Wood Village Casino Backers Fold Campaign

More than $6 million spent on Measures 82 and 83

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Proponents of Ballot Measures 82 and 83 made the surprise announcement this afternoon that they are calling off their campaign just three days before ballots for the Nov. 6 general election go in the mail.The news comes after two Canadian investment groups pumped more than $6 million into an effort to get voters to warm up to the idea of a private casino in Wood Village they called "The Grange." In ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Grand Ronde Tribe Promotes "Vegas-Style" Gambling, Decries "Vegas-Sized" Grange

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Opponents of a proposed Wood Village casino released their first television ad Thursday, deriding the project called the Grange by redubbing it "the Grunge.” The ad—created by Still a Bad Idea PAC and paid for primarily by the owners of Oregon’s largest existing casino, the Grand Ronde tribe—notes that corporate backers’ of Measures 82 and 83 are a Canadian gambling giant Clairvest. A graphic ...   More
 
Friday, September 14, 2012 OLGA KOZINSKIY

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