Cougar Sightings In Hood River County
Both the Hood River Police Department and Hood River County Sheriff’s Office are reporting cougar sightings. Hood River Police say a cougar was reported underneath a vehicle on 18th Street and Cascade Avenue on Monday night at around 11 p.m. The reporting party said they watched the cougar walk around the building, but officers searched the area were unable to located the animal. It was seen again near 13th Avenue and Sherman walking south towards May Street, but again officers could not locate it in the dense creek near Katie’s Lane. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. The sheriff’s office has also had multiple sightings of a cougar in Cascade Locks, as well as one in the Post Canyon area. If you come in contact or see a cougar call 9-1-1 immediately.