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Nicholas Johansen

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
Long-time Okanagan offender says he's committed to staying out of trouble after recent conviction

Long-time Okanagan offender says he's committed to staying out of trouble after recent conviction

May 19, 2024 / 4:00 am

A long-time offender in the Okanagan was sentenced Friday for breaking into a Kelowna townhouse complex in June 2022 and stealing wedding rings, frozen meat and...

Kelowna's Strongest 2024 event taking place in City Park Saturday

Kelowna's Strongest 2024 event taking place in City Park Saturday

May 18, 2024 / 12:00 pm

Some of Kelowna's strongest are in City Park Saturday. Men and women are competing at the Kelowna's Strongest 2024 event Saturday, working through a...

Home in Peachland caught fire early Saturday morning

Home in Peachland caught fire early Saturday morning

May 18, 2024 / 11:10 am

A house went up in flames in Peachland in the early morning hours of Saturday. The home, on Coldham Road off Trepanier Bench Road, caught fire before 5 a.m....

Long-delayed Kelowna murder trial will pick back up mid-July, with further testimony from several witnesses

Long-delayed Kelowna murder trial will pick back up mid-July, with further testimony from several witnesses

May 18, 2024 / 4:00 am

An accused murderer will require the common-law spouse of her alleged victim to return to court to testify again, after the accused fired her lawyers mid-trial...

New West Kelowna city hall to open next week

New West Kelowna city hall to open next week

May 17, 2024 / 1:36 pm

The City of West Kelowna's new city hall will open next week. In a press release, the City announced the new building, located at 3731 Old Okanagan Hwy will...

Man seriously injured by grizzly bear near Elkford Thursday

Man seriously injured by grizzly bear near Elkford Thursday

May 17, 2024 / 11:44 am

A man was seriously injured by a grizzly bear in the East Kootenays Thursday afternoon. A 36-year-old man and his father were tracking a separate bear using...

Short section of Lakeshore Rd to be closed Saturday for water service repairs

Short section of Lakeshore Rd to be closed Saturday for water service repairs

May 16, 2024 / 8:00 pm

A short section of Kelowna's Lakeshore Road will be closed this Saturday for a water service repair. In a press release, the City of Kelowna says Lakeshore...

B.C. boaters must now pull their drain plug before transporting between water bodies

B.C. boaters must now pull their drain plug before transporting between water bodies

May 16, 2024 / 4:54 pm

Boaters in B.C. must now pull their drain plug before transporting watercraft between bodies of water. B.C.'s chief veterinarian Theresa Burns has issued...

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield announces she's not seeking re-election

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield announces she's not seeking re-election

May 16, 2024 / 1:36 pm

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield announced Thursday that she won't be seeking re-election this year. The one-term BC United MLA was voted in during the...

Fire crews attended a compost fire at a rural property off Byrns Road Thursday

Fire crews attended a compost fire at a rural property off Byrns Road Thursday

May 16, 2024 / 1:23 pm

Fire crews attended what appeared to be a fire in a compost pile near Kelowna's Munson Pond area Thursday afternoon. The fire is burning on a rural property...

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