Rod Britain

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Christopher Creek Columnist

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Memories of one of the Rim’s worst tragedies

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek had a small but significant role in a tragedy, which played out on Sept. 5 and 6 back some 46 years ago. Other Rim Country creeks, Tonto, Horton and Dick Williams with Christopher swept away 15 souls on a trip to eternity that fateful and tragic weekend

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Meteor shower watch party draws crowd

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek celebrated the Perseid meteor shower with a watch party. It was an impromptu gathering following a single invitation on social media.

Coach Graham should beware the Tontozona curse

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek had a date with the Sun Devils last Saturday, but we got stood up and it’s not like it’s the first time either.

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Christopher Creek draws quite a creative crowd

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek’s Got Talent is not the name of a reality TV show. However, many are the talents of area residents — among them writers, artists and craftspeople.

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At long last – Creek receives monsoon rain

Christopher Creek is no longer the red-headed stepchild after receiving our first significant rainfall amount of the monsoon.

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‘Nonsoon’ season – Where are our summer rains?

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek drew the short straw in our brief visit from the 2016 monsoon.

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Christopher Creek celebrates holiday in style

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek, Ariz., USA celebrated Independence Day in style! Highlighting the Fourth of July weekend events was the parade, of course.

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Christopher Creek invites all for fun

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is having a parade tomorrow and you ought to come and join in.

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Heat can’t chill enthusiasm for Fourth

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek was cooking right along this past week much the same as the rest of Arizona but to a somewhat lesser degree. Yes, degrees were watched closely and we had a 100 of them on Sunday afternoon.

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Wedding, parade made weekend a grand affair

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek trickled softly by just feet away from the couple saying their vows. It was a magnificent setting in the shade of a giant walnut tree on the lawn just above the water.

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