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Snow, freezing rain return to Artesia

Winter reasserted itself over the weekend in Artesia as freezing rain turned to snow Sunday morning. The force of the flurries resembled blizzard conditions but accumulation was minimal. Snow continued to fall throughout Sunday and Monday morning as temperatures dipped into the low 20s.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Winter reasserted itself over the weekend in Artesia as freezing rain turned to snow Sunday morning. The force of the flurries resembled blizzard conditions but accumulation was minimal. Snow continued to fall throughout Sunday and Monday morning as temperatures dipped into the low 20s. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Track teams hit the trail to give back • Student-athletes aid in cleanup at Nature Trail in gratitude for donation

Members of the Bulldog track and field team work to bag up the weeds they cleared Friday from the Navajo Nature Trail.  Ben Theobald - Daily Press

Members of the Bulldog track and field team work to bag up the weeds they cleared Friday from the Navajo Nature Trail. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams worked with HollyFrontier and Navajo Refining Friday afternoon to help clean out unwanted weeds at the Navajo Nature Trail along Eagle Draw near Centennial and West JJ Clarke drives. Read the rest of this entry »

Folk duo visits library

Hungrytown, comprised of husband and wife Ken Anderson and Rebecca Hall, perform Thursday at the Artesia Public Library. The duo stopped in Artesia to share an evening of their haunting folk and Americana music, which has been featured on the IFC hit series “Portlandia.” Hungrytown’s new album, “Further West,” is scheduled for an April release.  Brienne Green – Daily Press

Hungrytown, comprised of husband and wife Ken Anderson and Rebecca Hall, perform Thursday at the Artesia Public Library. The duo stopped in Artesia to share an evening of their haunting folk and Americana music, which has been featured on the IFC hit series “Portlandia.” Hungrytown’s new album, “Further West,” is scheduled for an April release. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Council to consider zone change, review audit

ARTESIA — The Artesia City Council will open the floor to the public for comment on a potential zone change on South 20th Street and review the City of Artesia’s 2014-15 audit at its Tuesday, Feb. 24, meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Nope – it’s a car wash

Speculation as to what the site that has recently gone under development near the northwest corner of the Wal-Mart parking lot might yield ran wild this week, with most citizens hoping for a chain restaurant, as is typically the norm for areas adjacent Wal-Mart stores. Rumors ranged from Wing Stop to Applebee’s, Chili’s to Papa Murphy’s. But citizens hungry for something new were foiled again; the Chamber of Commerce reports the lot will be the home of a car wash.  Brienne Green – Daily Press

Speculation as to what the site that has recently gone under development near the northwest corner of the Wal-Mart parking lot might yield ran wild this week, with most citizens hoping for a chain restaurant, as is typically the norm for areas adjacent Wal-Mart stores. Rumors ranged from Wing Stop to Applebee’s, Chili’s to Papa Murphy’s. But citizens hungry for something new were foiled again; the Chamber of Commerce reports the lot will be the home of a car wash. Brienne Green – Daily Press