Looks like you have a bit of confusion and incorrect coniguration. Sounds like you want one repeater to show all articles EXCEPT "archives".
If so then your Path property should be:
Then in the WHERE condition, you should have this:
NodeAliasPath NOT LIKE '/Message-From-Ceo/CEO-Message-Archive%'
Then if you want to create a separate "archive" repeater, simply use the same values BUT set the path to:
and leave out the WHERE condition.