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with Rebecca Zandbergen

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Radio West weekdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Playlist for May 5

4:00-4:30

Song: Running
Album: Linton Oslo
Artist: Austin Basham

4:30-5:00

Song: I Won't
Album: I Won't (Album)
Artist: Ivory Hours

5:00-5:30

Song: Palindrome
Album: Made Us Strangers
Artist: The Young Novelists

5:30-6:00

Song: Room 32
Album: We'd Be Good Men
Artist: The Lion The Bear The Fox

Song: Covered It All
Album: Anchors
Artist: Kalle Mattson

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Williams Lake mayor advocates for Mount Polley to resume

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Photo courtesy Ministry of Environment

The province will now decide if it will allow Mount Polley to restart operations. Earlier this year, Imperial Metals submitted its application to resume a scaled-down production schedule. And for the last 30 days, people were invited to submit their comments about that proposal. Williams Lake mayor Walt Cobb has been encouraging people to write letters of support.

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Playlist for May 4

4:00-4:30

Song: Good Vibes (Live on Radio West)
Album: On The Inside
Artist: Two Wolves

4:30-5:00

Song: Lie Cheat Steal
Album: Albino Black Bear
Artist: Andrew Judah

5:00-5:30

Song: Judy and the Dream of Horses
Artist: If You're Feeling Sinister
Artist: Belle and Sebastian

5:30-6:00

Song: Winter Sun
Album: Going Steady
Artist: Rah Rah

Song: Headphones
Album: Thrash Rock Legacy
Artist: Mounties

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Playlist for April 30

4:00-4:30

Song: Son of the Sun
Album: Puamuna
Artist: Florent Vollant

4:30-5:00

Song: Let's All Stay In Tonight
Album: Sophomore Slump
Artist: Blimp Rock

5:30-6:00

Song: Worlds On Fire
Album: Worlds On Fire (Single)
Artist: Zerbin


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Canadian Blood Services closes Prince George clinic

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Canadian Blood Services said the decision to close clinics was based on a number of factors, including the volume of units collected, labour and transportation costs, and the distance to the nearest production site.

Prince George is losing its blood donor clinic. Canadian Blood Services announced today that the office will close by June 1st. David Patterson is the director of donor relations for BC and Yukon.

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Playlist for April 29

4:00-4:30

Song: Either Way
Album: Home To Me
Artist: James Gray

4:30-5:00

Song: Let's Get Together
Album: Let's Get Together
Artist: Crestwood

5:00-5:30

Song: Cannot Explain
Album: Cannot Explain (Single)
Artist: PK Tessman

5:30-6:00

Song: Letting Go
Album: Deep in the Iris
Artist: Braids

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Should we change the way we approach death?

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(Getty Images/Win McNamee) 

Stephen Garrett says it's time people start talking openly about death and dying. Garrett is a long time hospice volunteer in Vancouver and provides workshops on how to deal with the loss of a loved one. Garrett has been touring the province. Rebecca reached him in Prince Rupert.

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Playlist for April 28

4:00-4:30

Song: No Happy Birthday
Album: Hey Love
Artist: Hayden

4:30-5:00

Song: Good Vibes
Album: On The Inside
Artist: The Burn Ins

5:00-5:30

Song: Sparkles
Album: Sparkles (Single)
Artist: Shy Sharity

5:30-6:00

Song: My World Is Empty Without You
Album: My World
Artist: Lee Fields and the Expressions

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Veteran rides into Kelowna on cross Canada ride

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Veteran Paul Nicholls and his horse Zoe

Quesnel army veteran Paul Nicholls rode into Kelowna this week. Paul is riding his horse, Zoe, across Canada to raise awareness about the difficulties veterans face after they return home. Along the way, other veterans are joining Paul on the ride. Paul's wife Terry is helping out.

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Playlist for April 27

4:00-4:30

Song: The World Stopped Turning
Album: All These Lines
Artist: Ian Kelly

4:30-5:00

Song: Ok Ok
Album: Ok Ok (Single)
Artist: Beth Moore

5:00-5:30

Song: It's Gonna Happen
Album: Since I Let You Go
Artist: The Real Ponchos

5:30-6:00

Song: All We Have
Album: Wherever We Go
Artist: The Royal Foundry

Song: Winter
Album: Winter (Single)
Artist: Friends of Foes