• ECSO resolves lengthy standoff in 5500 block of Dallas

    The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has resolved a standoff situation that began early this afternoon west of Artesia. ECSO deputies were initially dispatched to 5512…

    Updated: 8:53 pm

  • Boil water alert lifted; town hall meeting scheduled

    Let the celebration begin — Artesia’s second day of clear water testing has been achieved, and the boil water order in place since Saturday has…

  • Day One of clear test results achieved; order could be lifted Friday

    The City of Artesia achieved its first day of test results clear of all contaminants this afternoon. Should Friday’s results also come back clear, the…

  • Coliforms presence in Wednesday’s test results resets boil water clock

    Unfortunately, while no traces of E. coli were found in today’s test results, the presence of total coliforms means the earliest the boil water alert…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 20 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:04 a.m. – Officer dispatched to North First Street and West Texas Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Park students get Constitution education

    Members of the Eddy County Republican Party speak recently to students at Park Junior High School about the finer points of the U.S. Constitution. The…

  • Public Forum: ‘Perspective from a one and done has been’

    TO THE EDITOR: In the first part of his letter (ed: Tuesday, Sept. 19, edition), Mr. Kalka mentioned that state government was not allowed to…

  • Barbara Lewis

    Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Trinity Temple Assembly of God for Barbara Lewis of Midland, Texas. Lewis, 67, passed…

  • Bad news: Artesia’s boil water alert extended through at least Thursday

    The City of Artesia has received the unpleasant news that the boil water order in effect since Saturday will continue at least through Thursday afternoon.…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 19 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:16 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of West Hermosa Drive in reference to suspicious activity.…