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Classifieds for April 12, 2018


DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, 5 qts. CarQuest oil & red filter $19.99, 5 qts. Carquest Hi-Mileage oil & red filter, $21.99, 5 qts. Mobil 5000 oil & red filter, $22.99, 5 qts. Mobil 1 Synthetic Oil & Mobil filter, $29.99,Castrol GTX. $3.99 qt. 5 qts. Valvoline Max-Life oil, $22.99, ATV, Motorcycle & Garden Tractor Batteries in stock. Hydraulic hoses custom made. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg, 719-738-2525 01-TFN

RYE SEPTIC SERVICE. Septic tank pumping – 35 years experience. 719-489-2416 or 569-6297. 30-TFN

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call High Plains General Contractors LLC / Jim Sharpe, Walsenburg at 719-989-7853. 41-TFN

P.A.R. KINGS JEWELRY shop. Fine jewelry repairs, platinum, gold, silver. Loose stone replacement, settings. Eyeglass repair, watch batteries, small jobs while you wait. 134 W. Main, Ste 35. Trinidad. In the back of the Bell Block. 719-220-0117. 44-4XP

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING- Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commerical. 30 years experience. Free quotes, senior discounts. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 0r (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

BE YOUR OWN BOSS! Owner of this profitable 3- county snack food distributorship is ready to retire after 20 years. Great opportunity for a family, Mom & Pop, or entrepreneur. Owner financing available for qualified buyer. Call 719-859-1603. Leave message. 11-7XU

CHEAPER THAN THE OTHER GUYS” – painting and/or yard/house cleanup removal. We are local, clean, hard working, punctual and mature. Call Peter for a free estimate! (720) 275-1693 15-5XP

Help Wanted

CARL’S JR IN WALSENBURG- 700 Main St is currently screening applicants for upcoming VERY BUSY travel season. Multiple positions to be filled. Apply in person, 9am-11am, 2pm-4pm daily. This is a VERY fast paced work environment. Stable history and references required. Immediate hire potential for well qualified applicants. No phone calls, please. 11-12XP

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY JOB posting: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. SCREENING AND COMPLIANCE: • The offer of this Colfax County Position requires compliance with the following: • Employee must successfully complete employment drug screen and background check, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the personnel ordinance and guidelines of the County. • Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interseted in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 13-4XU

HUERFANO COUNTY IS ACCEPTING applications for a Seasonal Applicator for the Huerfano County Noxious Weed Department. Applicants must be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of noxious weed identification, and possess a valid driver’s license. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Salary is $12/hr, dependent upon experience. The anticipated duration of employment is approximately 4 months at 32 hours per week. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on April 16, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-2XU

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE needs a part-time, professional, energetic, dependable assistant. Position involves organizing workload and handling a busy reception area. Must be able to multi-task, exceptional customer service and phone skills a must. Computer and data entry experience needed. Email resume to or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

HELP WANTED for the best job ever! Betsy’s Ice Cream has two openings. Must work weekends May-Sept. “Rustic Lodging” will be provided. Ages 17 and up. Email for more info. 14-2XP

OPERATORS, LABORERS, CDL DRIVERS Northern Mountain Constructors, Inc. has immediate openings for laborers, experienced equipment operators, and CDL Drivers for the NMDOT project in Raton Pass. Scale wages, benefits. Project expected to last two years (with normal winter shutdowns due to weather). Please apply by sending relevant information, prior job experience and references via e‐mail to: help‐ Do not show up at jobsite. 14-1XU

LA VETA, A SMALL historic town at the base of the Spanish Peaks, is seeking applicants for Director of the District’s Public Library. The Director is responsible for managing all Library operations and resources and for working with the Board on long range planning and policy development. The ideal candidate will be technology literate, an agile problem-solver, be able to get along with a community of diverse perspectives and be highly committed to the Library. Our selection will have a strong background in financial management and successful supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Masters of Library Science is preferred. The District of approximately 1300 residents, is a lively mix of social, political, and religious groups from which comes an energetic group of library users. The Library is one of America’s Star Libraries and is known for its friendly, professional service and a basket of fresh baked snickerdoodles at the front desk. To apply, send a professional resume and a non-form cover letter or other form of introduction. Please tell us about yourself in relation to this job opportunity, including your favorite cookie! Also, please tell us what it is about small, rural libraries that makes them special. Send these materials to Sandy Messick via email: Procedural questions may be emailed to the same address, or call 720-557- 5457 and leave a message. For more details and the complete job description please go to Application DEADLINE is 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. 14-7XU

SPANISH PEAKS FAMILY CLINIC – MEDICAL ASSISTANT Spanish Peaks Family Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. A Medical Assistant who is certified or registered with a nationally recognized certification program and 1 year of experience is preferred. Clerical experience is highly desired. Knowledge of medical terminology and good computer skills is a must as we are now on a fully electronic medical record system. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, and family practice experience preferred. Successful candidate will work closely with providers and patients in a fast paced environment. Please submit application and resume, or if current employee a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department by the April 13, 2018 closing date. For further information contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information and application go to 14-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO FRANCISCO FORT MUSEUM PART-TIME SUMMER POSITION The Town of La Veta and the Francisco Fort Museum Board is seeking one individual for Part-time summer position, to work an average of 20 hour per week at the Francisco Fort Museum. This position is a seasonal position to begin mid-May through Labor Day weekend. The qualifications/job description and applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 111 W. Moore Ave., La Veta, Colorado. This position will work under the supervision of the Museum Director and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on April 16, 2018. Posted: March 27, 2018 Published: April 5 & 12, 2018 Laurie L. Erwin, CMC-Town Clerk 14-2XU

RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for the following: – Secondary Band/Choir Teacher with a Performing Arts (Music) endorsement – Secondary Business Teacher with Business Education endorsement – Occupational Therapist- NMPED and NM State Board certified. Applicants must possess valid NMPED license with 3 years’ experience preferred. An interest in coaching is a plus. A background check will be done upon hiring at applicants expense. For more information contact Applications available at Please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to 1550 Tiger Circle, Raton, N.M. 87740. Deadline for applications is open until filled. 14-3XU

SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR Spanish Peaks Veterans’ Community Living Center, a department of the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center is seeking a full-time Social Services Director. This individual will function as a member of the facility’s management team and will be responsible for the social services department in a 120-bed long term care facility dedicated to caring for our nation’s veterans. Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, MSW is preferred. A minimum of one year supervised social work experience in a long term health care setting, working directly with individuals is highly preferred. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate supervisory skills and experience, strong interpersonal, leadership and facilitation skills. Must be able to work in a collaborative way with physicians, management team and support staff and be able to generate and maintain a resident-centered approach to the delivery of care. Position will require some holiday and weekend work. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540. To view facility information or application, go to Open Until Filled. 15-1XU

RUSSELL STOVER CHOCOLATES Montrose, southwest Colorado •Maintenance lead & general mechanics full job descriptions available online at: EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled 15-2XU

Developmental Specialist II/ Family Service Coordinator The Children’s Workshop is seeking a Developmental Specialist to work with Birth to Age 3 children with developmental delays or at risk for DD. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Special Ed, Early Childhood or Elementary Ed, Social work, or another degree that could benefit our children/ families. Full time. Excellent benefit pkg. Please email resume’ to: or mail to: P.O. Box 1589 Raton, NM 87740 Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018. 15-2XU

Sangre de Cristo Hospice is looking for a PT/PRN RN Case Manager to join our dynamic team in our Walsenburg office. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is the Southern Colorado leader in enhancing the quality of life and maintaining the integrity of individuals and their families in need of supportive or end-of-life services by offering symptom management, support, comfort, and compassion. The RN is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care for patients. The key to our success is our dynamic team of compassionate, dedicated, and experienced individuals. If you fit this description, we want to meet you! Submit your application now to join the best in the Hospice industry! To apply: please visit our website at to fill out and submit an application or apply in person at 129 Kansas Ave. Suite 1, Walsenburg. Sangre de Cristo Hospice offers a competitive wage based on experience. Full Time employees are offered a comprehensive benefit plan to include affordable health, dental, and vision plans for you and your family, a generous paid time off program, and a 403 B retirement with a company match and 100% vesting upon plan entry. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is a proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 15-2XU

For Rent

APARTMENT FOR RENT MATURE ADULTS (40+)from $350 + util. Walsenburg. Call 719-738-2149. 30-TFN

NICELY FURNISHED Commercial space, close to Main, with good parking. 630 Sq. ft. $450/mo. 116 E. 6th St. 719-406-0454 13-2XP


BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC  First Street, Raton. 1.) Santa Fe Cafe (pizza Parlour and Sub Shoppe) 2.) Fat Patty’s (formerly Hamburger Heaven) 3.) Retail Space( 2700 sq.ft, of wooden floors, 14 ft ceilings and a VIEW!) 4.) Small retail space (adjoining the Santa Fe Café. Could be gift shop or convenience store.) Call Jessica for Details. 505 309-1851. CHEAP…summer’s here! 15-3XP

HOUSE FOR RENT: newly remodeled in Walsenburg. No pets. $850. 720-220-5283. 15-2XP


Homes and Property for sale

CLEAN 2 BDRM / 1 BA house with 2-car garage on large corner lot at 301 East Fourth St., Walsenburg. All appliances included, $66,000 or best offer. Call 719-859-5687. 45-TFN

A COZY 2 BDRM house for sale on 43 acres, Gardner, CO. Wood burning stove, Propane stove, All appliances & furniture. Serious Inquires Only, 620-353-7533 08-4XU

FOR SALE IN SPRINGER, NM 8.74 acres of vacant land consisting of 104 lots in the Moxie Addition located NW of Springer High School. If interested call (575) 643-7537. Serious inquiries only.12-2XP



2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­



WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg O 81089. 719-738-1992 or 719-738-2840. 24-TFN



3/4” ROAD BASE, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 10-13XP