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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.

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brichter@nsnews.com

Recent Work by Brent

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

Plans to purchase the waterfront home, which once belonged to the family of Jimmy Pattison, have been in the works for a long time.
Crown seeks two years for Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer

Crown seeks two years for Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer

But because of the time he's already spent in custody, the judge's sentence won't add any additional jail time.
Meet Annie, the backpack-wearing eagle you can track in real time

Meet Annie, the backpack-wearing eagle you can track in real time

Eagles like Annie are letting us in on a lot of secrets
The curious case of West Vancouver's whalebone hash pipe

The curious case of West Vancouver's whalebone hash pipe

In the early 1900s, Vancouver police blew up a rotting whale carcass. Then things got weird.
B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

The plant could power 30,000 hydrogen vehicles using fuel that today is just vented into the air as a waste product.
B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

B.C.'s largest hydrogen plant coming to North Van waterfront

The plant could power 30,000 hydrogen vehicles using fuel that today is just vented into the air as a waste product.
North Van hostel hostess Emily Yu jailed for disobeying court order

North Van hostel hostess Emily Yu jailed for disobeying court order

"It is the rule of law which distinguishes civilized society from anarchy," the judge said.
Man fends off North Vancouver black bear with coffee mug

Man fends off North Vancouver black bear with coffee mug

It's extremely rare for bears to come that close, conservation officers say, and "that behaviour will not be tolerated."
North Shore Rescue cleared for night hoists

North Shore Rescue cleared for night hoists

After months of the silent treatment from the province, North Shore Rescue will now be allowed to use one of their most powerful tools at night.
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.
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