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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.

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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