Rod Britain

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Year finishes with nearly 30 inches of moisture

Christopher Creek is currently (heh-heh — first pun of 2017) churning and cascading, colliding continuously with boulders blocking free flow, with foaming froth forming beneath the falls at the Carwash.

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Lots of rain blessed the Christopher Creek area this past weekend

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek got some rain last Friday. Then we got some more rain. And then we got still even more rain. We were “gauge-watching” early that morning starting out with a quarter of an inch and then half-inch.

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Christopher Creek residents take holiday celebrations seriously

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek tends to take its celebrating seriously and that was certainly evident judging by the amount of work that went into the decorating of the vehicles in the annual light parade. Mild temperatures and moonlit skies made for a perfect evening for the event.

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Christopher Creek all aglow for the holiday season

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is decked out with lights and decorations from one end of town to the other.

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Blanket of white stuff gives holiday decorations special look

Christopher Creek is in the snow business following last Sunday night’s blanketing. Initially, there was three to four inches around town with reports from Susan Keown and the Colcord Road area detailing as much as eight inches.

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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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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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Extended fall worth its own celebration

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is just a quaint, picturesque, creekside, mountain community, tucked away beneath the Mogollon Rim in the ponderosa pine forest of east-central Arizona.

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Creekers enjoying all types of outdoor activities

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is fully into firepits, football and fall foliage. As we near another flip of the page on the calendar, the beautiful weather has lent itself well for all outdoor activity. A ride or a hike up See Canyon on FR284 is quite spectacular with its palette of autumn colors.

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Great fall color around Creek area

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is certainly no exception when it comes to tout their favorite areas to experience fall colors. Their recommendation is always more spectacular than anywhere else.

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