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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.
Thinking of hiking Howe Sound Crest Trail? Here's how to make it there and back safely

Thinking of hiking Howe Sound Crest Trail? Here's how to make it there and back safely

This hike is for the experts.
North Van's Dog Mountain Trail closed for up to a month

North Van's Dog Mountain Trail closed for up to a month

It's a very popular and easy trail, but for the time being, you'll have to stretch your legs elsewhere.
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?
North Van trail cam captures backyard menagerie

North Van trail cam captures backyard menagerie

The cameras caught two different black bears, coyotes, deer and someone's golden retriever sniffing about.
North Vancouver teacher suspended for 'back breaker' on students

North Vancouver teacher suspended for 'back breaker' on students

As part of the agreement, the teacher admitted the allegations were true and that it constituted professional misconduct.
Public meetings on redrawing the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding boundaries being held today

Public meetings on redrawing the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding boundaries being held today

Come out to B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission’s public meetings at 10 a.m. at West Vancouver Community Centre and 1 p.m. in Squamish.
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.
Heads up: Lions Gate Bridge will be fully closed every night this weekend

Heads up: Lions Gate Bridge will be fully closed every night this weekend

Remind your friends to find a different route if they need to cross Burrard Inlet at night April 29-May 1.
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