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5 Decisions As Vagabond Uncle Visits For Holiday?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:03:31

5 Decisions As Vagabond Uncle Visits For Holiday?

Not long ago I received word from my Uncle who’s been living in Hong Kong. He wanted to let me know that he was planning a trip through America this holiday season to visit our family. He’s always lived an alternative vagabond type lifestyle. I had been talking with him through email but now ...

 
 

County Commission Appointments Prompt Discussion

By ksal-staff On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:18:20

County Commission Appointments Prompt Discussion

Gov. Sam Brownback wants state legislators to rewrite an obscure law that required him to fill two newly created seats on the Saline County Commission and have voters fill similar vacancies in the future. A local lawmaker promised Monday to pursue the issue. The Republican governor faced criti...

 
 

Young Named Chief Judge

By ksal-staff On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:13:19

Young Named Chief Judge

Rene Young will become chief judge of the 28th judicial district for a two-year period that starts January 1, 2015. Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss made the announcement Monday. “Judge Young is well-respected by court employees and by her fellow judges in her district,” Nuss said. “She and ...

 
 

Family Marks 55 Years In Christmas Tree Business

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:49:33

Family Marks 55 Years In Christmas Tree Business

A Kansas family is celebrating 55 years in the Christmas tree business. The scent of fresh-cut trees, swags and wreaths hangs in the air at the Delp Christmas Tree Farm. Four generations of families have come to select Christmas trees at the St. John business. Cecil and Ruby Delp started the f...

 
 

Salina Man Hurt In Crash

By ksal-staff On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:35:27

Salina Man Hurt In Crash

A Salina man was injured in a crash on Interstate 70 near Gorham early Monday morning. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 30-year-old David Shaw of Salina was driving a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria headed east. Shaw went off the right side of road and struck a guard rail, before coming back a...

 
 

Roberts Skeptical Of Cuba Actions

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:49:09

Roberts Skeptical Of Cuba Actions

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is skeptical of President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and suggested the result is only a "public relations change." The Republican senator said Sunday that the Democratic president needs to consult Congress on changing U.S. policy toward Cu...

 
 

KU Dorm Rape Case Dropped

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:46:03

KU Dorm Rape Case Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped charges against two men accused of raping two women in a University of Kansas residence hall during homecoming weekend. The Douglas County prosecutor's office said in a written statement that evidence initially suggested a crime occurred. But the statement said there was ...

 
 

Permits sought for immigrants in US illegally

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:30:57

Permits sought for immigrants in US illegally

The city of Wichita plans to lobby the state Legislature next year to allow people in the country illegally to receive a driver's permit. The permits could not be used for airport security or as identification to vote. But they could be used to obtain car insurance. The Wichita City Council vo...

 
 

Authorities investigate death at shooting range

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:22:17

Authorities investigate death at shooting range

Police are investigating a death at a shooting range in Kansas. The Manhattan Mercury reports that police and other emergency personnel responded Saturday night to a call at Ogden's Best Guns and Gun Range. Witnesses said there was a gun-related incident inside the gun range area. Riley County...

 
 

Kansas mulling response to legal pot in Colorado

By associated-press On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:18:14

Kansas mulling response to legal pot in Colorado

Kansas hasn't decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana even though the two states share a border. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Friday that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering legal action against Colorado ...

 
 
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