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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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..

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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Letter: Spokane Tribe addressed military concerns on casino (04/25)
Letter from Sheri Johnson, the co-chair of Friends of STEP, a group that supports the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: Why isn’t Fairchild Air Force Base saying the Spokane Tribe’s West Plains project is a problem? Simple; because they don’t believe...

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Column: Military silent on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/12)
Columnist wonders why military officials won't say anything about the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: Why all the whispering, Fairchild? If the Spokane Tribe’s proposed casino is a threat to the base – which is, in turn, a threat to the...

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Spokane Tribe has strong links with off-reservation gaming site (04/08)
The Spokane Tribe maintains a strong connection with its off-reservation casino site in Washington. The tribe used the site of the West Plains Mixed-Use Development as a traditional encampment for hundreds of years. There was even a battle with the...

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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...

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Letter: More disinformation against Spokane Tribe's casino plan (03/05)
Letter writer J. Gary Kavanagh says local officials and groups are waging a war of disinformation against the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: Well, another round of disinformation is being put forth by local politicians, and other people against the Spokane...

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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...

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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...

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BIA asked to delay Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bid (02/22)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to delay a decision 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. The...

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