Rich Mattson, who retired after nearly 31 years with Douglas Island Pink And Chum, smiles while recalling an earlier engagement with a giant pacific octopus during his last shift, Dec. 24, 2018. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Rich Mattson, who retired after nearly 31 years with Douglas Island Pink And Chum, smiles while recalling an earlier engagement with a giant pacific octopus during his last shift, Dec. 24, 2018. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

After 30 years, DIPAC aquarium keeper calls it a career

Rich Mattson became face of DIPAC for many

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