• Site work begins for McAlister’s

    Artesians anxiously awaiting signs of activity at the future site of McAlister’s Deli were rewarded Monday by the sight of construction equipment and piles of…

  • DOE names field office manager at WIPP

    The U.S. Department of Energy has appointed a new director to the field office that oversees the federal government’s troubled nuclear waste repository. Todd Shrader…

  • Looking Back: Brantley Dam work ongoing in 1985

    Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Aug. 30 – Sept. 5. 40 years…

  • Cheer clinic set for Sept. 2-3

    The Artesia High School cheerleaders invite girls ages 3 years to fifth grade to participate in a Cheer Clinic from 3:45-5 p.m. Sept. 2-3 at…

  • Cross country teams hold bake sale in honor of former teammate

    Above and below, members of the Artesia High School cross country teams work bake sales Friday afternoon at Fenn’s Country Market and Wal-Mart to raise…

  • Artesians enjoy Red Dirt Black Gold

    A salute to oil and gas, the industry that makes Artesia’s economy run, and the “red dirt” sound drew Artesians of all ages downtown Saturday…

  • 7024U Youth Outreach Center thanks volunteers

    7024U has amazing volunteers! From teaching our youth art to event set up, David Tenorio, David Hussleman, Harli Hussleman and Carlos Rodriguez have come to…

  • Full Moon Walk

    of “oldies but goodies” performed by Vinnie Baggatone and the BaggaVaughns at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. A Full Moon Walk will follow with entrance…

  • Speaker outlines struggles in Israeli holy land

    Nati Rom, a representative of Lev HaOlam, speaks Tuesday to attendees of a presentation on the Judea and Samaria region of Israel, its history, and…

  • Xcel warns of telephone scam

    ARTESIA — Xcel Energy is warning customers of an ongoing telephone scam in New Mexico and Texas. In the scam, the caller claims to be…