Seven Feathers Casino Announces Layoffs

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Layoffs were announced at Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville Monday. The Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe says it laid off 93 casino employees. Those workers will receive a severance package. The casino employs about 1,000 people. The tribe blames the economic downtown in 2008 as well as competition from other casinos in the … Continue reading »

Casino Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Three Rivers Casino in Florence was evacuated late Saturday night after it received a bomb threat. Casino officials say it happened around midnight. Everyone exited the building while police and fire crews did a thorough search of the area. No evidence of a bomb was found and guests were able to … Continue reading »

Casino Measure Supporters Stop Campaign

WOOD VILLAGE, Ore. — Supporters to build a casino in Wood Village, called “The Grange”, have suspended their campaign, they announced Tuesday. Members tried to gain voters’ support for Measures 82 and 83 in November, which would have made it possible for the casino to be built on private land. They said they knew it … Continue reading »

Local Casinos React to The Grange

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Grange could be Oregon’s newest casino and resort if voters choose to pass Measures 82 and 83 on the ballot next month. The Grange would be different than Three Rivers Casino and Hotel in Florence and than all the other tribal casinos in the state, because it would be the first … Continue reading »