Tensions ran high in Great Falls city commission chambers this week, sparked by a proposal to greenlight the latest — and biggest — project in the city’s recent apartment boom. After a tense and at times haphazard public hearing Tuesday evening, the Planning Advisory Board and Zoning Commission recommended changing the city’s zoning map to allow a decades-old trailer park on the southwest side to be converted into a flashy new high-end complex. With 513 units, the River’s Edge Apartments would be the largest residential property of its kind in Great Falls.
Author Archives: Zach Schermele
Zach Schermele, born and raised in Great Falls, worked as a multimedia journalist for the Montana Television Network in 2020. Prior to that, he covered education for Teen Vogue. He is a student at Columbia University, where he is an editor at the Columbia Daily Spectator, and an intern at NBC News.