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THE DAILY ASTORIAN • THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
6tate says JroundZater
contaminated Zith
oil after Mosier crash
New college president mingles,
talks priorities at meet-and-greet
Getting to work
Breitmeyer¶s
focus is on
enrollment
By EDWARD STRATTON
The Daily Astorian
Christopher
Breitmeyer
stood on the second À oor of
)ort *eorJe BreZery Wednes-
day eveninJ, sometimes a pint
in hand, and talked Zith the
elected of¿ cials, business lead-
ers, educators and other lumi-
naries Zho had come to meet
the neZ president of Clatsop
Community ColleJe.
Breitmeyer, after less than a
month since movinJ from 6t.
Louis, said he is still learninJ
the colleJe and community,
but already enamored.
³That¶s one of the thinJs
that attracted me, is that I can
Jet to be a part of the commu-
nity and make a difference,´ he
said.
Breitmeyer, , Zas hired
by the colleJe¶s board unan-
imously in April. 6hortly
before the )ourth of July, he
arrived from 6t. Charles Com-
munity ColleJe northZest of
6t. Louis, Zhere he Zas vice
Danny Miller / The Daily Astorian
Christopher Breitmeyer, the new president of Clatsop Commu-
nity College, chats with community members during a public
meet-and-greet Wednesday at Fort George Brewery in Astoria.
president of academic and stu-
dent affairs since 2012, and the
colleJe¶s dean of math, science
and health since 200.
A native of Illinois , Bre-
itmeyer earned a bachelor¶s
in bioloJy education. While
both his parents attended
community colleJe, his
¿ rst introduction Zas after
Jraduate school at Ari]ona
6tate 8niversity, Zhere he
earned a master¶s in ]ooloJy.
After Jraduation, he spent a
decade as a science teacher
at <avapai ColleJe in central
Arizona.
+is Zife, Alana, Zho helps
teach other instructors to Zork
online at 6t. Charles, is stayinJ
until ne[t sprinJ to earn a bet-
ter retirement packaJe, alonJ
Zith his dauJhter, 6ophie, a
Munior in hiJh school hopinJ
to Jraduate early before mov-
inJ to Astoria and enrollinJ in
colleJe in the Paci¿ c 1orth-
Zest. +e described himself as
a scientist, his Zife as a math-
ematician and his dauJhter as
an artist.
Breitmeyer, Zho can
sometimes be seen around
toZn ZalkinJ his rescue doJ
Maize, said he is settlinJ into
toZn, e[plorinJ, house-hunt-
inJ and learninJ the state of
the colleJe.
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR ASTORIA
TONIGHT
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
68
57
60
Partly cloudy with a
shower in spots
SUNDAY
69
57
Beautiful with clouds
and sun
Some sun; breezy in the
afternoon
MONDAY
70
58
70
58
Times of sun and clouds
³I think the ¿ rst thinJ Ze
need to do is make a plan to
start a strateJic plan, and I can¶t
do that Zithout knoZinJ Zhat¶s
JoinJ on « so Ze can chart
the ne[t ¿ ve years of the insti-
tution,´ he said. ³Like anythinJ
else, you¶ve Jot to knoZ Zhere
you¶re JoinJ, or else you¶re Must
JoinJ to Zander around, and
Ze don¶t have the lu[ury of
resources that alloZ us to not be
focused and knoZ Zhat Ze¶re
doinJ.´
Breitmeyer said he is porinJ
over past budJets, planninJ doc-
uments and other information to
learn the state of the colleJe.
+is top lonJ-term priority is
increasinJ enrollment at the col-
leJe, Zhich recorded less than
a 1 percent drop in full-time
equivalent students from the last
academic year. At his ¿ rst col-
leJe board meetinJ earlier this
month, Breitmeyer said the col-
leJe is already doinJ better than
the national averaJe, Zhich is
seeinJ to percent drops in
enrollment.
As he learns about the col-
leJe, Breitmeyer is tryinJ to
¿ nd a neZ second-in-command.
Donna Larson, the former vice
president of academic and stu-
dent affairs, left for a dean¶s
position at Clackamas Commu-
nity ColleJe shortly before he
arrived.
Associated Press
PORTLA1D ² A mon-
itorinJ Zell installed after
last month¶s train derailment
near Mosier has detected
oil contamination in the
JroundZater.
The state Department
of (nvironmental Quality
tells Portland station .AT8
that drinkinJ Zater is not
affected in the Columbia
River *orJe toZn because
those Zells are uphill from
Zhere the oil train derailed
in June.
The aJency said Wednes-
day that four monitorinJ
Zells Zere installed after the
Zreck, and one revealed siJ-
ni¿ cant oil contamination.
The department plans
to install a treatment sys-
tem that inMects air into the
underJround Zater. The
o[yJen Zill stimulate the
e[istinJ microbes that live
in the Zater to break doZn
the oil.
Chinook catch limit
raised off Westport
in WashinJton
The Daily Astorian
BeJinninJ
6aturday,
anJlers can keep tZo C hi-
nook daily, but must release
coho, off Westport in marine
Zaters stretchinJ from the
Queets River to Leadbetter
Point.
The ¿ shery has suf-
¿ cient C hinook remain-
inJ Zithin the Juideline to
increase the daily limit Zith-
out much risk of havinJ to
close early. ThrouJh 6un-
day , anJlers had cauJht 1.
percent 2,0 ¿ sh of the
1,00 C hinook Juideline
for Marine Area 2. The cur-
rent limit is one salmon .
)or more information,
contact Wendy BeeJhley,
ocean salmon manaJer for
the WashinJton Depart-
ment of )ish and Wildlife at
0-2-121.
OBITUARIES
Times of clouds and sun
Leonard Richard “Dick” Mattson
Warrenton
Dec. 8, 1934 — June 27, 2016
ALMANAC
REGIONAL WEATHER
Shown is tomorrow's weather. Temperatures are tonight's lows and tomorrow's highs.
ASTORIA
60/68
Astoria through Wednesday.
Temperatures
High/low ....................................... 73°/54°
Normal high/low ........................... 68°/54°
Record high ............................ 86° in 1946
Record low ............................. 41° in 1930
Tillamook
57/67
Precipitation
Wednesday ....................................... 0.00"
Month to date ................................... 1.10"
Normal month to date ....................... 0.75"
Year to date .................................... 40.32"
Normal year to date ........................ 36.91"
Last
July 26
New
Newport
54/65
Aug 2
Coos Bay
55/68
Full
Aug 10
Source: Jim Todd, OMSI
TOMORROW'S TIDES
Astoria / Port Docks
Time
10:00 a.m.
10:15 p.m.
Low
-1.2 ft.
1.5 ft.
City
Atlanta
Boston
Chicago
Denver
Des Moines
Detroit
El Paso
Fairbanks
Honolulu
Indianapolis
Kansas City
Las Vegas
Los Angeles
Memphis
Miami
Nashville
New Orleans
New York
Oklahoma City
Philadelphia
St. Louis
Salt Lake City
San Francisco
Seattle
Washington, DC
Klamath Falls
44/82
Lakeview
43/82
Ashland
55/85
REGIONAL CITIES
City
Baker City
Bend
Brookings
Eugene
Ilwaco
Klamath Falls
Medford
Newberg
Newport
North Bend
Hi
94
84
64
82
66
84
90
83
65
66
Today
Lo
50
48
53
55
58
44
58
57
54
55
W
s
s
pc
pc
c
s
pc
pc
c
c
Hi
80
76
68
80
65
82
87
74
65
68
Fri.
Lo
40
42
53
51
57
42
56
51
52
54
W
s
s
pc
s
pc
s
s
pc
s
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City
Olympia
Pendleton
Portland
Roseburg
Salem
Seaside
Spokane
Springfi eld
Vancouver
Yakima
Hi
84
94
88
79
84
67
90
81
85
95
Today
Lo
57
63
62
57
59
59
62
55
61
63
W
pc
s
pc
pc
pc
c
pc
pc
pc
pc
Hi
70
83
76
81
78
66
77
79
73
85
Fri.
Lo
52
54
58
55
55
56
54
50
55
54
W
pc
s
pc
s
s
pc
sh
s
pc
s
TOMORROW'S NATIONAL WEATHER
NATIONAL CITIES
Today
Hi Lo
96 72
86 70
96 75
94 65
96 77
94 77
101 75
57 50
86 75
90 75
96 77
109 86
91 67
98 80
90 79
95 75
93 79
89 74
98 74
90 73
96 81
102 78
70 55
81 58
90 74
Burns
47/83
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2016
Tonight's Sky: Constellations Sagittarius and Scor-
pion are due low south.
High
8.7 ft.
7.9 ft.
Ontario
64/92
Bend
48/76
Medford
58/87
Aug 18
Baker
50/80
John Day
57/82
Roseburg
57/81
Brookings
52/70
UNDER THE SKY
Time
3:11 a.m.
4:25 p.m.
Prineville
52/79
Lebanon
57/79
Eugene
55/80
First
La Grande
56/80
Salem
59/78
SUN AND MOON
Sunset tonight ........................... 8:58 p.m.
Sunrise Friday ............................. 5:46 a.m.
Moonrise today ........................ 10:00 p.m.
Moonset today ............................ 7:47 a.m.
Pendleton
63/83
The Dalles
66/80
Portland
62/76
W
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s
pc
t
s
pc
pc
r
pc
pc
s
pc
s
s
sh
s
t
s
s
s
s
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pc
pc
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Hi
93
93
96
92
92
94
102
60
86
91
97
111
93
98
89
95
95
93
98
95
100
99
72
71
96
Fri.
Lo
75
73
76
65
78
72
77
50
76
76
78
87
68
79
78
75
78
76
75
77
81
68
54
58
79
Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.
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Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy,
sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow fl urries,
sn-snow, i-ice.
CLATSOP
POWER
EQUIPMENT, INC.
SALES • SERVICE • RENTALS
DicN 0attson passed aZay une[pectedly Bla]ers and 6eattle 6eahaZks fan, and enMoyed
-une at *ood 6amaritan +ospital in ZatchinJ Jolf tournaments on T9.
Portland.
5eadinJ Zas a passion of Dick¶s. +e had
DicN Zas born Dec. in 6t. 0ary¶s a larJe collection of historical books featur-
+ospital in Astoria OreJon to
inJ Indians, e[plorers, pioneers and
+Malmer and 0ae 0attson.
adventurers of all sorts.
When Dick¶s home burned doZn,
Dick attended Warrenton schools
he desiJned and supervised the build-
and Zas the valedictorian at his hiJh
inJ of his neZ home, and immedi-
school Jraduation.
ately started collectinJ books for his
)irst and foremost Dick Zas a
neZ library.
&hristian. +is Jreatest pleasure Zas
Dick enMoyed ZritinJ articles
prayinJ for others. +e Zould close his
about ³The *ood Old Days´ for the
eyes and let the spirit Juide his Zords.
Columbia Press, and had notebooks
Dick Zorked since the aJe of
of stories and poems he had Zrit-
Zhen his father started the fam-
ily business, the Airport Crabpot Co . Leonard “Dick” ten about his oZn e[periences and
Mattson
thouJhts.
Dick and his brother, Jim, eventually
*ardeninJ Zas another interest of
purchased the company from their
father and made it very successful, sellinJ crab Dick¶s. +e loved ZorkinJ in his yard, and had
pots from California to Alaska and havinJ thousands of daffodils bloominJ each sprinJ.
Dick Zas preceded in death by his father,
employees at one time.
Dick served tZo years in the 8.6. Army, and +Malmer 0attson his mother and stepfather,
Zas stationed in Orleans, )rance, and a short 0ae and James 5hoades a brother, Arthur 5oy
0attson and a sister, +elen 6odervick.
time in Beirut, Lebanon.
+e is survived by his brother, Jim 0attson
Dick Zas an outdoorsman and loved huntinJ,
¿ shinJ, trappinJ, clam diJJinJ and hikinJ. 6ev- +elen his sister, Judy 0attson nieces Jean-
eral of the ideas he submitted throuJh the years nie Ball *ary, .aren Layton John, and 0ar-
to the OreJon Department of )ish and Wildlife Jie 0erritt nepheZs 5aymond, John, Bob and
to improve their reJulations Zere adopted. Dick Dave 6odervick Aunt +elen 6alli and several
cousins in Minnesota and California.
Zorked hard to Jet his elk each year.
+uJhes-5ansom Mortuary Crematory in
+e and his brother, Jim, made numerous
campinJ trips to the Cascades, (astern OreJon Astoria is in charJe of the arranJements. *o to
and Idaho. They also made a trip to the Olympic ZZZ.huJhes-ransom.com to share memories
and siJn the Juest book.
1ational )orest and British Columbia.
A memorial service is pendinJ.
Dick loved sports. +e Zas a Portland Trail
MEMORIAL
Friday, July 22
L(WI6, 9ance (dZard
² Memorial at a.m. at the
Lake Church, 9ernon
LOTTERIES
5oad, 1o. , in Lake 6tevens,
WashinJton. A private family
service Zill be held over the
Zeekend in Astoria.
PUBLIC MEETINGS
THURSDAY
Seaside Tree Board, 4 p.m.,
City Hall, 989 Broadway.
Seaside Transportation Advi-
sory Commission, 6 p.m., City
Hall, 989 Broadway.
Cannon Beach Design Review
Board, 6 p.m., 163 E. Gower St.
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