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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

Boat show this weekend

Apr 23, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: File photo About 10,000 people are expected to hit the Kelowna Yacht Club docks this weekend for its annual boat show. Friday and Saturday, more than 50 exhibitors will set up on the docks, showing off the latest products

Local history hits big screen

Apr 21, 2018 / 12:40 pm

Photo: Jessica Fern Facette One of the Okanagan's most interesting stories is hitting the big screen.  If Eddy Haymour had gotten his way, Rattlesnake Island, located across Okanagan Lake from Peachland, would be a Middle Eastern

Mural honours Humboldt

Apr 20, 2018 / 5:20 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Humboldt mural inside Central Okanagan Innovation Centre. A mural at Kelowna's Innovation Centre is paying tribute to the 16 people who lost their lives in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash this month. The mural,

Oops, scammer calls a cop

Apr 19, 2018 / 4:38 pm

Photo: File photo Dozens of Okanagan residents have been receiving fraudulent – and threatening – Canada Revenue Agency calls lately. But, scammers dialed the wrong number in Kelowna. An RCMP officer was targeted by a scammer

Alleged drug dealer on trial

Apr 18, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: File photo Behrang Khosravi is facing three drug trafficking charges in Kelowna Supreme Court this week.  In the summer of 2016, police spent five days tailing a red Toyota Echo around Kelowna and West Kelowna, watching

Mill Creek flood prep

Apr 18, 2018 / 12:00 pm

After a spring 2017 that saw Mill Creek overflow its banks for more than a month, City of Kelowna crews have been working hard preparing for similar water levels this year. This week, trees have been removed from beside the creek near Parkinson

10 Years for drug witness hit

Apr 17, 2018 / 2:12 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Reginald Purdom slammed his car into a pole after he was shot by Tyrone McGee in July 2016. The man convicted of attempting to kill a key drug trial witness in West Kelowna will spend more than seven years of additional

Child luring vigilantism

Apr 13, 2018 / 5:41 pm

Photo: CTV Screenshot of Facebook video. A Port Alberni mother says she took things into her own hands when a 28-year-old man arranged to have sex with her 13-year-old daughter. Police were called to the 3600 block of Bruce Street

Sticks for Humboldt stolen

Apr 13, 2018 / 5:36 pm

Photo: Twitter - Gabby Napoleone The note Gabby Napoleone posted after her hockey sticks were stolen. People across Canada have been leaving hockey sticks outside their homes in tribute to the 16 people killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus

Murder case plea to come

Apr 13, 2018 / 11:40 am

The Kelowna man accused of killing his wife and two young daughters in December is expected to enter a plea next month, after his case was moved to Supreme Court, Friday. Jacob Forman appeared in Kelowna court by video from the Okanagan Correctional
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