• (Photo Courtesy Nancy Dunn)

    Hermosa students visit ‘Underground of Enchantment’

    Summer school students at Hermosa Elementary School examine samples of local rocks and minerals at the “hands-on table” and view 3D images of Lechuguilla Cave…

  • (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    Eureka! Students enjoy Explora demonstration

    Amelia Daniels, Juliann Hernandez and Abrianna Hernandez utilize batteries and wires on an interactive board in order to make a light bulb glow as part…

  • (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    AC&B clean up at eWaste event

    From left, Rebecca West-Baggerly, Olivia Alexander, Ramon Molina, Gabriello Molina, and Jesus Valdez fill boxes with electronic waste during day two of Artesia Clean &…

  • NMED Water Quality seeking public comment regarding Pecos River E. coli

    The New Mexico Environment Department’s (NMED) Surface Water Quality Bureau (SWQB) is seeking public comment on the draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) document for…

  • Roswell woman pleads guilty to meth trafficking

    Destiny Stephenson, 35, of Roswell, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking charges. Stephenson is one of 41 individuals charged…

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    Yolanda ‘Yolie Bear’ Cadena Rubio

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at Twin Oaks Memorial Park for Yolanda “Yolie Bear” Cadena Rubio. Rubio lost her battle…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT July 15 VICIOUS ANIMAL 1:20 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 2700 block of West Grand Avenue in reference to a vicious…

  • (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

    Suspicious fire forces closure of 13th Street, JJ Clarke area

    The Artesia Fire and Police Departments are investigating a suspicious fire that has led to road closures in the area of 13th Street and JJ…

  • APD offering drop box for medication disposal

    The Artesia Police Department is offering residents a safe place to dispose of old or outdated medication. A drop-off box will be available from 9…

  • Timberon wildfire has destroyed or damaged at least 30 homes

    Fire officials say at least 30 homes in the southern New Mexico mountain village of Timberon are among approximately 60 structures destroyed or damaged by…