• Burger King on pace for February completion

    The interior of Artesia’s Burger King restaurant is still under heavy construction, but management says the dine-in portion of the eatery is on pace for…

  • Swafford honored for 50 years at library

    Above, rtesia Public Library librarian Peggy Jo Swafford receives a Certificate of Recognition from Mayor Raye Miller Tuesday during a celebration in honor of her…

  • WFEC signs PPA for solar facility in SENM

    Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has negotiated a long-term renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Invenergy, the world’s leading privately-held developer and operator of sustainable…

  • Elderly, conservatives shared more Facebook fakery in 2016

    Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the…

  • #AgStrong

    New Mexico FFA State Vice President/District V President Maegan Lemon entices members of the Artesia FFA Chapter with the promise of candy for good performance…

  • Cancer death rates hits milestone: 25 years of decline

    The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates…

  • Looking Back: Burgess receives chiropractic award in 1989

      Looking back 40, 30 and 20 years ago, the following are excerpts from the Artesia Daily Press from Jan. 7-13. 40 years ago Jan.…

  • Public invited to celebrate 50 years of service with longtime librarian Swafford

    “I think you were destined to be in a library,” Artesia Public Library supervisor Erin Loveland tells Peggy Jo Swafford. It’s a Friday morning at…

  • Council to hold eight public hearings in first meeting of 2019

    The Artesia City Council will hit the ground running at its first meeting of 2019, with a whopping eight public hearings on the agenda. Following…

  • Foster retires from CVE after 15-plus years

    On Jan. 2, a retirement celebration was held in honor of Della Foster. Foster retired from Central Valley Electric Cooperative after more than 15 years…