Kenney Reservoir, eight miles east of Rangely, was originally two miles in length. Over the years, siltation, caused by the settling of sediment on the bottom of the east end of the lake, has seen a buildup of sand-like silt, which serves as an anchor for the tall grasses in the lake.
RANGELY I The Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (WRBM) ramped up its Fourth of July offerings for the second year running, coming away with definite winners and plans to change timing details in the future.
Looks can be deceiving. Take the Taylor Draw Hydroelectric Facility at Kenney Reservoir, for example. At a glance, it looks like it’s about the size of a storage shed. That is, until you go inside.