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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

Warming climate dashes West Vancouver salmon habitat project

Warming climate dashes West Vancouver salmon habitat project

Summer water flows too low for juvenile coho
City of North Vancouver advances two rental buildings

City of North Vancouver advances two rental buildings

Two more six-storey rental buildings are headed for public hearings in the City of North Vancouver. The projects in Upper Lonsdale and Mosquito Creek neighbourhoods passed their first votes at council on Sept. 21.
What's up at council this week? (Sept. 27)

What's up at council this week? (Sept. 27)

West Vancouver may ban gas-powered leaf blowers
City of North Vancouver seeks more rent-to-own housing

City of North Vancouver seeks more rent-to-own housing

Plan would allow renters to build equity for down payment
New North Van terminal helps grain exports into record books

New North Van terminal helps grain exports into record books

Decision on Seaspan Drydock expansion expected before end of year
Elections Canada confirms Weiler wins West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country

Elections Canada confirms Weiler wins West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country

Liberal incumbent finishes with 21,470 ballots – a popular vote of 33.8%; Conservative challenger follows closely with 19,062 votes – 30% overall
North Vancouver’s Mackay Creek fouled by sewage spill

North Vancouver’s Mackay Creek fouled by sewage spill

Metro Vancouver investigating gross overflow
Massive murals dazzle in West Vancouver

Massive murals dazzle in West Vancouver

Ambleside walls come alive with new works of art, including a popular depiction of the Odeon West Vancouver theatre in 1977
Black bear killed in Lynn Valley as busy season begins

Black bear killed in Lynn Valley as busy season begins

Too many people ignoring the rules, North Shore Black Bear Society says
North Shore crews practice backcountry firefighting tactics

North Shore crews practice backcountry firefighting tactics

Multiple teams simulate fire in the watershed