Glendale may open casino talks with Tohono O’odham Nation — Arizona Republic

A slate of West Valley residents and leaders recently lobbied the Glendale City Council to start talks with the Tohono O’odham Nation, which hopes to build a casino near the sports and entertainment district.

Today, the council is expected to decide which way to go: continue with firm opposition or open dialogue and begin to thaw relations.

The council, in a non-voting workshop, will review the status of the dispute, which has so far cost the city nearly $3.5 million in consulting and legal fees.

Council members could then vote at the next meeting on whether to initiate talks, Councilman Gary Sherwood said.

Read the full article at the Arizona Republic.