• Looking Back: APS selected to speak to astronauts in 1996

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Feb. 14-20. 40 years ago Feb. 14‐20,…

  • Prescribed burns planned near Carlsbad

    CARLSBAD — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct prescribed burns at three locations in the Carlsbad area beginning Feb. 17 and continuing through…

  • Paddock Cafe under new ownership

    The new owners of The Paddock Café, Sue Seale and Randy Seale, stand with their employees and members of the Artesia Trailblazers and Chamber of…

  • Eddy County DWI Program launches Domino Strategy for responsible drinking

    ARTESIA — If you drink alcohol, you should count your drinks; if you don’t count, you’ve lost control. That’s the first message of the Domino…

  • All you need is love (and a great Valentine box)

    Students in Kandi Branch’s first-grade class at Yeso Elementary School show off their impressively decorated Valentine’s Day card boxes during the school’s holiday festivities Friday.…

  • County plans public meetings on weed, liquid waste ordinances

    ARTESIA — The Eddy County Planning and Development Department will hold two special public meetings next week on a pair of proposed ordinances. The purpose…

  • Housing authority to accept rental assistance applications

    ARTESIA — Representatives from the Eastern Regional Housing Authority will accept Eddy County applications for the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program from 10:30 a.m. –…

  • Senate Finance Committee approves bipartisan REAL ID bill

    A key committee in the New Mexico Senate tonight unanimously approved House Bill 99, a bipartisan compromise  to bring the state’s driver’s licenses into compliance…

  • Accident at Seventh and Mahone

    Artesia Police Department officers and EMS crews respond Thursday evening to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at Seventh Street and Mahone Drive. The APD…

  • APS board presents budget report, adjustments

    The Artesia Public Schools Board of Education began its Monday meeting by reviewing the results of the Special School Election (5 Mill Levy) results. The…