Chehalis Tribe reaches deal with Great Wolf Resorts

The Chehalis Tribe announced a deal with Great Wolf Resort to build an $80 million resort and conference center in Washington.

The tribe will host a 39-acre resort on land it hopes to have placed in trust. It will feature a 65,000-square-foot indoor water park, 30,000-square-foot conference center, restaurants, a game arcade, spa and fitness center.

The resort, to open by late 2006, is Great Wolf's first in the Pacific Northwest.

Get the Story:
Great Wolf expands westward (The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 6/30)
Grand Mound gets major resort (The Olympian 6/30)
Thurston County's Grand Mound to get water-park resort (The Seattle Times 6/30)
Chehalis Tribe plans $80M indoor water park (The Puget Sound Business Journal 6/29)
Indoor waterpark planned between Seattle and Portland (The Portland Business Journal 6/29)

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