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Nicholas Johansen
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Nich Johansen is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program.

A native of Maple Ridge, he spent four years in Kelowna at UBC Okanagan, graduating with an Environmental Science degree. He fell in love with the Okanagan during this time, and is excited he has found his way back.

When he isn't chasing stories or writing you can find him on a beach, a skateboard or a pair of skis, depending on the weather.
Latest Articles from Nicholas Johansen

Sentenced for club attack

Oct 20, 2017 / 4:35 pm

Photo: File photo Sentencing for two men convicted of organizing and facilitating an attack outside Sapphire nightclub is expected Friday. UPDATE: 4:35 p.m. While the family of Kyle O'Brien celebrated Justice Allen Betton's sentencing

Okanagan getting older

Oct 20, 2017 / 9:47 am

Photo: Thinkstock.com As the region's population grows older, the Central Okanagan, along with all of Canada, will require new immigrants to maintain a strong workforce to grow the economy. A new report published by the Central Okanagan

Murder trial nears end

Oct 19, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Daniel Ruff is facing second-degree murder charges for the death of his roommate in 2015. The jury in Daniel Ruff's second-degree murder trial is expected to begin deliberations Monday, after Crown and defence

Search for woman continues

Oct 19, 2017 / 4:48 pm

Photo: RCMP Police are searching for Jenny Lynn Larocque, who's been missing since late September. Police continue to search for a missing 61-year-old Prince George woman who was last seen in Williams Lake. Jenny Lynn Larocque was

Gas prices jump

Oct 19, 2017 / 3:18 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Gas prices shot up across much of Okanagan, Thursday. Gas prices have taken a jump across much of the Okanagan. After prices hovered around 115.9 cents per litre for several weeks in Kelowna, gas stations

HA associate deported

Oct 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook David Revell's application to have his deportation order reviewed has been dismissed. A judge has dismissed a former Kelowna Hells Angel associate's application to review his deportation order, after the Canadian

Accused claims self defence

Oct 18, 2017 / 2:26 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Daniel Ruff is facing second-degree murder charges for the death of his roommate in 2015. Daniel Ruff told the jury he was attacked by his roommate and feared for his life before he struck Warren Welters in

Trial faces delay until 2018

Oct 18, 2017 / 9:01 am

Photo: File photo RCMP Gang Enforcement officers have been keeping an eye on the Kelowna courthouse during the Bacon murder trial. The Jonathan Bacon murder trial could be delayed until the new year. After several delays, the first-degree

Suspect dead in standoff

Oct 18, 2017 / 5:51 am

Photo: Google Street View Location of police standoff in Revelstoke. UPDATE: 5:50 a.m. A vehicle being sought in relation to a weekend homicide in southwest Calgary was located Tuesday in Revelstoke. Calgary police had earlier released

Blood on the walls, ceiling

Oct 17, 2017 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Daniel Ruff is facing second-degree murder charges for the death of his roommate in 2015. An RCMP blood stain analyst painted a gruesome picture of Warren Welters' bedroom in court Tuesday, describing blood spatter


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