By James Eik
Staff Reporter 

JLUS moves step closer to reality


Community leaders gathered last Wednesday, Dec. 19, to announce the implementation of Airway Heights’ Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), which sets development standards within the city.

The document, which passed the City Council earlier in the week, establishes a set of protective measures for Fairchild Air Force Base in order to ensure the surrounding land use is compatible with the base’s mission.

Col. Brian Newberry, Commander of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing said one of the first things he heard about when starting his job four months ago was JLUS.

“Community leaders told me how impor...

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