• Officer uses Taser on subject fleeing scene

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer An Artesia officer put his duty-issued Taser to use after a 23-year-old suspect allegedly fled from his vehicle during a routine traffic stop just after midnight on Saturday.

  • ANB puts smiles on kids’ faces

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  • City to cease accepting service applications from non-city residents

    Mayor: Council to review services, Memorandum of Understanding with county ARTESIA — The City of Artesia has announced it will cease taking applications from non-city residents for water, wastewater and solid waste services.

  • Council approves GAEDC changes

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer City Council members approved changes to the Greater Artesia Economic Development Coordination (GAEDC) board after much debate during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

  • PD detectives, supervisors armed with iPads

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Detectives and supervisiors at the Artesia Police Department have recently been provided with the technology geek’s latest hunger: the Apple iPad.

  • United Way still short of goal

  • Commission votes against transfer of county roads

    Decision further hinders city’s annexation plan By TYLER GREEN Daily Press Staff Writer The Eddy County Board of Commissioners voted against the transfer of county roads to the City of Artesia for the second time Tuesday morning.

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  • Xcel project to improve service

    ARTESIA — An Xcel Energy construction project near Artesia aims to improve the reliability of electricity service to homes and businesses, leaving them less vulnerable to prolonged outages.