• Artesians encouraged to help keep city beautiful

    Alma Martinez, right, picks up her trash bags, gloves and t-shirt from Linda Stevens, director of Artesia Clean & Beautiful, in preparation for Saturday’s Toss…

  • Park students schooled in kitchen safety

    Artesia Fire Department firefighter Brendan Harvey watches as a Park Junior High student extinguishes a simulated kitchen fire Tuesday at the school. Harvey and Fire…

  • Artesia airport receives $2 million grant

    U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) have announced more than $23.2 million in grants to support air transportation infrastructure at airports in…

  • New Art Center grand opening nearing

    The grand opening of the Artesia Historical Museum’s Art Center is finally nearing, and museum manager Nancy Dunn is excited to share the new facility…

  • Looking Back: Jennings named to Tech Hall of Honor in 1995

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Sept. 20-26 40 years ago Sept. 20‐26,…

  • Artesia celebrating Constitution Week

      Local DAR chapter working to highlight document’s significance Sept. 17 began the national celebration of Constitution Week, the week-long commemoration of America’s most important…

  • Artesia Police Department warning citizens about scam

    The Artesia Police Department is warning citizens to be vigilant in the face of a scam that surfaced last week in the community. Four reports…

  • Full slate of events scheduled for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    In celebration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct. 1-31, Grammy’s House staff, volunteers and board members are planning a variety of events. The main…

  • Rodriguez honored as grand marshal

    Ignacio “Nick” Rodriguez, a 98-year-old father, veteran, friend and neighbor, was honored Sept. 11 as a grand marshal in the 2015 Artesia High School Homecoming…

  • Carlsbad Mental Health Center official facing fraud charges

    A former Carlsbad Mental Health Center administrator will now be facing charges of Medicaid fraud in district court. The case against John Bain, former chief…