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By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Regional training facility now open

Benefit military and law enforcement


Last updated 10/26/2023 at 11:28am

Members of Fairchild Air Force Base and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office were joined by several County Commissioners and state dignitaries for the ribbon cutting of the new training facility on the West Plains.

SPOKANE COUNTY – A first of its kind partnership in the nation that has been years in the making has finally been completed, and over 100 people gathered for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new facility on the West Plains.

The resulting law enforcement and military training facility was built as a joint effort between the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and Fairchild Air Force Base.

Spokane County officials say the cost of building the center was about $41 million, $26 million from the county and $15 million from the Air Force, mostly for the small arms firing range.


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