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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

BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

The plan foresees more supply of market and non-market homes, a slowdown in demovictions and a crackdown on speculators and cheats.
North Vancouver skunk survives a month trapped in domed ice-cream lid

North Vancouver skunk survives a month trapped in domed ice-cream lid

'“We never want to see any creature suffer. We’ve got to all share this space."
Just 20 metres from the highway, North Van residents plead for sound barriers

Just 20 metres from the highway, North Van residents plead for sound barriers

It’s the one stretch of Highway 1 in North Vancouver with no sound protection from the traffic just metres away.
Metro Vancouver crews halt fire in North Shore Mountains

Metro Vancouver crews halt fire in North Shore Mountains

Metro Vancouver says it appears someone abandoned a campfire in the Lower Seymour.
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
Woman injured in West Vancouver cemetery sinkhole, lawsuit says

Woman injured in West Vancouver cemetery sinkhole, lawsuit says

'The ground suddenly gave way and she fell into a sinkhole,' the civil lawsuit claims.
'Got to sign off': Man behind hilarious North Van signs retiring

'Got to sign off': Man behind hilarious North Van signs retiring

Some have taken to social media to express their heartbreak.
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
Lawns gone wild: How being lawnmower lazy boosts biodiversity

Lawns gone wild: How being lawnmower lazy boosts biodiversity

It’s a growing trend (pun somewhat intended), among people concerned about the environmental impacts of our obsession with manicured lawns.