January 31, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 41

County comes out against casino

Commissioners united in saying no to Spokane Tribe’s proposa

Spokane County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution at their Jan. 29 meeting outlining their opposition to the Spokane Tribe’s proposed casino in Airway Heights located, across from Fairchild Air Force Base.

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Earlier this month, the board was released from an agreement with the city of Airway Heights that had prevented the commissioners from commenting on the proposed casino in exchange for a portion of the proceeds.  Initially, the city of Airway Heights opposed rescinding the agreement, but the board threatened to sue after the state Attorney General’s Office rel...

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