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Radio West
with Rebecca Zandbergen

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Radio West weekdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
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Searchlight: Vote Now!

Searchlight: The Hunt for Canada's Best New ArtistCast your vote and send one musical act from your area on to the national finals! Give them a chance to win $20,000 in music gear and more! You can listen to last year's champions on CBC Music.

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Playlist for April 22

4:00-4:30

Song: For The Dogs
Album: Good Shot
Artist: Twin Peaks

4:30-5:00

Song: Tear It Up
Album: Mixed Messages
Artist: Planet Smashers

5:00-5:30

Song: Stay With Me
Album: In The Lonely Hour
Artist: Sam Smith

5:30-6:00

Song: Dark Angel
Album: Mississippi Sun
Artist: Samantha Martin

Song: Rain On Me
Album: Rain On Me (Single)
Artist: Twin Peaks

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Classifieds: Pot-bellied pigs for sale

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Dan Batkin's pigs

This week in the Classifieds we meet Dan Batkin. Here's his ad: 'pot-bellied pigs. 60 dollars. 7 to 9 months old. Sell or trade for a puppy or goat.' Here is Dan's conversation with Rebecca.

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75-year-old Kelowna marathoner returns to Boston

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Liz Borrett is running in Monday's Boston Marathon

Remember Liz Borrett? She ran last year's Boston Marathon and crossed the finish line just before the bombs went off. Now at 75, Liz is heading back for Monday's big race. Here's her chat with Rebecca.

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Playlist for April 17

4:00-4:30

Song: The Buffalo
Album: The Buffalo
Artist: Candace Copley

4:30-5:00

Song: Heavenly Parade 
Album: Gospel Parade
Artist: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Song: Wade in the Water
Album: Don't Rock the Boat
Artist: Charioteers 

Song: Old Rugged Cross
Album: An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall 
Artist: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

5:00-5:30

Song: By The Lake
Album: Timbers
Artist: Close Talker

5:30-6:00

Song: The Wrong Place
Album: The Wrong Place (Single)
Artist: Kansas Lee

Song: Rocky Mountain Blue
Album: Rocky Mountain Blue (Single)
Artist: The Burn Ins

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Disney's 'Bear' opens at theatres


This week movie columnist Katherine Monk looks at Bears and Transcendence. Have a listen.

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Playlist for April 16

4:00-4:30

Song: Rain On Me
Album: Rain On Me (Single)
Artist: Twin Peaks

4:30-5:00

Song: Better Man
Album: Better Man (Single)
Artist: The Elk Tribe

5:00-5:30

Song: Grace, Too
Album: Daredevil
Artist: Justin Rutledge

5:30-6:00

Song: Centralia, Pennsylvania
Album: American Fiction
Artist: Pat LePoidevin

Song: Happy
Album: G I R L
Artist: Pharrell Williams


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Lobbying for Tumbler Ridge Geopark

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Photo courtesy Tumbler Ridge Aspiring Geopark Committee

BC handed over a 30 thousand dollar cheque this week, to a group in Tumbler Ridge hoping to a develop a Geopark. A geopark recognizes the geological heritage of a particular area. Dr. Charles Helm is leading the charge to get geopark designation in Tumbler Ridge.

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Playlist for April 15

4:00-4:30

Song: Dance
Album: The Lovelocks
Artist: The Lovelocks

4:30-5:00

Song: Expecting Fireworks
Album: Hello Hercules
Artist: Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole

5:00-5:30

Song: One Headlight
Album: Bringing Down the Horse
Artist: The Wallflowers

5:30-6:00

Song: In The Ground
Album: In The Ground (Single)
Artist: King Crow and the Ladies From Hell

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The Classifieds: a lifetime of travel

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Kaslo's Tony Frary in Granada, Nicaragua

This week from the Classifieds, we meet 69-year-old Tony Frary of Kaslo. Here's his ad: 'Take one. Take all. National Geographic. 1971-2006.' Here's Tony's conversation with Rebecca.

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Playlist for April 14

4:00-4:30

Song: Trojans
Album: When It Was Now
Artist: Atlas Genius

4:30-5:00

Song: Little Hero
Album: Broken Down
Artist: Devon Coyote Trio

Song: The Nothing Song
Album: The Manuel Scavengers
Artist: The Manuel Scavengers

Song: Camera Lens
Album: Youth Captured
Artist: Derrival

Song: Sleeping Sickness
Album: Bring Me Your Love
Artist: City and Colour

5:00-5:30

Song: Back Roads
Album: Back Roads (Single)
Artist: Cod Gone Wild!

5:30-6:00

Song: The Tide
Album: The Tide (Single)
Artist: The Crystal Ships