2004 Economic Development News Stories

• •Rawhide headed to Gila River Indian Community (East Valley Tribune) 12/17/04

• •Yakama Nation to take over state fish hatchery (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 12/14/04

• •Project To Bring Jobs to Navajos (The ABQ Journal) 12/13/04 * Sign On Required

• •Branching out (The Press-Enterprise) 12/4/04

• •Tribes court private sector (MSNBC) 11/22/04

• •TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDIAN RESERVATION: Tribe looks to take care of business (Grand Forks Herald) 11/18/04

• •Tribe wins key contract status (The Salt Lake Tribune) 10/27/04

• •AFN event focuses on village jobs (Anchorage Daily News) 10/24/04

• •Tribe offers governor trade-off (Star-Tribune) 10/20/04

• •Owners discover they are renters (Farminton Daily Times) 10/14/04

• •Home ownership rising on Arizona reservations (The Arizona Republic) 10/13/04

• •State lets bill on Indian tax expire (The Buffalo News) 10/7/04

• •News fuels Tulalips' hotel, center plans (The Daily Herald) 9/28/04

• •Merrill Lynch Launches American Indian Business Development Group (Buisness Wire) 9/22/04

• •WSU agrees to sell Camp Roger Larson to tribe (Northwest News Channel 8) 9/7/04

• •NAPI turns a $3.3 million profit (Farmington Daily Times) 9/8/04

• •Absentee Shawnees move to expand bank business (The Oklahoman) 9/1/04

• •Rosebud Reservation Recieves Grants to Combat Domestic Violence (Native American Times) 9/1/04

• •KeyBank commits to working with tribes (The Tacoma News Tribune) 8/30/04

• •Data shows little change in economic status under Bush (Indianz.com) 8/27/04

• •Ho-Chunks buy soccer complex (The Daily Southtown) 8/27/04

• •Grant for YouthBuild project will create jobs (Indian Country Today) 8/24/04

• •Black Mesa Coal Mine Threatened by Disputes (AZCentral.com) 8/17/04

• •Tribe OK's Bold LNG [liguified natural gas] Plan (Bangor Daily News) 8/18/04

• •Tribes mull credit union (Bangor Daily News) 8/3/04

• •Tribes Face Tourism Challenges (Seattle Times) 07/30/04 * requires sign on

• •Red Cliff Tribe Seeks Modular Home Plant (The Daily Ashland) 07/26/04

• •Tourism Plans on Way (Arizona Republic) 07/23/04

• •Hualapai Nation to Build Overhang at Grand Canyon (Kingman Daily Miner) 07/23/04

• •Fresh Marketing for Freshest Salmon (tribenet.com) 07/15/04 * requires sign

• •Grant Helps Tribe's Airport (Arizona Republic) 07/15/04

• •Meatpacking Plant Creates Jobs for Tribe (Aberdeen News) 07/07/04

• •Maine Tribe Invites LNG Facility (Boston Globe) 07/05/04

• •Native Group Nabs Contract at Fort Greely (News-Miner) 06/28/04 * requires sign

• •Native Corporation Gets NASA Contract (Anchorage Daily News) 06/25/04 * requires sign

• •CRST to Hold Grand Opening for Slaughter House (Rapid City Journal) 06/18/04

• •Native Ho-Chunk Village Alive, Well (Journal Star) 06/15/04

• •Menominee Tribe Sees Little Financial Return on Forestry Certification Efforts
(Green Bay Press Gazette) 06/07/04

• •Lance Morgan: the Goal of Ho-Chunk Inc. for the Winnebago Tribe (Fortune) 06/04/04

• •Tribe Buys Hotel for Casino (tribenet.com) 06/02/04

• •Critique of Seneca Nation Shows Economic Confusion (Indian Country Today) 05/28/04

• •Agreement for Sycuan Band Hotel Wins OK (Union Tribune) 05/26/04

• •Report: Native Corporations are Major Economic Players (Daily News-Miner) 05/25/04

• •Nine Indian Reservation-based Communities Selected to Join Pilot Leadership Program to Reverse Economic Declines (nwaf.org) 05/11/04

• •Brett Duval Fromson: 'Hellish Landscape of Losers' (Providence Journal) 05/11/04 * requires sign on

• •Yakama Nation Buys Juice Plant (king5.com) 05/06/04 * requires sign on

• •Tribes Ask Congress to Address Contract Shortfalls (Indianz.com) 04/28/04

• •Event Center Scheduled to Open in Fall (Fort Mojave Indian Tribe) (Mohave Daily News) 04/27/04

• •Opening for Business (Ft. McDowell Yavapai) (Arizona Republic) 04/27/04

• •Squaxins Leverage Tax Break into a Smoking Business (Post Intelligencer) 04/19/04

• •An Indian Reservation Struggles with...Plenty of Jobs (Voice of American News) 04/16/04

• •Few Reservations: Bankers Show More Interest in Tribes (Puget Sound Business Journal) 04/12/04

• •'Off-shore' Banking Plan: $60M up Front Gets $30M a Year Profit (Gallup Independent) 04/08/04

• •Navajos Want Off-shore Bank (Daily Times) 04/07/04

• •Casino Investors' Suit Stays in State Court (Hartford Courant) 04/02/04 * requires sign on

• •Feds Court American Indian Firms (Albuquerque Journal) 03/29/04

• •Tribe to Kick off Building of Resort, Conference Center (Arizona Tribune) 03/31/04

• •Navajo Nation as America's Swiss Banker? (Gallup Independent) 03/04/04

• •Alaska Natives Plan International Summit (Anchorage Daily News) * 03/04/04

• •Archives Could Unlock Future for Burns, Tribe (kgw.com) * 03/02/04

• •Santee Sioux Tribe Seeks to Create Income Opportunity with Shop E-Z Purchase (Yankton.net) 02/25/04

• •Post-logging Era Sends Native Corporation to New Fields (Anchorage Daily News) * 02/23/04

• •'Ridin' the Rez': the Trials of Indian Tourism (Christian Science Monitor) 02/23/04

• •Latest Skull Valley Venture: Trash Dump (Desert News) 02/18/04

• •Tribe Leases Plant (Newsok.com) * 02/17/04

• •Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe Building Training Range (Navy Newsstand) 02/13/04

• •Tulalips to Host Major Outlet Center (Everett Herald) 02/04/04

• •Tribes Seek to Open Credit Union (Press Enterprise) * 01/23/04

• •Yavapais Plan RV Park (Arizona Republic) 01/23/04

• •Tribe to Sell Ag Operations (Rapid City Journal) 01/23/04

• •Casino Deals Are Stalled by State, U.S. and Tribal Hurdles (NYT) * 01/20/04

• •BIA Removed from Business Site Lease Process (Gallup Independent) 01/08/04

• •Tribe May Bid Goodbye to Dry (Rapid City Journal) 01/08/04


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