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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

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
One of the last female pilots of the Second World War has died

One of the last female pilots of the Second World War has died

Longtime North Vancouver resident Jaye Edwards was one of 168 women who flew planes for the Royal Air Force 🎖️
Judge warns jail likely for North Vancouver hostel hostess Emily Yu

Judge warns jail likely for North Vancouver hostel hostess Emily Yu

The judge had some strong words in the now infamous North Vancouver saga
Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Customer would have to have been driving 536.5 kilometres per hour non-stop to rack up the distance alleged by car rental company.
Public engagement to get Canada's buildings to net zero by 2050 begins

Public engagement to get Canada's buildings to net zero by 2050 begins

There are millions of buildings that will need retrofits in the years ahead.
Black bear takes a dip in West Van backyard pond

Black bear takes a dip in West Van backyard pond

A cool dip and a chilled snack. This bear knows how to deal with the heat.
West Vancouver bear feeder's sentencing postponed

West Vancouver bear feeder's sentencing postponed

The Crown is waiting to see how the B.C. Court of Appeal rules on a precedent-setting $60,000 fine handed down in Whistler last year.
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.
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.
West Vancouver crews save kitty stuck in car's bumper

West Vancouver crews save kitty stuck in car's bumper

“I guess no call is too small.”