(ZACHARY KAUFMAN/The Columbian)
December 14, 2011
Richard Shanklin, left, 51, sits down with a hotdog and some chocolate milk while watching television Tuesday at the Winter Hospitality Overflow men’s shelter at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Shanklin said that he is looking for work as a cook. Emergency shelters are critical but not a long-term solution, said Craig Lyons, executive director of the Council for the Homeless.