• County awards sub office contract to Albuquerque architects

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer NCA Architects of Albuquerque will be working closely with Artesia Mainstreet to construct a new Eddy County Sub Office in the Main Street District of Artesia.

  • Fire drill

    The Artesia Fire Department is planning to hire two firefighters and candidates were put through a  rigorous application process Tuesday. The department requires candidates to pass several tests designed to challenge their minds, body and spirit.

  • Call goes out for junior cops

    Police academy for kids starts in June By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Registration has opened for the Artesia Police Department and Artesia Intermediate School’s second annual Junior Police Academy.

  • Artesia man killed in airport blaze

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An airport hangar fire resulted in the death of a 29-year-old Artesia man on Monday.

  • Artesia softball team finishes third at state

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor The sizable contingent of Artesia fans were on their feet as first Mariah Granados, then Ashley Boyce, then the speedy Courtni Callaway crossed home plate. At second – having advanced on the throw home – stood junior Vanessa Lopez, who gestured triumphantly to her ecstatic teammates after delivering the three-RBI…

  • Boys state track champions

    By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor There’s something to be said for perseverance.

  • Off-duty EMT came to the rescue

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Some coincidences can’t be ignored.

  • WIPP: At the dawn of discovery…

    Special to the Daily Press CARLSBAD – The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant south of Carlsbad is more than just a repository for the nation’s defense-related transuranic radioactive waste, it’s also a laboratory where scientists have been working to unlock the mysteries of the universe and the world around them.

  • Macarena Fiesta

  • Dead-eye dude