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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

Attempted child luring

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Contributed - Coquitlam RCMP Coquitlam RCMP are warning the public after a young girl was approached and offered a gift by a strange man on Tuesday afternoon. They say the man was in a white car and offered a 12-year-old girl an iPod

Mine safety recognized

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Contributed - NewGold Two mining operations near Kamloops have been recognized with safety awards from the B.C. government. New Gold Inc.’s New Afton Mine – located 10 kilometres west of Kamloops – received the Large

Another boost for PRH

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Contributed - South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation More money has been pledged to the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation for its Patient Care Tower campaign. The Penticton Hospital Auxiliary has agreed to donate

Home show this weekend

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Facebook - Canadian Home Builders' Association Central Okanagan Anyone looking for tips and advice on building, renovating, decorating or design should stop by the Kelowna Curling Club this weekend. The annual Home & Garden

Jogger sexually assaulted

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Google Street View Police say a sexual assault took place on West 16th Avenue, near Discovery Street. Police in Vancouver are looking for witnesses after a woman says she was sexually assaulted while jogging on the city’s west

Recycle your old eye glasses

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Contributed Lions Club volunteer Bill McCarry and Dr. Ron Baldassare set up an eye glass recycling depot at Vivid Laser. One of the Okanagan’s top eye doctors has teamed up with a charity organization to offer eyeglass recycling

CFIA found no safety risks

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Wayne Moore Valoroso Foods. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency responded to complaints at Valoroso Foods last month, but an inspection by the agency found no food safety risk violations. According to Tammy Jarbeau with the government’s

Snow causing accidents

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: DriveBC Brenda Mine - W Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) about 22 km west of 97/97C Jct, looking west. (elevation: 1,271 metres) While rain continues to fall in the Okanagan, there is snow falling at higher elevations today. Environment

Rail plan forges ahead

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Contributed - District of Lake Country Municipalities in the Okanagan are forging ahead with plans to buy the discontinued CN Rail corridor, despite news the Okanagan Indian Band is laying claim to the land. A letter of intent from

Natives lay claim to track

Mar 27, 2015 / 6:49 pm

Photo: Jon Manchester Just weeks ahead of the impending sale of the CN Rail corridor to local municipalities in the Central Okanagan, the Okanagan Indian Band is officially laying claim to a portion of the lands. In a media release dated