• Top ‘Dogs: Bulldog football team celebrates championship season at banquet

    The 2015 Bulldog football team celebrated its Class 5A state championship season Monday with its annual banquet at Artesia High School. Pictured above, members of…

  • Bulldogs’ shooting woes spell lopsided loss to Cavemen

    The Bulldog basketball team’s 66-34 loss to Carlsbad Tuesday at Bulldog Pit was certainly not the result of a lack of effort. The Artesia boys…

  • Slow first half hinders Lady Bulldogs versus top-ranked Cavegirls

    When a young Class 5A squad takes on the top-ranked team in Class 6A, the name of the game is learning. The Carlsbad Cavegirls held…

  • New digital billboard greets Main Street traffic

    Motorists along Main Street are noticing a new digital billboard near the Seventh Street intersection. The billboard, owned by Newman Outdoors, scrolls through advertisements from…

  • Editorial- Harry Readel: One of the best

    If you’ve ever seen one of those glorious black-and-white films about newspapers – from the days when newsrooms were tempests of harried reporters set to…

  • Bulldog basketball finishes seventh in Gallup

    The Bulldog basketball team closed out the Gallup Invitational on a high note Saturday afternoon, fending off a late comeback attempt by the Cougars of…

  • Raptors wrestle in Rio Rancho

    The Artesia Raptors Wrestling Club recently competed in Rio Rancho with solid results. Zane Skinner, at right, took second place Dec. 21 in the 12-and-under,…

  • Roadblock on roundabout due to leak

    Many Artesia drivers have been surprised over the past two days to encounter a roadblock in the roundabout at Texas Avenue and Second Street that…

  • Runnin’ ‘Dogs battle but fall short of top-ranked Grants

    For three quarters Thursday, the Runnin’ ‘Dog basketball team was right there with the Class 5A top-ranked Pirates of Grants in the opening round of…

  • Henderson named NFHS National Coach of the Year

    Artesia High School head football coach Cooper Henderson has always been quick to deflect attention from himself. Words like “dynasty” and “legacy” don’t sit well…