Sam Butler of Endless Adventure looks on as a team clears out metal scraps from the Columbia River at the Gyro boat launch Monday. His boss

Sam Butler of Endless Adventure looks on as a team clears out metal scraps from the Columbia River at the Gyro boat launch Monday. His boss

Diving for debris

Sam Butler of Endless Adventure looks on as a team clears out metal scraps from the Columbia River at the Gyro boat launch Monday. His boss, Chris Ryman, first scoured the waters to find the exact location of the debris with volunteer Andy Lane kayaking nearby the diver and Paul Fridleifson of Mario’s South Country Towing Ltd. pulled the debris to shore. The advanced cleanup was a chance to get a head start on B.C. Rivers Day hosted by the Greater Trail Community Skills Centre Sept. 25. Residents are encouraged to take part in a mass cleanup along the river. For more information, check out www.communityskillscentre.com