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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 condo owners ordered to repair structural damage caused by unpermitted reno

West Van condo owners ordered to repair structural damage caused by unpermitted reno

The couple cored holes damaging or severing cables required for the structural integrity of the building, the Civil Resolution Tribunal found.
Evicted for Airbnb, North Shore tenant says the system is failing

Evicted for Airbnb, North Shore tenant says the system is failing

There are hundreds of short-term rentals operating on the North Shore but enforcement is scant.
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.
Child in hospital after being struck by driver in West Vancouver

Child in hospital after being struck by driver in West Vancouver

Speed and alcohol are factors in the investigation. The driver is a West Vancouver man in his 20s.
Here's what North Shore Rescue has to say about avalanche risk

Here's what North Shore Rescue has to say about avalanche risk

Just how risky is it in the North Shore Mountains right now?
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
North Van seniors nearly taken for $9,000 in bail scam, RCMP say

North Van seniors nearly taken for $9,000 in bail scam, RCMP say

It seems every month there's another scam to warn us about, most targeting seniors.
Metro Vancouver to remove trees killed by looper moths

Metro Vancouver to remove trees killed by looper moths

Metro Vancouver contractors will soon resume cutting down a swath of trees in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park after an outbreak of looper moths left them dying or dead.
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.
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