Dr. Ralph Louis demonstrates on his hand a breathing technique while Carol Bell holds the microphone during Saturday's Mental Health Awareness and Fitness Fair at the Shell Community Hall. A question from the crowd asked, “Sometimes when my tolerance is tested, there is a tipping point and I lash-out from the agitation of the darkness in my own head. What is a tool or exercise that could help manage the frustration/disappointment in the moment?” Louis suggested taking a deep breath while tracing your finger
03/16/2023 - 2:56pm
Saturday’s Mental Health and Fitness Fair raised awareness for the importance of mental health and focused on the value of being a “Pick-Up Man” for others. Over 100 people attended the event at the Shell Community Hall.  It was hosted through a...


03/16/2023 - 2:50pm
March 10, 1948 - Feb. 28, 2023 Nancy H. Miller passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer.  Nancy was born March 10, 1948, in Basin, Wyo., to Herbert House and Beth (Tolman) House.  She is preceded...

Community / People

Fifteen years after The SHACK acquired a new building at 33 North Fifth Street, Program Director Jenn Patrick and Executive Director David Bottom stand in the property where wall frames were completed in February 2022 and electrical work has recently begun.
03/22/2023 - 11:03am
By applying for over 120 grants a month, The SHACK continues to make slow but steady construction progress on the new building and organize youth programs for students. According to Executive Director David Bottom, The SHACK’s goal is to provide...