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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

North Van RCMP seek witnesses to indecent act in Lynn Canyon

North Van RCMP seek witnesses to indecent act in Lynn Canyon

A Delta man has been arrested but investigators are urging the woman who reported the incident to come forward.
West Vancouver bear feeder's sentencing postponed

West Vancouver bear feeder's sentencing postponed

The Crown is waiting to see how the B.C. Court of Appeal rules on a precedent-setting $60,000 fine handed down in Whistler last year.
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.
Capilano University rehab program grows with funding boost

Capilano University rehab program grows with funding boost

20 more graduates per year will help people recover
West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers issue strike notice

West Vancouver Blue Bus drivers issue strike notice

Plan ahead. Service disruptions are likely with overtime ban coming.
West Vancouver crews save kitty stuck in car's bumper

West Vancouver crews save kitty stuck in car's bumper

“I guess no call is too small.”
North Shore Rescue breaks record for fastest helicopter rescue

North Shore Rescue breaks record for fastest helicopter rescue

Talon's newest helicopter lets the team get in and out of the backcountry when every minute counts.
New buildings must be 'climate ready' in District of North Van

New buildings must be 'climate ready' in District of North Van

Developers seeking to build in the District of North Vancouver will soon have to be up front about how much carbon their projects will produce in order to be constructed.
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...
One dead, scores homeless in Lynn Valley seniors apartment fire

One dead, scores homeless in Lynn Valley seniors apartment fire

Fire crews were called to Silverlynn Apartments on East 27th Street just after 6 a.m., after reports of smoke and flames from two third-floor units.