• Banister in winter


    The Barrister Bed and Breakfast in winter

  • Capitol building from the east side


    Montana capitol building. Picture taken from the East side of the building

  • Cathedral of St. Helena

    Cathedral of St. Helena

    Cathedral of St. Helena, in Helena Montana, at sunrise. Photo by Crystal Nance

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Latest News

Solid Waste Memorial Day Closure - Monday, May 28th

Image of a garbage truck with a red circle with a line through it and closed thanksgivings day text

The City of Helena Transfer Station will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. If Monday is your normal trash collection day, please have your containers out by 7am on Tuesday, May 29th. For more information...[more]

Category: Solid Waste All


Fire Levy Information

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Helena Fire and Emergency Medical Services Levy on June 5 Ballot[more]

Category: City Manager All, News and Announcements


Safeway Recycling Roll-offs Temporarily Closed

Due to flooding damage in the Safeway parking lot, the Recycling Roll-offs at that location will be out of service until further notice. Please visit our other Off-site recycling locations L&C County Fairgrounds - 98 W....[more]

Category: Solid Waste All


New Hours of Operation at The Transfer Station

Effective May 1, 2017, the hours of Operation at the The City of Helena Transfer Station will be 8 am to 4:30 pm. Customers need to be unloaded and checked out by 4:35.  Thank you for your cooperation. [more]

Category: Solid Waste All


Report: Fuel Reduction Practices and Effects on Soil Quality

Treated city property along Red Mountain Flume

The report published by USDA observes the devastating effects of high temperature, catastrophic wildfire on soil and the difference between treated and untreated forests.[more]

Category: City Manager All, Ten Mile Watershed Project

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