Spokane County, Fairchild sign deal paving way for new indoor gun range, training facility

AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Spokane County lawmakers and representatives from Fairchild Air Force Base signed an agreement Monday to make way for the construction of a new multimillion-dollar firing range and training center.

The primary use of the Spokane Regional Indoor Small Arms Range will be to simultaneously train airmen and deputies. Sited near the corner of South Craig Road and Highway 902 on the West Plains, according to county commissioners, the estimated $32 million facility will have 21 50-meter lanes, an on-site armory, classrooms and offices.

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said the county-owned training center will also have adjustable lighting to simulate various daylight, dusk or nighttime scenarios;

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