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Bowlers pause during the Roswell/Artesia USBCA Tournament held recently at Artesia Lanes. A total of 27 teams competed, numbers that doubled in Artesia from last year’s tournaments in Roswell, Carlsbad and Hobbs.  Courtesy Photo

Bowlers pause during the Roswell/Artesia USBCA Tournament held recently at Artesia Lanes. A total of 27 teams competed, numbers that doubled in Artesia from last year’s tournaments in Roswell, Carlsbad and Hobbs. Courtesy Photo

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia Lanes is seeing positive results under new ownership and staff after opening its doors in May. The bowling alley, located on Tumbleweed Road, is currently open for public, league and high school bowling with concessions available, and is shooting for a summer grand opening to debut all of the amenities owner Les Bowen has been working to implement.
Bowen has revamped the concession and dining area, bringing in new equipment both for the lane concession stand – serving grilled foods and items such as pizza, nachos, snacks and drinks – and a commercial café Bowen hopes to open this summer. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.