Tribal Leaders Will Meet to Discuss the Future of the Omak Casino
(Coulee Dam, Wash. July 16, 2008) - The Colville Tribal Enterprise Corporation (CTEC) Board of Directors will meet with the Colville Business Council on Monday, July 21, at 1 p.m. at tribal headquarters in Nespelem, Wash. to discuss the plan for the new Omak casino project.
"Due to the ‘inadvertent discovery' by the Tribes' History and Archeology Department during preliminary site work yesterday, we will need to meet with the council to discuss future development possibilities including alternate sites," said John MacClain, CTEC board chairman. "We will continue to work cooperatively with our tribal leaders and tribal departments to develop the plan that moves this project forward with their support."
CTEC was founded in 1984 and has become the largest, most diverse employer in north central Washington. The company manages 15 enterprises that include a gaming division, recreation and tourism, retail and construction and a wood products division. CTEC is a $120 million corporation and employs nearly 1,000 people each year.