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...

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