• 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…

  • Four inches or more reported in many areas around the city

    Heavy rainfall that began Monday afternoon in Southeast New Mexico and continued into this morning dropped as much as 4 inches or more of precipitation…

  • Hermosa honors first responders

    Hermosa Elementary School students began their morning by honoring local first responders, from left, Eddy County Sheriff’s Office deputy Justin Dominguez, U.S. Army reservist Justin…

  • Ready or not, here comes the school year

    APS announces new attendance policy, dress code, schedule pick-up, Open House info By TERESA LEMON Community Living Editor Artesia Public Schools Superintendent of Education John…

  • They’re back…

    U.S. Navy pilots are once again utilizing the “perfect” weather conditions in Artesia to conduct their primary flight-training exercises. The planes in the sky over…