A dog and cat were killed last week by cougars in two separate incidents in the Methow Valley. The cougars were subsequently tracked and killed by state wildlife officers.
The first attack occurred on Monday, Jan. 2, on Second …
20 years ago, Oct. 5, 1995 50 years ago, Sept. 30, 1965 Young Man Has Close Brush With Cougar Saturday Spence Watson, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Watson, had a rather exciting experience on Saturday. He was out grouse hunting with his dog, Saber. Above Vern Strickland’s place, west of Twisp, the dog […]
A dog was killed last week when a cougar attacked it outside a home about two miles up Twisp River Road. The attack occurred about 11 p.m. on March 5, said Capt. Chris Anderson, regional enforcement supervisor for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The dog’s owner heard a commotion outside and discovered a cougar […]
By Don Nelson Shot heard ’round the world The valley went viral last week with the story about 11-year-old Shelby White of Twisp, who shot a cougar near her home after the animal had followed her 14-year-old brother Tanner to their house. We published a story, because it was indeed interesting and locally noteworthy. […]
Three permits issued by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife through a cougar management removal program in the Methow Valley allow hunters holding the permits to take one cougar per permit. This would equal a total of three cougars removed under the program in the Methow Valley. An article in last week’s Methow Valley News (Feb. […]