Underwater search for phone reveals garbage

By Sheila G. Miller The Bulletin Published Aug 19, 2014 at 12:01AM
Russell Huntamer / Submitted photo Russell Huntamer, 34, pulls a bike wheel from the Deschutes River last weekend near Columbia Park.
Russell Huntamer / Submitted photo Russell Huntamer, 34, dives for garbage in the Deschutes River on Saturday, while his son, Ashton Huntamer, puts trash on the banks near Columbia Park.
Russell Huntamer / Submitted photo Ashton Huntamer surveys the garbage that he and his family pulled from the Deschutes River on Saturday near Columbia Park. Ashton's dad, Russell Huntamer, originally rented scuba gear to try to find his 14-year-old daughter's phone. When he saw how much trash was in the river, he took action.
Russell Huntamer / Submitted photo Ashton Huntamer surveys the garbage that he and his family pulled from the Deschutes River on Saturday near Columbia Park. Ashton's dad, Russell Huntamer, originally rented scuba gear to try to find his 14-year-old daughter's phone. When he saw how much trash was in the river, he took action.