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All invited to Christopher Creek Days

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek Days at the R Bar C Boy Scout Camp is tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everybody in Rim Country is invited to enjoy some Creek hospitality, take in the car show and join the events, grab a bite to eat, enjoy the music and look over the camp itself.

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A variety of visitors to Rim Country

Another Week in the Creek

The temperature in Christopher Creek was 79 degrees the other day. At the same time Sky Harbor was reporting 117.

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Time your trip to Camp Tontozona

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Camp Tontozona is the capital of Sun Devil Nation through tomorrow.

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Quiet camping trip turns into celebration

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is home to an ADOT snowplow driver for another 35 days, give or take.

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Gearing up for annual invasion of Sun Devil Nation

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is the location of a 100-year-old cabin moved here, log by log, from over in Gordon Canyon. It sits in a place called See Canyon and was purchased by a gentleman who shared his time between here and a home in Scottsdale in 1966. Prior to buying that log cabin, he brought his young family to Mountain Meadow Ranch each summer where they rented a cabin for $5 a night.

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The boom of ’65 in Christopher Creek

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Christopher Creek had its first paved highway by 1965 and with it came the traffic.

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Memories of treacherous treks along the Rim

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The Christopher Creek area is replete with history, from Indian attacks to floods and fires, along with famous Western authors and proximity to the Pleasant Valley War. Over the next couple of weeks we will revisit several events which happened 50 years ago this summer.

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Holiday parade in Christopher Creek sets records

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Christopher Creek had a humdinger of a Fourth of July weekend! No superlative seemed adequate, so we just went with humdinger. Oh sure, we had some showers off and on, but an inch of rain overall didn’t put a damper on the activities. It did settle the dust and cooled things off.

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Monsoon season has arrived

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Christopher Creek had a couple of light showers last Saturday evening. The temperature dropped 25 degrees in a short time. Then the lightning put on a show and scared some folks.

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Lightning show to start soon

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Christopher Creek joined the rest of the northern hemisphere plunging headlong into summer this week.

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