BINGO, BINGO, BINGO!!

Bingo is returning soon – October , 2021 at the 108 Community Hall. Doors open at 6 PM and games start at 7 PM. Food service is limited to single servings such as bottled water, pop, chips, chocolate bars. Covid safety practices will be followed ie. masks and social distancing, as well as ALL PLAYERS NEED to provide proof of vaccination along with ID as per the Provincial Health Order. In order to hold these events we must follow the health and safety guidelines provided in the Provincial Health Order. Occupancy will be limited to 50 players.

SUMMER WATERING RESTRICTIONS

Water sprinkling is allowed from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Even numbered premises on even numbered days of the month and odd numbered premises on odd numbered days of the month. Click here to go to the CRD’s watering restrictions page for further information.

108 Mile Ranch Road Names, Sources & Meanings

Here’s a list of our road names, their sources and First Nations meaning. It’s not complete – can you fill in the blanks? Contact Sandy Foster on our Facebook page if you can add the missing information. Click here for a map of the 108.

  • Annaham CrescentBig chief
  • Anzeeon Road – Running deer
  • Beeryew Court -?
  • Block Drive – Henry and Arthur Block
  • Bryan Crescent – J.C. Bryan
  • Canium Court – What’s the matter?
  • Canium Road – ?
  • Chaladen Court – Beaver run
  • Chilcotin Crescent – ?
  • Chintu Court – ?
  • Cumsu Place – ?
  • Davis Road – Fred Davis was a previous owner of the Ranch area
  • Donsleequa Court and Road – Evergreen Forest
  • Easzee Drive – Where the sun goes down
  • Gloinnzun Crescent, Drive and Place – Smiling valley
  • Gutman Court – Mike Gutman, Block Bros. pilot
  • Hansen Court – Olaf Hansen and Hansen family
  • Hickling Road – ?
  • Kallum Drive – Sunset
  • Kemmi Crescent – ?
  • Kinncum Place, Road, Road North and Road South – Dwellers of the sea
  • Kitsum Court – Village
  • Kitwanga Court, Drive and Place – Goat crossing
  • Kyllo Drive – Grant Kyllo, Block Bros. VP in charge of 108 development
  • Latham Road – ?
  • Litwin Place – ?
  • Mackay Crescent – Colin Mackay, president of Terra Irrigation on golf course
  • Meesquonas Trail – Trail
  • Meesquono Trail – Trail
  • Mein Road – Al Mein,  assistant to 108 VP  (probably Kyllo)
  • Moneeyaw Road – ?
  • Monical Road – Monical family and Len Monical was an original partner
  • Parker Court – Don Parker, golf course superintendent
  • Peasim Court – ?
  • Pierreroy Court and Crescent – Jim Pierreroy, Block Bros. foreman; Family of kings
  • Plateau Road – (probably a location name?)
  • Qua Place – Fearless one (the eagle)
  • Scott Road – ?
  • Shillinay Place – ?
  • Smith Road – Dick Smith, who was a part of Monical’s ranch and later part of the early development team.
  • Stewart Road – Mel & Morgan Stewart did the land surveys at the 108
  • Sussnee Road – Bear trail
  • Taneeyah Road – Moose
  • Tattersfield Place – Phillip Tattersfield, landscape architect designed golf course
  • Telqua Drive – ?
  • Thompson Road – ?
  • Wawpuss Place – ?

Categories FYI

108 History Quiz #21

There appears to have been some major changes at the 108 West Beach since those hot summer days in 1982. What happened?

Best Answer:

The tide went out and hasn’t come back. But remember that the Main Beach is in great shape and is waiting for you to visit.

West Beach 108 Mile Ranch