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Man with 20ft Trailer Will do all types of hauling: cars, equipment, moving, wood, etc.  Insured.  Will do insurance claims.  Call 719-859-4213 19-14XP

Mower and saw shop, 40 years experience.  Yes, we repair riding mowers. Bob 719-250-0667. 21-4XP

PROFESSIONAL  local painter.  Interior-exterior, residential or commercial. 20 years experience. References provided, free estimates from one room to whole buildings. SBJ Painting, Walsenburg. 719-369-1927 27-TFN/EOW

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

HAVE YOU BEEN EXPERIENCING BACKACHES, HEADACHES OR NUMEROUS OTHER CHRONIC PAIN? CranioSacral Therapy might be the answer. CranioSacral is a light-touch approach that can make dramatic improvements in your life. Or call for just a relaxing deep tissue massage. Gift Certificates available. For more information call Healing Arts Therapeutics 719-989-8747 today for an appointment. 38-TFN

PIANO TUNING: Keep your piano in tune and in tip-top shape. Request an appointment online at or call 720-363-0052. Located in Huerfano County.  19-TFN


Professional Housekeeper wanted for a single family home in Walsenburg.  Weekly visits.  Please provide references.  Call Gretchen at 719-289-4548.  22-TFN

create a better future for yourself. Local State Farm office has a Full-time position for a licensed or unlicensed office staff. Bring resume by 320 W. 7th St. in Walsenburg. 719-738-1953 23-2XU

Full Time maintenAnce person.  Wanted for Pleasantview Apartments.  Experience and own tools required.  Apply in person at 304 Pinkerton Rd. La Veta.  Phone number is 719-985-0232 or email: 24-1XU

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Communication Center Manager in the Emergency Service Department. This is a full-time position and is benefit eligible.  The annual salary is $50,000. to $55,000., this is an exempt position.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For all details, qualifications, and job descriptions please go to or contact Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email 22-TFN

Part-Time Housekeeper wanted. 10AM – 2PM. Call Nikki 738-2800 23-2XU

Early childhood teacher and teacher asistant position.  Approximately 25-35 hours per week.  Part-time positions available. Wage based on experience and education.  Candidates should have or be working towards certification. Degree in Early Childhood and EQIT certification preferred.  Background check required.  CPR, first aid and universal precautions training availble.  Applicants apply at  SCCOG Early Learning Center, 100 W. Spruce St in Walsenburg. SCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.  Position posted intil filled. 18-TFN

Notice is hereby given that; Huerfano County is accepting applications for a Dispatcher in the Emergency Service Department. This is a full-time position; the position is benefit eligible with a salary of $40,000. non-exempt position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For all details, qualifications, and job descriptions please go to or contact Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email 13-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Detention Officer for the Huerfano County Jail. This is a full-time position eligible for County benefit plans. The starting salary is $33,000. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED.  A mandatory background check and pre-employment drug screen will be required. Shift work, holidays and weekends may be part of your regular schedule. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email Application will be accepted until position is filled.  Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-TFN

Notice is hereby given that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for the position of Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age or older; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing, criminal background and mental evaluation will be required. Shift work is mandatory and may include weekends and holidays. This is a full time position, eligible for County Benefits with a starting base wage of $36,627.38. A copy of the Job Description and Application are available by contacting Human Resources at 719-738-3000 Ext. 205 or email Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 37-TFN­

Accounts Payable Specialist. Will train right person. Three day work week, wage based on experience. Send resume to: 36-TFN

Customer Service Representative needed for Walsenburg location.  Must be able to communicate with customers, multi-task, accept payments and experience with excel spreadsheets a plus.  Full-time position with benefits. Email resume to 22-4XU


Announcement of job opportunity- Planning and Zoning Officer.  The City of Raton will accept applications from qualified applicants for the position of planning and zoning officer.  Applications and a complete job description may be picked up at the Raton Municipal Building at 224 Savage Avenue or obtained online at Statements of interest/ applications for the position will be accepted by Cyndi Parker- Human Resources Director- until 4pm on June 30, 2022 at the Raton Municipal Building.  Position classification is administrative/professional exempt.  Applicant shall include a summary of relevant job experience, education and qualifications.  Salary range is $37,500 to $42,500, depending on experience and qualifications.  For more information, contact HR Director at 575-445-9551 or cparker@ 24-3XU

The city of Raton /Raton water Works is seeking applications for a Construction & Maintenance Utility Trainee/Certified Utility Operator. This is a full time position with excellent benefits and retirement package. This is an entry level position with mandatory future New Mexico Operator Certification, however experienced certified operators are encouraged to apply. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications and contingent on level of certification. High school education or equivalent required and Class A CDL is required within one year. Clean driving record, background check and drug test required. Applications may be picked up at the Raton Water Work’s office at 224 Savage Ave., or on the City website at For questions, please call Terry Sykes, General Manager at 575-445-3861. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m.. Friday, July 1, 2022. Applications can be mailed to; City of Raton/Raton Water Works, P.O. Box 99, Raton, NM 87740. The City of Raton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 23-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title- Full- Time Deputy Clerk – Permanent. Pay Status- FLSA Non- Exempt.  Reports to County Clerk.  Salary-$23,920 – $32,257. Date Close-until filled. Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical functions in support of records and filings, including assisting customers, record keeping, and collecting cash; to maintain official County records and perform other duties as assigned. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.  Minimum qualifications:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Combination of clerical training or progressively responsible experience in an office environment totaling three (3) years.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written in English.
• Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
• Ability to operate standard office machines including but limited to wordprocessor, computer, and multi-line phone system.
• Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors, and co-workers.
• Ability to work alone and set priorities.
• Ability to perform transcription duties
Working conditions:
• All essential duties are performed indoors within a temperature-controlled environment.
• Worker often works alone both with and without directions from supervisor
• Office setting with desk and cubical environment.
• Essential and marginal functions may require physical condition necessary for sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time.
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.
• Employee must comply with 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.
Please submit resume to Colfax County Human Resources Department., PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740, or email or
Deadline is February 10, 2022 by 4p.m. Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 10-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Colfax DWI Compliance Officer. Pay Status-Contract, exempt. Reports to DWI Coordinator Salary: $30,000-$33,000. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general direction of the DWI Coordinator, the prevention specialist will organize and participate in DWI public relations. Please visit our website for more information.  You can submit resume or application to county human resources dept. if you are interested applying for the position, PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740, or email or  mgore@co.colfax.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 27-TFN
Colfax County Youth Empowerment Services. Colfax County Youth Empowerment Services has two positions open for full-time Family Support Practitioner/Pre-Natal and Early Childhood Home Visitor(s) to provide family support services for both Colfax and Union Counties. Position Specifications:Education: Bachelor’s or AA degree, from an accredited College or University, in human services or education field preferred.  Will consider non-degreed with years of experience equaling college accreditation.  A degree outside human services may substitute with an additional 1½ years of direct home-based services such as Family Preservation, MST, FFT, etc. working with children and families. Experience: Child welfare experience working with families in complex situations preferred. Knowledge of child welfare policies and programs and strategies of home-based services. Field experience working with children and families and overall ability to relate to and engage with these families. Skills: Requires working knowledge of child welfare in-home services. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; effective interpersonal skills, ability to relate to wide diversity of people and situations, both internal and external, demonstrated good judgment.  Demonstrated skills in family engagement strategies, facilitating science-based curriculum, conducting assessments on both adults and children, recruitment and community outreach, organizational and time management skills. Willingness and ability to participate in initial and ongoing training, including overnight, provided through our funding sources. Other: Must meet state criminal background check requirements and pass a drug test.  Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule. Travel: Must have a reliable vehicle, appropriate and valid state driver’s license and registration. Must have liability auto insurance and be able to transport clients if needed. Must be capable of travel and driving within coverage area, often multiple hours per day. Download application form at, send completed application along with resume to Job posting will be open until position is filled. For more information call Debbie at (575) 707-0483 38-TFN

JOB TITLE: Road and Bridge Maintenance Operator – Raton, NM. Pay Status: Non-Exempt. Reports to Road Department Superintendent. Salary: $13.84 Hrly. Open until filled. Position Summary:  Under supervision of the County Road Superintendent, performs maintenance on County roads and bridges and other County property and other duties as assigned. Work involves performing semi-skilled tasks to maintain roads and bridges, culverts and cattle guards. Please visit our website for a full job description. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• A high school diploma or GED.
• Must have Class A CDL.
• Must have three (3) years of road experience or relevant.
• Must pass road equipment test at time of interview.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and road equipment operation, as well as care and basic maintenance. Please submit application and resume to Colfax County Manager’s office if you are intersted in applying for the position, open until filled.   Mail to Colfax County HR Depatment, RE: Road Dept. Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM  87740 or email to SVALDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US or visit our website . Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer. 32-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY Job Posting. Job title-Information Technology Support Specialist- Full Time. Pay Status-Non- Exempt. Reports to IT Director  Salary: Depends on experience. Open until filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of the IT Director, provides a wide range of support line-of-business applications, systems, and software. Employee must comply with policies and guidelines of the County.   Please submit resume or application to county manager’s office, if you are interested applying for the position. PO Box 1498, Raton, NM  87740, or email or  visit and find detailed job description and benefits package.  Colfax County is an equal opportunity employer 27-TFN


Free to caring, responsible homes.  Adult Cats and Kittens. Affectionate, Social, Healthy, House trained, neutered.  If interested, call: 719-766-6184  or 719-553-7440. Please leave a message.12-TFN

La Veta pass Kennels. Has spacious outdoor kennels covered. Includes out side play area. Including inside kennels for small dogs. Day boarding available.  Call 719-470-9079. 8156 US Hwy 160. 19-TFN


MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT IN LA VETA- 3BR, 2BA, $875 per month. 1BR, 1BA for $675 per month. Also 2 BR 1 1/2 BA for $775 per month. First, last and deposit required. Washer, dryer, water and trash included. No pets. Call 1-719-989-0779 51-TFN


WANTED TO BUY – Elk and deer antlers. Any amount. All grades. Top prices. Also, bear traps. Powell’s Antler Shop. Trinidad, CO. 719-859-3587. 08-27XP


ESTATE / YARD MOVING SALE Rustic furniture, beds, tables, cabinets, trophy heads, elk, deer, etc. Pool table, boat motor tools, knick-knacks, buy paintings right off walls. Fri-Sun 719-248-0895 547 Taylor Blvd (CO. 504) 24-1XP

LIVING ESTATE SALE at one of Raton’s historic homes.  Lots of antique furniture, antique glass and collectibles.  Many, Many tools.  Look for the space ad in next week’s paper with more details, including location and items being sold. 24-1XU