• Carlsbad man killed in wreck south of Malaga

    A Carlsbad man was killed Saturday morning in a fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle accident near Malaga. The New Mexico State Police report John Mason Jr.,…

    Updated: 3:29 pm

  • State’s veterans, military honored in Senate

    All New Mexico residents who are active-duty military or military veterans were thanked for their service Thursday in Santa Fe during Military and Veterans’ Day…

  • Wreck at Seventh, Mahone diverts traffic

    Traffic along Seventh Street near the Eagle Draw bridge was diverted for a time Thursday afternoon as Artesia Police Department officers and EMS crews worked…

  • Wilderness plan draw ranchers’ fire

    New Mexico’s two senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of acres as wilderness…

  • N.M. PED ‘hopeful’ on new transgender bathroom rules

    New Mexico Public Education Department officials say they are “hopeful” the lifting of federal transgender bathroom guidance will allow school districts to tackle the issue.…

  • Audit of oil, gas property turns up $460K in unpaid taxes thus far

    A presentation Tuesday by the assessment corporation hired to conduct a property audit of oil and gas companies in Eddy County indicates the audit has…

  • Christian bands rock Artesia

    Above, area youth rock out to heavy music with a positive message Wednesday at the Artesia High School Auditorium as City RockFest made a stop…

  • A very blustery day

    To quote Pablo Picasso, “The older you get, the stronger the wind gets – and it’s always in your face.” If that’s the case, most Artesians…

  • Senate panel delays action on open primary bill

    A New Mexico Senate committee has delayed action a measure that would make it easier for independents to vote in primary elections. The Senate Rules…

  • NMJC to hold Cash for College event Saturday

    New Mexico Junior College (NMJC) will host a Cash for College workshop from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Ben Alexander Student…