Category: Salina News

Keeping Salina Warm: KSU Polytechnic Social Work Students Create Homelessness Simulation, Fundraiser for Senior Project

SALINA – When seven seniors in the social work degree option on the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus decided to gather warm clothing for three local agencies, they had hoped to receive 100 winter coat donations. After only 30 minutes of their seven-hour-long collection drive, the students surpassed their goal and even amassed boxes and […]

South-Central Basketball Games Moved to School Gyms for 2017-2018 Season

USD 305 has moved this season’s Salina South-Salina Central junior varsity and varsity basketball games from the Tony’s Pizza Events Center to each school’s home gymnasium for the 2017-2018 season. Jennifer Bradford-Vernon, USD 305’s Public Information Director, tells The Salina Scoop the home gyms will be used this year with Central hosting in December and […]

Extreme Grassland Fire Danger, Strong Northwest Winds Expected Today

Winds will become northwest and increase considerably later this morning. Sustained speeds from 20 to 35 mph are likely with the strongest winds in Central and South-Central Kansas. The strong northwest winds will bring drier air into Kansas to cause an Extreme Grassland Fire danger, especially in Central and South-Central Kansas. Grassland burning is greatly […]

Saline County Food Establishment and Lodging Inspections, December 2-8, 2017

Food Establishment and Lodging Inspections conducted in Saline County by the Kansas Department of Agriculture‚Äôs Division of Food Safety and Lodging from December 2 through December 8, 2017. Food safety and lodging inspections are unannounced, and inspection results represent only those conditions found in the establishment at the time of the inspection. Disclosure: Please remember […]

Salina Regional Airport and KSU Polytechnic Host Candy Canes and Airplanes

The Christmas season is well underway, in Salina. This past Saturday, kids and parents alike were treated with sunny skies and beautiful temperatures for the annual Candy Canes and Airplanes, held at Salina Regional Airport. Activities for young and old included cookie decorating, paper airplanes, and ornament making. These activities and more were put on […]