• Council makes exception for ‘Habitat’ property

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer The city council approved a variance for a Habitat for Humanity property during Tuesday’s meeting.

  • New Navajo Refinery plant manager a safe choice

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer “Safe, reliable and environmentally sound,” is Michael McKee’s mantra for operations at the Navajo Refinery. “When you find yourself adhering to those,” says the new plant manager, “the other things – profitability, capital budget and those types of things – take care of themselves.”

  • Artesia Intermediate School fails test; changes in store

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer After several years of failing to meet federal standards, Artesia Intermediate School is going to have to make some changes.

  • Plight of a traffic light

  • City faces deadline to reach code for disability access

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer The City of Artesia is working on a plan to get facilities and programs up to American Disabilities Act code in time for the state-mandated Aug. 15 deadline.

  • Artesia woman is a two-time cancer survivor

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer There a lot of people who will never in their lifetimes have to wait in the fluorescent white light of a specialist’s office and feel their heart stop when they hear a cancer diagnosis. Brenda McKnight has been given such a diagnosis twice.

  • Gungor, live at the Jahva House

    Two-time Grammy nominated recording artists Lisa and Michael Gungor perform at the Jahva House Tuesday evening. According to Rob Morrisey of the Jahva House, the concert was a thank-you to loyal customers as well as an opportunity for friends and family members of Lisa Stovall-Gungor, daughter of local Artesian Dean Stovall, to enjoy a live…

  • IOC deliberates on 3 bids for US TV rights

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — After final pitches by incumbent NBC and ESPN, the IOC deliberated Tuesday on the bids from U.S. networks vying for Olympic television rights in a high-stakes contest worth billions of dollars.

  • New chiropractor in town

    By ELIZABETH LEWIS Daily Press Correspondent Originally from the Southwest area, Justin Raburn, has decided to devote his time to provide relief to the people in Artesia who suffer from ailments.

  • Man in standoff arrested, charged

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A 24-year-old Artesia man, who fled police and then engaged in a seven-hour standoff with local law enforcement officers at a residence on Fifth Street on Friday, was charged later that same day with shooting at or from a motor vehicle and being a felon in possession of…