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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

Retired North Van teacher arrested for indecent assault on students

Retired North Van teacher arrested for indecent assault on students

Police believe there are more victims who have not yet come forward.
Why is August 1 Emancipation Day in Canada?

Why is August 1 Emancipation Day in Canada?

Our history of slavery is far closer than most people know or would like to admit and its legacy persists.
Crime Stoppers offers reward for North Van RCMP impersonator

Crime Stoppers offers reward for North Van RCMP impersonator

1. There is no "NVPD." 2. Real police don't demand payment on the spot.
West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers issue strike notice

West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers issue strike notice

Plan ahead. Service disruptions are likely with overtime ban coming.
North Vancouver wine broker off the hook for $85,000 sour deal

North Vancouver wine broker off the hook for $85,000 sour deal

The shipment of high-end wines was damaged and sent back, but the buyer was never compensated, court documents show
North Vancouver firefighters rescue SkipTheDishes order following crash

North Vancouver firefighters rescue SkipTheDishes order following crash

After helping the injured delivery driver, firefighters made sure the meal made it to its destination.
Big changes coming to North Van's Phibbs Exchange bus loop

Big changes coming to North Van's Phibbs Exchange bus loop

The $30-million project should modernize the transit hub and make the commute a lot more pleasant
Watch: North Shore Rescue calls on 7-year-old for important mission

Watch: North Shore Rescue calls on 7-year-old for important mission

We knew North Shore Rescue's volunteers had big hearts before but this is next level...
One dead, scores homeless in Lynn Valley seniors apartment fire

One dead, scores homeless in Lynn Valley seniors apartment fire

Fire crews were called to Silverlynn Apartments on East 27th Street just after 6 a.m., after reports of smoke and flamesĀ from two third-floor units.
B.C. using A.I. to hunt for racist land titles

B.C. using A.I. to hunt for racist land titles

No one knows how many land titles with racist and discriminatory language written into them there are in B.C., but a machine-learning project from LTSA and SFU may soon find out.