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Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casino (11/17)
The tribe is hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.

Reality television star beaten after leaving Tulalip Tribes casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Reality television star beaten after leaving Tulalip Tribes casino (11/15)
Jake Harris of Deadliest Catch accepted a ride from a couple at the Quil Ceda Creek Casino before he was beaten and left on the side of a highway.

Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casino (11/14)
The tribe will be hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotelFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel (11/14)
The 94-room hotel at The Point Casino in Washington debuts November 25.

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project (11/09)
The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appealFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal (11/09)
The U.S. Supreme Court rarely accepts cases but this one might be attractive because it involves one of their prior decisions.

Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casino (11/01)
Non-Indian opponents are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a closely-watched land-into-trust case.

Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casinoFiled Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casino (10/31)
Grande Ronde leaders have changed their mind and won't try to prevent a fellow tribe from joining the Indian gaming industry.

Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino (10/27)
The work will ease traffic for the new ilani Casino Resort, due to open in April 2017.

Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino (10/20)
The ilani Casino Resort in Washington remains on track for an opening in April 2017.

Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project (10/19)
The Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Washington will see a new gaming room and a new cafe and food court.

Grand Ronde Tribes still working on plans at former racetrackFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Grand Ronde Tribes still working on plans at former racetrack (09/21)
Has a public relations firm spilled the beans on a new tribal gaming facility in Oregon?

Tribes clash over new casino but agree on #NoDAPL movementFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Tribes clash over new casino but agree on #NoDAPL movement (09/20)
The Cowlitz Tribe is calling out the non-Indian allies of the Grand Ronde Tribes, because those allies have a financial connection to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo after decision on casino siteFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo after decision on casino site (09/13)
Work stopped on the First Light Resort and Casino after a federal judge's decision created uncertainty about the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Grand Ronde Tribes ask Supreme Court to hear casino land caseFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes ask Supreme Court to hear casino land case (09/13)
Is Indian Country ready for another Carcieri decision? Leaders of an Oregon tribe hope you are.

Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facilityFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facility (09/08)
The tribe just opened a large laundry-processing business that is providing services to the casino and has already branched out to other clients.

Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in WashingtonFiled Under: Public Relations
Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in Washington (09/02)
Tribal police have the authority to arrest Indians and non-Indians alike at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on role in casino lawsuitFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on role in casino lawsuit (08/31)
Opponents are trying to stop the Massachusetts tribe from building a casino in their backyard.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino rulingFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino ruling (08/25)
The Obama administration is defending the the tribe's ability to follow the land-into-trust process.

Grand Ronde Tribes might stand alone in battle against new casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes might stand alone in battle against new casino (08/22)
Opponents of the Cowlitz Tribe's new casino haven't decided whether they will pursue further appeals in the long-running case.

Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casino (08/19)
The garage at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel will have space for more than 2,500 vehicles.

Grand Ronde Tribes keep battling Cowlitz Tribe's casino in courtFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes keep battling Cowlitz Tribe's casino in court (08/17)
The Oregon tribe expects to lose a lot of business once the Washington tribe's casino opens in April 2017.

Opinion: Court decisions appear in conflict on tribal gaming rightsFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Opinion: Court decisions appear in conflict on tribal gaming rights (08/15)
Two federal court decisions decided one day apart considered the definitions of 'Indian' under the Indian Reorganization Act.

Non-Indian backers cite Cowlitz Tribe in bid for new casino in OregonFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Non-Indian backers cite Cowlitz Tribe in bid for new casino in Oregon (08/08)
Despite losing at the polls in the past, two non-Indian developers are reviving plans for a gaming facility outside Portland, Oregon.

Two tribes see conflicting rulings in long-running quests for casinosFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Two tribes see conflicting rulings in long-running quests for casinos (08/02)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Cowlitz Tribe are on the opposite sides of the country and have battling casino opponents.

Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new siteFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new site (08/01)
The tribe continues efforts to expand its economy with a project just outside of Portland, Oregon.

Cowlitz Tribe wins major court ruling on land-into-trust applicationFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe wins major court ruling on land-into-trust application (07/29)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has sided with the tribe and the Obama administration in a closely-watched gaming case.

Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | California
Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casino (07/26)
The real estate mogul tiibal headquarters in California just a few months before he launched his infamous attack on Indian gaming.

Indian family drops plan for casino on allotment in WashingtonFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Indian family drops plan for casino on allotment in Washington (07/18)
Neither the Samish Nation nor the Suquamish Tribe are interested in developing the site in Bremerton.

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.

Colville Tribes move forward with plans for another gaming facilityFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Colville Tribes move forward with plans for another gaming facility (07/08)
The Twin Lakes Casino is being described as a modest facility with just 50 gaming machines.

Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old trackFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old track (06/29)
A media consultant said the tribe has no 'current' plans for a casino at the site near Portland, Oregon.

Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrackFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack (06/24)
The tribe still hasn't said what it plans to do with the 31-acre site right outside of Portland, Oregon's most populous city.

Cowlitz Tribe announces name in Salish language for fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe announces name in Salish language for fast-rising casino (06/21)
The name for the facility -- ilani -- comes from the Salish word for 'sing.'

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.

Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casino (06/20)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have joined non-Indian card rooms in trying to stop the new development in Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe on track to open long-awaited casino in 10 monthsFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe on track to open long-awaited casino in 10 months (06/17)
The $500 million facility In Washington is expected to welcome patrons on April 17, 2017.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino rulingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (06/09)
Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Spokane Tribe wins governor's approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe wins governor's approval for off-reservation casino (06/08)
The decision marks only the second time that an off-reservation casino has been approved in Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe announces more hires for casino management teamFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe announces more hires for casino management team (06/08)
The Cowlitz Casino team is headed by Kara Fox-LaRose, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, a partner in the project.

Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with communityFiled Under: Public Relations
Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with community (06/03)
The tribe shared $464,307 with emergency providers and another $434,027 went to schools, charities and non-profits.

Cowlitz Tribe welcomes discussions with opponent for casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe welcomes discussions with opponent for casino (05/25)
Clark County, however, remains part of a lawsuit that challenges the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Cowlitz Tribe in discussions with county about stance on casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe in discussions with county about stance on casino (05/18)
Officials in Clark County, Washington, has been fighting the casino for more than a decade they might be willing to work with the tribe.

Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with communityFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community (05/17)
We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.

Cowlitz Tribe reports significant progress on fast-rising casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe reports significant progress on fast-rising casino (05/17)
The Cowlitz Casino Project is 40 percent complete and a local government has rescinded a resolution of opposition.

Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casino (05/09)
The casino mogul often brags of his business prowess but he failed to seal a deal with the the Washington tribe in the early 2000s.

Cowlitz Tribe hosts forums on casino construction and related workFiled Under: Federal Register | Meetings | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosts forums on casino construction and related work (05/05)
The tribe will be offering updates on the fast-rising casino, a $15 million water reclamation plant and a $32 million highway improvement project.

Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continuesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continues (05/02)
With about 1,000 jobs on the line, the tribe is reaching out to its members and to the local community.

Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casino (04/21)
The general public will be able to play at the storied Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington, for the first time.

Grand Ronde Tribes still weighing plans at site of former racetrackFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes still weighing plans at site of former racetrack (04/14)
The building that housed the old Multnomah Greyhound Park near Portland, Oregon, is being demolished to make way for some sort of development.

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