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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

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
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
Public engagement to get Canada's buildings to net zero by 2050 begins

Public engagement to get Canada's buildings to net zero by 2050 begins

There are millions of buildings that will need retrofits in the years ahead.
Why is August 1 Emancipation Day in Canada?

Why is August 1 Emancipation Day in Canada?

Our history of slavery is far closer than most people know or would like to admit and its legacy persists.
Watch: North Shore Rescue calls on 7-year-old for important mission

Watch: North Shore Rescue calls on 7-year-old for important mission

We knew North Shore Rescue's volunteers had big hearts before but this is next level...
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.
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.
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
ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

Think of it as a video game to make B.C.'s streets safer.
National earthquake early warning system launches in Horseshoe Bay

National earthquake early warning system launches in Horseshoe Bay

What would you do with 10 seconds of warning before the big one hits?