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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

Winery run starting early

Jun 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: File photo Wine Country Half Marathon participants from 2015. The annual Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon will take place more than two months earlier this year to coincide with the outdoor festival season. The fifth iteration

Caring for homeless pets

Jun 16, 2018 / 6:30 pm

Downtown Kelowna's Cornerstone Shelter hosted dogs, cats, ferrets and other four-legged friends Saturday afternoon, providing healthcare for the pets of the community's marginalized and homeless population, along with their owners. About

6.5 years for sex show theft

Jun 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: RCMP Cal Little Cal Little lived a crime-free life for 50 years, raising two daughters with his wife while holding down steady jobs and starting his own construction company with his wife in 2011. On Friday, at age 52, Little was

Bus route coming to Gellatly

Jun 14, 2018 / 3:24 pm

Photo: Google Street View Gellatly Road A new bus route will be providing service to the Gellatly area of West Kelowna this summer. The route, 31 Gellatly, will only run on weekends and holidays between June 30 and Sept. 1, and will connect

Hitman frequented Kelowna

Jun 13, 2018 / 5:30 pm

Photo: Police photo Cory Vallee A convicted assassin frequently visited Kelowna, according to his recently-published first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder guilty verdict. Cory Vallee was found guilty earlier this month for

Alleged rapist stabbed

Jun 12, 2018 / 1:50 pm

Photo: File photo A 32-year-old man was sentenced to time served Tuesday for stabbing an alleged rapist in downtown Kelowna. A man who stabbed an alleged rapist multiple times in downtown Kelowna was sentenced to time served Tuesday. Ken

CrimeStopper charge stayed

Jun 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook Dino Cabalfin A former president of Central Okanagan CrimeStoppers who was charged with operating a marijuana grow operation had his charges dropped two weeks before his trial was set to begin and the Crown won't

Thousands out at Fat Cat

Jun 8, 2018 / 7:30 pm

Kelowna's Waterfront Park was packed with kids Friday, as thousands celebrated the 28th year of the Fat Cat Children's Festival. The event, which runs through Saturday, includes dozens of activities and educational stations, along with

Trudeau 'groping' allegation

Jun 7, 2018 / 7:05 pm

Photo: Creston Valley Advance/Creston Museum Justin Trudeau in August 2000 at the Kokanee Summit in Creston. A newspaper editorial from 18 years ago alleges that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, then just a former prime minister's son,

Jesus speaks through toy?

Jun 7, 2018 / 10:18 am

Photo: Pixabay - Alexas_Fotos A couple living in Peachland who claimed their legal counsel was “Lord Jesus,” who spoke to them through a stuffed animal, have lost a custody battle over their daughter. The couple, whose names
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