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Pursuit in Mall Parking Lot, Suspect Arrested

A 44-year-old Salina man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly led police on a chase around the Central Mall parking lot. Joshua Lynch is facing requested charges of felony flee and elude, no vehicle registration and multiple traffic violations. Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that at 2:30 p.m....
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Dedication for new mural in Salina set for Saturday

Dream Cartographers, a recently completed downtown mural that included community involvement, will be dedicated Saturday. The mural, which serves as a backdrop to the new downtown stage at N. Santa Fe Avenue and W. Ash Street, is scheduled to be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, according to information from Salina Arts & Humanities. The dedication will include remarks by the artist, Dave Loewenstein, and Salina Arts & Humanities staff. Light refreshments will be served.
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Flights to Denver and Chicago continue as SkyWest withdraws termination notice for Salina

After a few months of uncertainty about passenger air service to and from the community, Salina Regional Airport announced that flights will continue uninterrupted. On March 10 of this year, the air service, which operates United Express flights at Salina, which travel to and from Chicago and Denver, announced it would terminate the service, due to a pilot shortage impacting the regional airline industry.

Salina Jet Service Will Continue

Back in March, the future didn’t look too bright for continuing jet flights at the Salina Regional Airport – but that outlook has taken a positive turn. On March 10th, SkyWest Airlines, Incorporated, operator of United Express service at the Salina Regional Airport, filed a notice to terminate their service at 29 regional airports across the country, including the airport in Salina.

SkyWest Airlines withdraws termination notice for 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.

Recent Washburn graduates include those from our area

TOPEKA - Washburn University has announced the students in its spring 2022 graduating class. More than 800 students completed their courses for certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees. "These students have worked hard to not only better themselves but they are the best representation for Washburn. We know they...

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 […]

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.

Saline County teen sustains minor injuries when pickup rolls

A rural Saline County teen was injured when a pickup he was driving went off the road and rolled south of Salina Tuesday evening. Saline County Sheriff's Captain Jim Hughes said this morning that a 16-year-old boy was southbound on Old 81 Highway just south of Farrelly Road at approximately 8:50 p.m. Tuesday when the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving drifted off the road and into the ditch, causing the pickup to roll. The pickup ended up on its top in a field.

Salina Fire Department offers fireworks checklist

As you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, following this checklist could help reduce injuries to those you love. Remember fireworks can only be discharged inside the City of Salina on July 3rd & July 4th from 8am-11pm. You are not allowed to discharge fireworks on public property including; parks, on streets, roads or the side of the roads.

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 […]

Schmidt, Kelly at odds on approach to Medicaid expansion

TOPEKA — Katie Sawyer, Republican gubernatorial candidate Derek Schmidt’s running mate, said neither she nor the attorney general would support Medicaid expansion in its current proposed form. Sawyer made the remarks at a candidate forum in Salina over the weekend in response to a question from an audience...

Combine catches fire in field south of Salina

A rural Saline County man lost a combine to fire Monday evening south of Salina. Saline County Sheriff's Captain Jim Hughes said this morning that deputies and personnel from Rural Fire District No. 2 were sent to the 8800 block of Centennial Road at approximately 6:36 p.m. Monday for the report of a combine on fire in a field.

Three Salina women cited after disturbance

Three Salina woman were cited after a domestic disturbance Tuesday night. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that officers were sent to the area of N. 13th Street and W. Ash Street at 8 p.m. Tuesday for the report of an altercation involving three women and a handgun.