• Public Forum: Several new businesses setting up shop

    TO THE EDITOR: In case you haven’t noticed, our small town of Artesia is experiencing growing pains. At least a dozen new businesses have arrived,…

  • Public Forum: Museum events a success

    TO THE EDITOR: The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center is watching the dust settle after three back-to-back-to-back events, and we have some thank-yous to…

  • Public Forum: ‘Vote Mark Cage for sheriff’

    TO THE EDITOR: Citizens of Artesia (Bulldog Nation), My name is Michael “Mikey” Chavarria. I was born and raised in the GREAT City of Artesia.…

  • Public Forum: Lions tailgate most successful to date

    TO THE EDITOR: Dear “City of Champions,” On behalf of the Artesia Downtown Lions Club, I would like to thank all the businesses and individuals…

  • Public Forum: Ready for the election to be over

    TO THE EDITOR: I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for this election to be over with. I could have voted yesterday, nothing anyone…

  • Public Forum: Arts Council thanks AGH

    TO THE EDITOR: The Artesia Arts Council would like to publicly thank Artesia General Hospital for sponsoring The Glenn Miller Orchestra. With Artesia General Hospital’s…

  • Public Forum: Altrusa Golf Scramble a success

    TO THE EDITOR: On behalf of the Altrusa Club of Artesia, we would like to thank the following sponsors of our 15th Annual Altrusa Golf…

  • Political sign theft motivates reader to speak out

    TO THE EDITOR: This morning, I woke up to find my Clinton/Kaine yard sign gone from my front yard here in Artesia. It had been…

  • For Robin and the long and winding road

    I knew Robin Jackson before I stepped into her eighth­grade English class at Park Junior High. My parents went to school with her brothers, Curtis…

  • Seat saving at Bulldog Bowl

    TO THE EDITOR: Saved vs. Reserved? Really!!! For the past two Bulldog home games, we have rushed to arrive at the Bulldog Bowl by 6:00…