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#41 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 09:56 AM

Sooke potholes mortgage up in smoke

The Land Conservancy to celebrate milestone

By Matthew Pearson, Times Colonist
November 16, 2009 6:39 AM


http://www.timescolo...6751/story.html

The Land Conservancy of B.C. is hoping heavy rains and wind won’t dampen spirits — literally — at a symbolic “burning of the mortgage” for Sooke potholes this afternoon.


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#42 pseudotsuga

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 05:55 PM

That reminds, me there are public meetings coming up regarding the management plan for this area:

Public Meetings

Sooke
Tuesday, November 24, Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Rd.

Victoria
Tuesday, December 1, Ambrosia Centre, 638 Fisgard St.

Format:

* Open house 3:30-5:30pm
* Presentation 5:30-6:00pm
* Facilitated discussion 6:15-7:15pm
* Report results of discussion 7:15-7:45pm


http://www.crd.bc.ca...es/seatosea.htm

#43 ressen

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 08:30 PM

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Deer Trail Lodge is located near marker 47 Km. on the Galloping Goose trail, or drive to the end of Sooke River Rd.






ressen More photos from 1980's ?






























This is the inside of the giant fireplace.





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#44 Ms. B. Havin

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 08:54 PM

^ Wow, very cool photos, Ressen, thanks for posting those.
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#45 Baro

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 09:05 PM

I remember playing here as a kid! I'll miss it, hope the plans to do something nice with it actually happen.
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#46 D.L.

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 10:40 PM

it's all been torn down

#47 LJ

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 07:13 PM

The fireplace is still standing I believe. All fenced off now.
Life's a journey......so roll down the window and enjoy the breeze.

#48 Bingo

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Posted 21 November 2009 - 10:21 PM

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The mortgage that went up in smoke was due on March of 2012. It was at 5% per annum and the amount owing was $37,500 according to the 2009 financial statement on the TLC website.

#49 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 07:31 AM

https://youtu.be/YbRNVKiqzUQ

 

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#50 Dr. Barillas

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 03:17 PM

I remember going to the potholes as a child in summer camp and seeing this in all its glory. Too bad it was never finished.


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