Indian Casinos – Increase in Revenue

The Associated Press recently reported: “Indian casinos brushed off weak consumer spending in a sluggish U.S. economic recovery to post a modest increase in revenue in 2011, an industry study reported Wednesday.” “Revenue at Indian casinos continued to be concentrated in certain states. California generated more revenue at Indian casinos than did any other state, producing […]

Requests granted; casino decision pushed back to May

Spokesman Review: March 2, 2013 A federal decision on the proposed tribal casino on the West Plains will be delayed until at least May 1. The U.S. Department of Interior has granted several requests for additional time to make comments on the Final Environmental Impact Statement. Last month that statement listed a casino, resort and retail […]

What Gives on Casino?

March 2, 2013 – Letters, Opinion – Published in the Spokesman Review What gives on casino? The argument was made that Gov. Jay Inslee stood up for tribal sovereignty and self-determination. The Spokane Tribe’s casino would be 1.5 miles from Fairchild Air Force Base to lure airmen, and the Constitution needs amending, and the Bureau of […]

Follow Facts on Casino

March 5, 2013 – Letters, Opinion – Published in the Spokesman Review Follow facts on casino Well, another round of disinformation is being put forth by local politicians, and other people against the Spokane Tribe’s proposed casino in Airway Heights. There is no threat of any kind to Fairchild Air Force Base’s continued operation as an integral, […]

February 1 Inlander Post

“Would the Spokane Tribe’s Casino cause Fairchild to close? Heck no, independent study says”

Spokane Tribe’s Airway Heights Project Advances

The U.S. Department of the Interior today released the final Environmental Impact Study for the Spokane Tribe’s multi-use development in Airway Heights, the Spokane Tribe Economic Project (STEP). Spokane Tribal Chairman Rudy Peone stated, “The Department of the Interior has worked for over 3 years to study all environmental, social and economic impacts that STEP […]

Airway Heights Festival – August 24th and 25th

Join the Spokane Tribe and STEP as they sponsor the Airway Heights Festival on August 24th and 25th, 2012. Visit the event at Sunset Park in Airway Heights and enjoy a concert in the park Friday evening, August 24th, and a car show, watermelon races and free activities for children on Saturday, August 25th. More […]

Riverfront Park Powwow – August 24th and 25th

Join the Spokane Tribe and STEP as they sponsor the Spokane Falls Northwest Indian Encampment and Powwow at Riverfront Park on August 24 and 25, 2012. The Powwow’s Grand Entry beings at 7 p.m. Friday, August 24, and sessions continue at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 25. This free event is open […]

Spokane Tribe Donates to Inland Northwest Honor Flight

SPECIAL PRESENTATION FROM SPOKANE TRIBE TO HONOR FLIGHT The Spokane Tribe of Indians continuing its commitment and support for Honor Flight, will present a check for $5,000.00 to this important program on Friday, June 8, at 9:30am at the Delta Airlines ticket counter area at the Spokane International Airport. “The Spokane Tribe recognizes the urgency […]