Spokane Tribe study finds no impact to Fairchild
A new private study released last week concluded that the Spokane Tribe Economic Project (STEP) wouldn’t have an impact on Fairchild Air Force Base.
Madison Government Affairs, based out of Washington, D.C., produced the study, which was funded by the tribe.
STEP is a multi-use project on tribal trust property located northeast of Fairchild. Included in the design plans are a casino, hotel resort, big box retail space and various other operations. Local organizations, including Greater Spokane Incorporated, Citizens Against Casino Expansion and the Board of Spokane County Commissioners,...