Revelstoke man confirmed dead
Mounties in Revelstoke say its still unclear what started a house fire that claimed the life of a 52-year-old man. The man's 25-year-old daughter was able to escape the fire yesterday morning by climbing out a window. Firefighters were unable to enter the home to save the man. Police say victim services staff are working with the family, and the victim's name has not yet been released.
Hot Springs Island makes a comeback
Temperatures are rising once again at Hot Spring Island on Haida Gwaii. Hot water disappeared at the popular site after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake in October. But on Wedesnday, scientists with Gwaii Hanaas National Park recorded a water temperature of 60 degrees celcius. Previously temperatures were in the 32 to 77 degree range. Barb Rowsell has been going the hot springs for forty years. She's hopeful this is a sign the water will return to what is an important site for locals.