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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.
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.
Heads up: Lions Gate Bridge will be fully closed every night this weekend

Heads up: Lions Gate Bridge will be fully closed every night this weekend

Remind your friends to find a different route if they need to cross Burrard Inlet at night April 29-May 1.
How to stop your bike from getting stolen

How to stop your bike from getting stolen

It's busy season for bike thieves. Here's what you can do to help keep your treasured bicycle safe
Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

Missing man found, North Vancouver RCMP say

The man was safe, police say
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?
Gang shooting suspect vehicle found on fire in North Vancouver

Gang shooting suspect vehicle found on fire in North Vancouver

Investigators have now released descriptions of two suspects wanted in the brazen public shooting
Mission man arrested for sexual assault on woman hiking North Vancouver trail

Mission man arrested for sexual assault on woman hiking North Vancouver trail

Tips from the public helped identify the man now charged.
North Vancouver built on profits from the slave trade, founding family says

North Vancouver built on profits from the slave trade, founding family says

A family fortune amassed through slavery helped establish North Vancouver, research shows.