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Bills lessening marijuana restrictions stall in House

By associated-press On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:38:59

Bills lessening marijuana restrictions stall in House

Bills easing the state's restrictions on marijuana are moving deeper into the Kansas Legislature than ever before, but face an uncertain future at the midpoint of the session. The Kansas House in late February decided to delay action on two marijuana bills. One would decrease penalties for an off...

 
 

Nominations Sought For Citizenship Award

By ksal-staff On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:30:53

Nominations Sought For Citizenship Award

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the Salina Award for Outstanding Citizenship. This annual award is given based on the following criteria: 1. The award will be given to an individual who has made during his or her lifetime, a significant voluntary contribution(s...

 
 

No Firearm Kansas Hunting Deaths

By ksal-staff On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:24:20

No Firearm Kansas Hunting Deaths

Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) compiles a summary of all reported hunting incidents as a way to assess safety issues afield and address any potential areas for improvement in Hunter Education programs. The 2014 Kansas Hunter Education Hunting Incident Report ...

 
 

Bird Flu Detected In Kansas

By toddpittenger On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 02:29:12

Bird Flu Detected In Kansas

Bird flu has been detected in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks in northeast Kansas. The Kansas Department of Agriculture said in a news release late Friday that the discovery was made in Leavenworth County. Backyard poultry owners in the county are urged to contact the department. Additi...

 
 

PHOTO GALLERY: Revelers “Pub Crawl” In Downtown Salina

By toddpittenger On Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:15:08

PHOTO GALLERY: Revelers “Pub Crawl” In Downtown Salina

The streets of  downtown Salina were alive with the spirit of St. Patrick's Day Saturday night. Salina Downtown's second ever "Pub Crawl" event attracted a large crowd of enthusiastic revelers. Many dressed in bright, festive, green attire and were enjoying their favorite cold beverages. The ...

 
 

Court Might Block New School Funding

By associated-press On Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:17:28

Court Might Block New School Funding

A Kansas district court may block the state from changing its school funding system while a lawsuit regarding the system is pending. The court released an order Friday announcing it may intervene to protect the status quo as it decides a case determining whether Kansas is funding education at con...

 
 

Salina College Celebrates New Program

By ksal-staff On Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:13:21

Salina College Celebrates New Program

A Salina college opened its doors to the public Saturday in celebration of a new construction-related field of study. Brown Mackie College is now offering a degree that prepares students for a job in the welding industry. Brown Mackie President Dr. Judy Holmes tells KSAL News that the welding pro...

 
 

New Bird Flu Has Poultry Farmers Scrambling

By associated-press On Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:59:09

New Bird Flu Has Poultry Farmers Scrambling

A dangerous new bird flu strain has affected turkey flocks in Minnesota, Missouri and Arkansas. That's sending experts and farmers scrambling to determine how it arrived — and to stop it from spreading. Avian influenza is common in wild waterfowl and doesn't normally hurt them. But this str...

 
 

UPDATE: Ice Cream Related Illness

By associated-press On Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:57:32

UPDATE: Ice Cream Related Illness

Kansas health officials say a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products may have been a contributing factor in the deaths of three hospital patients. But Kansas Department of Health and Environment spokeswoman Sara Belfry said Saturday that listeriosis didn't cause the dea...

 
 

What You Need To Know About The “Black Sheep” In Your Family

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:48:56

What You Need To Know About The “Black Sheep” In Your Family

The "Most Wanted Criminals" family member whose picture shows up in the online public posting. The goth child with spiked hair, multiple body piercings, and cringe-worthy body modifications. The gay uncle who brings his new, years-younger boyfriend to the family event and is "all over him" to where ...

 
 
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