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Effort to Bring Fieldhouse Project to Voters

By ksal-staff On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 23:00:34

Effort to Bring Fieldhouse Project to Voters

An effort is underway to bring the Fieldhouse Salina project to a public vote. At a special meeting on February 16th, Salina City Commissioners approved contributing up to $7 million to the project via bonds. At the same meeting commissioners also approved  a design that would cost around $12 mi...

 
 

Fieldhouse Project To Utilize Competitive Bids

By ksal-staff On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 21:59:33

Fieldhouse Project To Utilize Competitive Bids

Salina City Commissioners have decided to end a management contract on the Fieldhouse Salina project. Salina Mayor Jon Blanchard tells KSAL News that a vote on Monday to end a contract with McCown Gordon now opens up the project to a competitive bidding process. At the meeting,commissioners he...

 
 

Kansas House Rejects Plan to Set Top Speed Limit to 80 MPH

By associated-press On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:08:25

Kansas House Rejects Plan to Set Top Speed Limit to 80 MPH

Kansas House members are comfortable raising the speed limit on some highways to 70 miles per hour, but they aren't ready to increase it to 80 on interstates. The House approved a bill on a 106-19 vote Tuesday to allow the state's secretary of transportation to increase the speed limits on non-in...

 
 

Federal Government Not Backing Own Official on Voter Ruling

By associated-press On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 19:47:48

Federal Government Not Backing Own Official on Voter Ruling

The federal Justice Department is refusing to support a U.S. elections official who sided with Kansas, Alabama and Georgia in a fight over whether voters should have to show proof of citizenship. The government contends in a court filing that the executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance...

 
 

Fan Friendly Day

By jeff-garretson On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 19:31:15

Fan Friendly Day

Hundreds of Kansas City Royals fans from around the area made their way to Salina's Central Mall Tuesday to get a selfie with the trophy that capped off the 2015 World Series Championship run. "I'll keep it on my phone, maybe get it printed off ...it's definitely going on Facebook," Kyle Burch of...

 
 

Kansas State Officials Abandon $20 Million Power Plant Deal

By associated-press On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 18:47:05

Kansas State Officials Abandon $20 Million Power Plant Deal

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's administration has cancelled a $20 million contract for construction of a utility center to replace units in the Docking State Office Building, located across the street from the Statehouse in Topeka. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the decision came after bipa...

 
 

10 Year Sentence In Fetus Death Case

By associated-press On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:08:00

10 Year Sentence In Fetus Death Case

WAKEENEY, Kan. (AP) - A northwest Kansas man charged in connection to the killing of his ex-girlfriend's fetus has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Scott Bollig of WaKeeney received a sentence of 117 months Thursday in the January 2014 death of his ex-girlfriend's ...

 
 

Fans Ready For Royals Historic Hardware

By toddpittenger On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 22:37:04

Fans Ready For Royals Historic Hardware

Kansas City Royals fans in Central Kansas have an opportunity to get up close and personal with a little historic hardware on Tuesday. The Royals World Series trophy has headed out on the road,  and is making a stop in Salina. The trophy will be on display at center court of the Central Mall, fr...

 
 

Blue Man Group Coming to Salina

By ksal-staff On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 21:45:30

Blue Man Group Coming to Salina

One of the most eclectic performances in the entertainment world is coming to Salina. Blue Man Group is coming to the Salina Bicentennial Center. The wildly-popular, award-winning production Blue Man Group will visit Salina for the first time on Sunday, May 1 at 7:00pm. Blue Man Group is comed...

 
 

Two Targeted In Salina Scams

By ksal-staff On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:39:35

Two Targeted In Salina Scams

Salina Police are investigating a couple of unrelated scams. Police say that a 54-year-old male was bilked out of nearly $3,000 after meeting someone named "Diana Shannon", from Nigeria, via Facebook. The victim was convinced to wire two moneygrams to Shannon, one in the amount of $1,060, the oth...

 
 
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