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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 partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casino (06/29)
The tribe is hoping to convince Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) to sign off on the project.

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.

Tulalip Tribes lose litigation over additional Class III machinesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Tulalip Tribes lose litigation over additional Class III machines (04/28)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the state in a dispute over a proposed amendment to the Class III gaming compact.

Candidates differ on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Candidates differ on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bid (10/22)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) opposes it while Joe Pakootas (D) won't object if it wins Bureau of Indian Affairs approval.

County criticized for fight against Spokane Tribe's casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
County criticized for fight against Spokane Tribe's casino plan (05/14)
Supporters of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation are calling on officials in Spokane County, Washington, to end their campaign against the project.

Letter: Drop opposition to Spokane Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Letter: Drop opposition to Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/30)
Letter writer says county in Washington is wasting money in fight against the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino a risk to baseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino a risk to base (04/28)
Writer claims Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino will harm nearby Fairchild Air Force Base even though official military studies have concluded otherwise.

County spends big to fight Spokane Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
County spends big to fight Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/14)
Officials in Spokane County, Washington, have spent $300,000 in legal fees to fight the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

BIA asked for new study on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
BIA asked for new study on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/09)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to conduct a new study of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino..

Column: Campaign against Spokane Tribe's casino shows cracksFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Campaign against Spokane Tribe's casino shows cracks (02/26)
Columnist says opponents of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino can no longer claim the project will harm an Air Force base.

City no longer opposes Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City no longer opposes Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (02/25)
The city of Spokane, Washington, no longer opposes the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino is good for regionFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino is good for region (02/24)
Writers say Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino will generate jobs and revenue in Washington.

City council debates Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City council debates Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino plan (02/20)
The city council in Spokane, Washington, will meet Monday and will once again consider the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Editorial: City can't help Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: City can't help Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (02/19)
Washington newspaper urges city to remain opposed to the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

City reconsiders stance on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City reconsiders stance on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (02/18)
The city council in Spokane, Washington, might drop its opposition to the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Blog: Bold designs for Spokane Tribe off-reservation  casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Blog: Bold designs for Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (05/24)
Blog urges the Spokane Tribe of Washington to be bold with the design of its off-reservation casino: We know from documents already filed that the tribe has signed a tentative deal to work with Warner Gaming, a large company that...

City cites  economic benefits from off-reservation gamingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City cites economic benefits from off-reservation gaming (05/17)
Off-reservation gaming has been good to Airway Heights, Washington, the city manager said. The city hosts the Northern Quest Casino, owned by the Kalispel Tribe. Property values have grown by more than $101 million since the casino opened in 2000...

Letter:   Casino won't help Spokane Tribe  with unemploymentFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Letter: Casino won't help Spokane Tribe with unemployment (05/13)
Letter writer questions need for Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: A recent article in The Spokesman-Review claimed this casino is needed to combat the 50 percent unemployment on the reservation. Currently, all tribal casinos have a Native American-friendly hiring practice, that...

Opponents reject Spokane Tribe  off-reservation casino studyFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Opponents reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino study (05/09)
Critics of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino are still trying to use the Fairchild Air Force Base to stir up opposition. The Air Force has said the West Plains Mixed-Use Development won't affect its operations. The tribe commissioned a study...

Rep.   McMorris Rodgers opposes Spokane Tribe's  casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Rep. McMorris Rodgers opposes Spokane Tribe's casino plan (05/08)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) says the Spokane Tribe should not be allowed to open an off-reservation casino in Washington. McMorris Rodgers claims the West Plains Mixed-Use Development will encroach on the nearby Fairchild Air Force Base. However, the Air...

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