New city leaders open to talks for Cowlitz casino (November 9, 2009)

Newly elected members of the city council in La Center, Washington, want to discuss gaming with the Cowlitz Tribe. In the past, the city council opposed the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino. But with three new members on the...

Paskenta chair asks Obama about gaming policy (November 9, 2009)

Leslie Lohse, the chairwoman of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians of California, asked President Barack Obama about off-reservation gaming at the White House Tribal Nations Conference last week. Lohse said the Interior Department needs to clarify its land-into-trust policy....

Column: No simple bet on Guidiville Band casino (November 9, 2009)

"The people who addressed the Contra Costa County supervisors Tuesday came armed with hard-edge opinions on building an Indian casino-resort on the Richmond waterfront. One unemployed man said the Point Molate project proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians...

Cartoon: Alabama governor and Choctaw money (November 9, 2009)

"Bill Johnson's gamble: Burn Bob Riley? Johnson, GOP gubernatorial candidate and former Riley cabinet member, is claiming Riley took secret donations from Mississippi's Choctaw tribe in trade for his opposition to gambling in Alabama. Is it smart to go...