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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

Charged for threatening wife

Feb 27, 2020 / 8:35 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press Nirla Sharma The husband of a New Westminster mother who disappeared this week was charged with threatening his wife in January. CTV News reports Rishi Deo Sharma was charged late last month for uttering threats

Castanet's week in review

Feb 23, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Castanet's week in review with Nich Johansen.

Superheroes take over KGH

Feb 22, 2020 / 2:15 pm

Patients of all ages lit up when Captain America, Spiderman, Grover, Merida, Raven and more walked into their room at Kelowna General Hospital Saturday morning. The people behind the “Random Acts of Costuming” have been cheering up

Hwy 1 reopens after crash

Feb 22, 2020 / 2:10 pm

Photo: Twitter A fiery crash closed Highway 1 west of Revelstoke Saturday morning. UPDATE: 2:10 p.m. The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened Saturday afternoon west of Revelstoke after a fiery semi truck crash closed the highway all morning.  The

Stabbed at supportive housing

Feb 22, 2020 / 1:03 pm

Photo: CTV News A man was stabbed at a Vancouver supportive housing facility Friday night. A man was stabbed at a downtown Vancouver supportive housing complex Friday night A 29-year-old man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening

Teen's memorial unveiled

Feb 22, 2020 / 7:25 am

Photo: CTV News Dozens of people came out to the Langley sports complex Friday to see a new memorial jersey honouring a teen who died from an apparent overdose last summer. CTV News reports Carson Crimeni's jersey was hung at the

Drug testing across Valley

Feb 22, 2020 / 5:00 am

In testing more than 100 samples of purported heroin over the past year and a half, Kile McKenna has only seen one sample that was free from fentanyl. Due to what's been described as a “toxic drug supply” across B.C., Interior Health

Woke to smoke, screams

Feb 21, 2020 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The arsonist's clothing was found near a crashed stolen truck following the arson. UPDATE: 5 p.m. The man who set fire to a Lake Country home, as five people were sound asleep inside, will remain out of custody

Working for 'bright futures'

Feb 20, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Photo: Contributed Photo Cut Line: A new agreement was signed by School District 23 at the Sensisyusten House of Learning Thursday night. Schools in the Central Okanagan committed to increasing opportunities for Indigenous students while

Multiple crashes on drive

Feb 20, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Photo: @Canuck13625367 / Twitter UPDATE 8:30 p.m. A woman driving from Kelowna to the coast Thursday night witnessed a serious crash on the Okanagan Connector, before getting stuck on the Coquihalla for an hour due to a different crash.  Tia
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