Editorial: Bad news for the Northwest on off-reservation casinos (August 23, 2010)

"No news is good news when it comes to casino development, you say? Perhaps, if you’re talking about the mega-casino proposed by the Cowlitz Tribe for the Interstate 5 interchange near La Center. For months now, we haven’t heard much...

OSHA in court over inspection at Tohono O'odham Nation casino (August 23, 2010)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is asking a federal judge to force the Tohono O'odham Nation to allow an inspection of one of its casinos. OSHA wants to check out the air quality at the Desert Diamond Casino. But...

BIA rejects casino compact for Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake (August 23, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected a Class III gaming compact for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake of California. The BIA said the agreement violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Specifically, the provisions regarding revenue sharing and exclusivity...

Opinion: Questioning the sovereignty behind tribes and casinos (August 23, 2010)

"The recent piece by Tim Korte of The Associated Press, entitled "New Mexico casino lawsuit calls tribal sovereignty into question," may be news to New Mexicans but it is old news for many of us who follow the issue of...

Editorial: The good and bad in proposed Tohono O'odham casino (August 23, 2010)

"Glendale decided long ago the huge public investment in its sports and entertainment district was a risk worth taking. The debt, the doubts, the detractors are all worth it, in the city's view. It's not surprising then that Glendale is...