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

Seeking three-round heroes

Mar 17, 2018 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Fight for the Kids The group of 2017 three-round heroes. A Kelowna boxing gym is looking for its next group of three-round heroes. For the second year, MadKatz Boxing is promoting a charity boxing event featuring amateur boxers

$250K for JoeAnna's House

Mar 16, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Photo: KGH Foundation The KGH Foundation is looking to raise $8 million for JoeAnna's House. The dream of JoeAnna's House is a quarter million dollars closer to becoming a reality following a significant donation. The planned

Murder trial evidence ends

Mar 16, 2018 / 4:45 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Waylon Jackson was stabbed and killed on March 11, 2016. The 12-person jury in Chad Alphonse's second-degree murder trial finished hearing evidence Friday afternoon, after two weeks of trial. Alphonse is accused

Sweeping in the spring

Mar 15, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: File photo Street sweepers are hitting Central Okanagan's roads. Motorcycle riders rejoice, street sweepers are hitting the ground running in the Central Okanagan. Kelowna's public works manager, Darryl Astofooroff, says

Can't remember stabbing

Mar 15, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Facebook Chad Alphonse The day after Waylon Jackson was stabbed to death in his Rutland home, Chad Alphonse told an interrogating officer he knew he did it, but couldn't remember stabbing Jackson. The video of Const. Steve

DJ accused of sex assault

Mar 15, 2018 / 5:30 pm

Photo: Facebook Troy Beetles, AKA Datsik Kelowna DJ and producer Datsik has cancelled his tour and stepped down from the record label he founded amid multiple sexual assault allegations. The 29-year-old dubstep producer, whose real name

'You're going to kill him!'

Mar 14, 2018 / 4:05 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Waylon Jackson was stabbed and killed on March 11, 2016. “Stop, you’re going to hurt him, you’re going to kill him!” Naomi Foureyes screamed at her common-law spouse as he beat Chad Alphonse

Informants led to gang arrest

Mar 14, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: RCMP Clothing with Independent Soldiers' logos, found in connection with the arrest of Donahugh McWhirter and Brittany Stinn. A recently released court decision shows the extent of the police investigation that led to a "veteran"

Teacher asks if 'hornier'

Mar 13, 2018 / 9:00 pm

Photo: School District 78 Boston Bar Elementary-Secondary School A former Boston Bar teacher was disciplined for making several inappropriate comments to students, including asking a pregnant Grade 11 student if her pregnancy made her “hornier.” A

Frantic 911 call in court

Mar 13, 2018 / 2:21 pm

Photo: Facebook Waylon Jackson was stabbed and killed on March 11, 2016. “My sister's boyfriend is dying, you need to send an ambulance right away!” Phillisede Foureyes frantically screamed to a 911 operator two years ago. The



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