Chugwater

Ripple Effect After Fire Takes Out Chugwater Town Store
CHUGWATER, Wyo. (AP) — It all began when a man exited Interstate 25 and barreled into town one evening last winter. A witness said John Barberini didn’t brake before he crashed into the Horton’s Corner convenience store Dec. 30, starting a fire that burned down the store and cau…
Chugwater Reacts To Loss Of Popular Local Business
Residents in the town of Chugwater are coming to terms with the loss of a popular local business. For many years, the Horton’s Corner gas station in Chugwater was a place for travelers along Interstate-25 to visit for gas, food and souvenirs. The building was destroyed Sunday night (December …
Fire Destroys Chugwater Business
A popular stop for travelers along Interstate 25 was destroyed by fire Sunday night (December 30th). Fire officials say Horton’s Corner store in Chugwater is considered a total loss after a massive fire. Initial reports indicate a vehicle slid on ice, running into the building and sparking th…
Water Protection In Chugwater
The Niobrara Shale play is coming to the Chugwater area  in a big way.  A meeting to discuss the potential impact on water quality happened Wednesday night.  60 directional rigs are expected in the vicinity of Chugwater  by the end of the year. Hydraulic fracturing will be a…