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Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casino (07/15)
Construction is slated to begin in the fall and the first phase will open in 2017.

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinosFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos (06/20)
Seattle Times: What’s more dangerous is the precedent Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval may set for other tribes to expand their operations off reservations.

Kalispel Tribe boosts off-reservation casino with $3M golf clubFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Kalispel Tribe boosts off-reservation casino with $3M golf club (12/11)
The acquisition helps the tribe stay competitive in the event another off-reservation casino opens nearby.

Carol Evans: Spokane Tribe deserves off-reservation casino tooFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Carol Evans: Spokane Tribe deserves off-reservation casino too (12/08)
We face staggering social, health and environmental problems as historic sources of tribal revenue no longer exist, are in decline, and are near flatlining.

Editorial: Reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project (11/23)
The Obama administration has tilted toward allowing tribes to create pockets of territory off their reservations, spurring casino development even as gambling revenues are leveling off.

Spokane Tribe still waiting for answer on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe still waiting for answer on off-reservation casino (10/02)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) isn't rushing into a decision on the proposed development in Airway Heights that faces opposition from the Kalispel Tribe.

Kalispel Tribe to buy golf course for $3M in bid to boost casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Kalispel Tribe to buy golf course for $3M in bid to boost casino (09/11)
The acquisition will help the Northern Quest Resort and Casino address potential competition from another tribe.

Spokane Tribe awaits governor's ruling on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe awaits governor's ruling on off-reservation casino (09/08)
A decision on the West Plains Mixed-Use Development in Airway Heights, Washington, is many months away.

Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casino (08/04)
The Kalispels are facing potential competition from the Spokane Tribe, whose off-reservation casino awaits a decision by Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Editorial: Washington doesn't need another off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Washington doesn't need another off-reservation casino (07/09)
If tribes can place casinos on ancestral or aboriginal lands, rather than on reservations, then where does it end?

Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bid (06/17)
A Republican member of Congress, several state lawmakers and the Kalispel Tribe are mounting opposition to the project.

Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casino (06/16)
It took nearly a decade of work but the tribe still has one more hurdle to cross -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Spokane Tribe still waiting on decision for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe still waiting on decision for off-reservation casino (06/12)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs completed the final environmental impact statement more than two years ago.

Spokane Tribe releases new report for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe releases new report for off-reservation casino (05/03)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington released a new study on Thursday that says its off-reservation casino won't interfere with the Fairchild Air Force Base. The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Aviation Administration already said the West Plains Mixed-Use...

New Interior Secretary could rule on   Spokane Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
New Interior Secretary could rule on Spokane Tribe's casino (03/29)
Sally Jewell has yet to be confirmed as the Secretary of the Interior Department but the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino in her home state of Washington could prove to be one of her first major tests. The Bureau of Indian...

BIA extends comments for Spokane Tribe off-reservation  casino  Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
BIA extends comments for Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (03/04)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the comment period on the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino. The BIA issued the final environmental impact statement for the West Plains Mixed-Use Development on February 1. Comments are now being accepted until May...

Spokane Tribe won't object to delay in BIA's review   of casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe won't object to delay in BIA's review of casino (02/27)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington won't object to a short delay in the review process for its off-reservation casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued the final environmental impact statement for the West Plains Mixed-Use Development on February 1. The...

Washington governor to decide on Spokane Tribe's casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Washington governor to decide on Spokane Tribe's casino bid (02/07)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) promised a “clean, academic, dispassionate review” of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino. The tribe is seeking the casino under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. That means Inslee will be able...

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