Better Billings Foundation
After more than a dozen people had spoken respectfully and yet passionately about whether the city should return a $100,000 letter of credit to the Oasis Water Park, Mayor Tom Hanel had this to say to those who gathered to see how the Billings City Council would vote Monday: “Ladies and gent…
The Billings City Council will be asked Monday to return a $100,000 reserve to the Better Billings Foundation to help the organization install another waterslide at the Oasis Water Park.
The Better Billings Foundation recently received an anonymous $40,000 donation that will go toward the purchase of a second body slide at The Oasis aquatic facility.
School may be out, but it doesn't matter to elementary school teacher Clay Herron. He still spends every day with dozens of shouting, laughing children.
Thieves broke into the offices of the Oasis Water Park in the Heights twice last weekend.
Kari Streets started working at Billings Gymnastics School in 1993 when it had 250 students.
The Better Billings Foundation has elected officers of the board for 2013. They are Dave Ulrichs and Rich Lorenz (co-chairs), Sam Morris (vice chair), Steve Nitz (treasurer) Jackie Hill (secretary) and Chuck Barthuly (executive director). Their terms officially began on Oct. 1. Jill Lynch is…
Billings residents who sweltered through the last month may be surprised to learn that it was only the fourth-warmest July on record.
Macy Rose didn’t have the time to talk. The 9-year-old from Huntley had more important things on her mind, like scaling the steps in front of her a few more times.
Suggestions from the Enjoy Bloggers on events and activities to attend this weekend:
As crews scramble to put the finishing touches on the new Oasis Aquatic Park and Community Center in the Heights before Sunday's public grand opening, Chuck Barthuly isn't ready to rest easy just yet.
Scheels Sporting Goods has announced it is planning to donate $50,000 to the “Pool Together” campaign to fund an aquatic center being built in Billings Heights.
There were plenty of other big news stories in 2011. Here’s a sampling:
An agreement signed Monday will bring an end to a lawsuit filed against the city of Billings and the Better Billings Foundation over an aquatic center being built in the Heights.
Construction continued Monday on the aquatic center being built by the Better Billings Foundation at Sahara Park in the Heights.
The Better Billings Foundation’s excavating contractor took out a small grove of trees and began site preparation Wednesday in Sahara Park in the Heights, where the foundation plans to build a $4 million aquatic center.
About 25 Heights residents turned out Tuesday night to hear a presentation about an aquatic center planned for Sahara Park.
Chuck Barthuly of the Better Billings Foundation, the group hoping to build an aquatic center in Sahara Park, will give an update on the project Tuesday night.
Supporters of a Heights aquatic center plan to move forward quickly with construction plans, after opponents of the project asked to cancel a court hearing on their lawsuit Monday.
A District Court judge has granted a temporary restraining order that prohibits a group that had been planning to build an aquatic center in the Heights from starting work on the project.