A U.S. District Court judge has scheduled a hearing on April 9 in an ongoing legal battle to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino in the West Valley.
Despite several back-to-back legal victories for the Nation, its opponents are not backing down.
"Throughout this process, the Nat ... More >>
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Glendale officials should start baking cookies to walk over to th ... More >>
The latest rendering of the West Valley Resort, a casino that Glendale officials and state leaders are trying to derail.Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a measure that allows local governments to annex property without a property owner's consent under certa ... More >>
State Senator Russell Pearce, best known for his immigrant-loathing views, is taking on the Tohono O'odham Nation, an Indian tribe that plans to open a resort-style casino in the West Valley.Pearce and state Senate-hopeful Scott Bundgaard, now joined by about a dozen Ari ... More >>
Elaine Scruggs making her pledge during April 2009 City Council meetingGlendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs once pledged to work with the Tohono O'odham Nation if the federal government approved the tribe's application to create a West Valley reservation.But nearly two months after the feds approv ... More >>
After a long battle, the Tohono O'odham Nation emerged victorious today when the feds accepted the tribe's West Valley land into "trust."This isn't the final step, but it is a major one for the Indian tribe. It means the Tohono O'odham Nation is closer to building its proposed $600 million resort-st ... More >>
Ned Norris, chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation The Gila River Indian Community filed suit in federal court against the Tohono O'odham Nation in a bid to prevent it from building a West Valley resort-style casino.The Tohono O'odham bought 135 acres near 91st and Northern avenues ... More >>
Humanitarian Mike Wilson, who'll be in Scottsdale Tuesday and Thursday discussing the film Crossing ArizonaAs my recent cover story "Blood's Thicker Than Water" dealt, in part, with activist Mike Wilson's efforts to leave water on the Tohono O'odham Nation for migrants crossing over, I attempted mig ... More >>