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Nooksack Indian tribe closes casino after alleged violations

Washington states’ Nooksack Indian Tribe have closed their Northwood Casino following National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) orders to close the site over alleged violations of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

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8/19/2017

article NPR: Federal Government Denies A Native American Tribe Millions
(Washington) -- The federal government has shut down a Native American tribe's casino in the Pacific Northwest and taken over its health care system.

6/26/2017

article Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington. Other than a couple of posts on Facebook and a...

6/23/2017

article Shuttered Nooksack Northwood Casino begins token exchange
(Washington) -- After being forced to close last week due to alleged violations of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the Nooksack Northwood Casino in northern Washington...

6/22/2017

article If you have slot tickets from closed Northwood Casino, here’s what you should do
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Northwood Casino began redeeming customers’ slot machine tickets for cash on Wednesday, nearly a week after the National Indian Gaming...

6/21/2017

article Feds order Northwood Casino shutdown
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Northwood Casino was shut down last week after the casino’s operations were found to be out of compliance with the Indian Gaming...

6/19/2017

article Feds Order Northwood Casino Closed amid Internal Squabbles Challenging Tribal Legitimacy
(Washington) -- The Northwood Casino in northern Washington state is closed until further notice. The US government ordered it to cease operations for violating numerous...
article Nooksack Indian tribe closes casino after alleged violations
(Washington) -- Washington states’ Nooksack Indian Tribe have closed their Northwood Casino following National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) orders to close the...
article Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe has been forced to close its casino in Washington amid a long-running disenrollment and leadership dispute. The Nooksack Northwood...
article Northwood Casino closes its doors
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Indian Tribe was required to close its gaming facility in Washington State, Northwood Casino. The demand was filed by the National Indian...

6/18/2017

article Leadership and citizenship feud results in closure of Nooksack Tribe casino
(Washington) -- For the second time in less than two years, employees of a casino owned and operated by the Nooksack Indian Tribe are jobless without having been given...

6/17/2017

article Feds order Nooksack Tribe to close its last remaining casino. It did so Friday
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Indian Tribe closed its Northwood Casino Friday – one day after the National Indian Gaming Commission ordered it to immediately do so...
article Feds order tribe to shutter casino over violations
(Washington) -- Federal regulators have ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its only remaining casino in the latest fallout from a controversy concerning the tribal...

6/16/2017

article Feds order Nooksack Tribe to close Northwood Casino
(Washington) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission has ordered the Nooksack Tribe to immediately close its Northwood Casino, its last remaining casino since the tribe...
article Feds order Nooksack Tribe to shut down casino over violations
(Washington) -- Federal regulators have ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its only remaining casino in the latest fallout from a controversy concerning the tribal...
article NIGC Orders Immediate Closure of Nooksack Indian Tribe Casino
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Indian Tribe has been ordered to close the Northwood Casino in Deming, Washington by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

6/15/2017

press release Notice of Violation and Closure Order Issued Against the Nooksack Tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC),  Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) and immediate Closure Order...

6/6/2017

article MONTEAU: NIGC Needs to Suspend Nooksack Gaming Operations and Distributions
(Washington) -- The greatest threat to tribal sovereignty is the failure of tribes to abide by the laws they have made to govern themselves when the application of those...

5/13/2017

article Nooksack Tribe remains without recognized council as Trump administration digs in
(Oregon) -- The Nooksack Tribe remains without a recognized governing body as the Trump administration continues to put the squeeze on an "illegitimate" group...

5/12/2017

article Judge tosses Nooksack Tribe’s $13.7 million suit against feds
(Washington) -- A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed the Nooksack Indian Tribe’s $13.7 million lawsuit against the federal government, ruling the council that...
article Nooksack Tribe remains without recognized council as Trump administration digs in
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe remains without a recognized governing body as the Trump administration continues to put the squeeze on an "illegitimate"...

5/5/2017

article Nooksack Members Say Tribal Judge Must Face RICO Claims
(Washington) -- A group of Nooksack Indian Tribe members expanded their Washington federal court claims against a chief tribal judge Wednesday in an effort to...

4/27/2017

article Disputed leaders of Nooksack Tribe hit by new Supreme Court decision
(Washington) -- The jury is still out on the new sovereignty decision from the nation's highest court but it's already having an impact in Indian Country.

4/11/2017

article Federal government to take over health care from Nooksack Tribe
(Washington) -- Nearly 300 people who have been kicked out of the Nooksack Indian Tribe will once again get health care when the federal government steps in at the end...

3/24/2017

article Disenrollments Place Washington Native American Tribe's Sovereignty In Jeopardy
(Washington) -- The sovereignty of a Native American tribe in Washington state is in jeopardy. This comes after the tribe disenrolled about 15 percent of its members...

3/18/2017

article Disenrollments could put Nooksack tribal sovereignty in jeopardy
(Washington) -- The sovereignty of the Nooksack tribe is in jeopardy.This comes after the tribe kicked out about 15 percent of its members — members the tribe says...

2/14/2017

article Nooksack Tribe sues feds over withholding of $13.7 million
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe of northwestern Washington state is suing the federal government, saying it's wrongfully withholding nearly $14 million in a flap...

11/27/2016

article Tribe says it has booted 289 people off its rolls
(Washington) -- After a yearslong fight that included a host of ­unusual legal maneuvers, the Nooksack Indian Tribe in Northwestern Washington said Wednesday it...

11/17/2016

article Bureau of Indian Affairs rebuffs Nooksack Tribe on disenrollment
(Washington D.C.) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs continues to take a strong stance against the Nooksack Tribe of Washington amid an ongoing disenrollment dispute.

10/20/2016

article Nooksack Tribe’s actions not recognized by feds in ‘exceedingly rare’ case
(Washington) -- In an “exceedingly rare” situation, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs will not recognize any actions taken by the Nooksack Indian Tribe...

10/18/2016

article Bureau of Indian Affairs questions Nooksack Tribe's government
(Washington D.C.) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking an unusually "rare" step when it comes to a crisis within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
article Feds to Nooksack Chairman: La-La-La-La! We Can't Hear You!
(Washington D.C.) -- In a letter dated October 17, the Department of the Interior notified Nooksack Tribal Chairman Bob Kelly it does not recognize any of the Nooksack...

10/13/2016

article Nooksack Indian Tribe creates Supreme Court, gets restraining order against appeals court
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribal Council created a Nooksack Tribal Supreme Court on Thursday, Oct. 6, according to court filings, and it appears Chairman Bob Kelly is...

6/2/2016

article Nooksack Appeals Court Says Clerk Must Accept Firm's Suit
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribal Court of Appeals has ordered a lower tribal court clerk to accept all pleadings from a law firm seeking to challenge its disbarment...

12/26/2015

article Whatcom County’s top 10 business stories of 2015
(Washington) -- It’s time to take a break from the Retail Tipsheet to reflect on the biggest business stories impacting the Whatcom County economy in 2015.

12/21/2015

article Employees struggle for answers while Nooksack casino goes to court
(Washington) -- Whether or not money made in the future from the building currently housing the Nooksack River Casino belongs to a company attempting to collect millions...

12/16/2015

article Nooksack Casino closes suddenly
(Washington) -- The Nooksack tribe has decided to shut down their casino near Deming, effective immediately. The casino was closed suddenly and permanently on December...

12/15/2015

article Nooksack River Casino shuts down after financial problems
(Washington) -- While still advertising a New Year’s Eve buffet on its website, the Nooksack River Casino abruptly closed Thursday night. “We just got word...

12/14/2015

article Disenrollment Is Bad For The Bottom Line: Redux
(Washington) -- Tribal governments that disenroll members do it for the money. Or at least it appears that way in many cases. Tribal councils who engage in disenrollment...
article Nooksack Tribe shuts down one casino amid financial concerns
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe of Washington shut down one of its gaming facilities last Thursday, putting more than 100 people out of work. The Nooksack River...

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