Local & Regional

Local Nature Conservancy buys Kittitas County forestland
The environmental organization says the $49 million deal will protect wildlife habitat. The purchase includes almost 75 square miles of land between Cle Elum and Snoqualmie Pass.
Local Water main break in Yakima floods businesses Water main break in Yakima floods businesses
It was quite a mess in Yakima this working

Construction crews, rising water and road blocks- it's a mess nobody saw coming. For Jar Arcand, owner of Santiago's restaurant, a call from the fire department left him in shock.

"You're driving down here, boots in hand just thinking of the worst.
Local Suspect arrested in Yakima County heavy equipment thefts Suspect arrested in Yakima County heavy equipment thefts
Yakima County deputies arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with the theft of an excavator and several trailers, among other pieces of equipment. Some of the equipment was taken to Oregon and sold.