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Rangely

Addressing White River water crisis

October 25, 2016 Trisha Osborn 0

RANGELY | The water situation in Rangely’s Kenney Reservoir was the subject of a special work session before Tuesday’s town council meeting. Apparently, sediment is building up in the dam and it is feared that […]

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Rangely

Mystery Plane …

September 15, 2016 Special to the Herald Times 0

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Manager Alden VandenBrink had an unusual telephone request a few weeks ago from a pilot wondering if there were any restrictions on Kenney Reservoir for landing a seaplane. The caller […]

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County

Open waters…

March 17, 2016 Sean McMahon 0

Unlike Rangely’s Kenney Reservoir, Rio Blanco Lake, which is 18 miles west of Meeker, may or may not have ice in the middle that would allow ice fishing. It would be tough to go ice […]

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Rangely

Cold for a cause…

November 30, 2015 Special to the Herald Times 0

There were roughly 160 persons on hand on Nov. 14 to watch 38 people jump into an icy Kenney Reservoir to raise funds for Western Colorado Special Olympics. It was the first-ever Western Colorado Polar […]

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Rangely

Taking the plunge…

November 25, 2015 Special to the Herald Times 0

Rangely Police Chief Vince Wilczek led the charge of 38 persons crazy enough to plunge into Kenney Reservoir on Saturday to raise funds for Western Colorado Special Olympics. There were roughly 160 people present to […]

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Rangely

Siltation in Kenney Reservoir…

August 24, 2014 Sean McMahon 0

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 […]

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Rangely

Sandhill crane at Kenney…

August 23, 2014 Sean McMahon 0

Taking advantage of ideal summer daytime conditions, this lone sandhill crane seemed to be enjoying every minute playing in the water at Kenney Reservoir, eight miles east of Rangely. Other than the crane and a […]

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