Contact Us

Classifieds for December 20, 2012


We charge $10 for the first 35 words, plus 30 cents per word after that. Then it’s just ­$7 per week total for your ad. All classifieds ad copy and payment are due by noon Tuesday. Call us at 738-1415! Right now, every classified ad in the Huerfano Journal is listed FOR FREE on our website! Go to


REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; plumbing repairs; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call Jim 989-7853. 01-TFN

SHALAWALLA GALLERY/ GIFT SHOP. Batik by Beth & Jonathan Evans.  Fair Trade Gifts and Colorado art. Scarves, shawls, and bags. OPEN Tues – Sat, 10-5pm. 107 W Ryus, La Veta. 742-3453. 48-3XP

THE gathering place – Drop off your laundry & ironing. Need a break? Let The Ladies at The Gathering Place do it for you! 903 S Oak, La Veta. Tues – Sat, 7-4. 719-742-3567. 20-TFN

JAKE’S HANDIMAN and general construction. Apartments, residential and commercial. Call 510-301-9046.

CARPET PROBLEMS? Burns, stains, tears, re-stretches, small installs. Maybe I can help. Call John Lockamy. 719-742-3288. 03-TFN

We now stock home and car chargers and cases for cell phones. Snowplow oil and parts in stock. DIY oil change specials, 5 qts. Pennzoil and Carquest Red filter, $20.99, 5 qts. Pennzoil High-Mileage Oil and a Fram filter, $24.99, 5 qts. Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic oil and a Bosch Premium filter, $32.99, Rotella 15w40 diesel motor oil, $12.99 gl. Terra-Cair diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), $4.99 gal. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525. 37-TFN

MEDICAL MARIJUANA Walsenburg evaluations. Monday Jan 21st. Call for appointment. 719-544-0009. Sponsored by Pro MDs. 12-TFN

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

PRISM BODY & PAINT Shop- from mild to wild! Open 8 to 5, Monday through Friday, 9 to 12 on Saturday. All insurance work accepted. “You do have a choice where you take your vehicle for repairs.” 200 CR 301 in Walsenburg. 738-9991. 52-TFN

MIKE’S COFFEE BARN Lattes, cappuccinos, fresh donuts, quesadillas & free WIFI. 304 W. 7th. 738-3318 09-TFN

RAMBLER 66 SERVICE is now buying: junk cars, scrap metal, copper, brass, aluminum, etc. TOP PRICE 729 Main St. Walsenburg 989-0850 . 04-TFN

ABSOLUTE DRAINS: Have a clog? We can clean and unclog any drains you have! We also do plumbing repairs and excavation work, so we can repair broken sewer lines in your yard and install cleanouts outside. We work 7 days a week with 24 hour emergency service. CALL TODAY – 719-240-8866. 22-TFN


3RD GRADE TEACHER: Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for a 3rd Grade Teacher at Peakview School for the remainder of the 2012/2013 School Year. Open until filled. Visit for details. 51-2XU

FULL TIME FINANCE CLERK – Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Huerfano County is accepting applications for a full time Finance Clerk in the Huerfano County Finance Office and Administration Office. The clerk will work closely with the Administrative staff and the public. Qualified candidates must have office experience and a High School Diploma or GED. The successful candidate will be required to begin employment by January 2, 2013. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Commissioners Office, 401 Main Street, Suite 201, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. December 19, 2012. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. Publish: December 13, 2012 50-1XU

The Huerfano County Board of County Commissioners is accepting letters of interest to serve on the following Boards: Huerfano County Board of Adjustment (2 members); Huerfano County Tourism Board (3 members); Huerfano County Planning & Zoning Board (2 members); Huerfano County Regional Building Authority (1 member) and, Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department (1 member). Members shall be appointed by the Huerfano County Board of County Commissioners. The appointed member will serve on the Board for a term ranging from one (1) to three (3) year, depending on the desired Board. Letters of interest will be accepted until December 21, 2012. Selection of Board members will be completed shortly after the acceptance period. Letters of interest should be delivered or mailed to Huerfano County Board of County Commissioners, 401 Main Street, Suite 201, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Publish: December 6, 13, 20, 2012.

VACANCY NOTICE – 6th grade Language Arts Teacher-TMS, 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR, Qualifications: B.A. Degree. Copy of current Colorado License. Submit complete application, resume, copies of transcripts and current Colorado License to: Trinidad School District #1, 215 S. Maple, Trinidad, CO 81082. 719-846-3324. Deadline: Until filled. EOE

Paraprofessional, Full-time/FPE, ($10.25 – $12.25). QUALIFICATIONS: (1) Minimum of two (2) years of college with at least 72 quarter hours or 48 semester hours with 100 or 200 numbered classes. Computer Skills necessary. Ability to relate in a positive manner with students. To be able to work cooperatively with adults and follow supervision of assigned teachers. Submit letter of interest to: Trinidad School District No. 1, 215 S. Maple, Trinidad, CO 81082. Deadline: Until filled. EOE 51-5XU

Production Assistant Needed – Must be professional, detail oriented and reliable. Email resume or credentials to 45-2XU


2 bedroom, 2 bath home with view of city from hillside location. Near 1st Choice Market and schools. $550 a month, $550 deposit with $35 app fee. Animals allowed with deposit. Contact Wynnelle at 989-0105. 51-2XP

26 THIRD (MUTUAL) – 3 bedroom house for rent. $650 month/$650 deposit. Available NOW. Housing welcome. Call Huerfano Properties at 719-994-5607. 50-2XU

CLEAN, QUIET ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT in Walsenburg with washer and dryer included. Close to downtown. $375/mo. 719-250-2359 Call for application. 38-TFN

STUDIO & ONE BEDROOM – $295 per month and up Free cable TV and laundry.  Mature Adults. Call 738-2149. 30-TFN

VERY NICE 2 BEDROOM home for rent. Older couple preferred. Call Roxie at 738-1307. 34-TFN

NICE TWO BEDROOM one bath, newly remodeled home for rent in Walsenburg. One year lease required. $425/mo. NO PETS, NO Section 8. Call 719-989-0527 for information. 40-TFN

“SENIORS” 50+ studios and 1-bedroom. Free cable TV and laundry facilities. Call 738-2149.­ 33-TFN

2 bedroom, 1 bath home for rent with detached garage. Centrally located. Water, sewer, trash paid. $550/month, $550 deposit. No pets, please. Call 738-6390, leave message. 42-TFN

ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT, $325/month plus deposit. Washer & dryer. Quiet complex. For application or to view, call 719-250-2359. 45-TFN

BY NAVAJO, 3 BR, 2 FULL BATHS, with porch. Very private. $550 per month plus deposit. Also, 2 BR, 2 full bath, $450 plus deposit. Call 720-309-8676.


PLEASE HELP! Looking for someone to take a great farm dog that belonged to the late Randy Dressler. Sweet, spayed 2-3 year old female Golden Lab with all shots. Great skunk hunter who keeps wild-life off your property.  Call Kriss at 970-903-4170. 51-2XP

DELUXE BOARDING KENNELS for cats and dogs. Fully licensed pet-care facility, Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic, 22540 West U.S. Hi
ghway 160, 738-1427. 28-TFN

DO YOU HAVE A PET to spay or neuter? We have funds available to help subsidize ­the cost of spaying or neutering. Call us to see if you qualify for this subsidy. Los Huerfanos Animal Welfare Association through Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic. 738-2303. 28-TFN


TAPPAN ELECTRIC OVEN – Like new. $200. Call 719-350-0859.


NURSE ASSISTANT CLASSES starting Jan. 24, 2013 in Walsenburg. For application, call 719-890-0334. 51-5XP


2007 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD, 4X4, Regular cab, Longbed, 6.0L V8, Auto, LT trim #7095 $10,950. Call 719-542-2268 45-TFN

1996 FORD RANGER 4X4, Supercab, XLT, 4.0L V6, 5 speed, A/C, Cruise, Power W/L/M #7114 $4,950. Call 719-542-2268. 45-TFN

A rebel cause

Part of the What Do You Know About That series by Ruth Orr SCOTLAND — Today’s topic comes to us from my favorite place on

Read More »

Goodbye, Joel; Hello Riley

Huerfano RE-1 accepts resignation of board member Joel Shults, approves use of Riley, emotional-support dog, at Peakview by Mark Craddock WALSENBURG — It was an

Read More »