• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 21 DISTURBANCE 2:11 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Best Western Pecos Inn in reference to a disturbance. BURGLARY 4:40 a.m. –…

  • APD updates on recent shootings; Quay Avenue incident now a homicide investigation

    The Artesia Police Department has provided updates regarding two shooting incidents that occurred last week in Artesia.

  • APD says missing local woman has been found safe

    The Artesia Police Department is reporting that a local woman recently reported as missing has been confirmed safe.

  • APD investigating shots fired incidents, two resulting in injuries

    The Artesia Police Department is continuing to investigate recent shooting incidents, including one over the weekend that a local man is not expected to survive and another Tuesday that left another man injured but in stable condition.

  • Top ‘Dogs

    Members of the 2019 Artesia High School football team receiving special recognition at Thursday’s banquet pose with their awards. They are, from left, Clay Houghtaling,…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 14 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 2900 block of West Missouri Avenue in reference to suspicious activity.…

  • Clayton succeeds Dampeer as CEO of Western Bank

    ARTESIA — The Board of Directors of Western Bank of Artesia have announced the election of Kenneth W. Clayton as chairman/chief executive officer (CEO), effective…

  • Bulldogs best Pojoaque, Los Alamos on the road

    The Bulldog basketball team likely spent the first quarter of their Saturday afternoon wondering if they’d gotten off the bus at the wrong gym. In…

  • Artesians shocked as naked man spotted jogging along Main

    Artesians driving and working along Main Street Thursday afternoon learned a little more about one local man than they ever wanted to know.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Jan. 8 BREAKING AND ENTERING 4:06 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South First Street and West Hermosa Drive in reference to breaking…