Cougar Seen near Hendrick’s Park

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police officers spotted a cougar in the Hendrick’s Park area early Sunday morning. While responding to an unrelated call at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, they say they saw the cougar standing in the street on Fairmount Boulevard, south of Summit Avenue. The cougar became startled and ran into a wooded … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Says Cougar Fear Unfounded

EUGENE, Ore. — Recent cougar sightings put Springfield residents on edge, but a local nonprofit that works to protect native predators says a lot of this fear is unfounded. Predator Defense has been working out of Eugene since the early 1990s. Its mission is to create alternatives for people to coexist with wildlife such as … Continue reading »