Cougar Trapped, Euthanized in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time in about a week, wildlife experts trapped a cougar near Hendricks Park. They think there could be more lurking. The trappings came after a cougar killed several goats and chickens. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says both of the large cats were euthanized. Wildlife experts discovered … Continue reading »

Cougar Spotted Near Talent Apartments

TALENT, Ore. — Just before sunset on Tuesday, a cougar was spotted lurking near a Talent apartment complex. Police said the cougar was not very afraid of people and appeared to be either sick or injured and may have been hit by a car. It was the second time Talent police had been called out … Continue reading »

Cougar Stalks Local Hunter

NEAR RUCH, Ore. — On day one of Western Oregon’s deer hunting season a cougar stalked a man hunting on property south of Cantrall Buckley County Park. The cougar was about 15 feet away and the hunter was forced to shoot the animal with his rifle. Oregon State Police say the man’s response was legitimate. … Continue reading »