Stories tagged: homeless camps
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
Local governments could set up homeless “camps” in an emergency without following some state environmental rules, under a Senate-approved bill.
Thu., June 7, 2018
The Olympia City Council has approved new rules for permitted homeless camps, part of a larger effort to address the city’s homeless crisis.
Fri., June 12, 2015
Last week, while the mayor was discussing the results of the city’s latest homeless count, a city crew was out dealing with one of the thornier parts of the issue. …
Tue., Oct. 28, 2014
For the past year, a campsite under a blue tarp in the wooded area behind Coeur d’Alene’s Target store has been home for Dawn Cooper. But on Monday morning, Cooper …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2013
They left quietly, saying goodbye to the patch of sidewalk under the freeway that was the only home they’ve known for the last couple of months. Residents of a homeless …