Rapid City News Room (460 items)

BE KIND TO YOUR PIPES! CITY OFFERS COMMON-SENSE TIPS TO AVOID SEWER BACKUPS Flush only toilet paper and avoid pouring 'FOG' down sink drains RAPID CITY--When it comes to your abode, it matters what you put down your commode!             And your kitchen sink. And your sewer vent pipe.            …
The Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is proud to announce a third record breaking year in a row for 2019. Total passengers were 705,128, which is a 12.7% increase over our previous record year in 2018 of 625,918 passengers. Passenger enplanements (total number of passengers boarding the aircraft at RAP)…
City Council Approved ADU Ordinance in December; ADUs Help Diversity Community's Housing Options RAPID CITY, SD--After last month's City Council approval of an ordinance allowing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in Rapid City's residential districts, the City's Community Development Department has developed registration and application information for the public to register…
Mayor Steve Allender and the Rapid City Sustainability Committee presented a City of Rapid City Sustainability Award to Et-i-quette Catering Co. at Monday’s City Council meeting (January 6). Et-i-quette Catering is a local business that is owned and operated by Kimberly and Brandon Brave Heart and is located at 521…
YOUTH CITY COUNCIL HOSTING INAUGURAL MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT City Hall event will include swearing in of members; Also election of officers, community social, formation of bylaws RAPID CITY, SD--The inaugural meeting and community celebration of the Rapid City Youth City Council is scheduled for next Tuesday (January 14) from 6-8…
CITY SETS RECORD FOR BUILDING PERMIT VALUATION **Four consecutive years of $300 million in annual permit valuation RAPID CITY, SD--The City has set a record for building permit valuation in a single year.             Building permit valuation for 2019 was just shy of $330 million at $329,949,084, the fourth consecutive…
RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Solid Waste Division has set up three recycling locations for disposal of natural holiday, wreaths and garland greenery items.             The locations are set up at Fitzgerald Stadium, West Boulevard North and the Landfill on Highway 79.  The public is asked to remove tree stands, decorations…
CITY REMINDS RESIDENTS OF DOWNTOWN SNOW ALERT TEXTS, PROCEDURES **City partners with Helpline Center on Alerts** **Boundary area extended** **Residents can subscribe by texting 'RCSnow' to 85511** RAPID CITY, SD--The City of Rapid City reminds residents the City can declare a downtown snow alert under certain conditions and encourages the…
From City employees, department directors, Mayor Steve Allender and the Rapid City Council, may you have a safe, happy and memorable holiday season filled with many blessings to share and experience with family and friends. 
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE? CITY EMPLOYEES SHARE THEIR HOLIDAY FAVORITES Staff Picks Favorites in Movies, Music, Meals, TV Shows, Treats RAPID CITY, SD--When it comes to their favorite Christmas and holiday traditions in movies, music and meals, City employees are very diverse and varied in their selections.             City staff participated…

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