• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 22 THREATS 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the Penasco Apartments in reference to threats. ALARM 4:50 a.m. – Officer dispatched…

  • High winds Tuesday limited visibility on highways

    The high winds that blew into the Artesia area Tuesday morning were causing visibility problems on the highways, as pictured above on U.S. 285 South.…

  • APD investigating shots fired incident

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate an incident of shots fired that occurred early this morning (Wednesday, Jan. 23) in the area of…

  • AAER elects new officers

    The Artesia Association of Educational Retirees (AAER) elected new officers for 2019 during its monthly meeting Jan. 11 at Hotel Artesia. Pictured above from left…

  • Council to hear request for additional funding for car show, cruise today

    The Artesia City Council will hear a request for additional Lodgers’ Tax funding for the return of the Main Event Car Show and Cruise amidst…

  • Public invited to listen in on Holtec informational call

    The public is invited to listen in Wednesday and Thursday as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board conducts pre-hearing conference oral…

  • NMSP seize 956 pounds of marijuana in two days on I-40

    On Jan. 15, the New Mexico State Police seized 391 pounds of marijuana out of a car hauler carrying two SUVs at the Gallup port…

  • James H. Shoemaker

    Services will be held at a later date for James H. Shoemaker, “Pa Shoe.” Shoemaker, 80, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Artesia General…

  • Hope standoff ends peacefully, suspect arrested

    A five-plus-hour standoff between a male suspect and the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office ended peacefully Wednesday and resulted in an arrest. ECSO deputies were dispatched…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 17 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:38 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 900 block of South First Street in reference to suspicious activity.…