• Agenda updated for State Game Commission meeting

    The agenda for the Aug. 27 State Game Commission meeting was updated Aug. 4. The full agenda, detailed agenda-item briefings and other information are available…

  • Expect roadblocks statewide during fall hunting seasons

    SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to detect…

  • Morning fire on fifth street

    Artesia Police and Fire departments responded to yet another early morning fire in the city Wednesday morning; this one is located at 507 S. Fifth…

  • West Richey Avenue rehabilitation project

    ARTESIA — The Artesia City Council at their meeting on July 24, approved the awarding of the West Richey Avenue Pavement Rehabilitation Project to Constructors,…

  • Calculation error prompts concern at nuke waste site

    CARLSBAD (AP) — The federal government’s nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico says a calculation error prompted shortlived concerns of a radiation release. Officials…

  • Safety risk cited as reason for administrative decision to cut power

    CARLSBAD — City of Carlsbad and Eddy County administrators cited “severe risk of electrical shock and continued noncompliance” as the reasoning behind the decision to…

  • Governor Susana Martinez announces funding for key highway infrastructure projects in New Mexico

    Leveraging New State and Federal Dollars, Large-Scale Projects Will Develop a Stronger Economy, Improve Highway Safety, and Meet Important Community Needs

  • Pecan pie auction raises $9,475

    For the third year in a row Staycy Thurman’s Hot Lemon Poke Cake was the overall winner in the Annual Eddy County Fair’s Pecan Pie…

  • Road repair begins on Main Street

    Road work began this week on Main Street from Seventh Street to 20th Street in Artesia. Citizens are advised to choose their routes carefully as…

  • Good news for Eddy County

    ARTESIA – The Eddy County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Friday July 31. In a statement issued to the Daily Press, Commissioner…