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Classifieds for July 21, 2011


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DIY Oil change specials: 5 qts Valvoline oil and a Fram Extra-Guard filter, $19.99. 5 qts Valvoline Max Life Oil and a Fram tough-Guard Filter, $21.99. 5 qts. Valvoline Synthetic oil and a Fram Tough-Guard Filter, $29.99. Hydraulic Hoses custom made for all types of farm & construction equipment. Batteries in stock for cars, trucks, ATV’s, boats and heavy equipment. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525 37-TFN

SPANISH / ENGLISH TRANSLATION SERVICES (forms, applications, courtroom and medical). Affordable and readily available. Traduccion en Espanol y Ingles (Formas, solicitudes y salas de tribunal). Asequible y lista para servir. Linda Esparza Beverly 956-432-6350. 28-1XU

EXCAVATION – Backhoe and tractor work. Septic, cisterns, trench work, foundations, brush hog, driveway work.  Great rates. Call Joe at 719-989-7255. 21-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

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

MIKE’S COFFEE BARN – Serving lattes, cappuccinos, fresh donuts, quesadillas & free WIFI. 304 W. 7th. 738-3318 47-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

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR – Frank’s Small Engine Repair, over 30 years in the repair business, all makes & models.  Boat motors, lawn mowers, saws, generators & more. Parts & service, Pick up and delivery available. 502 CR 598, Walsenburg, CO Call 719-422-1943. OPEN: 8-4 Tues-Sun.

METAL ROOFING – Custom cut to length, Panels and Trims. 40 Yr paint warranty. 18 colors. Felts, boots, caulks, vents, etc. Greenhouse panels. Rail-road ties. Crews available. Pole Buildings, garages, and additions. In-house manufacturer, quick turnaraound. 719-852-0113. Skyline Metal.

ABSOLUTE DRAINS we are a new business to the area and have over 15 years of experience in the field of Drain Cleaning and excavation of water and sewer lines for repair. We take pride in our work and make sure to educate the customer on any potential problems and preventitive measures for the future. We strive on providing the best customer service available in Southeast Colorado and fully expect to meet our customers needs to the highest standards. At Absolute Drains we provide Fast, Friendly, and Affordable service to our customers. One of the best things about us, we answer our phones! We take a tremendous amount of pride to be there for an emergency when you need us. We are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day at no extra charge for emergency calls. We are licensed and fully insured. We are a company you can count on! 719-240-8866. 10-TFN

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

FINAL STEP FLOORS – for all of your flooring needs: carpet, wood, ceramic, vinyl laminate. Expert installation. 101 Walsen Ave., Walsenburg. Brad and June Tucker. 738-120­1 47-TFN

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

JP CARPET SERVICE – Professional Installation, affordable carpet. Experienced and timely. Call 575-707-1180. 28-2XP


Drivers wanted To Transport Railroad Crews In The Trinidad, Co Area. Paid Training, Benefits, & Company Vehicle Provided. Starting Pay $.15 Per Mile Or $7.50 Per Hour While Waiting.  Apply Online At Www.Renzenberger.Com Or Call 800-898-7785 & Leave Message. 29-4XP

PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER – experience required. Fax resume to 719-738-2778 or mail to PO Box 911, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 29-TFN

Huerfano School District Re-1 located in Walsenburg, Colorado is seeking applicants for the following positions starting with the 2011-12 school year: Special Education 4-8, High School Math, Secretary at Gardner Elementary, Preschool Aide Gardner Elementary. Positions are open until filled. Applications are available at the District Office 201 E 5 th Walsenburg, CO 81089 (719-738-1520) or online at (Human Resources tab). 29-2XU

TOWN OF LA VETA – Town Clerk Position Available. The Town of La Veta is accepting applications for the position of Town Clerk.  Applicants must have computer skills and be competent with Word & Excel. Responsible to attend all Board meetings and prepare and maintain minutes and records of the Town of La Veta.  Administration of the Town Code, maintain work records, leave requests. Town Clerk is responsible to prepare and present a budget to the Board for consideration. Must file state and federal reports as required.  updating of Website and internet site. Is financially responsible in various applications. Must cross train as Deputy Clerk. Copies of job description is available at Town Hall.  The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled.  Applications may be picked up at 111 W. Moore or online at 29-1XU

TOWN OF LA VETA – Deputy Town Clerk Position available. The Town of La Veta is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Town Clerk. Applicatns should have computer skills.  Ability to learn water billing system and will be responsible for bookkeeping, payroll and accounts payable and receivable.  Provide direction and information to the public regarding the Minicipal Code. Must cross train as Town Clerk. Copies of job description is available at Town Hall. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Applications may be picked up at 111 W. Moore or online at 29-1XU

PART-TIME FIELD service rep. SymphonyIRI Group is now hiring part-time individuals to collect product information in Walsenburg, CO retial stores! 10-24 hours /wk. Weekday availability, landline phone, reliable vehicle required. Competitive comp. plus mileage/drive time. Applu EOE. 29-1XU

The Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department is accepting applications for WIC Director. For detailed information or to apply, please contact the Trinidad Workforce Center at 140 North Commercial, Trinidad, CO 81082. Phone 719-846-9221 or Kim Gonzales, Human Resource Director at 719-846-2213 Ext. 37. Applications will be accepted by Trinidad Workforce.

MECHANIC – The City of Walsenburg is accepting applications for the full-time position of Mechanic. All offers of employment shall be made contingent on passing a physical by a qualified physician, and substance abuse testing as required by local, state or federal regulations. Applicants must have a CDL license. Complete job description/requirement attached to application. Six months probationary period: Application may be obtained from the City Clerk Office, 525 So Albert Avenue, Walsenburg, Colorado, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. DEADLINE for applications to the City Clerk’s Office is 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 28th,2011. The City of Walsenburg is EOE & ADA compliant.

The pay scale starts at $8.67 per hour and is negotiable with experience. This is a full-time position that includes a benefit package. Qualifications include : High School Diploma or equivalent; ability to work well with others; the ability to complete manual labor tasks, including lifting up to 50 lbs and carrying up to 25 lbs; strong computer skills; advanced organizational skills. Knowledge of governmental accounting procedures and school finance is preferred.
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The pay is $2565.00 for the season, from August – October 2011.
These positions will remain open until filled. Applications can be obtained from Superintendent Bree Lessar at 719-742-3662, ext. 16 or on the District’s website at New hires are subject to a background check prior to employment. 28-2XU

Aguilar School District Re-6 is accepting applications for the following positions: *Secondary Math/Science; *Secondary Social Studies; *Secondary part time Physical Education with other possible teaching areas; *Transportation Director; *Head Cook; *2 Route Bus Drivers; *Substitute and Activity Bus Drivers. The work week is Monday-Thursday with benefits available with full time positions. Position applications close at 4:00 PM Friday July 8PM 2011, late applications will not be considered. New hires are subject to a background check and drug test prior to employment. Applications may be obtained at When complete, please send an email to the Aguilar School District Re-6 Superintendent, Dave Seaney at including your proof of licensure, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of interest, resume and the completed application expressing your interest in the specific position. For further information please contact Superintendent Dave Seaney or Business Manager Jennifer Baudino at 719.941.4188. 27-3XU

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST. Growing chiropractic office looking for a part time receptionist. Must be friendly, vibrant, enthusiastic, detail oriented, able to multi task, type well, have a professional appearance and some computer knowledge. 2 years work experienc, good references required. Accepting resumes at Vigil Family Chiropractic, 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg. 719-738-3808. 15-TFN


FOR RENT: Lovely Stucco home with 2 acres in the country, views and fenced. For more information, call: Wilma C Martinez 719-989-0888.  Rent is $650 per month with damage deposit of $400. 28-2XP

HOUSE FOR RENT in Walsenburg. 3 BR, 2 BA, living room, family room, dining room, fenced yard. $600 plus deposit. ALSO, 2 BR, 2 BA, very private by Navajo. Porch and storage. $525 plus deposit. 719-553-6888.28-4XP

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

ROGERS APARTMENTS, 1 Bdrm apartments starting at $300 mo. Washer/dryer on property. Deposit required. No pets. Utilities furnished. 738-2873.

BEAUTIFUL MODERN 3 bedroom house for rent. $700 per month, $700 deposit. 719-334-0281. 26-4XU

LARGE STUDIO – $295 per month and up. Free cable TV and laundry supplies. Call 738-2149. 30-TFN

1BR APT WITH WASHER and dryer. $375 plus deposit. 719-250-2359 Walsenburg.


FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE in La Veta. 3000 sq ft passive solar for rent or sale. Organic garden, pets allowed. 2 BA, greenhouse, large open kitchen, internet ready. $1,100/mo, last month, $500 deposit.  Call 719-989-9138 or 970-482-0663. 28-TFN

MUST SEE RECENTLY UPDATED open concept. 2 br – 1 ba/study and sunporch. Appliances included. 57 acres including barn.  Serious inquires ONLY. $165,000. Neg by appointment only. Phone 719-248-6721. 29-5XP


LOST & PROBABLY FOUND – Friday the 15th of July – old hay fork, metal tines. Reward! 738-3017


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

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

FREE 8 WEEK OLD MALE KITTENS to good homes: Both are cute, playful, litter box trained and have had first vaccinations. If interested in adopting either or both of these kittens, please call 719-738-1666. 28-2XP

PUGS FOR SALE – 719-738-4869 29-1XP


AUCTION- Annual La Veta Consignment Auction. Sat. August 6. Call: Jim Hoobler, Hoobler Auction Company. 742-5496 29-2XU


VEZZANI GARAGE SALE at their warehouse. Craftman 42” snow blade, 1983 Chrysler, 1976 Camping Trailer, Organ, ceramics, weight set, tables & chairs, walk in ccooler, clothes, lots of dis ware, bedspreads, sheets and numerous other items. East of I-25 at 316 Highway 10. July 22nd and 23rd, 9am – 6pm. 28-2XP

MULTIPLE FAMILY YARD SALE. Furniture, rugs, great stuff! Saturday, July 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dream Mountain Center, 115 W. Ryus Avenue, La Veta. 29-1XP

MOVING SALE – Fri 22nd, 9-5pm and Sat 23rd, 9-3pm. 705 Pennsylvania Ave. Appliances, furniture, household goods and more. NO EARLY BIRDS!! 29-1XP

YARD SALE – Saturday, July 23 8am-4pm. 2150 River Ridge Trail – intersection of County RD 351 and River Ridge Trail. 719-989-8453. Sports and Camping gear, bulding materials and womens’ items. 29-1XP

INDOOR SALE – Sat and Sun, 23rd and 24th, 10am-6pm.  Carnival glass, rifle, lots of antiques. 333 North Romero in Aguilar. 29-1XP

LEGOS- Have your kids outgrown them? Tired of them being all over the place? We’ll buy em from you! Call Tom at 738-6964 and let’s talk bricks. 28-TFN