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'Community living room' under way

Airway Heights breaks ground on its new recreation center


November 16, 2017

John McCallum

Excavation crews were busy moving earth as officials gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony last Wednesday at the new Airway Heights recreation center.

Local and state officials turned out for a Nov. 8 groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Airway Heights recreation center, and it's a good thing they did.

At the rate site crews are moving, there soon won't be any ground to break.

Work is progressing quickly on the new center, the price tag for which is now around $18 million, with more funding needed to fully complete the project, which started in 2007 but only in the last several years garnered enough community support to move towards fruition.

Airway Heights Mayor Kevin Richey reflected on this in remarks at the groundbreaking, n...

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