Rod Britain

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Christopher Creek Columnist

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Santa arrives with wintery weather

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is just average — but that’s not bad. The Creek had an inch and three-quarters in a 48-hour rain event last week.

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Community humming with the holidays

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is all geared up for the season with the Loop lighted up like never before.

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So much to be thankful for this year

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek has many things to be thankful for, and yesterday’s weather was one.

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Successful wine event takes chill out of month

Christopher Creek is well into the chill of November brought about by the deep tilt of earth’s axis and the late rising, low angle of the sun.

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Sports cheers echo through Rim Country

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek had been fairly quiet until last Saturday afternoon when screaming and cheering echoed up the canyon. The crowd noise came from where Sun Devil fans gathered to watch the game against Notre Dame.

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Lots of good times coming to the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek went from cool to chilly to crisp in the last couple of weeks. Fall has been a classic. The magic of having four seasons is foreign to those Valley denizens who visit here in the summer. They really don’t know what they’re missing during the autumn and winter months.

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Halloween hayride hits all Creek’s favorite haunts

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is a month into fall with the weather just nice as can be. The days are warm and cool nights invite folks to gather ’round a campfire.

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Saying goodbye to a really great guy

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek held a memorial for John Matus at the Creekside Restaurant last Friday afternoon.

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There’s always a good time somewhere

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is three miles west of Colcord Road, which winds for about 10 miles through ponderosa pine and oak trees beneath the awe-inspiring Mogollon Rim.

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An October monster in Christopher Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek yielded up a monster last Saturday afternoon. While folks were enjoying Chuck and Karen’s Oktoberfest Party the word filtered through the crowd. Jaws were dropping; exclamations of amazement were heard.

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