• Blizzard causes myriad difficulties in Artesia

    Winter storm “Goliath,” as it has now been dubbed, wreaked havoc in the Artesia area over the weekend, with snow accumulation totals in some areas…

  • Xcel reports latest power outage statistics

    Xcel Energy reported this afternoon the number of customers without power in Clovis has been reduced to one, and that order has been dispatched and…

  • WIPP Emergency Operations Center activated on limited basis

    At approximately 9 a.m. today, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Emergency Operations Center (EOC) announced a Level 1 activation to support coordination of resources…

  • ECSO investigating death at WIPP

    The investigation is ongoing into the death of a Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) employee, who was found deceased Sunday at the facility. Eddy County…

  • Christmas through the eyes of a child

    Above, Cassidy Combs, daughter of Kimberly and Chris Combs of Artesia, celebrates her first Christmas Friday amidst a wonderland of sparkling packages, ribbons and bows.…

  • VFW post gives $20,000 to Eddy County charities

    VFW Post 8703, which serves the Artesia and Carlsbad areas, has announced the distribution of $20,000 to area charities during the Christmas season. The VFW…

  • Toys for Tots drive a success

    Members of the L/Cpl. Andres Garcia Detachment No. 678 and volunteers on hand to distribute toys, above, and members of local Boy Scout and Cub…

  • Smoke from tank battery fire visible in Artesia

    Many Artesians noticed thick plumes of black smoke rising into the air south of Artesia just after 10 a.m. today. According to Artesia Fire Chief…

  • Daily Press offices closed Monday

    The Daily Press offices will be closed Monday due to the weather. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Warming hearts and hands on Christmas Eve

    Local boy offers hot cocoa to holiday drivers Paxton Williams, 6, stands next to his hot cocoa stand on Quay Avenue where he offered the…