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Falcons Protect Against Bird Strikes At Fairchild
Dozens of airplanes fly out of Fairchild Air Force Base every month, but before each take off and landing a special team of falcons clear the runway.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Thunderbirds returning to Fairchild in 2014
The US Air Force Thunderbirds announced their 2014 flight demonstration schedule Friday morning, which includes a return to Fairchild Air Force Base.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Troopers: Woman Who Drove Through FAFB Fence Had Been Huffing Keyboard Cleaner
Troopers with the Washington State Patrol say the woman who drove through a fence at Fairchild Air Force Base Sunday night had been huffing keyboard cleaner prior to driving.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Saluting The Brave: Lewiston Native Cody Ensley Injured By IED Blast
Lewiston native and Army Sergeant Cody Ensley remains in a Texas hospital, finally back in the U.S. and recovering from injuries sustained when an IED exploded in Afghanistan on November 13th.
Truck Crashes Through Fence At Fairchild Air Base
A pickup truck crashed through a chain-link perimeter fence Sunday night at Fairchild Air Force Base.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Car crashes through fence at Fairchild Air Force Base
Washington State Patrol says the driver is now in custody for possible DUI. A passenger in the car was taken to the hospital for injuries from the crash.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Blanco County News
Blanco First Baptist Welcomes Interim Pastor
Blanco First Baptist Church recently welcomed David and Mary Park as interim pastor and forever missionaries at heart.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Missing Kayaker Found Dead
FROM THE WHITMAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Authorities have recovered the body of a kayaker who was reported missing late Thursday evening.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Fairchild Air Force Base seen as option for potential Navy fighter jets
A change in the nation's overall defense plans could bring more planes to Fairchild Air Force Base by the end of this decade.
Doug Clark: Cheering at Mississippi school added to JFK assassination horror - Thu, 21 Nov 2013 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. I wasn't surprised by the many responses I received following my Tuesday column on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which hits the half-century mark on Friday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Drills create extra noise outside the Fairchild Air Force Base gates
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. Neighbors will hear extra noise coming from Fairchild Air Force Bases starting Monday night.
Spokane International Airport buys land near future runway - Mon, 18 Nov 2013 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Spokane International Airport is expanding its land holdings to the southwest with the acquisition of 844 acres of unimproved land off the end of a future runway.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Pentagon analysis shows McConnell cheaper option than Fairchild for new tanker
The first KC-46 is expected to fly in 2015. Sending the first squadron of KC-46A tankers to Fairchild Air Force Base would have provided a $292 million boost to the local economy from new construction and added more than 400 personnel to the West Plains military installation.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Extreme couponing leads to a large Treats 2 Troops donation
A Fairchild Air Force Base military wife considers herself an extreme couponer and she is using her love for finding deals to help our military.