• Artesia Public Schools distributes service awards

    From left, Carrie Caton, Alex Esquibel, Carol Gutierrez, Kim Scroggin, Randy Dippel and Roger Jones were among the nine educators and staff within the Artesia…

  • Park students observe Ag Day

    Andy Ellett, an area farmer, discusses farm safety with a group of Park Junior High students Friday morning as part of the school’s Agriculture Day…

  • Roadrunners love their pets

    Roselawn Elementary School second-graders perform a mini-musical titled “We Love Our Pets” Thursday afternoon for their teachers and family in the school’s gymnasium. The students…

  • Super Kids celebrate Earth Day

            Hermosa Elementary School first-graders Tanner Patman, above, and Natalia Salmon, at right, plant flowers in celebration of Earth Day Thursday afternoon…

  • APD to host Child Safety Fair, drug take-back day Saturday

    The Artesia Police Department will be presenting its 2016 Child Safety Fair Saturday, April 23, at Guadalupe Park, 401 W. Logan Ave. The event is…

  • 175 states signing landmark Paris deal on climate change

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leaders from at least 175 countries were signing the Paris Agreement on climate change today as the landmark deal took a…

  • First Earth Day gave voice to emerging consciousness

    Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of counterculture…

  • Defensive lineman, pitcher… and he can sing!

    Jharyss Granger, a junior at Artesia High School and member of the Bulldog football and baseball teams, performs “Over and Over Again” by Nathan Sykes…

  • New Mexico loses illegal voting case, taxpayers on hook for ACLU’s fees

    New Mexico has lost a long-running lawsuit over legal fees in a public records case. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports state taxpayers will now…

  • Grassroots movement takes aim at imported oil

    A grassroots movement based in the Permian Basin region has come together with a plan – the Panhandle Import Reduction Initiative – to combat Saudi…