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 …