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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

Airlifted from ATV crash

Sep 25, 2021 / 1:50 pm

Photo: COSAR - file photo Search and rescue volunteers responded to a serious ATV crash in the Postill Lake area overnight. While details about the incident remain scarce, a member of the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue confirms that

Vax card download required

Sep 25, 2021 / 1:30 pm

Photo: Contributed Beginning Monday, those looking to enter a number of B.C. businesses and events will have to first download their vaccine card from the B.C. government. The proof-of-vaccine program came into effect in B.C. on Sept. 13,

Cleaning knife after stabbing

Sep 25, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Noah Vaten, left, outside the Kelowna courthouse. Surveillance footage taken shortly after Esa Carriere was fatally stabbed in downtown Kelowna shows a man wiping what appears to be a knife off on a curb. And during

Deadly outbreak now over

Sep 25, 2021 / 9:45 am

Photo: Nicholas Johansen David Lloyd Jones Home Kelowna's David Lloyd Jones long-term care home has been the Interior's hardest hit facility during the pandemic's fourth wave. But Friday, the home's COVID-19 outbreak was

Vees take preseason opener

Sep 25, 2021 / 7:15 am

Photo: Cherie Morgan Photography The Penticton Vees opened their preseason with a win against the Vernon Vipers Friday night, playing at home in front of fans for the first time in 569 days. The Vees got out to a quick start, with 12 shots

743 new cases, seven deaths

Sep 24, 2021 / 3:19 pm

Photo: BC gov. Flickr Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Another 743 British Columbians tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including 177 in the Interior. The new cases bring B.C.’s total cases since the pandemic

Accused selective memories?

Sep 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Nicholas Johansen Noah Vaten, left, outside the Kelowna courthouse. “You're being selective with your memories, would you agree with that?” Crown prosecutor Colin Forsyth asked Noah Vaten during cross examination Thursday

Bus killer charged again

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:29 pm

Photo: Facebook Tyler Newton upon his release from prison earlier this year. A Kelowna man who fatally stabbed a stranger on a city bus in 2014 is facing new charges, after he completed his jail sentence earlier this year. Tyler Jack

832 new cases, five deaths

Sep 23, 2021 / 4:25 pm

Photo: BC gov. Flickr Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry There were 832 new COVID-19 cases identified in British Columbia in the past 24 hours, including 153 in the Interior. The new cases bring B.C.’s total cases since

Vax pass enforcement soon

Sep 23, 2021 / 3:10 pm

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m. Premier John Horgan said again on Thursday that businesses that don't enforce the province's proof-of-vaccine program will face “consequences,” and enforcement is expected to be ramped up soon. The program
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