Kris Edwards

Where Does Billings Rank in the Drunkest Cities in Montana List?
Roadsnacks recently published a list of the Ten Drunkest Cities In Montana and, not surprisingly, Billings ranked pretty high.
The list is not based on criminal data or alcohol sales, but rather these five criteria:

Bars per capita
Wineries per capita
Liquor stores per capita
Drunk related tweets within …
Veteran’s Day Open House at Independence Hall
Many of us take the time to show respect to Veterans on Veteran's Day, but there are those who make it a year round habit. The Volunteers of America operates Independence Hall, located in the Billings Heights, which is a 20 bed, men's transitional living facility...
A Special Treat for Billings’ Best Halloween Houses
Billings has a lot of households who celebrate Halloween in a big way, but there is one neighborhood in particular that goes all out. If you know Billings, you know the area I'm talking about. I take my daughter trick-or-treating in that neighborhood every year and I am amazed at the amount of time,…
Beware Of Counterfeit Carrie Tickets
Several people have already purchased their Carrie Underwood tickets for her concert at MetraPark next May. The problem is, those tickets don't go on sale until November 6th. People are spending over $100 for fake tickets and when they try to use them on the night of the show, they're in f…
One of Montana’s Finest Retires Today
Detective Keith Buxbaum, a Sidney, Montana native, is retiring today after more than 30 years of service to the Billings Police Department.
Detective Buxbaum moved to Billings Montana in 1981 to become an officer at the Billings Police Department...
Mother of Ryan White to Speak at RiverStone Health
Ryan White was one of the first faces to represent the AIDS epidemic in the 80's. Up until his diagnosis, the disease was largely considered isolated to gay men and little was known about how it was transmitted. Ryan contracted the HIV virus in 1984 through tainted blood he received in a transf…
It Pays to Join Our VIP Club
Congratulations to Gary and Teresa Cox! They won the Candy Apple Red KitchenAid 6-Qt. Professional 600 Design Series with Glass Bowl from the Cat Country VIP club. This was the only prize they signed up for, and they got it. Now, of course, they're planning to try for lots more...
Should Montana Raise the Age for Tobacco Purchases to 21?
The movement across the nation to raise the age of legal tobacco purchases is gaining momentum. In today's world, the only people I would imagine who would publicly oppose this would be 18-20 year old's who use tobacco. It's hard to say no to this campaign without sounding like an adv…
Have You Encountered This On A Receipt?
More and more businesses seem to be asking for donations these days. Sometimes they ask me to support an organization that I'm familiar with and I happily kick in a buck or two. There are times, however, when the request is a bit more vague...
Have You Encountered This On A Receipt?
More and more businesses seem to be asking for donations these days. Sometimes they ask me to support an organization that I'm familiar with and I happily kick in a buck or two. There are times, however, when the request is a bit more vague...

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