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By SHANNEN TALBOT
Staff Reporter 

A community divided

Litigation over Spokane Tribe Casino location rages on

 


A federal judge will soon decide whether future plans for the Spokane Tribe Casino will be put on hold as a lawsuit brought by the Kalispel Tribe continues.

The Spokane Tribe took its first steps toward a long-term goal of a large casino resort estimated at $400 million in 2016 when it broke ground on a $40 million casino project. The site is located two miles west of the Northern Quest Resort and Casino, owned and operated by the Kalispel Tribe since 2000.

The Spokane Tribe has long considered the 145 acres of land to be used in its resort construction to be part of its aboriginal territ...



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