Monday, August 10, 2020


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Arsonist destroys BIE primary playground; efforts to rebuild underway



An Eagle Butte firefighter douses the smoldering remains of the C-EB 1st and 2nd grade playground located in front of the BIE cefeteria. The fire is a result of arson, and the school is in the process of acquiring emergency funding from the BIE in hopes of rebuilding the playground by August 28, when school resumes, said Primary Principal Terri McLellan. The alleged arsonist was apprehended.

An Eagle Butte firefighter douses the smoldering remains of the C-EB 1st and 2nd grade playground located in front of the BIE cefeteria. The fire is a result of arson, and the school is in the process of acquiring emergency funding from the BIE in hopes of rebuilding the playground by August 28, when school resumes, said Primary Principal Terri McLellan. The alleged arsonist was apprehended.