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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

Watch: Marine rescue volunteers save young eagle, get surrounded by orcas

Watch: Marine rescue volunteers save young eagle, get surrounded by orcas

The two encounters left RCMSAR volunteers glowing, West Vancouver’s marine search and rescue unit chief says
Longtime North Shore housing advocate stepping down

Longtime North Shore housing advocate stepping down

Don Peters has been front and centre in the push for more affordable housing for 16 years
Watch: North Vancouver bus lane bandit fined $1,500

Watch: North Vancouver bus lane bandit fined $1,500

The hefty bill for a driver nabbed speeding in a bus lane to avoid bridge traffic should be a warning to others, North Vancouver RCMP say.
Nuclear device stolen in North Vancouver recovered in Surrey

Nuclear device stolen in North Vancouver recovered in Surrey

The device can emit gamma radiation if not properly handled.
Device with nuclear material stolen with car, North Vancouver RCMP warn

Device with nuclear material stolen with car, North Vancouver RCMP warn

Anyone who spots the device should leave it in its case and call police.
B.C. Premier Eby announces new middle-class housing program

B.C. Premier Eby announces new middle-class housing program

The program combines low-cost financing, expedited approvals and grants to get new homes built on public land.
Jimmy Pattison's West Vancouver house handed over to 'urban miners'

Jimmy Pattison's West Vancouver house handed over to 'urban miners'

The deconstruction of the old yellow house on the West Van waterfront has the potential to save nine tonnes of usable lumber
North Vancouver man pleads guilty to stealing $1M from investors

North Vancouver man pleads guilty to stealing $1M from investors

The first victim was a personal friend who later urged other friends and family members to invest
Abbotsford officer acquitted of assault in West Van dog bite takedown

Abbotsford officer acquitted of assault in West Van dog bite takedown

The Crown's expert witness testified the dog bite was an allowable use of force.
30 scam attempts in one day target West Vancouver grandparents

30 scam attempts in one day target West Vancouver grandparents

No one fell victim to the 'grandparent scam' this time, but seniors have lost thousands of dollars in the past
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