The US Natives’ Chinook Winds to shut down for a while
Lincoln City’s Chinook Winds Casino, owned by the local Native American Siletz Tribe, is to shut down for the time being, due to COVID-19 related precautions.
The Siletz Tribal Council, which owns and operates Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, publicized yesterday that the establishment is going to shut down for 2 weeks in order to carry out regulations in relation to the new wave of the COVID-19 virus.
According to the casino’s website:
“On behalf of public health and safety precautions, facing the of Delta variant of COVID-19, the Siletz Tribal Council and the Chinook Winds General Management team declares the shutdown of Chinook Winds Casino, Hotel and Golf course operations effective 6pm Thursday, August 12, 2021, with a goal of reopening August 26, 2021.”
Chinook Winds Casino Resort senior manager – Michael S. Fisher, explained:
“In spite of all the advancement made by our team to ensure full vaccination among our patrons, coming from deep concern for our families and our communities, we’ve come to finalize the difficult decision to shut down all operations temporarily, in order to prevent advancing any new risks.
We cannot wait to welcome back our patrons and our guests in just 2 weeks.”