Editorial: Tough fight ahead for Barstow casinos (September 12, 2005)

"It's very easy to get frustrated by the seeming selfishness of legislators outside our area. Who are they to deny us an economic opportunity? Step back from Barstow's own economic interest, though, and the problems become clearer. The phrase "reservation...

Editorial: Off-reservation casino a fair deal (September 12, 2005)

"The conservation groups promising to turn out in force at public hearings that begin this week on the Warm Springs tribes' proposed casino in Cascade Locks are gambling with the very thing they most treasure -- the spectacular beauty of...

Opinion: Gaming shows no benefits for tribes (September 12, 2005)

"The Journal Star editorial on tribal casinos missed some key considerations. First, gambling has not shown itself to be a boon for tribes. Dr. Rudi Mitchell of the Omaha tribe notes Natives suffer among the highest rates of gambling addiction...

Compacts signed for two casinos in Barstow (September 12, 2005)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) signed two compacts allowing for two tribe to open off-reservation casinos in Barstow. The Big Lagoon Rancheria is 719 miles from Barstow. The Los Coyotes Band of Mission Indians is 157 miles away. Barstow is...

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