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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

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.
Wind brings down massive tree, blocking five lanes of North Van traffic

Wind brings down massive tree, blocking five lanes of North Van traffic

Did you get caught in this?
Public meetings on redrawing the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding boundaries being held today

Public meetings on redrawing the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding boundaries being held today

Come out to B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission’s public meetings at 10 a.m. at West Vancouver Community Centre and 1 p.m. in Squamish.
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.
North Vancouver hikers plucked from dangerous Hanes Valley

North Vancouver hikers plucked from dangerous Hanes Valley

“This definitely had the potential to be a recovery operation if it had gone any differently,” North Shore Rescue's team leader says
Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

The man was safe, police say
'People need solutions now': Major transit improvements coming to Metro Vancouver

'People need solutions now': Major transit improvements coming to Metro Vancouver

There's a lot in the region's 10-year plan, but almost all of the new rapid transit lines will use buses, not SkyTrain
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?
Record year for Vancouver port volumes, but North Shore commodities down

Record year for Vancouver port volumes, but North Shore commodities down

Climate change and war are whipsawing Canada's commodities