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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

Group sues foundation

Nov 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Okanagan Men's Shed A local senior men's group has sued a community foundation after they didn't renew the group's lease. The group says they invested nearly $10,000 in upgrades to a property under the Trinity Baptist

All lanes open on Coq

Nov 27, 2022 / 5:01 pm

Photo: Contributed The Coquihalla Highway Sunday morning near Larson Hill. UPDATE: 5 p.m. DriveBC reports the southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway have also reopened between Merritt and Hope. "Drive to compact snow, slushy

Attracting doctors to B.C.

Nov 27, 2022 / 2:20 pm

UPDATE: 2:20 p.m. British Columbia has announced several new measures to bring more doctors to the province, amid an ongoing shortage and strained emergency departments. Premier David Eby says the province is expanding a program through which

Parents work to save school

Nov 27, 2022 / 2:00 pm

Photo: Facebook While the Willowstone Academy's current location has been purchased by Kelowna Christian School, a group of parents are fighting to keep the private, Christian-based school alive. Last week, Kelowna Christian School announced

Controlled burns possible

Nov 27, 2022 / 11:45 am

Photo: Kamloops Fire Rescue Kamloops residents may notice some smoke coming from the southwest Sunday, but there's no need to worry. Kamloops Fire Rescue posted to Twitter Sunday morning that some controlled burning may be started in

Piano tutor's trial in March

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna piano teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child over an eight-month period is scheduled to face trial next March. Neil Wong was charged in April of this year with sexual assault and sexual interference,

Most dangerous intersection

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Kirk Penton One of 2021's 113 crashes at Dilworth and Harvey. Vehicle crashes at Kelowna's most dangerous intersections rose substantially in 2021 compared to the year prior, showing the significant impact the pandemic had

Local Christian school sold

Nov 26, 2022 / 2:30 pm

Photo: Facebook This could be Kelowna's Willowstone Academy's final school year, after the property was recently sold to Kelowna Christian School. Last month, Willowstone chair of the Board Ross Langford announced the private Christian

Stolen dog and car found

Nov 26, 2022 / 12:20 pm

Photo: Emily Meyer Emily Meyer was reunited with Bruno Saturday afternoon. UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. After a stressful morning, Emily Meyer has been reunited with her dog Bruno Saturday. Meyer's car was stolen from Highway 33 in Rutland

Heavy snowfall on the way

Nov 26, 2022 / 9:00 am

Photo: DriveBC The Coquihalla Summit Saturday morning. While there are sunny skies above Kelowna Saturday morning, a storm is coming. Environment Canada upgraded its winter storm watch to a warning Saturday morning, calling for up to


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