December 12, 1935: "The activities of the Coos Fire Patrol do not cease even during the rainy season. A new standard 40-foot lookout tower has been completed at Cougar Pass, which will command the district of Loon Lake and Camp Creek, District Warden Keith Young has announced. This district has heretofore been blind to Dean Mountain lookout, the nearest station, because of a high mountain ridge. The fire patrol is also planning another lookout tower for Flag Peak, southwest of Dean Mountain, and it is hoped to have it ready for the next fire season, Warden Young said." (The Coos Bay Times)
July 17, 1936: Panorama photos taken.
September 17, 1940: "First lookout post of the Coos Fire patrol association to be closed this fire season is the Cougar pass station in Elliott State forest where Henry J. Lecocq of Marshfield has been on duty. Lecocq resigned to accept another position, it was announced at fire patrol headquarters. As long as weather conditions remain favorable, no successor will be named and probably the station will remain closed until next year." (The Coos Bay Times)
May 28, 1945: "Alice Wilkerson of Coos Bay, who has been attending college at Monmouth, will be stationed at the lookout at Cougar Pass near Loon lake. This is her first job with the fore patrol." (The Coos Bay Times)
1954: "Telephone line from Walker Ranch (22S-11W-Sec18), to Cougar Pass Lookout in (23S-10W-Sec 3). Making possible communication from Cougar Pass to Dean's Mountain Lookout to Reedsport Guard Station. Total Miles, 17." (Coos District Annual Report)
July 7, 1960: "Dana Palmer, who attends the Multnomah School of the Bible in Portland, is working this summer at Keizer Memorial Hospital. Last Summer she was on fire watch at Cougar Pass lookout station." (The World)
1966: "A new 50 foot CT3 tower with a 14 x 14 cabin was constructed at Cougar Pass replacing the old tower. $2,467 was expended for materials and supplies." (Coos District Annual Report)