• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 5 GRASS FIRE 2 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Grand Avenue in reference to a grass…

  • 5-5-AmberAlert

    Amber Alert cancelled

    Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for 4-year-old Angelo Garcia, missing from Sandoval County. The boy is described as Hispanic, 3 feet tall and 40…

    Updated: 6:09 pm

  • DOE takes key step toward reopening WIPP

    The Department of Energy’s Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) has taken a key step officials say keeps the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) on pace for…

    Updated: 2:10 pm

  • Auditor to eliminate rape kit backlog

    New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller has announced the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) is conducting a statewide audit of the inventory of untested…

    Updated: 2:08 pm

  • 5-5-CriticalHabitat

    Forest Service implements land closures to protect endangered mouse

    Portions of the Lincoln National Forest will be closed for periods of several months over the next two years in order to protect an endangered…

    Updated: 2:07 pm

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 4 ALARM 12:13 a.m. – Officer dispatched to La Fiesta in reference to a burglary alarm. HARASSMENT 12:52 a.m. – Officer…

  • Ashlynne Mike

    Arrest made in murder of 11-year-old girl

    The FBI has announced an arrest in the abduction and murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl. Tom Begaye, 27, of Waterflow, was arrested Tuesday evening…

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT May 3 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:22 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 700 block of West Chisum Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • County announces FEMA funding from snowstorm Goliath

    Eddy County officials have announced the county will receive funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to aid in the repair of damages incurred…

  • Bobby Norman

    Bobby Norman

    Memorial services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Trinity Baptist Church in Lovington for Bobby Joe Norman. Bobby was born Aug. 19,…