• 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.

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  • Outgoing mail

    Letter carriers collect food Saturday By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Artesia citizens can feed the hungry this weekend without ever leaving their homes.

  • Seven exiting APS employees will not be replaced

    Superintendent says budget constraints are the reason why By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Superintendent Mike Phipps, citing tight budget constraints at Monday’s school board meeting, said Artesia Public Schools will not replace seven employees who have chosen to leave their jobs this year.

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  • Police report: “Oh, about the diaper thing”

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Well, it didn’t hit the fan this time.

  • Council perplexed, postpones polycart decision again

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer City council once again postponed a decision on Tuesday regarding an ordinance that would amend the municipal code to add rules for the use of polycarts in areas within the city where the use of dumpsters is not possible.

  • Drought descends on Southwest

    Second driest first three months of year on record in New Mexico LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — While much of the nation focuses on a spring marked by historic floods and deadly tornadoes, Texas and parts of several surrounding states are suffering through a searing drought that has created desert-like conditions.

  • Artesia Intermediate School adopts 10-period day

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Principal John Ross Null announced during Monday night’s school board meeting that Artesia Intermediate School will switch to a 10-period school day next year.