Parkview students learn variety of new instruments

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Musician and educator Michael Stanwood showed students how to play a didgeridoo, an aboriginal wind instrument from Australia, and gave them some practice playing one themselves as part of two Parkview Elementary School assemblies featuring instruments from around the world, presented April 15.
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Musician, visual artist and educator Michael Stanwood introduced Parkview Elementary School students to a variety of ethnic instruments on April 15 in an assembly program sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Three seek two seats on WRBM Park and Rec. board

Three candidates are running for two positions on the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM) Board of Directors in Tuesday’s election at the Rangely Town Hall.

Road closed off and on, on Highway 64

Eastbound and westbound Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker will be closed intermittently through June.

Classifieds: May 1, 2014 edition

ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us Announcements The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: janae@theheraldtimes.com

Rangely Museum opens Friday

rangely I The Rangely Outdoor Museum will open Friday for weekends throughout May. The hours will be Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

FFA hold Food for America Farm Day today

The annual FFA Food for America Farm Day is being held today on the vacant lot just south of Meeker High School from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Tickets available to hospital’s Spring Gala

Tickets are now available for the 2014 Spring Gala Black & White Masquerade Ball to benefit the Pioneers Healthcare Foundation.

Peterson makes Biola University dean’s list

RANGELY I Rose Peterson of Rangely was one of 1,594 students named to the Biola University Dean’s List for fall 2013.

Rangely Elks Club’s annual Easter egg hunt…

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Chilly temperatures didn’t keep families from Rangely’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Rangely Elks Club.

Rangely sunrise service…

Easter Sunrise, Rangely, CO Apr 20, 2014

An annual non-denominational Easter sunrise service is held three miles south of Rangely. Local pastors rotate the brief music and message time. Some 60 people attended this year’s service, which was followed by a community breakfast at the Living Waters Church in Rangely. The image was taken at 6:50 a.m.

Obituary: Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen

Meldrin Olsen

Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen, 65, of Neola, Utah, passed away March 15, 2014, of complications from a brain tumor. Olson was born May 15, 1948, in Roosevelt, Utah, to Carlos Clifford and DeeAtha Anna South Olsen. He lived his entire life on the same property he

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for caring about Dad

Dear Editor: Happy holidays! This is an open letter to the Rangely community.