SUNRIVER, OR -- Sunriver Police are warning of a cougar in the area, that may be responsible for the death of a deer near the north golf course. Officers were called to the area at about 11:15 a.m., Friday. Despite a search of the area behind Cedar Lane, the cat has not been found.
Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife advise that people avoid direct contact with the cougar, including attempts to chase it off. If you see the animal, walk away slowly and call police.