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

Twice the fun at AltiTunes

Apr 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

For the second year in a row, AltiTunes music festival has taken over Big White Ski Resort. But the event is now delivering twice the fun this year, after expanding to two days. Thousands of people, dressed up in their best retro ski gear, packed

Convicted of bat assault

Mar 31, 2023 / 11:52 am

Photo: File photo A B.C. Supreme Court judge did not believe George Young was acting in self defence when he struck another man multiple times with a baseball bat back in August 2021. Following a two-week trial in February, Justice Geoffrey

Indigenous justice centres

Mar 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: BCFNJC Indigenous residents in Kelowna will be able to access “culturally appropriate justice services” by the end of this year. Earlier this week, the BC First Nations Justice Council announced five new Indigenous Justice

Detained after 4th no-show

Mar 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Kelowna RCMP An accused Kelowna drug trafficker is once again back behind bars. Jason Keehn, one of five men charged in a massive Kelowna drug bust back in October 2020, has been taken back into custody after he jumped bail earlier

New funding for ESS

Mar 30, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Photo: File photo The B.C. government announced more than $2.2 million in new funding Thursday to help 57 local governments and First Nations' modernize their emergency support services for people who are evacuated during an emergency.

Jury convicts Skip driver

Mar 30, 2023 / 3:23 pm

Photo: File photo A 12-person jury has convicted a Skip the Dishes driver of sexually assaulting a Kelowna woman during a May 2021 delivery. Hamid Al Derghams' week-long sexual assault trial began last week, and saw testimony from the

Killer seeks 'faint hope'

Mar 30, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo The man who shot and killed a Lake Country man back in 2003 is seeking the opportunity to apply for early parole, more than 15 years after he was convicted of first-degree murder. David Poirier was one of four people arrested

Beyond common sense?

Mar 29, 2023 / 3:50 pm

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna woman says a delivery driver sexually assaulted her during a May 2021 delivery. The driver denies the allegation and says she put her phone number in his phone and asked him to text her. A jury is expected to begin

'This is a poor kid suffering'

Mar 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Kelowna General Hospital A West Kelowna mother is at her wit’s end after she was once again forced to call police on her mentally ill son earlier this month, which led to the bomb squad being called in. Chris,

Landlord hit with hefty fine

Mar 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo A landlord will have to pay her former tenant close to $12,000 for evicting him from a Kelowna suite back in 2020, before changing her mind about moving into the unit. Henni Dyck provided her tenant Gary Lyndon with two



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