A survey to get a better idea of how many homeless youth live in Billings has wrapped up, and a handful of Americorps VISTA members and volunteers are poring over and analyzing the data.
Sheri Boelter, executive director of the Tumbleweed program, which works with homeless youth, calls them Billings’ “purposefully invisible” population.
The Montana House Appropriations committee finished up hearing all sections of HB2 on March 11. There has been much written about dissension on the part of the committee Democrats who did not vote to approve the bill. I didn’t weigh in on the subject that evening – we had been there a long t…
Just like any number of other traditional holiday gatherings held around Billings, the scent of fresh food, the sound of happy chatter and the sight of people opening gifts permeated St. Vincent de Paul's annual Christmas Party on Monday.
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…
Some 50 Billings businesses are busy answering the calls from 350 oil companies hungry for workers, trucks, pipe and more, so they can keep pumping crude out of Eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
HELENA — The Republican-led House on Monday backed a Montana budget plan that decreases spending primarily by rolling back social services, but also made same last-minute cuts to proposed education spending.
CASPER, Wyo. — A new program offered by a Wyoming social services agency seeks to prevent unintended pregnancies by helping women build life skills.