Rod Britain

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One especially memorable party with a guest from the other side

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek has had an early fall tradition for nearly 40 years. On the second Tuesday of September there was a gathering.

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These hills may be haunted by five different spirits

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek seems to be a fairly normal place. You have your doctors and lawyers, your authors and artists, your working and retired. Newcomers and descendants of pioneer families call the Creek home. There is always a snowplow driver, a plumber and a couple of handymen around.

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Snow brings a grand time to Christopher Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek echoed with the screams of delight from the youngsters flying down the half-dozen impromptu sled runs throughout the town last weekend.

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The spirit of giving continues all year

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek witnessed the spirit of giving — not this Christmas season, but back in late October. At 7 a.m. on a crisp Saturday morning, Gila County fire dispatch alerted the Christopher-Kohl’s Fire Department there was a report of a body under the guardrail alongside SR 260 at milepost 281. Rescue 511 responded to that location and this is what they discovered.

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First snow of season a delight at Creek

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek got a taste of early winter weather over the weekend with another three-quarters inch of rain overnight last Friday.

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Santa arrives with wintery weather

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is just average — but that’s not bad. The Creek had an inch and three-quarters in a 48-hour rain event last week.

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Community humming with the holidays

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek is all geared up for the season with the Loop lighted up like never before.

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So much to be thankful for this year

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek has many things to be thankful for, and yesterday’s weather was one.

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Successful wine event takes chill out of month

Christopher Creek is well into the chill of November brought about by the deep tilt of earth’s axis and the late rising, low angle of the sun.

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Sports cheers echo through Rim Country

Another Week in the Creek

Christopher Creek had been fairly quiet until last Saturday afternoon when screaming and cheering echoed up the canyon. The crowd noise came from where Sun Devil fans gathered to watch the game against Notre Dame.

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