Letters to the Editor

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Tag: Valley Arts United. Puyallup

May
12th

PUYALLUP: Speak the truth or say nothing

Re: ” You just can’t make this stuff up” (letter, 5-10).

The “Puyallup Citizen’s Watchdog Group” is bad-mouthing Valley Arts United. Their “vocal leader,” Dave Churchman, is sending vicious e-mails to City Council members and the newspapers. They refer to us as “a Who’s Who of bottom feeders living on the teet of the taxpayer” and as “Valley Tarts.” I find this highly offensive.

Yes, Arts Downtown, a member organization of VAU, has received grants from the city. This grant money did not come from Puyallup taxpayer money. It came from the hotel-motel tax paid by visitors to Puyallup. This

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