• The art of recycling

    Zia Intermediate School students Amya Salazar and Nataly Leon of Juli Newton’s art class study the Convertible Trashique Dress this morning in the Artesia Historical…

  • FFA celebrates teachers with Pie Supper

    Audrey Sanchez, left, and Liz Calderon, Artesia Public Schools administration staff, serve themselves a slice of the 60 pies prepared by students in Artesia FFA…

  • First Folio in final days on display

    The First Folio, an original collection of William Shakespeare’s plays published in 1623, sits on display at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa…

  • Artesians get creative at final Recycled Workshop

            Above, cousins Kiara Kennemur and Katie Hesser cut recycled t-shirts in order to create Mohawk hats during the Artesia Historical Museum…

  • Caverns elevator repair moved to May

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park officials say they plan to have a temporary solution for the lack of elevators at the park by May. The temporary…

  • Special hunter education camp offered at ranch near Carlsbad

    The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is offering a special hunter education camp where youth can receive hands-on training and earn their hunter…

  • Council holds final pre-election meeting

    The Artesia City Council met for the last time Tuesday in its current incarnation, with the 2016 Municipal Election approaching March 1. During the meeting,…

  • City council candidate profiles

    The Daily Press reached out to candidates vying for seats on the Artesia City Council this general election for their thoughts on the issues facing…

  • Navajo, track teams giving back

    Bob O’Brien, plant manager with HollyFrontier/Navajo Refining Company, presents a check to the Artesia High School Bulldog and Lady Bulldog track teams Friday afternoon at…

  • Mayor recognizes National FFA Week in Artesia

    Mayor Phillip Burch declared Feb. 20-27 as FFA Week in Artesia Monday, surrounded by officers with the Artesia FFA Chapter. Each year, FFA chapters around…