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Local 'Gus was a very special animal' 'Gus was a very special animal' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his gentle demeanor, was humanely euthanized Sunday after a decline due to complications related to his advanced age, officials said.

At 27, he was the oldest male Steller sea lion in any U.S. zoo or aquarium — and is believed to have been the oldest anywhere on the planet. In the wild, male sea lions seldom live past the age of 18, according to marine biologists.

Citizens plan to take topic of Main Street safety to Town Hall with lawmakers

Citizens plan to take topic of Main Street safety to Town Hall with lawmakers
Since 2009, there have 7 pedestrian deaths, including the 3 children on Sunday, February 22, 2015, and a man hit in December 2014 by a driver prosecutors say was drunk.

In the wake of the deaths of 3 children hit by a pickup as they crossed Main Street, local lawmakers will be in town Tuesday to discuss public safety there.

'Gus was a very special animal'

'Gus was a very special animal' »Play Video
Chendra the Asian elephant comes face to face with Gus, the sea lion, during one of her morning walks at the Oregon Zoo.

Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his gentle demeanor, was humanely euthanized Sunday after a decline due to complications related to his advanced age, officials said.

At 27, he was the oldest male Steller sea lion in any U.S. zoo or aquarium — and is believed to have been the oldest anywhere on the planet. In the wild, male sea lions seldom live past the age of 18, according to marine biologists.

'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning'

'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning' »Play Video

A driver grabbed a hatchet while having a verbal and non-verbal exchange with another driver about a questionable lane change Friday morning, Eugene Police said.

Blazer great Jerome Kersey remembered for his work on and off the court

Blazer great Jerome Kersey remembered for his work on and off the court
Jerome Kersey (June 26, 1962 - Feb. 18, 2015). A still image of Kersey as a Blazer that was shown during his public memorial Monday, March 2, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The community came together Monday to remember and honor Portland Trail Blazer great Jerome Kersey, man who inspired people on and off the court.

Quirky artist creates complex car installation

Quirky artist creates complex car installation
Alex Chinneck recently unveiled his latest mind-bending installation, "Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together." Featuring: Atmosphere. London, United Kingdom. 27 Feb 2015. Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
Renowned for his quirky installations, the last of which was a life size melting house, Alex Chinneck recently unveiled "Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together".