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Casino Arizona Unveils New Bingo Hall

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

For many years, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Tribal Council and the Casino Arizona board tossed around the idea of bringing back bingo to Casino Arizona. Finally, in 2011, the plan came to fruition when construction started on a 26,000-square-foot expansion on the west side of the McKellips facility. The new space will serve both as a bingo hall and as an additional multi-use venue for conferences and other large events.

 
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Sommer Lopez Crowned 2012-13 Red Mountain Pow-Wow Princess

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

On Tuesday, October 23, the 2011-12 Red Mountain Eagle Pow-Wow Princess, Ezeriah Ramirez, passed on her crown to her former first attendant, Sommer Lopez, during the Red Mountain Eagle Pow-Wow Princess Pageant. Lopez is the daughter of Rito and Christy Lopez. She is 10 years old and is in the fifth grade at Pima Elementary. .

 

Human Resources Summit 2012

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

On October 26, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Human Resources Department held a Human Resources Summit at the Talking Stick Conference Center. The topics of the summit included employee assistance and employee wellness.

 

Community Members Vote in General Election

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Enrolled Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and residents of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community went to the polls on November 6 at the Salt River Community Building. Hundreds of people filed through to cast their ballots from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m., when the polls closed.