Olema is an unincorporated community in the U.S. state of Washington.
It is located at 48°17′09″N 119°48′15″W / 48.28583°N 119.80417°W (48°17′09″N 119°48′15″W / 48.2857039°N 119.804232°W).
Fatal cougar attack 
On December 17, 1924, Jimmie Fehlhaber (13, male) was attacked and killed near Olema as he tried to outrun a cougar for about 100 yards.
- ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Olema, Washington
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- ^ Craig, John (August 25, 1999). "Boy, 4, injured in cougar attack". The Spokesman-Review. Archived from the original on 2000-09-03. Retrieved 10 April 2012. "Of the nine recorded cougar attacks on humans in Washington, seven have been in this decade. Only once, in the 1920s in Okanogan County, was a victim killed."