The Spokane Tribe is looking to fill 300 jobs at its new gaming facility in Airway Heights, Washington. Photo: Spokane Tribe Casino
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Spokane Tribe ramps up hiring efforts as opening of long-awaited casino nears

The Spokane Tribe is getting closer to opening a new casino in Washington.

The Spokane Tribe Casino is due to open in Airway Heights before the end of the year. As construction nears completion, the tribe hosted a job fair last Thursday and is hosting another one this Thursday to fill new positions at the facility. More than 300 jobs are open, KXLY reported.

The tribe is one of the few to complete both steps of the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The process requires approval from the state, in addition to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

It took the tribe over 10 years to win final approval for the casino.

Read More on the Story:
Spokane Tribe to fill 300 positions ahead of casino opening (KXLY October 19, 2017)

Federal Register Notice:
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA (February 1, 2013)

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