Stories tagged: cougar
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 8:25 p.m.
Idaho wildlife officials say a woman who thought she was breaking up a dog fight quickly realized she’d grabbed hold of a young mountain lion.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
Kachina, a 3-month-old cougar cub, sprang repeatedly into the air, tackling everything in sight. She didn’t care if it was a stuffed toy or the arms and legs of her …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game officials and the Coeur d’Alene Police darted and euthanized a cougar that was camped in a tree Monday on North Ironwood Drive in Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says a dead hiker was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first verified fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
A mountain lion has been spotted near Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
A cougar that killed a cyclist and badly injured another had no obvious physical abnormalities and was not emaciated, according to an examination of the animal conducted by scientists at …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
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
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
Oregon wildlife officials were forced to trap and euthanize a cougar in response to several sightings of the animals in and around the town of Silverton.
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Wildlife officials say a mountain lion found roaming near a southwestern Idaho elementary school was put down.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
A report of a cougar sighting this week in the northwestern coastal town of Seaside prompted school officials to move all student activities inside.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
State wildlife researchers have stepped up efforts to protect the safety of animals they study after a Redmond man killed a cougar in a trap and tried to pass it …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
A family camping in eastern Idaho scared off a mountain lion that tried to snatch their 4-year-old daughter away from a campfire.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
The Spokane Valley woman and her hiking companion were on Antoine Peak just a half-mile up the trail from the Robbins Road trailhead around 8:15 a.m. on Sunday when they …
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 3:50 p.m.
Orphaned cougar kittens from Washington accepted by Louisiana zoo
Fri., Aug. 22, 2014
A mountain lion kitten – with killer blue eyes, but too young and weak to prey on anything larger than a butterfly – is getting a one-way ticket from Eastern …
Thu., July 31, 2014
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 …
Wed., July 30, 2014, 7:13 p.m.
Wildlife officials are searching for a cougar that they believe fatally attacked a horse near Deer Lake Tuesday night.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014, 11:56 a.m.
TWISP, Wash. — An 11-year-old girl shot a cougar that was following her 14-year-old brother to their home at Twisp, in north central Washington, the state Fish and Wildlife Department …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013, 3:04 p.m.
Campers on Bartoo Island in Priest Lake reported hearing and seeing what appear to be a cougar on Monday, but a search turned up no evidence that a cougar had …
Sat., Nov. 20, 2010
Am I the only one who feels a pang of regret when a perfectly good word is hijacked? When a new meaning arises, rendering an older one obsolete? Today, I …
Wed., Oct. 20, 2010, 1:21 p.m.
The first thing you notice about Sekope Kaufusi is the hair. There are, seemingly, yards of jet-black, wavy tresses tumbling out from underneath his Washington State University football helmet.
Thu., Oct. 14, 2010, 8:31 a.m.
It’s a small schedule this week in the Pac-10 with just three matchups. Take USC, Oregon State and Arizona.