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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

Suspected bus stabber in court

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Facebook Tyler Jack Newton, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder. The man accused of stabbing a passenger on a Kelowna transit bus last year made an in-person appearance at the Kelowna Courthouse, Thursday. Tyler

First graduating class of 2015

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Ragnar Haagen The winter ceremony marks the first of six convocations to be held in 2015 for Okanagan College. The first graduates of 2015 will take the stage this weekend at Okanagan College. It’s the school’s first

Drug bust crosses three provinces

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

  Photo: Twitter - @SaskatoonPolice Photo: Twitter - @SaskatoonPolice Photo: Twitter - @SaskatoonPolice Photo: Twitter - @SaskatoonPolice Photo: Twitter - @SaskatoonPolice 1 2 3 4 5   A significant

Chain-reaction slows commute

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Contributed - Dave Ogilvie A four-vehicle crash slowed traffic this morning on Highway 97. The crash occurred near Boucherie Road and Friends Pub, and saw traffic bound for Kelowna backed up as far as Bartley Road. Police

Crashes, smashes on Trans-Canada

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Google Street View The occupants of a sedan are lucky to be alive after they hit a moose on the Trans-Canada Highway near Salmon Arm Monday evening. The 2005 Toyota was near the 21st Street exit when it collided with the large animal.

Armed robbery at liquor store

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Twitter - @NanaimoRCMP Police are searching for three men who attempted to rob the Terminal Park liquor store in Nanaimo on Saturday night. Video surveillance photos released by the Nanaimo RCMP show three suspects, one of which

Arrest made in standoff

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Google Street View A man finally gave himself up early Tuesday morning after a five-hour standoff with police in Vernon. The call came in at about 10:15 p.m. on Monday night. A man was said to be destroying a basement in the 3900

Hells Angel gets 5 years in prison

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: RCMP An acknowledged member of the Hells Angels has been sentenced to five years in prison after a vehicle he was riding in was found to contain an arsenal of weapons. Joseph Bruce Skreptak and Cory Montemurro were each found guilty

Man struck by SUV in Coldstream

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Google Street View A 69-year-old man is in stable condition after being struck by a vehicle in Coldstream Thursday night. The man was allegedly hit by a red SUV as he was walking along Kalamalka Lake Road, just north of its intersection

Property sales up 32 per cent

Feb 1, 2015 / 2:12 am

Photo: Thinkstock.com Property sales in the Okanagan continue to stay white hot this winter, with sales activity up 24 per cent over 2013, and sales volume up 32 per cent. Each of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board's three