Nicholson did not offer a price tag or a timeline. He also had no details about redevelopment of the property. Those decisions, he said, will need to be made through further community meetings.
The lack of details left a bad taste for some, including U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., a senior member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and a proponent of the facility since the CARES recommendation. Murray said she was not invited to the meeting and heard about the plan second-hand.- (Full Article)
- Walla Walla Union Bulletin - July 10, 2006