(Troy Wayrynen/The Columbian)
April 29, 2013
Shonny Bria, right, former superintendent of Battle Ground Public Schools, reacts to the news that the district passed its four-year maintenance and operations levy on April 23. District residents have sharply criticized the school board for its secrecy surrounding the buyout of the contract for Bria, who retired June 30. The deal cost the district more than $400,000.