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Tribal travel center coming soon
$4.4 million facility could be open by Aug. 1
Herald and News February 17, 2010
The Klamath Tribes are moving forward with construction of a $4.4 million travel center next to Kla-Mo-Ya Casino and could be open for business by Aug. 1.
According to Klamath News, the official tribal newspaper, mild weather and temperatures have allowed quick construction of the Crater Lake Junction Travel Centerís 7,800-square-foot main building, and the goal
The Klamath Tribes Economic Development Corporation, an economic organization within the Tribes not under tribal government, is overseeing construction. Funding is split between allocations from the Tribes and a $2.2 million bank loan.
The travel center will serve as a fueling station and also have space for a Subway franchise and gift shop. The economic development corporation is seeking tribal members to submit proposals for the two businesses, with a target opening date of Aug. 1.
Calls by the Herald and News to the tribal economic development corporation were not answered.
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