• Students perform

  • City to fund economic development director hire

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer After a lengthy discussion, Artesia City Councilors approved funding for the creation and hiring of an economic development director to attrract business owners to Artesia.

  • Artesians enjoy Balloons and Bluegrass activities, Cottonwood Winery’s Rib Cook-off

  • Artesia students to honor Vets

    By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Artesia’s veterans will receive special recognition from the city’s third graders this week.

  • Teen arrested on explosives charges

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer A 17-year-old Artesia teen was arrested Wednesday when members of the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force and New Mexico Probation and Parole discovered items consistent with the production of explosive devices at a residence located on Funk Road.

  • Spooky Hat Contest

  • Awareness is the key

    By BEVERLY KODESH Special to The Daily Press Violence in the workplace. It can happen in Artesia, too.

  • AHS alum happy to return home

    Johnston back in Artesia as Zia teacher, coach By ASHLEY TRUJILLO Daily Press Staff Writer Artesia Intermediate School has welcomed a new teacher and coach, recent college graduate Stephen Johnston, to its staff.

  • Man escapes police during hospital visit

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer A 21-year-old Artesia man with a criminal history escaped from the custody of Artesia Police Department officers on Tuesday night.

  • Trilogy breaks ground on ‘master-planned’ housing community

    By EMIL WHITIS Daily Press Staff Writer The Trilogy Housing Development, “Artesia’s first and only master-planned community,” broke ground on Friday afternoon to cheers from city administrators and members of Artesia Chamber of Commerce.