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Brent Richter

Brent Richter

Brent Richter is a full-time news reporter at the North Shore News who covers municipal council, police and crime, fire, rescues and whatever else lands on his desk.

When he's not writing news stories or sitting in council chambers, Brent is daydreaming about craft beer, video games and other things he doesn't spend nearly enough time focusing on.

He welcomes your questions, story ideas, opinions and slow cooker recipes at brichter@nsnews.com. Follow Brent on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/BrentRichter

Recent Work by Brent

North Shore Rescue calls out province for hampering night rescues

North Shore Rescue calls out province for hampering night rescues

North Shore Rescue is working with one hand tied behind their back, the team's leader says
Arborist killed on the job in North Vancouver's Princess Park

Arborist killed on the job in North Vancouver's Princess Park

Police say the victim was a man in his 30s.
Editorial: National Day for Truth & Reconciliation is an opportunity to act

Editorial: National Day for Truth & Reconciliation is an opportunity to act

It's not a day to sleep in or boot out of town. There are steps you can take to advance reconciliation.
BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

The plan foresees more supply of market and non-market homes, a slowdown in demovictions and a crackdown on speculators and cheats.
North Vancouver skunk survives a month trapped in domed ice-cream lid

North Vancouver skunk survives a month trapped in domed ice-cream lid

'“We never want to see any creature suffer. We’ve got to all share this space."
Metro Vancouver crews halt fire in North Shore Mountains

Metro Vancouver crews halt fire in North Shore Mountains

Metro Vancouver says it appears someone abandoned a campfire in the Lower Seymour.
Defence seeks 8 months of jail time for former Whitecaps coach Bob Birarda

Defence seeks 8 months of jail time for former Whitecaps coach Bob Birarda

'I'm here today to take responsibility for my actions and the impact I've had on you,' Birarda says in an apology to his victims
Woman injured in West Vancouver cemetery sinkhole, lawsuit says

Woman injured in West Vancouver cemetery sinkhole, lawsuit says

'The ground suddenly gave way and she fell into a sinkhole,' the civil lawsuit claims.
Campaign launched to save the oldest building on the North Shore

Campaign launched to save the oldest building on the North Shore

Navvy Jack House is one of the oldest buildings still standing in Metro Vancouver.
West Vancouver Blue Bus union warns of impending strike

West Vancouver Blue Bus union warns of impending strike

Picketing at Park Royal should stop almost all transit service in West Vancouver, the union says