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Three injured in 2-vehicle wreck; Salina woman cited

BRIDGEPORT - A Salina woman was cited after a two-vehicle wreck Friday morning in southern Saline County. Katie Miller, 23, of Salina, was driving north on Kansas Highway 4 near Interstate 135 in a 2020 Jeep Renegade when she turned left into a 2003 Mercury Marquis driven by Roberto Arrambide, 21, of Rio Grande, Texas, Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander said this morning. The impact knocked the Marquis into a light pole.
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SkyWest withdraws service termination notice for Salina

SALINA —As a result of a pilot shortage having an acute impact on the regional airline industry, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. operator of United Express service at the Salina Regional Airport filed a notice to terminate their service at 29 regional airports across the country. Salina Regional Airport was part of this original filing on March 10, 2022.
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Zoo Grieves Loss of Bear

Rolling Hills Zoo is mourning the loss of another member of its animal family. According to the zoo, male Andean bear Boo Boo has passed away at the age of 28. The median lifespan of an Andean bear, also known as the spectacled bear, is 20 years old in human care, and in the wild is unknown.

SkyWest decides to continue Salina service

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Salina area will get to keep its airline service. In March, SkyWest Airlines announced it would terminate United Express service at the airports in Salina, Hays, Dodge City and Liberal. But on Friday, it filed a Withdrawal of Termination Notice for Salina with the U.S. Department of Transportation. When it […]

Rolling Hills Zoo announces death of Andean Bear “Boo Boo”

SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Rolling Hills Zoo (RHZ), located in Salina, has announced the death of 28-year-old Boo Boo, its male Andean bear. (Courtesy: Rolling Hills Zoo) According to the RHZ, the median life span of an Andean bear, also known as a spectacled bear, is 20 years in human care. The median life […]

Project to Close Road Accessing Water Park

A street stretching from Salina’s Kenwood Cove to a portion of north Salina will temporarily close for a construction project on Monday and halt traffic entering from the north. According to the City of Salina, through traffic at Oakdale Avenue/Kenwood Park Drive next to Kenwood Cove north to Iron...

Spectacular Skyfire Show Planned

Area residents and visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, pop-up tents, yard-games and coolers for tailgating while enjoying Skyfire festivities at the Salina Municipal Golf Course on Independence Day, Monday, July 4th. The gates will open at 5:00 pm. General Admission is free with parking and tailgating on...

The FARM & The Odd Fellows Brings 20-Tap Self-Pour Brewpub to Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Kansas – The FARM & The Odd Fellows, a collective of community-driven businesses housed in one of Minneapolis’ historic buildings, recently expanded its roster with a new self-pour tasting room and brewhouse. The brewpub features the area’s first self-serve draft system with 20 RFID-enabled taps powered by iPourIt technology.

SkyWest Airlines termination notice withdrawn for Salina airport

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Back in March, due to a pilot shortage, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. filed to terminate its services at Salina Regional Airport as well as at 29 regional airports across the country. However, SkyWest Airlines withdrew the termination notice for Salina Regional Airport on Friday. The withdrawal ends...

Many items on Salina City Commission agenda for Monday

The Salina City Commission has a busy agenda Monday afternoon. Study sessions and city commission meetings will take place in–person in room 107 of the City-County Building, 300 West Ash Street, and via Zoom until further notice. Meetings also can be viewed at the City of Salina YouTube channel,

Here's the Salina Public Library summer lunch menu

It's going to be a beautiful day today, so it's a perfect time to swing by and grab some youth lunches! Here's the menu for this week (June 27-July 1). Monday: beef burritos w/ cheese, black beans, mandarin oranges. Tuesday: spaghetti w/ meat sauce, green beans, mixed fruit. Wednesday: tater...

Salina Liberty Championship Rally downtown tonight

The Salina Liberty won the Champions Indoor Football title Saturday night and you can celebrate with the team this evening in downtown Salina. A Championship Rally is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the downtown stage at the intersection of N. Santa Fe Avenue and W. Ash Street. The event is open to the public.

Co-Responders to Offer Mental Health Help ‘On the Street’

Imagine a dispatcher at the Salina Law Enforcement Center being alerted to someone known to have mental issues, capable of causing anguish, injury, or worse. Under normal protocols, officers with the Saline Police Department, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, or both, send officers to the scene. If the subject is...

Life of Fitz: Brian Kavanagh in Salina, Kansas

This edition of the Life of Fitz podcast features host Tim Fitzgerald calling former Kansas State quarterback Brian Kavanagh, who played for the Wildcats in Fitz's first days of covering Kansas State athletics full-time. Kavanagh came to K-State in 1991 from Naperville, Ill., to play for Coach Bill Snyder, and he is believed to be the first college football player to use an NCAA rule loophole that is now known as "grayshirting." He played for the Wildcats starting in 1993, K-State's first bowl appearance under Snyder and the school's first bowl victory at the Copper Bowl, and then stepped in for starter Matt Miller at the 1995 Holiday Bowl when Miller suffered a concussion. Kavanagh completed 18 of 24 passes and threw for four touchdowns in K-State's 54-21 victory over Colorado State, a performance that earned him a spot in the Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame. He then went on to lead the Wildcats to a 9-3 record and a berth in the Cotton Bowl as the Wildcats' starter in 1996, his senior season. He now lives in Salina, Kansas, where he and his wife raised four children, the youngest of which, Parker, is set to be a walk-on quarterback for the Wildcats beginning with the 2022 season.