Lisa Donnot took over as executive director of Family Promise of Yellowstone County, the organization formerly known as Interfaith Hospitality Network, last December.
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.
Many of us were saddened to read about the death of homeless Hamilton resident Linda Shelley.
South central Montana’s unusually cold, icy winter has been especially hard on the folks who arrive on foot and by patrol car every day and night at the Community Crisis Center. All have serious mental illnesses or chemical dependencies; most have both. More than 80 percent are homeless or o…
Hundreds of Billings’ homeless and people at risk of homelessness got the opportunity Friday to learn about services to give them a hand and to get signed up.
The number of homeless young people in Billings is “escalating well past the expected increase in overall population,” according to a final report issued recently by the organizers of a survey of homeless youth last summer.
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday will be a regular work day for most Montanans. Banks and government offices will close, and Billings Public School students will have a day off. For the rest of us, the holiday will be a regular Monday, like Presidents Day will be next month.
United Way of Yellowstone County is seeking volunteers to help conduct an annual survey of the homeless in Billings on Jan. 22-23.
Sometimes a little plastic can make a big difference.
Last month, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Capt. William D. Swenson, U.S. Army, for heroism and gallantry above and beyond the call of duty in the Battle of the Ganjgal Valley on Sept. 8, 2009.
A first-of-its-kind survey in Billings has garnered national attention and offers new insights into the lives and needs of young homeless people living within the community.
A little after 6:30 Wednesday morning, Billings police Officer Tanner Buechler came across a man sleeping in a makeshift camp on the uphill side of the BBWA canal above North 14th Street.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday tapped the Wyoming Department of Family Services to manage the state's homeless services.
Wyoming’s state government has never been responsible for coordinating homelessness services in the state, but that will change soon, according to Gov. Matt Mead.
Elizabeth Kay, foreground, is among cast members of "And I Know," a theatrical event at Venture Theatre that casts light on homelessness. Performance continues this weekend with 8 p.m. curtain time on Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday.
From left, Makenzy Gilsdorf, Elizabeth Kay and River Newell-Cline are featured in "And I Know," a theatrical project casting light on homelessness set for performances at Venture Theatre beginning Friday.
If there’s anything playwrights Ryan Gage and Shad Scott would like the audience to understand when they see their new play, “And I Know,” it’s that homelessness is more than the images you see on television.
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. – Cathie Hughes is a woman with seemingly limitless energy. But she sounded dejected when she answered the phone in early March.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Robert Larsen spent three years crisscrossing the country looking for work. He cleaned oil from Florida beaches after the BP oil spill. He found work in the booming oil fields of North Dakota until a disagreement with his boss cost him his job. He chased leads in Colorado, N…