Rod Britain

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Pioneers planted as season dictated

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek’s neighboring pioneer families of a hundred years ago knew when it was time.

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Spring Wine in Pines event hosts 50 guests

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek resident, Mimi Tidwell, was quoted as saying, “I’ve never been to one. I thought it was time to see what they were all about.” At 94 years of age she was there to experience the 2015 Spring Wine in the Pines wine tasting event.

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Power outage causes some panic

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek residents fled from their cabins into the roads last Saturday afternoon. Some were taking the events in stride while others were in full panic mode.

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Beloved trail cleaned up for great hikes

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek showed off its community spirit this past weekend — 60 folks gathered to voice their concerns and opinions.

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Celebrations all around the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek crossed the vernal equinox last Friday without any problem that we have heard.

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Spring arrives on Rim with celebrations

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek saw the opening of the Landmark for the new season, the final St. Patrick’s observance up at Dennis and Kelly’s home in See Canyon, a birthday party campfire down at Jay and Lisa’s, a host of youngsters on spring break and even some folks looking for campsites already.

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Baseball fever is on the rise up here

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek was well represented at the annual Taste of Rim Country at the Payson Public Library last Saturday evening. Sheila Marcum and Christopher Taylor did their Creekside “Mad Jack” sandwich combined with a smoked ham and potato soup.

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So far, El Niño falling short of predictions

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek hadn’t had but a quarter of an inch of sky-borne liquid in the entire month of February. Now January held its own with three-and-three-quarters inches. A lot of that came from that New Year’s Eve snowstorm. What was the name of that storm? Does anybody remember?

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Volunteer sought for CK fire board

Another Week in the Creek

The Christopher Creek/Kohl’s Ranch Fire Department got a look at a brand new engine last Saturday morning. Firefighters Rhett and Ben were on hand to check out Engine 5X1, a 1950s style Murray “Sad Face.”

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Love in the air + 100 weeks in the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek’s sweethearts were out in numbers last Saturday evening. The comedy show after dinner at the casino was the night out for Dean + Genny along with Scott + Marilyn.

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