• ‘Dogs set to open playoffs against Piedra Vista

    There’s always a slight sense of wistfulness when the Friday night lights give way to the Saturday afternoon sunshine. It, like autumn itself, is a…

  • Johnson wins Success Maker award

    Amy Johnson, a fifth-grade teacher at Central Elementary School, holds a bouquet of flowers after being chosen as the Tate Branch Success Maker award recipient…

  • Artesia man sentenced to 75 months on meth trafficking, firearms charges

    Timothy Caleb Martinez, 28, of Artesia, was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces to 75 months in prison for his conviction on methamphetamine…

  • Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

    Wayne Smith was hardened to a certain level of chaos here, on land the American public owns. But even he was incredulous as he surveyed…

  • Netters finish third in state pool play, will open first round this afternoon

    The third-seeded Bulldog volleyball team didn’t get off to quite the start it had hoped for this morning in the pool play round of the…

  • Bulldogs gear up for state with pep rally

    The Artesia High School student body gathers in the band park this afternoon during a lunchtime pep rally. Students were treated to burgers as they…

  • Burger King getting interior facelift

    Booth benches from inside Artesia’s Burger King sit in the parking lot Tuesday as the chain restaurant began a comprehensive interior renovation project. Burger King’s…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Nov. 15 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:20 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 16th Street and West Hermosa Drive in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Artesia man arrested on multiple charges

    An Artesia man was arrested Saturday on multiple charges after attempting to evade police. At around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Artesia Police Department officers were dispatched…

  • Council approves two ordinances at brief meeting

    The Artesia City Council approved ordinances set forth during a pair of public hearings at their regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The first hearing…