Entries by Andy Gardner

Community Member Spotlight – Police Chief Lee Bennett

This December, Police Chief Lee Bennett will retire after proudly serving in law enforcement for 39 years, the last 16 here in the City of Airway Heights. Chief Bennett came to Airway Heights in March of 2003 focused on improving safety and quality of life in a growing city, as well as building a dedicated professional police […]

Fall Community Clean Up

Saturday October 19th from 9:00am to 2:00pm Fall is here and winter is right around the corner, and thatmeans it’s time to get your yard, flower beds, gardens andtrees prepared for the cold months ahead. Proper care in fall as plants go dormant for the season ensure a healthy growth and bloom in the spring. […]


The Airway Heights community has had some big changes to after school programming since last school year, with the Parks andRecreation Department moving to the Recreation Center and the official end of Trailblazers After School Program at Sunset. But we have good news! Airway Heights Parks and Recreation will be offering two newprograms to help […]

Letter from the Director (Fall/Winter 2019)

Whoa, what a summer it has been! The Recreation Center has officially been open for four months now and thesummer season was an amazing show of community support for the new facility. We especially want to thank our members for their patience as we continue to work out the kinks that come along with such […]

Spring Community Clean Up

Friday, May 17th through Sunday May 26th It is that time of the year to clean and clear in and around your house, and dispose of unwanted junk, trash, and yard waste. Different from years past, Airway Heights residents with Waste Management trash service will be mailed a free dump pass good for one full trash […]

Community Member Spotlight

CARES Community Partners Airway Heights Parks & Recreation would like to recognize all individuals, families, and businesses that donated to the Recreation Center Project by becoming a CARES Community Partner. Each Community Partner will be forever memorialized and prominently displayed on the beautiful Community Partner Wall in the Recreation Center’s Community Lounge. Thank you to […]

Letter from the Director

The Rec Center is finally here and ready for our community to enjoy. As I reflect back on the process of getting to this moment I realize how many people played a role in making this a realization for our community and the greater West Plains region.  We want to thank all of the past […]