• SANTA’S ON HIS WAY

    Youngsters were all smiles last week at the Artesia Public Library’s Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig. Whether it was posing for photos with Kris Kringle…

  • ‘Robin Hood and His Merry Men’

    Cast members of Artesia High School Drama’s production of “Robin Hood and His Merry Men” discuss the fate of Maid Marian during the final presentation…

  • Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig

    A pair of young attendees of the Artesia Public Library’s Oh! What Fun Holiday Shindig concentrate as they go fishing for candy canes during Tuesday’s…

  • APS approves improvements for Yucca Elementary

    By TERESA LEMON Community Living Editor The Artesia Public Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of the former Warren Brothers U.S. Army Reserve Center…

  • Ride for Bikes Christmas Bike Build another resounding success

    What began with one man, a huge heart, a desire to give back to his community, and 42 bikes in 2005 has grown into an…

  • Forty-day enrollment in APS down from 2018 but no shortage of teachers

    Misty McSpadden was named the Tate Branch Success Maker for the month of October during Monday’s meeting of the APS Board. McSpadden is a special…

  • Artesians enjoy Balloons & Tunes Festival

    At left, Artesians woke early Saturday to watch as dozens of hot-air balloons inflated at Eagle Draw and began to fill the skies. Many other…

  • FLETC celebrates 30 years in Artesia

    The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) celebrated 30 years in operation in Artesia Friday at its Richey Avenue campus. The Artesia FLETC acquired the…

  • Artesia Public Schools approve medical cannabis policy advisory

    Counselors also say vaping a ‘very real problem’ in the district, school and public presentations set to address issue

  • Central custodian receives Success Maker Award

    Jeanette Delgado was named the Tate Branch Success Maker for the month of September during Monday’s meeting of the APS board. Delgado is the custodian…