• Earth Month forest restoration target of #GrootDancebomb challenge

    As tree-like creature Groot dances back into theatres in Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2 on May 5, Marvel has announced the global #GrootDancebomb challenge.…

  • Tips for a better Earth Day

    Earth Day is Saturday, and many people pledge to make changes to help improve the environment. What advice may be offered in this quest? If…

  • Scenes from the 2017 Child Safety Fair

    Photo gallery from the Sunday, April 16, cover of the Daily Press Community Living section.

  • Zia Zing showcases young talent

    Artesia’s sixth- and seventh-grade singers put their talents on display for the public Thursday at the Artesia High School Auditorium at the annual Zia Zing…

  • Local Washington Federal branch to host 100th anniversary celebration

    Washington Federal is celebrating 100 years of serving local communities. To commemorate, the Artesia bank branch is inviting area businesses and residents to join its…

  • Unemployment rates fall to record lows in four states; N.M. has highest rate in nation

    Unemployment rates fell to record lows in four U.S. states in March after months of steady job creation nationwide. Unemployment rates fell in 17 states…

  • For sale: One tiny Oregon town

    In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this…

  • Tracksters ready to host home invite today

    With just two final regular-season meets separating them from the District 4-AAAAA competition May 5 in Roswell, the Artesia High School track and field teams…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 21 HARASSMENT 12:53 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 500 block of South 12th Street in reference to harassment. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY…

  • Artesia county commission meeting draws a crowd

    Tuesday’s trial quarterly meeting of the Eddy County Commission in Artesia was standing room only in Council Chambers at City Hall as citizens packed in…