Third Ward council candidate Karl Skala wants to reaffirm committment to Columbia

Monday, March 25, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 4:08 p.m. CDT, Monday, March 25, 2013

COLUMBIA — Four days after Karl Skala lost his Third Ward City Council seat to Gary Kespohl in the 2010 election, he walked into The Coffee Ground on Broadway at 9 a.m. to hold his civic office hours, the same way he had on many Saturdays for the past three years.