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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

One of the last female pilots of the Second World War has died

One of the last female pilots of the Second World War has died

Longtime North Vancouver resident Jaye Edwards was one of 168 women who flew planes for the Royal Air Force 🎖️
Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Avis billed North Vancouver woman for driving 36,000 km in 3 days

Customer would have to have been driving 536.5 kilometres per hour non-stop to rack up the distance alleged by car rental company.
Who was the baby rescued from drowning in Deep Cove 44 years ago?

Who was the baby rescued from drowning in Deep Cove 44 years ago?

'The chances are good that somebody knows something,' says the rescuer who is now trying to track the family down.
No fault insurance leaves North Van man in seniors care, separated from family

No fault insurance leaves North Van man in seniors care, separated from family

Paul Zilahi hasn't been able to live with his family since he was injured in car crash 10 months ago
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.
Seaspan cruise ship work bringing 1,700 workers to Lower Lonsdale

Seaspan cruise ship work bringing 1,700 workers to Lower Lonsdale

Work on the three ships will go 24/7 for much of July and August.
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.
Photo radar ticket tossed out because B.C. flag ‘too indistinct’

Photo radar ticket tossed out because B.C. flag ‘too indistinct’

The driver had the same plate number as the car in the image, but the Crown couldn't prove the photo radar caught a plate from B.C.
Four weekend calls kick off North Shore Rescue's busy summer season

Four weekend calls kick off North Shore Rescue's busy summer season

Going for a hike in the mountains? It's a critical time to make sure you are prepared, North Shore Rescue says.