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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

City of North Vancouver OKs two new buildings

City of North Vancouver OKs two new buildings

Developments in Central Lonsdale and Mosquito Creek neighbourhoods sail through council without controversy.
North Vancouver firefighters rescue SkipTheDishes order following crash

North Vancouver firefighters rescue SkipTheDishes order following crash

After helping the injured delivery driver, firefighters made sure the meal made it to its destination.
North Van's Urban Repurpose finds new life for local history

North Van's Urban Repurpose finds new life for local history

From high school gym floors to 18th century art supplies, this North Vancouver non-profit is keeping tons of material out of the landfill. ♻️
Big changes coming to North Van's Phibbs Exchange bus loop

Big changes coming to North Van's Phibbs Exchange bus loop

The $30-million project should modernize the transit hub and make the commute a lot more pleasant
City of North Van calls for cooler homes in extreme heat

City of North Van calls for cooler homes in extreme heat

The mayor and council have some ideas on how to let cooler homes prevail.
Four weekend calls kick off North Shore Rescue's busy summer season

Four weekend calls kick off North Shore Rescue's busy summer season

Going for a hike in the mountains? It's a critical time to make sure you are prepared, North Shore Rescue says.
Abbotsford officer charged for police dog bite in West Van takedown

Abbotsford officer charged for police dog bite in West Van takedown

Use of the police dog amounts to assault with a weapon, Crown prosecutors allege
North Van district, city to charge fees for security system false alarms

North Van district, city to charge fees for security system false alarms

How did an administrative error cost the North Vancouver RCMP more than $100,000?
Help sought for seniors evacuated from North Vancouver apartment fire

Help sought for seniors evacuated from North Vancouver apartment fire

Dozens of seniors remain out of their homes. Here's how you can help.
West Van finalizes affordable housing for Gordon Avenue

West Van finalizes affordable housing for Gordon Avenue

Four years after public consultation began, council gave its OK to a mixed below-market rental, adult day centre and strata condo project at 2195 Gordon Ave.