Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark will have a new name in 2019 - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark will have a new name in 2019

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS, Mont. -

Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark will have a new name by May of next year.

Yellowstone County Commissioner John Ostlund said Rimrock Auto Arena had a ten year contract as the major sponsor at MetraPark. With a cost of one hundred thousand dollars per year, Ostlund said the business had an opportunity to extend the contract, but Rimrock Auto has decided to invest their advertising dollars elsewhere.

Ostlund explained what's next for MetraPark.

"Selling a new opportunity for a major sponsor for naming rights," Ostlund said. "Our marketing director has had some calls, but because it's government, we need to do a formal request for proposals so we'll send that out and give everyone an opportunity to come in and bid on that."

Ostlund said the naming rights at MetraPark will go to the highest bidder.
 

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: AMBER Alert canceled for Lakeside girl

    UPDATE: AMBER Alert canceled for Lakeside girl

    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:21 PM EST2018-11-08 20:21:16 GMT

    KALISPELL - The Montana Department of Justice issued an AMBER Alert for a 12-year-old Flathead area girl. 

    KALISPELL - The Montana Department of Justice issued an AMBER Alert for a 12-year-old Flathead area girl. 

  • Billings native featured on History Channel, donates prize money

    Billings native featured on History Channel, donates prize money

    Monday, November 12 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-11-13 00:56:54 GMT

    A man from Billings was able to help out a friend after winning 1st place in a popular show.

    A man from Billings was able to help out a friend after winning 1st place in a popular show.

  • Harlem woman arrested, suspected in hypothermia death

    Harlem woman arrested, suspected in hypothermia death

    Monday, November 12 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-11-12 21:59:47 GMT

    A 25-year-old Harlem woman has been arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide in an apparent hypothermia death south of Havre.

    A 25-year-old Harlem woman has been arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide in an apparent hypothermia death south of Havre.

  • Arizona 10-year-old avoids possible kidnapping by using codeword

    Arizona 10-year-old avoids possible kidnapping by using codeword

    Sunday, November 11 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-11-11 22:55:07 GMT

    The mother of a 10-year-old Arizona girl who escaped a possible kidnapping, speaks out about what she says saved her daughter's life. Brenda James said her daughter had been playing at a park and started to make the short walk home when a white SUV pulled up alongside her.

    The mother of a 10-year-old Arizona girl who escaped a possible kidnapping, speaks out about what she says saved her daughter's life. Brenda James said her daughter had been playing at a park and started to make the short walk home when a white SUV pulled up alongside her.

  • Northwest Battle Buddy pup travels to Billings to begin training as service dog

    Northwest Battle Buddy pup travels to Billings to begin training as service dog

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-11-13 05:43:59 GMT

    The future looks bright for a furry little friend with four paws who arrived in Billings today to begin his first year of training as a service animal for a veteran.

    The future looks bright for a furry little friend with four paws who arrived in Billings today to begin his first year of training as a service animal for a veteran.

  • Former YAM curator opening new gallery in Billings

    Former YAM curator opening new gallery in Billings

    Monday, November 12 2018 6:15 PM EST2018-11-12 23:15:14 GMT

    After working professionally in art museums for 22 years, Billings native Bob Durden has announced the opening of the Durden Gallery on the second floor of the historic Carlin Hotel.

    After working professionally in art museums for 22 years, Billings native Bob Durden has announced the opening of the Durden Gallery on the second floor of the historic Carlin Hotel.

  • Bear attack west of Columbia Falls

    Bear attack west of Columbia Falls

    Sunday, November 11 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-11-11 22:35:17 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-11-12 03:29:23 GMT

    On November 11, 2018 at approximately 9 a.m. the Flathead County Sheriff's Office received a report of a Bear Attack just off Trumble Canyon Road north-west of Columbia Falls. The Flathead County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page says two males had reportedly been hunting when one of the males was attacked. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office, North Valley Search and Rescue, the Two Bear Air Rescue Helicopter and ALERT responded. According to the sheriff's office, the victi...

    On November 11, 2018 at approximately 9 a.m. the Flathead County Sheriff's Office received a report of a Bear Attack just off Trumble Canyon Road north-west of Columbia Falls. The Flathead County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page says two males had reportedly been hunting when one of the males was attacked. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office, North Valley Search and Rescue, the Two Bear Air Rescue Helicopter and ALERT responded. According to the sheriff's office, the victi...

  • Gordon prepares transition team

    Gordon prepares transition team

    Gov. Matt Mead and Gov.-elect Mark Gordon have been meeting to discuss the transition process for handing over the keys to the state's top elected office.
    Gov. Matt Mead and Gov.-elect Mark Gordon have been meeting to discuss the transition process for handing over the keys to the state's top elected office.