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  • Stuart Benson

Pair of recently released raccoons terrorize pregnant mother

When Edelweiss resident Jackie Hansen set out on a leisurely walk along the “waterfall trail” behind Golf Edelweiss, on Aug. 3, the plan was to go for a walk, maybe pick some mushrooms for dinner, and then head back to a friend's dock on the river for a swim.

Those plans changed when she noticed a pair of raccoons climb down from a tree and “saunter” towards her, as she stopped to pick some Chanterelle mushrooms.

When Hansen, who was 23-weeks pregnant at the time, noticed the pair of raccoons, she said she immediately knew something was off. Not only was it strange for the