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Cougar shot near WS high school


October 9, 2019

On Sept. 28 the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office was notified that four goats had been killed at Columbia High School in White Salmon, with a fifth missing. The Sheriff's Office responded per the new policy for dangerous wildlife. Upon arrival at the school, it was discovered from tracks left behind that the culprit was a cougar. It was determined that a hound hunter would be called out, and one responded. Shortly after pursuing the cougar, the fifth goat was found. It had been dragged off by the cougar and left in some bushes on the school grounds of Columbia High School.

After several hours of searching, the hunt was called off. A second possible sighting was called in Saturday evening...

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