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UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:21 a.m.

Deadly cougar attack on mountain bikers highlights importance of bear spray

The large cat leaped from a tree, landing on Bart George’s back, pinning him squarely to the ground. He felt the animal clawing at his backpack

Survivor of cougar attack that killed 1 leaves hospital

The survivor of a cougar attack near North Bend has been released from the hospital.

UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 10:28 p.m.

Wildlife officials say cougar that attacked mountain bikers was ‘emaciated’

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.

UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

1 dead, 1 injured in cougar attack in North Bend

One person is dead and another has been injured in a cougar attack in North Bend.

Cougar search underway after Deer Lake horse attacked

Wildlife officials are searching for a cougar that they believe attacked a horse that later had to be euthanized near Deer Lake on Tuesday night. The Washington Department of Fish …

Cougar that killed horse eludes tracker

Wildlife officials are searching for a cougar that they believe fatally attacked a horse near Deer Lake Tuesday night.

Her son downed by cougar, mother uses weapon at hand

She has asked to remain anonymous, but recognition is required for any supermom who fights off a cougar that’s mauling her 5-year-old son. Her weapon: a metal water bottle.

5-year-old hurt in cougar attack in NE Washington

A 5-year-old boy from Rossland, British Columbia, was attacked by a cougar Wednesday while his family was hiking a trail in Stevens County.