"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."
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 massive fire destroyed five cars and a carport at a Beaverton apartment complex Sunday night.
Sheree Hart has a simple wish:To reunite a lost camera with its rightful owners.
Four Ethiopian athletes competing in the IAAF World Junior Championships went missing Saturday morning, U of O communications director Julie Brown said Sunday. "There is no reason to feel that they are in harm's way," Brown said.
Racers lined up along Agate Street outside Hayward Field before 6 a.m. Sunday, stretching out as the sun rose before the 2014 Eugene Marathon.
Pacific Northwest fire crews are in the midst of a record-breaking fire season. Fire officials said the northwest could flare back up as temperatures start to climb in the coming weeks.
Crews are battling blazes that have already consumed a total exceeding 1,400 square miles of forest land in Oregon and Washington.
Motorcyclists from across the Northwest will be taking a trip through Oregon this weekend for the annual Officer Chris Kilcullen Memorial Ride.
The ride honors fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen, who died in the line of duty in 2011.
Friends and family say Chris was a pay it forward type of guy. The tour raises money for non-profits and a memorial scholarship fund, helping keep Kilcullen’s kind spirit and generosity alive.
Family and friends of a mother from Dundee launched an organized social media campaign after they say Jennifer Huston, 38, never came home on Thursday night.
By Saturday afternoon, the family's "Find Jennifer Huston" Facebook page had gained more than 2,000 likes.
Huston left her husband and two boys on Thursday evening to run errands but never returned, says her father, Bill Turner.