Cougar spotted around the Hazelton area

Residents are encouraged to be cautious with reports of cougar sightings in the area.

People in the Hazelton area are saying that a cougar has been spotted around the areas of Two Mile, the high school, and by Gitanmaax Food and Fuel.

There’s not much else to report, but if people do see the cougar they are encouraged to call the Conservation Officer Service at 250-847-7266.