According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 39 people died on state roads and highways during the month of October. For the first 10 months of this year, 352 people have died in highway accidents.
For the past several years, motor vehicle fatalies have been have generally been on a downward trend in Kansas.
But at the current pace, Kansas will have 430 traffic deaths by the end of the year.
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.
Extension Sought In Settlement For Salina Site
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.