Metrapark Advisory Board
The Yellowstone County commission appointed four new members and reappointed a fifth to the MetraPark Advisory Board on Tuesday, but not without some controversy.
Concerts, carnival rides, cotton candy and corn dogs — all the things that go into a fair — plus rodeo, barbecue, beer and more can be found at MontanaFair, which begins its nine-day run Friday at MetraPark in Billings.
A new approach to booking concerts and major entertainment was on the agenda Friday during a meeting of MetraPark staff and advisory board members and two county commissioners.
Members of the MetraPark Advisory Board’s events and promotions subcommittee, two Yellowstone County commissioners and MetraPark staff meet Friday to discuss bringing events to the Metra.
Yellowstone County commissioners appointed new members to the MetraPark Advisory Board and to the Big Sky Economic Development Board on Tuesday.
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.
An owner of the Rimrock Auto Group said the car dealership wants to rename MetraPark because media outlets don’t call the arena by its official name.
On a tour of the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Tuesday afternoon, Ken Fichtner was impressed.
The Board of County Commissioners of Yellowstone County recently appointed Lisa Harmon, executive director of the Downtown Billings Alliance, as the newest member of the MetraPark Advisory Board. Commissioners reappointed Ken Fichtner, of Fichtner Chevrolet, Barry Usher, of Beartooth Harley …