West Bonner trustees discuss November levy proposal

While the meeting focused on finding ways to salvage extracurricular and co-curricular activities, like band or drama, trustees talked about another levy attempt in November.

Embattled West Bonner school board leaders face recall next month

Five precincts vote on Aug. 29: Old Town, West Priest River, East Priest River, Edgemire and Laclede.

West Bonner approves forensic audit and settlement with former superintendent

Trustees dodged accusations of lying and corruption as they methodically worked through Wednesday’s agenda items.

After Durst controversy, West Bonner trustee recall efforts officially advance

Now two school trustees will either resign or face an Aug. recall election.

NIC president on accreditation review: ‘It was tough to read the room’

“The commissioners contained their facial expressions and body language, so we really did not get any hint toward the outcome,” Nick Swayne wrote in a message to the NIC community, recounting his meeting with accreditors Friday.

UPDATED: Durst superintendent contract approved after weeks of controversy

The board also declared a state of emergency, which will allow Durst to seek emergency certification.

NIC officials tight-lipped after meeting with accreditors

As the pivotal decision on accreditation looms in July, trustees are also deadlocked in their search for a new attorney.

UPDATED: West Bonner trustees mum on buyout for former superintendent — a potential open meetings violation

It’s the latest wrinkle in contentious efforts to replace Jackie Branum.

UPDATED: West Bonner trustees one step closer to finalizing Durst hire

But distrust between trustees and community members lingers.