• Medicine for the soul

    Summer reading program starts June 1 By ELIZABETH LEWIS Daily Press Correspondent The Artesia Public Library is geared up to challenge students as well as adults with its annual Summer Reading Program.

  • Architect presents plans for new library

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Progress is continuing on plans for a new public library in Artesia.

  • Pair of weekend shootings

    Special to the Daily Press Two unrelated shootings near Artesia this weekend left one man dead and another in critical condition.

  • Salon bandit arrested

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An Artesia woman was arrested Friday after allegedly burglarizing a local salon.

  • The three Rs

  • Yucca principal not afraid of flying

    Flores’ passion will be missed when she retires at school year’s end By BRIENNE GREEN Sports Editor Sylvia Flores steps to the podium in the gymnasium at Yucca Elementary School, facing her student body and faculty. The 300-plus students immediately fall silent.

  • Artistic, athletic Kirsten has left her mark

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer When Artesia High School senior Kirsten Mauritsen leaves for college, she will leave behind a small legacy of her work.

  • Kory Mauritsen solid on the track, in the classroom

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Kory Mauritsen wants to make a difference and benefit the world in a positive way. And, to many, the 2011 Artesia High School graduate already has.

  • Handle with care

  • ‘Safe’ program Friday

    Graduating seniors encouraged to attend informative session By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer When this year’s graduating seniors leave home, they may be able to take with them a little more piece of mind.