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Lawyer vows to appeal tribal cigarette tax case

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SPOKANE — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation’s right to tax non-members who buy cigarettes at reservation smokeshops. A lawyer for the Omak smokeshop owner says he plans to appeal the Nov. 10 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Lonny Suko of Spokane. The judge ruled sovereign immunity bars the tribe from being sued, and did not rule on issues raised in the challenge.

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