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Kalispel Tribe using bottled water at casino due to contaminationFiled Under: Public Relations
Kalispel Tribe using bottled water at casino due to contamination (May 18, 2017)
The tribe took action after high levels of chemicals were found in water wells in Airway Heights, Washington.

Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policyFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy (April 18, 2017)
The Spokane Tribe is counting on the Trump team to defend its gaming project from a lawsuit filed by a rival in Washington state.

Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in WashingtonFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in Washington (February 22, 2017)
The Northern Quest Resort and Casino is growing by 40,000 square-feet and will see a new recreational vehicle park.

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project (November 9, 2016)
The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.

Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facilityFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facility (September 8, 2016)
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 (September 2, 2016)
Tribal police have the authority to arrest Indians and non-Indians alike at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino.

Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casino (July 15, 2016)
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 (June 20, 2016)
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.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino rulingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (June 9, 2016)
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 (June 8, 2016)
The decision marks only the second time that an off-reservation casino has been approved in Washington.

Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casino (April 21, 2016)
The general public will be able to play at the storied Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington, for the first time.

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 (December 11, 2015)
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 (December 8, 2015)
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 (November 23, 2015)
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 (October 2, 2015)
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 (September 11, 2015)
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 (September 8, 2015)
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 (August 4, 2015)
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 (July 9, 2015)
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 (June 29, 2015)
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 (June 17, 2015)
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 (June 16, 2015)
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 (June 12, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs completed the final environmental impact statement more than two years ago.

Candidates differ on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Candidates differ on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bid (October 22, 2014)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) opposes it while Joe Pakootas (D) won't object if it wins Bureau of Indian Affairs approval.

City council debates Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City council debates Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino plan (February 20, 2014)
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 (February 19, 2014)
Washington newspaper urges city to remain opposed to the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Kalispel Tribe faces criticism after    casino spa  employee quitsFiled Under: Public Relations
Kalispel Tribe faces criticism after casino spa employee quits (June 20, 2013)
The Kalispel Tribe of Washington wants a casino spa employee to come back to work after the woman said she was pressured to wear a wig to cover up her head. Melanie Strandberg, 25, shaved her head to show support...

City cites  economic benefits from off-reservation gamingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City cites economic benefits from off-reservation gaming (May 17, 2013)
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...

New Interior Secretary could rule on   Spokane Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
New Interior Secretary could rule on Spokane Tribe's casino (March 29, 2013)
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...

It's tribe against tribe for some off-reservation gaming projectsFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
It's tribe against tribe for some off-reservation gaming projects (July 10, 2012)
States and non-Indians have been behind two big land-into-trust disputes -- Salazar v. Patchak and Carcieri v. Salazar -- but tribes are also fighting one another in the off-reservation gaming battle. In Washington, the Spokane Tribe wants to open a...

Spokane Tribe claims drop in revenue due to Kalispel casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe claims drop in revenue due to Kalispel casino (March 30, 2012)
The Spokane Tribe saw a big drop in gaming revenues after the Kalispel Tribe opened an off-reservation casino, a Spokane leader said. The Spokane Tribe operates the Two Rivers Casino and Resort on its reservation. Vice chairman Michael Spencer said...

BIA hosts public hearing on Spokane off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
BIA hosts public hearing on Spokane off-reservation casino (March 27, 2012)
More than 400 people attended a public hearing on the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino on Monday evening. According to news reports, about 60 people gave comments. Opponents included the Kalispel Tribe, whose members are worried about the impact of a...

Spokane Tribe seeks equal footing with   off-reservation  casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe seeks equal footing with off-reservation casino (November 29, 2011)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington is trying to build support for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to use 145 acres in Airway Heights for a casino and other development. But opposition is coming from the Kalispel Tribe, which operates...

Spokane Tribe blasts opposition to off-reservation casino plansFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Public Relations
Spokane Tribe blasts opposition to off-reservation casino plans (November 17, 2011)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington says opposition to its off-reservation casino is coming primarily from the Kalispel Tribe. The Spokanes want to build a $150 million gaming facility in Airway Heights. That's where the Kalispels already operate an off-reservation casino....

Spokane Tribe promises millions from off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe promises millions from off-reservation casino (June 22, 2011)
The Spokane Tribe says its off-reservation casino will generate millions for the city of Airway Heights and Spokane County in Washington. The tribe will pay $600,000 in the first year of operation. Every year, the amount will increase by $100,000....

Commentary: Kalispel Tribe nervous about Spokane casino Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Commentary: Kalispel Tribe nervous about Spokane casino (May 5, 2011)
"Nick Pierre can still taste it. Growing up as a Kalispel Indian — a tiny tribe with a tiny reservation in the impoverished northeast corner of Washington — he didn’t even have drinkable water on the rez. Out of the...

Kalispel Tribe worried about Spokane off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Kalispel Tribe worried about Spokane off-reservation casino (May 4, 2011)
In the history of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, only three tribes have opened an off-reservation casino under the two-part determination section of the law. The Kalispel Tribe of Washington is one of them. The tribe opened the Northern Quest...

Spokane Tribe gathering support for off-reservation casino  Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe gathering support for off-reservation casino (May 3, 2011)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington is announcing a group to support its off-reservation casino bid. Jamie SiJohn, the tribe’s public relations director, said more than 200 people are part of the group. The co-chairs are former Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie...

Group's website criticizes  Spokane off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Group's website criticizes Spokane off-reservation casino (April 22, 2011)
A group called Citizens Against Casino Expansion has launched a website to oppose the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino in Airway Heights, Washington. The group represents business owners who say the casino will hurt the area. They are asking the public...

Spokane Tribe remains hopeful over off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe remains hopeful over off-reservation casino plan (November 29, 2010)
The Spokane Tribe hopes to make history by opening the second off-reservation casino in Washington. The tribe wants to build a casino, hotel and other properties in Airway Heights. The facility will provide jobs and revenues for tribal members, Chairman...

BIA holds   consultation on  gaming land-into-trust  determinationsFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Regulation
BIA holds consultation on gaming land-into-trust determinations (September 24, 2010)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs held the first in a series of consultation sessions on gaming land-into-trust determinations. The meeting was held on Spokane, Washington, on Thursday. The Kalispel Tribe used the session to raise concerns about an off-reservation casino...

One tribe lowers gambling age, another raises itFiled Under: Regulation
One tribe lowers gambling age, another raises it (June 2, 2008)
The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa has lowered its gambling age to 18 while the Kalispel Tribe of Washington has raised it to 21. As of June 1, the Meskwakis allow 18-year-olds to play poker games against each other. Class III...

Kalispel Tribe breaks ground on casino expansionFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe breaks ground on casino expansion (July 24, 2007)
The Kalispel Tribe of Washington broke ground on a $275 million expansion of the Northern Quest Casino on Monday. The project will more than triple the size of the gaming space at the existing casino. The 660,000-square-foot resort will...

Kalispel Tribe plans major expansion of casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe plans major expansion of casino (July 19, 2007)
The Kalispel Tribe of Washington is planning a major expansion of its Northern Quest Casino. The goal is turn the casino into a destination resort. The project would include a hotel, auditorium, restaurants and convention and meeting space. The tribe...

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