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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.

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brichter@nsnews.com

Recent Work by Brent

North Shore Rescue saves paraglider and hiker who fell from mountainside

North Shore Rescue saves paraglider and hiker who fell from mountainside

Not so long ago, calls like these would have had large teams of volunteers spending long nights in the wilderness with badly injured subjects
Former North Vancouver Cineplex site to welcome a Winners

Former North Vancouver Cineplex site to welcome a Winners

The place has been under renovations for months. Here’s what’s going in
West Van condo owners ordered to repair structural damage caused by unpermitted reno

West Van condo owners ordered to repair structural damage caused by unpermitted reno

The couple cored holes damaging or severing cables required for the structural integrity of the building, the Civil Resolution Tribunal found.
Evicted for Airbnb, North Shore tenant says the system is failing

Evicted for Airbnb, North Shore tenant says the system is failing

There are hundreds of short-term rentals operating on the North Shore but enforcement is scant.
West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

Plans to purchase the waterfront home, which once belonged to the family of Jimmy Pattison, have been in the works for a long time.
West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.2M

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.2M

Plans to purchase the waterfront home, which once belonged to the family of Jimmy Pattison, have been in the works for a long time.
West Van billionaire Frank Giustra settles defamation suit with Twitter

West Van billionaire Frank Giustra settles defamation suit with Twitter

The case could have been a major test of whether social media platforms are liable for what their users publish in Canada
RCMP arrest 'serial fraudster' in West Vancouver

RCMP arrest 'serial fraudster' in West Vancouver

Police allege she was using a point of sale terminal to process bogus refunds to her own credit card.
Crown seeks two years for Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer

Crown seeks two years for Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer

But because of the time he's already spent in custody, the judge's sentence won't add any additional jail time.
Child in hospital after being struck by driver in West Vancouver

Child in hospital after being struck by driver in West Vancouver

Speed and alcohol are factors in the investigation. The driver is a West Vancouver man in his 20s.
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