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  • Art in the Park making best of relocation

    Organizers hold out hope event can return to Central Park in future By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Every year in October, Art in the Park draws more than 5,000 visitors to Central Park. According to Police Chief Don Raley, the bigger the event gets, the more dangerous it becomes.

  • Pool from US Olympic trials to relocate to Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — The pool from the 2012 Olympic trials will be dismantled and moved to Boston after the competition.

  • Artesia host to Anti-gang and graffiti conference

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer Law enforcement agencies from around the state have been arming themselves with knowledge to combat gang-related crime and graffiti throughout the week in Artesia.

  • Award-winning Mariachi artist to perform benefit concert for Artesia youth

    ARTESIA — Award-winning Mariachi recording artist Antonio Reyna is coming back to Artesia for his show “Noche De Recuerdos con Antonio Reyna.” The concert will feature Reyna with his guests, Mariachi Raices de America, Ballet En Fuego de Frances Lujan and a very special performance from Lawrence Perez.

  • Court date set for man charged with DUI after crashing through fence

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer A pre-trial conference has been set for an Artesia man who was allegedly driving drunk when he lost control of his vehicle, went airborne and crashed through a fence.

  • Hospital welcomes new specialists

    ARTESIA — Kenneth Randall, CEO of Artesia General Hospital, proudly introduced hospital employees to three new medical staff members during a meet and greet at the hospital Wednesday afternoon.

  • Settlement provides for Xcel rate increase

    ARTESIA — Xcel Energy and key customer groups in New Mexico have filed a proposed settlement of Xcel Energy’s rate case with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) that will help the utility recover the cost of investments in the region’s growing power grid.

  • Anti-gang, anti-graffiti seminar set for Thursday

    ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department, together with Artesia Clean & Beautiful, the Rocky Mountain Information Network and the New Mexico Gang Task Force, will host a free anti-gang and anti-graffiti seminar from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Artesia Center, 612 N. Eighth St.

  • APD warns of scams

    ARTESIA — The Artesia Police Department is warning the community about a recent rash of attempted scams on the elderly.