking.  Mayor Allender is proclaiming tomorrow (Friday) as Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Rapid…

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