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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

Crown seeking 35 years

Sep 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook Jacob Forman The Kelowna man who murdered his wife and two young daughters just days before Christmas 2017 is in court for the beginning of his sentencing hearing today. Jacob Forman was arrested on the evening of Dec.

HA prospect back on bail

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: File photo The Kelowna Hells Angels' clubhouse was searched as part of the investigation into Colin Bayley. A “known associate” of the Kelowna Hells Angels has once again been released from custody after he was

No reprieve on spec tax

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:10 pm

Photo: File photo The mayors of Kelowna and West Kelowna met with the province's finance minister Thursday to discuss the speculation tax that was imposed on both communities about a year ago, but Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says he's

A weekend full of fun

Sep 13, 2019 / 3:00 pm

Check out what's happening this weekend with Jenna Craigmyle, who'll be making the rounds in the Castanet-Total Restoration Total Fun Cruiser.

Suspect shot by police

Sep 13, 2019 / 2:25 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Police are investigating near the beach, just north of the Bear Creek provincial park campground. UPDATE: 2:25 p.m. A man wielding garden shears was shot by police near Bear Creek Provincial Park in the early

MPs gear up for election

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed MP Stephen Fuhr, left, and MP Dan Albas. With the election period officially underway this week, Central Okanagan MPs are setting their sights on the future, while noting their accomplishments over the past four years. After

Rally for women's safety

Sep 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Nicholas Johansen The Take Back the night march took to the streets of Kelowna Thursday night. Dozens of people took to the streets of downtown Kelowna Thursday night, with signs and chants, for the annual Take Back the Night

'Guilty' a long time coming

Sep 11, 2019 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Facebook Clara Forman and her two daughters, Yesenia and Karina. Prior to Jacob Forman's sentencing hearing next week for killing his wife and two young daughters, Clara Forman's sister says it's been a very long

Candidates set for election

Sep 11, 2019 / 12:40 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press The federal election campaign is officially underway, and candidates across the Okanagan are gearing up for the Oct. 21 vote. The Okanagan is made up of four federal ridings, which include: North Okanagan-Shuswap,

Water funding extended

Sep 10, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The timeline for government funding of a new Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant announced in 2017 has been extended, after construction continues to face delays. On Tuesday, Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr announced


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