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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

Black bear takes a dip in West Van backyard pond

Black bear takes a dip in West Van backyard pond

A cool dip and a chilled snack. This bear knows how to deal with the heat.
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.
Retired North Van teacher arrested for indecent assault on students

Retired North Van teacher arrested for indecent assault on students

Police believe there are more victims who have not yet come forward.
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.
Crime Stoppers offers reward for North Van RCMP impersonator

Crime Stoppers offers reward for North Van RCMP impersonator

1. There is no "NVPD." 2. Real police don't demand payment on the spot.
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.
North Vancouver wine broker off the hook for $85,000 sour deal

North Vancouver wine broker off the hook for $85,000 sour deal

The shipment of high-end wines was damaged and sent back, but the buyer was never compensated, court documents show
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.
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