Ruth Chaster, A Local Veteran

Ruth Chaster, A Local Veteran

Looks: 5 Nick Caumanns Duncan Journal Ruth Chaster grew up in Duncan, her father the Fire Chief. Her family name graces a local road. Her family sent six into the service. She joined up after her brother was shot down – he survived – and had, as she said, lot’s of fun. She and her […]

Matraea Center, Duncan & Rupert Koyote

Matraea Center, Duncan & Rupert Koyote

Looks: 26 Nick Caumanns Duncan Journal Rupert Koyote is the General Manager of the Matraea Center. We asked him to tell us what goes on in the red building across from Duncan City Hall. It turns out that Matraea, which started as a group of local mid-wives looking to spread the message about alternative birth […]

In Depth Interview with Alistair Macgregor

In Depth Interview with Alistair Macgregor

Looks: 22 Welcome to the Duncan Journal Candidate Series. We’re interviewing all candidates for the upcoming election. The first in a series of four, we’re interviewing NDP candidate, Alistair MacGregor today. So let’s start off with just some personal history. Where did you grow up and what was your path to the Cowichan Valley? How […]

Band of Rascals

Band of Rascals

Looks: 59 Markus, drummer.  Steve, bassist. Sam Trainor, lead vocals and guitar player. Malcolm, lead shredder & guitar player. Did you guys all grow up in Duncan? Did you guys hang out together when you were kids? Yeah. In and around the area, in and around Cowichan. –Some of us. Kind of a funny story between […]