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Classifieds for January 31, 2013


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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. 3M Headlight Lens Rest-oration kit, $19.99. DIY oil change specials, 5 qts. Pennzoil and Carquest Red filter, $19.99, 5 qts. Pennzoil High-Mileage Oil and a CQ Red filter, $22.99. 5 qts. Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic oil and a Bosch Premium filter, $31.99. Quaker State oil, $2.79 qt. CQ 5w40 Synthetic HD diesel motor oil, $19.99 gl. Terra-Cair diesel exhaust Fluid (DEF), $11.99/2.5 gl. CQ Bravo Hydraulic fluid, AW32 or AW46, $39.99/5 gl. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525. 37-TFN

MEDICAL MARIJUANA Evaluations. Call 719-544-0009. Pro MDs. 12-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

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

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

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

THE LADIES at 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

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

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


Deputy Water Commissioner, CO Div of Water Resources, (Position # PEA-2063).  $13.70
$19.27/hour.  Eight months (March-Oct), 40 hrs/wk. Assists in the administration of water rights of water within all or part of the counties of Huerfano and Pueblo. Collects & documents water measurements, conducts field inspections and assists the public.  REQ:  HS diploma or GED, current CO driver’s license and dependable vehicle (mileage reimbursed).  Apply by February 11, 2013.  Further info on additional requirements & application procedure see announcement at: (select Department of Natural Resources & job is listed as Engineering Physical Science Assistant II). 05-2XU

Las Animas County Director of Care Services – South Central Council of Governments. Summary: This is a full time professional position responsible for program management and development of the Care Services Program in Las Animas County. The Care Services Director directly supervises case worker staff and engages in providing home and community based services within Las Animas County . The Care Services Director administers the SC COG’s Medicaid Licensed Provider Program for clients referred by the Department of Human Services. Other similar programs are funded by private pay clients, and contracted services. The Care Services Director also engages in long range strategic planning, program evaluation and fiscal management and regulatory compliance. The position reports to the Executive Director of South Central Council of Governments. Work Schedule and Qualifications: This exempt benefitted position requires 40 hours a week to be completed Monday through Friday. Professional staff may be called upon to work above and beyond the agency hours of operation. Salary $45K+ D. O. E. and Education. Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, health care services, nursing, hospital and medical clinic administration, or related field and significant executive or management-level experience; OR a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Closing date: Friday February 15, 2013 at 12:00 noon. All applications should go through the Colorado Workforce Center in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties. 05-3XU

DRIVERS WANTED to transport railroad crews in the Trinidad, CO area. Paid training, benefits & company vehicle provided. Starting pay $.15 per mile or $7.78 per hour while waiting, must pass a DOT physical.  Applications accepted online only at www.renzen 05-4XU

INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE – Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for an Instructional Aide at Gardner School. Qualifications: must have 48 college hours or have passed the ParaPro Assessment to be highly qualified. Apply at Huerfano School District Re-1, 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, 738-1520, or email Deadline: open until filled. EOE 04-2XP

RECEPTIONIST – Chiropractic office looking for a receptionist. Must be friendly, vibrant, enthusiastic, detail oriented, able to multi-task, type well and have a professional apearance. Position involves some daily bookkeeping, insurance claim processing and computer knowledge. References required. Accepting resumes at Vigil Family Chiropractic, 110 E 6th St. Walsenburg. Apply in person. 02-TFN
FOURTH GRADE TEACHER: Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for a Fourth Grade Teacher at Peakview School for the 2013/2014 School Year. Minimum Qualifications: Colorado Licensure and bachelor’s degree required, commensurate with level of job duties. Interested applicants should send a resume and application to Huerfano School District Re-1. Attention: Melinda Ruzanski, 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089. EOE 04-2XU

LONG-TERM SUBSTITUE TEACHER Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for a long-term substitute teacher for middle school science. Qualifications: Teacher License or Substitute Teacher Authorization. Apply at Huerfano School District Re-1, 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg. Contact Melinda 738-1520. Deadline until filled. EOE 04-2XU


2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH trailer house in the country. Older couple or single.  No kids. References required. 738-2530 or 941-4032. 05-2XU

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.

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT in Walsenburg. Great location and parking. 719-568-1660.

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

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

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


FOR SALE BY OWNER in Walsenburg, CO. 46.448 acres $249,900. 717 Cielo Azul Drive. SHOP-BUILDING 36×72, concrete floor, overhead doors. All metal siding and roof. STUCCO house, 3 bedroom, office with storage. 2 bathrooms. Large bar in kitchen. Combination dining & living room, 10 ft. ceilings, lots of cabinet space. New asphalt roof, 2 decks, back has handicap ramp. All appliances stay, including washer & dryer in laundry room. Basement has 1 car garage, 1/2 bath, new stool and sink, tile floor. Large closet for crafts, new carpet, plenty open space for living or bedrooms. Priced to sell.  Call 719-565-9832 or 719-924-4761. 01-4XP

NEWER LOG HOME in Navajo Ranch. Outstanding views from 7200’ ridge. Wood and Propane burning stoves; Solar hot water; 3bdrm/3bath, renovated Kitchen; 500 sq. ft. covered deck. $259,900. See, ListingID#23934699, or call 719-251-5207.


MATURE, RESPONSIBLE, quality tenant looking for 3 or preferably 4 bedroom large size rental within the city of Walsenburg. 2 bathrooms. Attached garage a definite plus. Have spotless credit record and can provide references as needed.  Willing to pay fair market value. Contact Fred 720-297-6216. 04-3XP


FREE PUPPIES – Five puppies born Dec 22, 2012, 1/2 chocolate Lab 1/2 Australian Shephard. 2 black, 1 male, 1 female; 3 females, gray spotted black and white. Free to a good home. Call 719-738-2636. 05-2XP

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

FREE CATS & KITTENS ready for adoption into loving homes. All females have been spayed and males neutered, have had vaccinations appropriate for their age and are litter box trained. Will bring their own bed, litter box and food. If interested, please call 719-738-1666. 01-6XP

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


2003 GMC YUKON XL, 4WD, Pwr. Seat, New tires, SLE, 5.3L V8, 3rd row, cloth, seats nine. #7083 $9,950 Call 719-542-2268. 52-TFN

2006 Toyota Sienna Van, XLE, 1-owner, JBL Audio, 6 disc cd, 3rd row, Leather, DVD #7068 $9,950 Call 719-542-2268. 52-TFN

2002 Nissan Frontier, King Cab, 4X4, 3.3L Supercharged V6, Auto, New Michelins #7143 $9,950 . Call 719-542-2268. 52-TFN


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Feb 1, 2013 at 11AM, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at PAPERBACK TRADING POST, 111 W 4th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, storage unit #9 on the day of the sale. List of property is: 4 boxes, 4 kitchen chairs, weights, small cooler, bed rails, head board, speaker, big mirror, stand, couches, dresser. Storage unit #9 was occupied by Michelle Aragon. 03-3XU


HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS – Saturday, February 16th from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm and Sunday, February 17th from 8:30 am-4 pm at Lathrop State Park Visitor’s Center. Cost is $10 per student. Bring yourself, a good attitude and your lunch. Class includes: hunting safety & survival, wildlife identification & management, sportsman ethics & conduct, and a live firing session. Space is limited. Call Monty Morgan at 970-985-8597 or register online at http://wildlife. endar/pages/hecalen dar.aspx 05-3XP

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Kathy Hill. Wednesday afternoons. 1 – 4 pm. Feb. 6 – Mar. 27. Beginners welcome. $15 per class. Supplies available $5 per class. Not required to attend every class. 512 S. Spruce St., La Veta. Call 719 742-5756 to reserve a spot. Space is limited. 04-TFN


INSIDE/OUTSIDE YARD SALE – Fri. Feb. 1 and Sat. Feb. 2 at 229 Indiana. Various sizes of pipe wrenches and other misc. tools. Chest of drawers, tables, dishes, blankets, misc. items. Men’s clothes & coats.

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