• Former physician pleads guilty to unlawfully distributing painkillers

    A former physician pleaded guilty Thursday morning in federal court in Las Cruces to the unlawful dispensing of controlled substances and healthcare fraud. Pawankumar Jain,…

  • Missing woman found unharmed

    Ashley Saiz, 20, the Artesia woman who was reported missing Tuesday, has been found. Cmdr. Lindell Smith with the Artesia Police Department said Saiz was…

  • Band Boosters raffle winner

    Floyd Steed, center, and employees of Cisco Equipment stand next to a Polaris RZR 900 Steed received after purchasing the winning ticket in a raffle…

  • Comments sought on public-private land-swap hunting access agreements

    The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comment about agreements that would open some private lands to public hunting in exchange for closing…

  • Everspring reopens under new ownership

    Hungry diners seeking a helping of Kung Pao chicken or crab rangoon were surprised last week to find the doors of Everspring Chinese Buffet, 502…

  • Council balances infrastructure budget gouged by Goliath

    The city council came together Tuesday to approve the City of Artesia’s mid-year budget resolution. Winter storm Goliath cost the Infrastructure Department $96,000, but the…

  • Fire near Navajo extinguished quickly Sunday

    A small fire that ignited late Sunday evening near Navajo Refining Company was quickly extinguished by Navajo fire crews. The fire, which was located outside…

  • County service awards

    Members of the Eddy County Commission pose for a photo with county staff honored Jan. 26 for their years of service. Pictured are, from left,…

  • Commission hears presentation on extension service

    Today’s meeting of the Eddy County Commission began with a presentation on the Cooperative Extension Service and the Eddy County Extension programs led by Woods…

  • Fundraisers benefiting AHS basketball teams

    The Artesia High School basketball teams are holding a pair of fundraisers to benefit their programs. Above from left, Alissa Wagner, Carlos Caldera, Santiago Morillon,…