State Police Lt. Gregg Hastings says Kevin Mulert, from Deerfield, Illinois, was last seen Wednesday morning at about 4:30 a.m. He was reported missing from the therapeutic nature camp at about 8 a.m.
Mulert is described as 5-foot-11, 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.
And while everything's set for a fun weekend, it can also be a dangerous one.
"We're going to have anywhere between 8,000 and 10,000 people out here," said Rich Patten, safety coordinator. "Just the dynamics of safety are huge."
A fox tested positive for rabies for the first time in decades in Lane County.
"The 1960s would be the last confirmed, documented case that is well known," said Jason Davis with Lane County Health.
In Oregon, bats are often associated with the rabies virus.
An infected fox is unusual, and the community should be aware of the possible danger, Davis said.
"Foxes have more access to humans," he said. "Whereas a bat is airborne and while they do rest and interact with humans in some way, a fox could potentially pose more of a risk being in the bushes."
Construction has begun on First Avenue, and Monroe and Madison streets in the Whiteaker neighborhood.
Although there will be some delays, the project manager says the end result will be worth it.
On July 28, 2014, the Eugene City Council passed a law that allows everyone working within the Eugene city limits to accrue paid sick time at work. Here's what's next.
At 34 years old, Stacey Escalante was, in her words, at the top of her game.
A successful television news reporter in Las Vegas, the busy mother of two was even training for a marathon.
"I looked fine, and I had no indication i was sick," she said. "I just had that spot on my back. It was a little itchy, but other than that, it wasn't a problem."
It was a problem: Stage III melanoma that spread to her lymph nodes.
A few years ago, homeowner Troy Carpenter noticed the emerald ash borer beetle was killing his trees.
"You start noticing when the canopy thins out and eventually they don't have any leaves," he said. "We thought we could treat about half of them that seemed to have somewhat healthy canopies."
When the treatments didn't work, Carpenter had no other choice but have the trees removed.
"Over the course of the last two years, we had about 17 trees taken out," he said. "All ash trees."
Since before there was color in cartoons, TV shows have known how to sell a drowning, with dramatic music and a lot of splashing and screaming for help.
But in reality, a drowning person quietly slips below the surface.
Andrea Robertson, the safety officer for the City of Lynnwood, and some of her Red Cross certified lifeguards helped illustrate a drowning.
Police are asking the public for help identifying two suspects caught on surveillance camera using credit cards stolen in a burglary July 13.