Here are Black Press Media’s top stories for Friday, Feb. 22.
1. Snowfall warning still in effect for Lower Mainland
Another five to 10 centimetres expected for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast. See more >
Snowfall warnings issued for #MetroVancouver #Surrey #Coquitlam #MapleRidge #Langley #Abbotsford #Chilliwack #SunshineCoast Snow starting early Friday morning. Total snow 5-10cm. Tag #BCstorm with your snow conditions! #DriveBC For more info, please visit: https://t.co/g34I4Dncxk
— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) February 21, 2019
2. Australian snowboarder killed in avalanche at Whistler Blackcomb
The 42-year-old woman was caught in an avalanche near a closed run, was rescued, but later died in hospital. See more >
3. Two boys saved after falling through ice in Coquitlam
Two boys who fell through the ice on a small lake in Coquitlam are OK thanks to one man who was able to save them.
4. Delta man charged in stabbing of woman, off-duty cop outside elementary school
Manoj George, 49, is facing two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon. See more >
The police officer underwent surgery for his injuries Wednesday night. Dubord said he was in good spirits.
"I was surprised. He was very alert, was answering emails & texts today, and is anxious to get out of the hospital, of course. But he will be in there for a few more days."
— Saša Lakić (@SashaLakic) February 21, 2019
5. B.C. legislature moving suspended staff controversy to outside review
B.C. Legislature Speaker Darryl Plecas has agreed to an outside review of the events that led to the suspension of senior managers, while making new allegations about tourist-style trips passed off as emergency preparedness. See more >