C.H. “Burt” Peterson

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. C.H. “Burt” Peterson Date of birth: Oct. 25, 1915 Dates of service: Oct. 18, 1941 to Aug. 15, 1945 Hometown: Clovis Lives in: Clovis […]

Flights to space ultimately domain of private business

Freedom Newspapers It was exhilarating to watch the space shuttle Discovery lift off on what looks to be a successful flight into space Tuesday morning. Despite setbacks and stagnation, the idea of venturing into space still appeals to something similar to the human impulse that launched sea voyages of discovery hundreds of years ago and […]

Burton, Laura L.

Laura L. Burton Laura L. Burton, 79, of Santa Fe, died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at her home. She was born on Oct. 27, 1925, in Fort Sumner. She grew up in Norton, and worked at J.C. Penney’s and retired from the gas company of New Mexico after 17 years of services. She was preceded […]