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By Matt O. Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Childcare shortage remains topic for council


Last updated 9/9/2021 at 10:27am

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – A lack of childcare outlets in the region has been under discussion for some time by the City Council.

Airway Heights was allocated $57,200 by the state Department of Commerce to help pay for a study to determine the community’s childcare needs.

The findings concluded the area is desolate in terms of adequate childcare facilities.

The city has grown at a much faster pace than the available services have, and it has been putting a strain on parents and the community in general.

Some working parents are struggling to be able to maintain employment, because they...

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