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Ragnar Haagen

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Phone: 250-860-5050 ext:
Ragnar Haagen is a reporter for Castanet News and a graduate of the Broadcast Journalism program at BCIT.

Before joining the Castanet team, he worked as a reporter/anchor for Rawlco Radio in Prince Albert, SK where his main beats were courts/crime and breaking news.

After managing to survive one of the mildest winters on record in Saskatchewan, he made his escape and is happy to be back in BC.

Ragnar loves sports, and when he's not tracking down stories, can be found on the soccer pitch or the baseball diamond.
Latest Articles from Ragnar Haagen

TD bank robbed

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: RCMP Update -- Dec 19 The 31-year-old suspect in Tuesday's bank robbery has turned himself in to police.  Original story -- Dec 17 The TD Canada Trust on Ellis Street was robbed Tuesday evening. Kelowna police

$27K raised for women's shelter

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: Contributed - Kelowna Women's Shelter Pictured from left to right: Kathleen Lemieux (Kelowna Women's Shelter), Tim McDermid (Pharmacist/owner, Shopper's Drug Mart Rutland), Karen Mason (Kelowna Women's Shelter), May Kam Neville

Police look for stolen sled

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: RCMP Tis the season of stolen sleds. Police in Sicamous are looking for a stolen ski-doo that was taken from the Owl Head Forest Service Road yesterday. The machine apparently broke down and had to be left there for several hours,

Drug bust has ties to cartel

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: A large drug bust in Alberta has broken up a family that is allegedly connected to cartels and gangs in both Mexico and El Salvador. Four members of the La Familia gang, including club president Jose Antonia Monterrey,

Polar bear promise for United Way

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

An executive at UBCO has vowed to jump into Okanagan Lake if the campus reaches its campaign goal with the United Way before the end of the year. Photo: Contributed - UBCO The campus has raised $34,000 since Oct. 6 and hopes to hit its goal

Busy days ahead for YLW

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: Contributed - The Kelowna Airport is expected to be busier than ever this holiday season, with YLW expecting more than 100,000 guests to move through their doors over the next two weeks. Beginning this weekend, and during

Police seek missing man

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: RCMP Gerald Gordon Heuft Update: Dec. 18, 5:48 p.m. The Kelowna RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 52-year-old man reported missing has been located, and he is safe and sound. The Kelowna RCMP is asking for the public’s

Vacancy rate continues to fall

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: Numbers released by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation show an extremely limited amount of rental space in Kelowna. The vacancy rate in rental apartment structures of three or more units was only 1.0 per

Missing teen found

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: RCMP Update -- Dec. 15 The Kelowna RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 15-year-old girl reported missing has been located. Original story -- Dec. 13 Kelowna police are asking for the public’s help in locating

Avalanche control on Hwy 1

Dec 19, 2014 / 1:39 pm

Photo: DriveBC Update -- 11:30 a.m. DriveBC is reporting that avalanche control is now clear on Highway 1. The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed in both directions today, for extended periods of time, as crews conduct avalanche