• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 31 SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 12:16 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of North 13th Street in reference to a suspicious…

  • Two Goats Project Area Temporary Closure Amended Ka r r Canyon Campground, R oad Reopen

    ALAMOGORDO, CLOUDCROFT, HIGH ROLLS – The temporary closure order for the Two Goats project area on the Sacramento Ranger District (Order No. 08-274) has been…

  • Courtesy photo

    Local Boy Becomes Honorary Artesia Firefighter

    ARTESIA — A 5-year-old boy became an honorary member of the Artesia Fire Department Monday. What kid doesn’t dream of being a police officer, a…

  • Katie Lane Duffey

    Quick turn, quick thinking expose stolen vehicle

    Driver, passenger were sought on a combined nine arrest warrants

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 30 ARRESTS 12:04 a.m. – Ryan Malone, 20, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to pay fines. 1:46 a.m. –…

  • JOE L Johnson

    JOE L. JOHNSON

    Graveside Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Hagerman Cemetery for Joe L. Johnson of Artesia. Mr. Johnson, 69, died Saturday, July…

  • JOSE “PEPE” CHAVEZ

    JOSE “PEPE” CHAVEZ

    Services are scheduled at 10a.m. Friday, July 31, at Terpening & Son Chapel for Jose Luis Chavez of Artesia, New Mexico. Mr. Chavez, 22, died…

  • JANE WATTS

    JANE WATTS

    A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date for Norma Jane Watts of Artesia, New Mexico. Mrs. Watts, 79, died Sunday, July 26,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 29 ARRESTS 12:32 a.m. – Guadalupe J. Chavez, 21, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to pay fines. 4:43 a.m.…

  • Crimestoppers of Crime of the Week

    Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and breaking and entering