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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

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.
Wind brings down massive tree, blocking five lanes of North Van traffic

Wind brings down massive tree, blocking five lanes of North Van traffic

Did you get caught in this?
ICBC won't bill injured cyclists or pedestrians for damage done to vehicles in crashes

ICBC won't bill injured cyclists or pedestrians for damage done to vehicles in crashes

ICBC says it will no longer be sending bills to most cyclists and pedestrians if they are struck by a driver and the vehicle is left with damages.
How to stop your bike from getting stolen

How to stop your bike from getting stolen

It's busy season for bike thieves. Here's what you can do to help keep your treasured bicycle safe
Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

The man was safe, police say
Highway contractor charged in ‘devastating’ 2018 West Vancouver fish kill

Highway contractor charged in ‘devastating’ 2018 West Vancouver fish kill

West Vancouver Streamkeepers have been waiting four years for charges
ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

Think of it as a video game to make B.C.'s streets safer.
West Vancouver luxury condo tenant must pay almost $25,000, court rules

West Vancouver luxury condo tenant must pay almost $25,000, court rules

Grosvenor Ambleside tenant alleged construction noise from the building next door was causing her health problems.
National earthquake early warning system launches in Horseshoe Bay

National earthquake early warning system launches in Horseshoe Bay

What would you do with 10 seconds of warning before the big one hits?
Gang shooting suspect vehicle found on fire in North Vancouver

Gang shooting suspect vehicle found on fire in North Vancouver

Investigators have now released descriptions of two suspects wanted in the brazen public shooting