• APS superintendent Caton announces retirement

    In a surprise announcement at the end of last night’s Artesia Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Dr. Crit Caton, superintendent, announced he will be…

    Updated: 2:28 pm

  • Grand Heights top raffle ticket sellers

    Above, Eager Beavers selling the most raffle tickets in Grand Heights Early Childhood Center’s annual Gas Raffle Fundraiser pose with their certificates. Khodie Flores, far…

    Updated: 2:27 pm

  • BLM quarterly oil, gas lease sale nets $39M

    The Bureau of Land Management’s New Mexico quarterly oil and gas lease sale resulted in $39,327,344 in competitive bids for 86,814 acres. For this sale,…

    Updated: 2:27 pm

  • Colorado woman killed in wreck on 285

    A Colorado woman was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident in Chaves County. New Mexico State Police were dispatched around 4 p.m. Friday to…

    Updated: 2:26 pm

  • Public Forum: Grazing permit revocation could be useful

    TO THE EDITOR: Hey, just finished reading an article in the local newspaper that reported a Datil rancher, Craig Thiessen, had his grazing permit revoked…

    Updated: 2:25 pm

  • Looking Back: Bulldogs overcome 1-3 start to take state title in 1978

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Dec. 10-17. 40 years ago Dec. 10-17,…

    Updated: 2:23 pm

  • A house fit for a gingerbread queen…

    Mollie Guy puts the finishing touches on her gingerbread masterpiece Saturday morning during the Artesia Arts Council’s 14th Annual Gingerbread House Workshop at First Presbyterian…

  • Artesia’s winter blast… before and after

    Above, Brody and Stevi Fox work to craft snowballs as little brother Josiah Ingram flees in the background during Saturday morning’s snow in Artesia. The…

  • Council to discuss surplus properties today

    The Artesia City Council will meet Tuesday with an overall light agenda for its lone meeting of December. During the Community Development portion of the…

  • Child safety seat fitting to be held in memory of Palmer

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and Safer New Mexico Now (Safer) will host a Child Safety Seat Fitting Station this week in honor…