Salina http://kmuw.org en U.S. Senator's Son Killed In Plane Crash Near Tulsa http://kmuw.org/post/us-senators-son-killed-plane-crash-near-tulsa <p>The U.S. Secretary of Defense has confirmed that the son of U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma died this weekend in a plane crash, while en route from Salina to Tulsa.</p><p>Perry Inhofe was a 52-year-old orthopedic surgeon for Central States Orthopedics in Tulsa.</p><p>He graduated from Duke University in 1984 before attending medical school at Washington University in St. Louis.</p><p>The Federal Aviation Administration says the multi-engine plane was about five miles north of Tulsa International Airport when it crashed just before 4pm Sunday.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:44:51 +0000 Associated Press 26163 at http://kmuw.org Salina Home To One Of Only Two FTA-Certified Producers Of Accessible Transit Minivans http://kmuw.org/post/salina-home-one-only-two-fta-certified-producers-accessible-transit-minivans <p>A Salina manufacturer is now one of two makers of accessible transit minivans to meet the <a href="http://www.dot.gov/highlights/buyamerica">Federal Transit Administration's "Buy America" standards</a>.<br><br>The FTA's decision clears the way for <a href="http://ks.enconline.com/">ElDorado National in Salina, Kan.</a>, and Braun Corporation in Indiana to handle final assembly of transit minivans.<br> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:33:30 +0000 Kate Clause 19721 at http://kmuw.org Salina Home To One Of Only Two FTA-Certified Producers Of Accessible Transit Minivans Salina Liquor Stores Will Soon Sell On Sundays http://kmuw.org/post/salina-liquor-stores-will-soon-sell-sundays <p>City commissioners in Salina have voted to allow sales of packaged liquor on Sundays and three designated holidays.<br><br>Monday's unanimous vote clears the way for the new ordinance to take effect in 61 days, unless a petition is filed to block it.<br><br>The petition would have to be signed by 25 percent of the registered voters who participated in the most recent city election.<br><br>Salina businesses will be able to sell packaged retail liquor between noon and 8 p.m. on Sundays and on Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:31:20 +0000 Associated Press 18286 at http://kmuw.org Settlement Reached In Salina Groundwater Cleanup http://kmuw.org/post/settlement-reached-salina-groundwater-cleanup <p></p><p></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Salina officials and the federal government have reached a financial settlement to cover another step in cleaning up contaminated groundwater and soil at a former Air Force base.</span></font> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:15:20 +0000 Associated Press 9901 at http://kmuw.org Settlement Reached In Salina Groundwater Cleanup Top Morning News 11.27.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-112712 <p><em>Hazardous waste clean up in Salina; New teacher evaluation system in the works; Vehicle fatalities up in Kansas; Dry conditions continue to affect winter wheat.</em></p><p><strong>Extension Sought In Settlement For Salina Site</strong></p><p>Officials from Salina and the federal government want more time to finalize a proposed financial settlement for cleaning up contamination at a former Air Force base.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:55:23 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 9052 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 11.27.12