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Creek residents prepare for more holiday fun

Christopher Creek can commence with its Christmas celebrations now that we have Thanksgiving behind us.

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Truth can really be stranger than fiction

Your Turn

If I were to take some of the unlikely coincidences in my life and use them as plots in a short story or novel I’d be laughed out of every editor’s office I took it to. And I wouldn’t blame them either.

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Donate to local humane society on Giving Tuesday

Adoption Options

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, GIVING TUESDAY.  Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back designed to combat the sometimes excessive greed of the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving: A time to reflect on the Rim’s blessings

Outdoors Under the Rim

It seems that the older I get, the quicker the years fly by. Summer fishing has gone, fall hunting is in full swing, and now its Thanksgiving and just a few short weeks before the year 2016 is history!

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Be a sweetie, get tickets for See’s Candy raffle to help library

Rattlin' the Rim

Is there anything more luscious than mouthwatering See’s Candy? Probably not and that’s why there is a huge demand for the luscious bites especially during the holidays.

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Community Thanksgiving dinner saves some work

The Village

The big Thanksgiving food feast is just a week away. Are you ready? Is the big bird thawed out yet?

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Rim holidays – Thanksgiving Part One

Back When

The season of Thanksgiving recalls one of America’s founding stories, the community of Pilgrims at Plymouth, Mass.

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Area gets special season spruce-up

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek in mid-November is notoriously a very quiet mountain town, notwithstanding the din of an occasional leaf blower and noise from two or three construction projects.

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For me, teaching science was the best job on the planet – Part 2

Two weeks ago I mentioned that I wanted to become a scientist, but didn’t go to college out of high school.

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Reminders for a pet-safe Thanksgiving celebration

Adoption Options

Thanksgiving is an eventful holiday for many people. From all the delicious food you make and eat, to spending time with family and showing your thanks for all the blessings in your life, this is one of the busier holidays we celebrate.

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For me, teaching science was the best job on the planet

Your Turn

Last week I mentioned that I wanted to be a scientist, but didn’t go to college out of high school because a counselor said a science degree was impossible for me.

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Conference leads to realization that worship is rehab for sinners

Firm Foundations

Most often when one thinks of worship, one may have memories of large choirs with various octave ranges in voice singing in harmony ... particularly and oftentimes during the Christmas and Easter season.

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Get ready for annual turkey shoot

Rattlin' the Rim

The communities of Pine and Strawberry are home to some of the finest marksmen, hunters and shooters in Arizona.

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Lots of congratulations to go around

I’m writing this column on Election Day and I have already voted by early ballot, so I don’t have to go to Christopher Creek to vote.

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Rim holidays – Veterans Day (Part Three)

Back When

In 1898 the Rim Country was about to create a large new group of veterans who would go to war on behalf of our government. It was the Spanish-American War, the first to recruit soldiers after settlement.