Public hearing set on county Raceway sale
June 29 set for ZOOM meeting allowing input on proposed deal with Kalispel Tribe, others
Last updated 6/24/2021 at 8:15am
SPOKANE — There’s a red flag waving at the proposed sale of Spokane County Raceway to the Kalispel Tribe.
And now, pursuant to Washington state laws, and according to a June 15 news release, Spokane County will hold a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, June 29 at 2 p.m. to declare as surplus and dispose of 243 acres of “Raceway Property,” to the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, a federally recognized tribe.
On May 5 it was first announced the tribe had made an offer of $4.75 million to take Spokane county out of the racing business. The tribe on June 14 added two additional parcels to its...