MetraPark’s new marketing and sales director is Ray Massie, who is currently the general manager for KGHL radio.
Country artists Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery will open the 2014 MontanaFair on Aug. 8.
When the Hill family left Laurel on Saturday morning, it wasn’t any different than their normal weekends have been lately.
Bigfork artist John Rose’s handcrafted copper Christmas ornaments, wall hangings and jewelry are big sellers in gift shops, galleries and museum stores throughout the West. But rather than hitting the road to sell to individual stores or paying sales reps to call on retailers, Rose rents a b…
When ZZ Top plays the Bozeman field house on March 26, the Rimrock Auto Arena will be empty.
MetraPark’s retired marketing and sales director, Sandra Hawke, greeted friends, colleagues and well-wishers during an informal open house on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 25 years of service.
In mid-November, Sandra Hawke did something she hadn't done in a quarter-century as MetraPark's marketing and sales director: she attended a show as a spectator.
Listen closely to the screams and shouts emanating from MetraPark this week. The sounds you hear aren’t originating solely from the death-defying amusement rides on the midway.
MontanaFair’s first three days turned in some sizzling numbers for night shows and the carnival as the fair got off to a hot start.
MontanaFair touts its concerts, carnival, supercross and rodeo — the big draws. But this year, MetraPark general manager Bill Dutcher is singing praises for the little fair details, too.
The next Midland Roundtable meeting is Thursday, May 2, at noon at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
There could be some relief to overcrowded parking at MetraPark by the end of summer. However, if Yellowstone County Commissioners approve the plan, those wishing for access will have to pay for the privilege.
The Yellowstone County Commission on a split vote Tuesday approved bids for 2015 high school tournaments at MetraPark.
The carnival rides and corn dog stands are long gone from the MetraPark fairgrounds, but MontanaFair 2012 remained on the minds of board and staff members last week as they brainstormed ways to improve the state’s largest event.
High support. Around 85 people took turns rappelling 270 feet down First Interstate Bank Tower, Montana’s tallest building. But first, each of them raised at least $1,000 for Montana Special Olympics. Organizers expected to raise more than $100,000 from the event.
MontanaFair wrapped up its nine-day run at MetraPark on Saturday with some big numbers.
Everything clicked for MontanaFair on Thursday, a day that set records for attendance, gate admission and carnival proceeds. “It was a wonderful day,” said Bill Dutcher, MetraPark’s general manager, as he reviewed the numbers on Friday. “It was a whole lot of super things working together. T…
Call it a mid-week breather. MontanaFair’s numbers for Wednesday were down in some areas, but MetraPark officials took it in stride as the event heads for the home stretch. “It was kind of a lull after a whole lot of busy days. It was a pleasant, decent day,” Bill Dutcher, MetraPark’s genera…
Hours before first light Wednesday, MetraPark crews had already done tons of work. At 4 a.m., the biggest, fastest moving project of MontanaFair 2012 was under way in front of the Grandstand.
MontanaFair is off to a strong start, with night shows and the carnival drawing crowds and people filling the fairgrounds at MetraPark.