Shooting of Cougar in Research Cage Prompts Complaint
SEATTLE (AP) — 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 off as a legitimate hunt.
The Seattle Times reports Ronald Dean Wentz shot and killed the animal last year while it wa…
Cougar Kill Lands McCleary Man in Court
CENTRALIA (AP) — A McCleary man faces a felony charge of first-degree unlawful hunting of big game in the death of a cougar.
The Chronicle reports authorities suspect the 30-year-old man killed the cougar the day before purchasing a hunting license...
Washington Wildlife Commission to Discuss Hunting Season
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to meet this week in Olympia to discuss the upcoming hunting season.
The commission will be taking public comment on proposed changes in rules for deer, elk, bear, cougar and other game species on Friday and Saturday…