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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

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Recent Work by Brent

Driver strikes teen and dog outside West Vancouver high school

Driver strikes teen and dog outside West Vancouver high school

Teen sustains minor injuries, driver sent to hospital after hitting retaining wall
District of North Van bans Deep Cove live-aboards

District of North Van bans Deep Cove live-aboards

Maximum stay for boaters will be 72 hours
West Van’s iconic 'Pink Palace' and Shoreland Apartments sold

West Van’s iconic 'Pink Palace' and Shoreland Apartments sold

New owner plans to keep towers as they are
North Shore residents urged to get disaster response app

North Shore residents urged to get disaster response app

North Shore Emergency Management can alert residents and tell them how to stay safe
Fibreco launches $80M lawsuit over grain silo collapse

Fibreco launches $80M lawsuit over grain silo collapse

Sept. 11, 2020 collapse due to shoddy engineering, suit alleges
Parent driver nearly strikes kids on school playground, West Van police say

Parent driver nearly strikes kids on school playground, West Van police say

The same driver was caught speeding in a school zone four days prior
West Van police looking for bleeding smash-and-grab suspect

West Van police looking for bleeding smash-and-grab suspect

Suspect injured his hand while smashing display case, West Van police say
West Van council hops on e-bike sharing pilot

West Van council hops on e-bike sharing pilot

Council already concerned about crowds on Spirit Trail
West Van donation bin hatch caused man to asphyxiate, BC Coroner says

West Van donation bin hatch caused man to asphyxiate, BC Coroner says

Victim's neck was caught in donation box hatch, coroner says
What's up at council this week? (June 14)

What's up at council this week? (June 14)

West Van may join e-bike sharing program