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Gazette opinion: No place like home for 2,500 Montana students

Gazette opinion: No place like home for 2,500 Montana students

A school bus soon will resume its afternoon route taking McKinley Elementary students to downtown motels where they are staying with their parents. Another bus will transport children from the Montana Rescue Mission Women’s and Family Shelter to Washington Elementary. All around Billings, ch…

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Affordable housing fund advocated for Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — A housing official and a consultant say the Jackson area needs a steady source of funding to solve its shortage of affordable housing for workers.

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Heidi Schaible spends time with her children

Heidi Schaible spends time with her children

Heidi Schaible spends time with her children Grayden, 3, and Simone, 9, on Tuesday at their home in Casper, Wyo. Despite Schaible's college education and full-time job, she has to rely on help from the Casper Housing Authority to rent a home while she pays off debt.

May 30, 2014 6:18 pm

Guest opinion: The way to end homelessness is to prevent it in the first place

Lourdes was 69 years old when I first met her in 2012. She was living next to a bus stop on a busy four-lane street in front of a supermarket.

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Affordable-housing apartments open

The newest affordable-housing complex in Casper is barely a week old, but one-bedroom rooms are almost completely gone.

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Star Apartments proposal glimmer of hope for Casper low-income housing

Star Apartments proposal glimmer of hope for Casper low-income housing

Lucy Zepeda was working 40 hours per week and juggling a full course load at Casper College.

November 04, 2013 8:00 am Photos

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Local agencies serving the near homeless weary of federal budget cuts

Local agencies serving the near homeless weary of federal budget cuts

When you’re young and homeless, the act of bouncing around from one friend’s living room to another’s is known as couch surfing. But at Jennifer Bradley’s age, it’s no way to live.

October 13, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Domestic violence on the rise in oil country

MINOT, N.D. — The astonishing growth of the oil-fueled western North Dakota economy has provided many opportunities for people from all over to find high-paying jobs in the industry. The accompanying growing pains have also choked city infrastructure and squeezed out much of the traditional …

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Jackson spending $745,000 for worker housing

JACKSON — The Jackson City Council has agreed to spend $745,000 to buy a small apartment complex where four town employees and their families could live.

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Many residents hard-pressed to find available housing in Casper

Many residents hard-pressed to find available housing in Casper

The 20 adults and children living at the Dew Drop Inn in Mills have become the latest casualties in an ongoing series of unrelated evictions happening in and around Casper.

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A conversation with the new head of the Casper Housing Authority

CASPER, Wyo. — Kim Summerall-Wright became the head of the Casper Housing Authority in January, but her appointment wasn’t announced publicly until last week. The former director of the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies, she now takes the helm of the agency responsible for overseeing Casper’s…

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Casper shelters, low-income apartments overflow with applicants

CASPER, Wyo. — When the House of Hope closed July 13, almost all shelters in the Casper area were packed. Seton House had a waiting list, LifeSteps Transitional Housing had two units available, the Wyoming Rescue Mission women's facility was filled and the men's facility was nearly full. Bre…

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Casper agencies attempt to meet needs with few resources

CASPER, Wyo. — The House of Hope may have opened with a "shoestring budget" that crippled operations but the homeless shelter isn't the only Casper agency struggling to provide sufficient services. With few state and federal grants distributed to Wyoming nonprofits, and a reported 300-bed de…

July 21, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…
Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.

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Volunteers weatherize homes in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - More than 200 volunteers have weatherized a dozen homes in Cheyenne.

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Wyoming gets $907,459 for housing improvements

CASPER, - Wyoming public housing agencies have received a total of $907,459 in federal grants.

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Nonprofit group helps HUB manager wtih home repairs

Nonprofit group helps HUB manager wtih home repairs

Joe and Cindi Chalupa are getting a new water heater and roof repairs, thanks to Rebuilding Together and Lowes’s.

June 13, 2011 2:36 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: City-school district planning will benefit entire community

Tough times in funding have arrived at our doorstep. All areas of our lives are affected, including education, health, transportation, the environment, and housing.

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Applications being taken for home repairs

A nonprofit organization that works to preserve affordable housing will take applications through April 30 from low-income, elderly and disabled homeowners whose houses need repairs or painting.

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Increase in homelessness found in Casper

More people identifying themselves as homeless were found in Casper this year than in all of Wyoming in 2009.

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