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Downtown business burglarized; Salina man arrested

A Salina man was arrested early Wednesday morning after a downtown Salina business was burglarized. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that officers were sent to Airgas, 300 N. Seventh Street, at approximately 12:40 a.m. Wednesday for the report of an alarm going off. When they arrived, they found the southeast door to the business was shattered, with glass from the door inside. Damage to the door was estimated at $1,000.
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Car belonging to Salina man stolen along Interstate 135

A Salina man is missing his car after it was stolen from the side of Interstate 135 in far southern Saline County. The 28-year-old man told deputies that he was northbound on I-135 when his tan 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix broke down near milepost 79 a bit north of Bridgeport, Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning.
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Police looking for car stolen in southwest Salina

Police are looking for a car that was stolen from a southwest Salina neighborhood earlier this week. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that a black 2006 Chevrolet Impala with a thin red stripe on both sides, was stolen from the 300 block of Maple Avenue sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Encouraging proposal submitted for passenger air service in Salina

Although the current carrier, SkyWest Airlines, has been quiet after announcing it will be terminating service in the community, the Salina Airport Authority is encouraged about the future of passenger service to and from Salina. Tim Rogers, the executive director for the airport authority, updated the Salina City Commission on...

Storm Tracker Shoutout: Schilling Elementary School in Salina

It is just about a wrap on this year’s school year. Schilling Elementary School in Salina recently began its final reading unit on weather. The second grade teachers have done a wonderful job preparing these students for severe weather season and asked for me to bring Storm Tracker 3 to their school in northcentral Kansas.

Officer Headbutted by Man in Custody

A Salina man arrested for theft – is now facing additional charges after he allegedly headbutted an officer outside police headquarters. Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that around 12:40am Wednesday, police responded to an alarm at Airgas located at 300 North 7th Street. Police say 20-year-old Michael Gonzalez...

USD 305 district office moves to summer hours

Salina Public Schools’ district office hours are scheduled to change to a summer schedule beginning Monday. Beginning Monday and running through July 8, the district office will be open to the public Monday-Thursday* from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Building visitors will be received by appointment only on Fridays between Monday...

SUV containing human ashes stolen from north Salina hotel

Police are looking for an SUV and multiple items that were inside, including an urn with human ashes, that were stolen from a north Salina hotel earlier this week. A 27-year-old Salina man told police that sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 a.m. Monday, someone stole his silver 2014 Dodge Journey from the parking lot of Days Inn, 407 W. Diamond Drive, Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning. The SUV had a Kansas license plate of 743MWC.

Fallen local officers, troopers remembered during Wednesday ceremony

In the very park named in honor of Salina's last fallen police officer, law enforcement personnel, community leaders, and members of the public gathered Wednesday morning to remember those who died in the line of duty. The 2022 Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony got under way at 8 a.m. Wednesday in...

Salina man arrested on requested drug, gun charges Monday

What started as a traffic stop turned into a pursuit that ended with the arrest of a Salina man on requested drug and gun charges Monday night. Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning that an officer saw a 2005 Nissan Maxima with no operable taillights driving southbound in the 400 block of N. Broadway Boulevard at approximately 9 p.m. Monday. The officer attempted to stop the car, but it continued south until turning into the parking lot of Kwik Star convenience store, 100 N. Broadway Boulevard, where it backed into a parking stall and the driver was apprehended.

Kansas Tourism – Salina Sculpture Tour

The Salina Sculpture Tour just started and is a way for the city to feature all of their arts and humanities in a unique way. All in their downtown, they have sculptures that were made by artists and at the end of the year, citizens get to vote on which one is the best. That one will be bought by the City of Salina and kept in downtown for good!

Artist has big plans for Lindsborg mural

LINDSBORG, Kan. (KSNW) — An artist has designed a new mural for the City of Lindsborg in McPherson County. But before he can start painting it, he and his supporters are trying to raise money for the project. Cal McNichols has designed a colorful, giant Viking for the side of the Trollslända Toy Store at […]

GSCF awards more than $95,000 in scholarships

The Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded more than $95,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. This includes 16 scholarships that are being renewed for recipients from previous years. The Alice A. Riggs Ell-Saline K-State Scholarship is for graduates of Ell-Saline High School who will attend...

Ashby House board selected Burgoon as new director

A longtime educator has been selected as the new Ashby House director. The Ashby House Board announced Wednesday morning that it had selected Darrell Burgoon as its new director. Burgoon is replacing Andy Houltberg, who has taken the CEO position with Breakthrough Episcopal Services in Wichita, according to a release...