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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

Talking cannabis business

Sep 25, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Arnold Warkentin speaks at the Okanagan Cannabis Symposium Tuesday. Hundreds of people interested in business opportunities coming from the burgeoning legal cannabis industry packed Kelowna's Delta Grand

Sex assaults on ex-girlfriend

Sep 19, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Photo: File photo An Okanagan man was sentenced for sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in 2016. A 25-year-old Okanagan man avoided jail time Wednesday when he was sentenced in the sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend. B.N., whose name

Spook back in owner's arms

Sep 14, 2018 / 1:40 pm

Photo: April Kitzan Spook is back with friends and family Friday. UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. Shortly after the publication of Castanet's story about a dog's disappearance earlier this week in Peachland, Spook is now back in the arms'

Hearts of Gold raises $1.3M

Sep 13, 2018 / 6:32 pm

Photo: KGH Foundation The KGH Foundation is one step closer to reaching its $8-million goal for JoeAnna's House, a home away from home for families with sick children at Kelowna General Hospital. A whopping $1.3 million was raised at

Candidates invited - to listen

Sep 13, 2018 / 5:11 pm

Photo: Google Street View Peachland residents will have the opportunity to share thoughts about their city council at a community forum next week. The Peachland Residents Association is hosting the “open mic discussion” for residents

Former Flair VP sues airline

Sep 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: LinkedIn Former Flair Airlines vice president Chris Lapointe is suing his former employer for wrongful termination. The former vice-president of a low-cost airline that was once based in Kelowna is suing his former employer for firing

Court upholds pot sales ban

Sep 12, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Cannabis will no longer be sold at The Bakery Boardshop after a recent court decision. The City of Kelowna recently went through the courts to stop a downtown skateboard shop from selling cannabis, a little more

Water quality concerns

Sep 12, 2018 / 4:44 pm

Photo: File photo Homes in the Black Mountain Irrigation District have been put under a 24-hour water quality advisory after a chlorinator in the system unexpectedly shut down Wednesday morning. While chlorination was quickly restored, some

Mail bomb injures man

Sep 12, 2018 / 12:45 pm

Photo: CTV A Vancouver Island man was seriously injured Tuesday when a mail bomb exploded at his home. Police are investigating the explosion at the Port Alice home, which investigators believe was a targeted attack. The victim received

Seeking new school name

Sep 12, 2018 / 12:05 pm

Photo: Chantelle Deacon Premier John Horgan announced last February a new middle school will be built in Lake Country. Want to name a school? The Central Okanagan School District is looking for input on a name for a new middle school
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