• Little lizard leaves locals livid

    More than 100 residents show support at rally By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer More than 100 community members joined together to oppose listing the Sand Dune Lizard as an endangered species with the United States Fish and Wildlife Services in front of the Chamber of Commerce Tuesday evening.

  • Lizard regulations could jeopardize local economy

    Congressman to attend rally today in Artesia Special to the Daily Press Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., will be attending a rally opposing the listing of the Sand Dune Lizard as an endangered species with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in Artesia today.

  • Hooray for Earth Day

  • Artesia family still looking for body 120 days after death

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer It has been 120 days since Esteban Reza jumped from the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington and his family still has not found closure.

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  • Vandals can’t kill time in Artesia

    By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The town clock was reinstalled at the corner of Seventh and Main streets on Monday after an act of vandalism that occurred around New Year’s Eve essentially killed the clock.

  • School board approves $500,000 worth of purchases for district

    By Ashley Trujillo Daily Press Staff Writer The Artesia Public School Board met on Monday to approve a half-million dollars worth of purchases for the district.

  • Tangle of twisted metal after 34 cars derail

    By TIM MENICUTCH Daily Press Editor A mountain of scrap metal lay strewn across the barren landscape eight miles south of Artesia early this morning after 34 cars on a freight train derailed.

  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park offer visitors distinct views

  • The tortoise and the scare

    Bolson nearly an endangered species By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The Living Desert State Park in Carlsbad is working to restore a population of tortoises that were once common in the Chihuahuan desert in the United States.