Cougar spotted near Dorris Ranch in Springfield

Springfield Animal Control says several people reported seeing a cougar near Dorris Ranch.

Posted: Jun 6, 2019 10:35 AM
Updated: Jun 6, 2019 10:40 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Several people reported seeing a cougar near Dorris Ranch Wednesday morning, Springfield Animal Control said.

The sighting reportedly happened on the path between the ranch and Clearwater Park, about one mile east of Dorris Ranch.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Willamalane Park & Recreation District have been made aware of the situation.

Springfield Animal Control said precautions are being taken to warn those using the path.

Officials with ODFW said seeing cougars in the area is normal this time of year, and if you are out walking on a path in that area, you should make a lot of noise.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 9930

Reported Deaths: 213
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah241769
Marion161047
Washington153420
Clackamas82125
Umatilla7166
Union3551
Lincoln3463
Deschutes2110
Lane2083
Malheur1911
Polk15912
Linn1579
Jackson1470
Jefferson1320
Yamhill1328
Klamath1301
Benton935
Morrow931
Hood River880
Wasco881
Josephine521
Clatsop510
Douglas460
Coos420
Columbia360
Lake210
Tillamook140
Crook120
Wallowa100
Curry80
Baker50
Sherman20
Gilliam10
Grant10
Harney10
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 71°
Corvallis
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 69°
Roseburg
Overcast
66° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 66°
North Bend
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 65°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events