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Cougar sighting on Young Grade Rd

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GLEED, Wash. -- Yakima Sheriff's deputies report a cougar was spotted on Young Grade Road, north of S. Naches Road Wednesday night.

A witness told deputies they saw the cougar around 11:30 p.m., and compared its size to that of a large dog.

Deputies want to remind everyone to keep your pets secure and close to home. Also, to take precautions for your own safety.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife have been notified.