Rod Britain

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Christopher Creek Columnist

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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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Special celebrations for a couple of the Creek’s seniors

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek friends and neighbors came out to LR Foreman’s housewarming last Saturday afternoon. You may recall the spectacular house fire back in January that left LR homeless. Seven months later he was in his new home on Coffee Lane.

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Area residents looking forward to less smoke

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek and Colcord Road residents have chilled as the fuels-reduction operation along and beneath the Mogollon Rim east of Highway 260 draws to a close.

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Fulton Fire uncomfortably close to the Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is just a stone’s throw from the Fulton Fire — a mere six miles. Last Saturday’s triggered ignition brought about thick smoke in town on Sunday morning.

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Signs of changing seasons making a subtle show

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek woke up to a thunderstorm last Monday morning foreshadowing perhaps the end of a strange monsoon. Early next week may be the last of it.

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