What was city cost to fight octopus mural?

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Your editorial of March 29 was as condescending as it gets.

You called the city administration’s fight over Mr. Catsiff’s painting of his toy store a “flap” that needs to be put behind us as a community. I can’t disagree more.

For over two years the feeling of the majority of Walla Walla’s citizens was made clear — “leave the mural, what’s it hurting?”

Instead, under the guise of preserving city authority against anarchy, the City Council spent how much tax money prosecuting this business? I would like the U-B to report that figure — accurately if possible — so it can be considered by voters during the next City Council election.

Gary Peterson

Walla Walla

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Comments

barracuda says...

Great Letter...

Posted 6 April 2013, 10:53 p.m. Suggest removal

namvet60 says...

The big problem - do they know? They keep better track of giving raises.

Posted 8 April 2013, 6:30 a.m. Suggest removal

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