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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

$10K for new music video

Nov 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

A local band has a cool $10,000 to make their next music video and highlight other local musicians in the process. Ancient Engines' last music video garnered loads of attention with its light-hearted Canadian themes, and they're looking

Hep vaccine in short supply

Nov 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Wikipedia Those looking to get a hepatitis vaccination before travelling to a foreign country may be out of luck for the time being. Currently, there is a global shortage of several hepatitis vaccines, including the popular Twinrix

No PM at convention

Nov 14, 2018 / 4:41 pm

Photo: File photo Stephen Fuhr will be hosting all of B.C.'s Liberal MPs in Kelowna this weekend. B.C.'s federal Liberal MPs are coming to Kelowna, Friday – but it doesn't look like the prime minister will be

Missing ring not KGH's fault

Nov 14, 2018 / 11:38 am

Photo: File photo Kelowna General Hospital A $38,000 ring may be sitting somewhere in the Glenmore landfill. A BC Supreme Court judge has ruled Interior Health and a nurse at Kelowna General Hospital are not responsible for replacing

Local cannabis co. growing

Nov 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

A lot has changed in the past 16 months for Doja Cannabis.  The local company got its licence to grow medical cannabis in July 2017, but with the legalization of cannabis last month, the producer is venturing into the recreational market exclusively. Castanet

Protesting supportive home

Nov 9, 2018 / 11:32 am

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Residents near the proposed Agassiz Road supportive housing project protested outside the project's open house Thursday. While BC Housing hosted an open house at the Ramada Hotel Thursday night for a proposed

Best drinks on display

Nov 9, 2018 / 9:10 am

UPDATE: 9:10 a.m. The judges' choice award for best cocktail at the sixth annual Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff went to Rowan Henderson from downtown Kelowna's Salt & Brick. Henderson's creation, called A Smokey

Time to think avalanche

Nov 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Avalanche Canada - Kyle Rogers Pass on Nov. 4. While the lifts won't start spinning at the local ski resorts for a couple weeks still, snow is starting to pile up at higher elevations, increasing the risk of avalanches. In

Murder charge changed

Nov 7, 2018 / 11:22 am

Photo: Annette Bonin Michael Bonin One of three men accused of killing of a 20-year-old man off the Coquihalla Highway in April 2017 is now facing a second-degree murder charge, despite initially being charged in the first degree. Michael

Drier, milder El Nino winter

Nov 4, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration A standard winter El Nino pattern.  It could be a warmer and drier winter in the B.C. Interior this year, with a moderate El Nino in the forecast. El Nino is the warm phase
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