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Mystery stickers: 'I thought it was a prank or something'

Mystery stickers: 'I thought it was a prank or something' »Play Video
Students walk past a pole where someone placed one of the mysterious stickers that caused concern. The stickers popped up at several Portland high schools over the weekend. The stickers appear to part of a marketing stunt.

When stickers were found plastered over Portland high schools, which linked to a website with a mysterious countdown, students and parents raised concerns with district leaders. Their concerns gained traction once they learned Portland Police launched an investigation.

'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.

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 »Play Video
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.

'You got 20 minutes, see what you can do'

'You got 20 minutes, see what you can do' »Play Video
A participant in the bubble soccer match ends up rolling sideways after being check blocked by another participant. The Indian Subcontinent Club of the University of Oregon sponsored a bubble soccer fund raiser on the intramural field of the Rec Center Saturday afternoon. The event was held to raise funds for the club's annual Holi Festival in the spring. Participants paid a modest fee to play. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

It was billed as a bubble soccer match, but in reality soccer had almost nothing to do with it.

What it really was was a chance to knock one of your friends head over heels without injuring them.

Suicide pact: 'About 20 first names, but again all in the same handwriting'

Suicide pact: 'About 20 first names, but again all in the same handwriting' »Play Video
A copy of the letter sent home with students Thursday

A suicide pact circulated by a middle school student was inspired by a movie with a plot line similar to the 1978 Jonestown massacres, the school district said Friday.

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed.

State AG temporarily suspends investigation into Kitzhaber, Hayes

State AG temporarily suspends investigation into Kitzhaber, Hayes
FILE -- Former Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said federal investigators have asked her to suspend her investigation into former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, while they conduct their own.

Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium

Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium »Play Video
An artist's rendition of Eugene Civic Stadium restored for use as a soccer field and grandstands.

First-grader Leo Rickard raised $84 by asking friends and family to chip in to save Civic Stadium in lieu of birthday gifts.

Leo's donation - and $4 million-worth of others like it - have put the Eugene Civic Alliance in a position to complete the purchase of Civic Stadium from the Eugene 4J School District, the City of Eugene announced Friday.

Student creates 'lockdown kits' for classrooms

Student creates 'lockdown kits' for classrooms »Play Video
Emma Utterback (right) shows KATU's Cathy Marshall the contents of one of her lockdown kits.

Emma Utterback's school lockdown experiences stuck with her. So much so, it became the inspiration for a National Honor Society school service project.