Contact Us

Classifieds for June 7, 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


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.

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

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

MIKE’S COFFEE BARN – Serving lattes, cappuccinos, fresh donuts, quesadillas & free WIFI. Open six days a week: Mon-Sat. 304 W. 7th. 738-3318 09-TFN

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

MEDICAL MARIJUANA Walsenburg Evaluations Monday, June 18th. Call for appointments: 719-544-0009. Sponsored by Pro MDs. 12-TFN

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

gathering place drop off laundry & ironing. Need a break? Let us do it for you! 903 S Oak, La Veta. Tues – Sat, 7-4. 719-742-3567. 20-TFN

STELLA LUNA REFLEXOLOGY and massage serving Cuchara and La Veta. Contact us at our new phone number, 719-680-4873. 20-4XP

JP CARPET SERVICE: Vinyl flooring and carpet installation by JP Carpet Service. Call 575-707-1180. 23-2XU

Disc Brake pads, $10.99 and up. DIY oil change specials: 5 qts. Pennzoil and a Carquest red filter, $20.99, 5 qts. Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic Oil and a Bosch Premium filter, $32.99, Quaker State oil, buy 3 qts., get 2 free. Window tint film in stock. Lawn & garden batteries, motorcycle & ATV batteries in stock. Air conditioning supplies, R134 & R12 freon replacement, A/C conditioner & stop leak now in stock. Hydraulic hoses custom made for all types of equipment. Motor oil and hydraulic oil available by the 55 gal. drum. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525

COMPLETE HOME REMODELS & REPAIRS, licensed and insured. Local references available. Call CR Tucker at 719-293-0624. 20-4XP

Mountain Harmony Market–Natural alternative support for: Arthritis, allergies, Celiac disease, high blood sugar, constipation, depression, diarrhea, diverticulitis, gout, heart disease, heartburn, insomnia, memory loss, menopause, prostate problems, thyroid, urinary tract health, weight control, and yeast infections. (Consult a health care professional before starting alternative treatments.) 321 W. 7th St. Walsenburg 719-738-2436. 12-TFN


PART-TIME BOOKKEEPING POSITION – must be self-motivated, experience required. Send resume to: Bookkeeper, General Delivery, Walsenburg, CO 81089 23-TFN

HOUSING SPECIALIST. South Central Council of Governments, Housing Specialist, Trinidad, CO
Following skills a must: Construction procedures and building codes. Oversight of construction inspection, progress payments, contractor complaint resolution, contract closeout documents, and grant compliance. Residential mortgage requirements, financial, budgetary, and grant application matters. Computer skills: Excel, Word. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Above average wages+benefits+401k. For an application and complete job description contact Trinidad Workforce Center (719) 846-9221 or Walsenburg Workforce Center (719) 738-2372. Deadline Monday, June 18, 2012 at 12:00 Noon. 23-2XU

MATHEMATICS TEACHER – Vacancy Notice for Mathematics – THS 2012-2013 school year. Qualifications: BA Degree, Copy of current Colorado License. One (1) position – regular math classes at THS (Algebra, Geometry) and one (1) position – upper level math classes for dual credit-transcripted graduate math courses preferred. Submit completed application, resume, copies of transcripts and current Colorado License to: Trinidad School District #1, 215 S. Maple Street, Trinidad, CO 81082. 719-845-2048. Deadline – Open until filled. EOE 23-5XU

DETENTION OFFICERS – Notice is hereby given that the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for detention officer positions. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, High School Diploma, or GED. Drug testing is required, and shift work is mandatory. This position is full time and includes excellent fringe benefits. The detention officers will work closely with the detention office staff; Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Service staff; and, the public. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Department, 525 S. Albert Avenue, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. June 11, 2012. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer.

CHILD CARE DIRECTOR & TEACHERS: Spanish Peaks Child Care (SPCC) is accepting applications for the following positions: Child Care Center Director and Early Childhood Teachers (Child Care Workers).  SPCC operates a day/child care center in Walsenburg and serves approximately 35 children. Minimum qualifications for the Director position includes, Director Certification from the Colorado Department of Human Services as a child/ day care director. Minimum qualifications for Early Childhood teachers: must have documented completion of course work and certification meeting the early childhood teacher qualifications. State qualifications for both positions can be found on the CO Dept. of Human Services, Division of Child Care website. For information about these positions, please contact Duane Roy at 719-680-3389 or send resumes to 309 W 9th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 23-2XU

SCIENCE TEACHER – Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for a Science Teacher. Qualifications: must hold a Colorado Professional Teacher License with a Science Endorsement. Teacher will teach Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy and Physics. Apply: Admin Office, 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg 719-738-1520. Deadline: open until filled. EOE 22-2XU

Marshal – The Town of La Veta, a town of 800 people in Southern Colorado, is seeking a new Town Marshal to oversee a two person department. Candidates with rural experience preferred. Picturesque setting, quiet streets, diverse population. Ideal for recently retired officers. The town provides Health, Vision and Retirements benefits, along with paid vacations and sick leave. Candidates will be required to pass an oral board interview, psychological testing, physical and a background/ credit check. Must be POST certified. Candidates must be able to work with police officers and community members in addressing issues and concerns, as well as the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Annual Salary 33-35K. Please send inquires/resumes to Personnel Committee c/o Town Hall, P.O. Box 174, La Veta, CO. 81055 or email to Applications will be taken until position has been filled. 22-3XU

KITCHEN HELP WANTED at Scout Ranch near Walsenburg. General duties; prep cook, main-line cooking. Room/board provided. Pay scale depends on experience. Phone Matt at 620-287-0343 or email Anyone over 16 (male or female) can apply. (you do not have to be a scout to work here). 23-1XU

Secretary/Receptionist (Full-Time): High School diploma or GED required. This position provides secretarial/receptionist support to the Walsenburg, CO office. Prior front office experience is preferred. Candidate must have solid communication and customer service skills. Must be proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Typing speed should be 40 plus words per minute. Must have valid drivers license and insurability. To apply for this position please visit our web site at and complete an on-line Job Application and submit it to Human Resources at This position will be open until filled. 23-1XU


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

3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, $500/MO
2 br, 1 ba, $450/mo., 2 br, 1 ba, $475/mo. First & last months rent, security deposit, $350. NO Pets & NO Section 8 719-251-2752. 22-2XP

HOME FOR RENT: 501 Elder, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Modular home, $500/month plus deposit. NO PETS. Call Sara, 719-240-0731 for more information.

The Walsenburg Housing Authority is accepting applications for 1, 2, 3, & 4 bedroom units. We have 3 bedroom units that will be available for occupancy starting June 5, 2012. Rent is based on income. For more details, please call 719-738-2720. An application can be picked up at 220 Russell Ave, Walsenburg, CO. 22-3XU

ONE BEDROOM, ONE BATH house at 118 W 9th in Walsenburg. Large fenced yard, wsher and dryer. $475 plus deposit. Outside pets only. Ask for Jim Roberts, 719-738-1732. 20-4XP

one bedroom apartment for rent in Walsenburg. Close to downtown. Call Roxie at 738-1307. 23-TFN

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

HOUSE, 3BR, 1BA, laundry room, quiet neighborhood, large trees, $600/mo, $600/deposit.  NO PETS. Section 8 Okay. 719-738-6390. 31-TFN

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

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

THE SPANISH PEAKS APARTMENTS is accepting applications for 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.  We pay water, sewer & trash, you pay gas & electricity. Utilities are super reasonable. Security deposit: $400, payable in 3 payments. Cats okay with pet deposit. Call for details today, 738-2720 or stop in & pick up an application at 220 Russell Ave, Walsenburg, CO (one block east of Subway). 22-3XU

HOUSE FOR RENT NEAR NAVAJO. Three bedrooms, two full baths, central air, porch and very private. $600/mo plus deposit. Call 720-309-8676.


Home for Sale – 35 Acres, 3 Bed, 2 Bath Fixer upper. Seller Financing: Low Down Payment, Low Monthly Payment. Easy qualifying terms. Call: 888-605-7474, ext 102. 1914 County Rd 650, Walsenburg. 22-3XP

HOUSE FOR SALE: 214 Ryus, La Veta. Nice 2 story, garage, w/ studio rental, deer, fruit trees, big yard, close to Main St. See at Asking $145k – make offer. Call 831-801-9261 or email info@laveta 20-4XP


HUGE,  1 YR OLD GREAT PYRENEES DOG needs a new home. Call 738-9876 and ask Barry. 23-1XP

MY FAMILY MOVED and couldn’t take me with them so I’m looking for a new home. I’m a 1 year old, friendly and playful male cat. I’ve been neutered, had all my vaccinations and am litter box trained. I’ll bring my own bed, food and litter box. If interested, please call 719-738-1666. 22-2XP

FOR SALE: PYGMY GOAT – $75. Registered Rat Terrier, female, 8 1/2 mos. old. Cost me $1,500, selling for $700. Insured & shots. 408-836-9906. 21-4XP

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

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


2004 TRACKER CARGO TRAILER, 4’x4’x6’ clear CO title. Not used since 2006. $750. Great shape. 1979 Z28 Camero project car, good body & glass, radiator & exhaust. NO motor or trani, clear title, $850 OBO. Call Jeff at 719-989-0074. 23-1XP

2002 F350 DIESEL WITH SHELL, dark gray, 4×4, four door, fully loaded. $14,000 OBO. 719-846-2970. 21-3XP

OLD PAWN NAVAJO Men’s watch band- Silver and turquoise. Beautiful. 738-1415. 14-TFN


HUGE SINGLE-FAMILY YARD SALE, open daily through Saturday. Located 1/2 mile north of Rio Cucharas Inn (CR 504). 23-1XP

FUNDRAISER YARD SALE: Derek Cordova Spirit Scholarship annual yard sale fundraiser. Sat, June 9th, 9am-? 101 Main St. Proceeds go to John Mall high school graduate (s). Donations are appreciated. Hope to see you there. 23-1XP

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY from 9am until 3 pm at 325 E 7th in Walsenburg. Sleeping bags, fishing equipment and much more. 23-1XP

3 FAMILY YARD SALE 326 Main St, Sat, June 9th from 8am-2pm. Furniture, small appliances, infant & kids clothes, bikes, piano, misc.

Dread Persephone

Part of the What Do You Kow About That series by Ruth Orr GREECE — As is so often the case with this column, anything

Read More »


OUR WORLD — For the third straight year, the World Journal has been named the best newspaper in its class in the 2023 Colorado Press

Read More »