MetraPark is going to re-advertise for a new marketing director and offer more money.
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.
Sandra Hawke greets former Billings Mayor Chuck Tooley at Hawke's retirement party at MetraPark's Montana Pavilion Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
Sandra Hawke (R) greets Jeanie Chick at Hawke's retirement party at MetraPark's Montana Pavilion Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
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.
In the three-ring circus that is MetraPark, the Carrie Underwoods of the world are big top acts, and trade shows like the Montana Agri-Trade Exposition and Home Health Expo are the elephants.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for country superstar Carrie Underwood’s show Feb. 19 at MetraPark's Rimrock Auto Arena.
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.
Afternoon rain didn't stop people from heading to MontanaFair on Wednesday. As a matter of fact, many fairgoers welcomed the shower.
Visitors to MontanaFair at MetraPark in Billings will find new acts and rides along with perennial favorites when the state’s biggest event opens Friday.
Jamie Eldridge used to be able to predict when the flood of customers from the state wrestling tournament would begin arriving at Applebee's.
Room taxes aside, Jan Quintrall, who heads the Better Business Bureau in Spokane, Wash., paid the same basic rate for a room at the Crowne Plaza in Billings this summer as she did for a hotel in Seattle.
With construction of the Bench connecter road project continuing near MetraPark, officials offered parking tips for the Burn the Point Classic Car Show and for horse-racing events this weekend at the fairgrounds.
MontanaFair is off to a solid start, with attendance slightly ahead of last year.
When the doors opened Friday morning at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, the lower-level exhibit hall filled with the cacophony of excited women.
Better sound, cleaner seats, more bathrooms. MetraPark’s Rimrock Auto Arena is spiffied up and nearly ready for its grand opening June 19, one year after a Father’s Day tornado ripped the roof off.
Sugarland will perform at 7 p.m. June 6 at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark, officials confirmed today at a press conference.
Another big Billlings concert announcement is going to be made at MetraPark's Montana Pavilion on Monday at 2 p.m.
MetraPark General Manager Bill Dutcher and Director of Marketing and Sales Sandra Hawke talk to guests and media members at the press conference announcing the upcoming Elton John concert in the Rimrock Auto Arena on April 10.
The 2010 Roche Jaune Awards for Business Excellence will be given out Wednesday evening at the Alberta Bair Theater.