No injuries were reported and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation in a wildfire that burned through 12 acres south of Sheridan Saturday afternoon near Red Grade Road above the town of Big Horn.
Teachers in Sheridan County School District 1 are asking why the district is having financial problems despite a four-year freeze in salaries, a cut in staff, and an increase in student enrollment that should mean additional funds from the state.
Sheridan County School District 1 could spend over $4.4 million in the next five years for capital construction and maintenance of district facilities under a plan approved by trustees at their meeting earlier this week.
School District 1 staff stand behind Shannon Moline as she reads the letter to trustees (Photo by Pat Blair)
Teachers' dissatisfaction with the school superintendent and trustees' dismissal of Big Horn High School Principal George Mirich dominated the early part of the Sheridan County School District 1 meeting Tuesday night.