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Classifieds for March 15, 2018


DIY OIL CHANGE SPECIALS, 5 qts. CarQuest oil & red filter $19.99, 5 qts. Carquest Hi-Mileage oil & red filter, $21.99, 5 qts. Mobil 5000 oil & red filter, $22.99, 5 qts. Mobil 1 Synthetic Oil & Mobil filter, $29.99,Castrol GTX. $3.99 qt. 5 qts. Valvoline Max-Life oil, $22.99, ATV, Motorcycle & Garden Tractor Batteries in stock. Hydraulic hoses custom made. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg, 719-738-2525 01-TFN

RYE SEPTIC SERVICE. Septic tank pumping – 35 years experience. 719-489-2416 or 569-6297. 30-TFN

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

PAINTING SERVICES AVAILABLE on exterior and interior structures. Excellent work ethic! Reasonable rates! PLUS- free estimates! References. Handyman duty, also! “There’s no time like the present time to get things done.”719-568-8364 or 719-989-0367. 06-4XP

P.A.R. KINGS JEWELRY shop. Fine jewelry repairs, platinum, gold, silver. Loose stone replacement, settings. Eyeglass repair, watch batteries, small jobs while you wait. 134 W. Main, Ste 35. Trinidad. In the back of the Bell Block. 719-220-0117. 44-4XP

AFFORDABLE CARPET CLEANING- Southern Colorado from Pueblo to Trinidad. Residential/ Commerical. 30 years experience. Free quotes, senior discounts. Call Sam or Sylvia at (719) 890-1079 0r (719) 989-7824. 48-TFN

CHEAPER THAN THE OTHER GUYS” – painting and/or yard/house cleanup removal. We are local, clean, hard working, punctual and mature. Call Peter for a free estimate! (720) 275-1693 07-5XP

GARDENING, YARD CLEANUPS, hauling, weeding, brush clearing. Big or small jobs. La Veta, Walsenburg. Call Mike Parry, 719-989-9057. Free estimates. 10-4XP

BE YOUR OWN BOSS! Owner of this profitable 3- county snack food distributorship is ready to retire after 20 years. Great opportunity for a family, Mom & Pop, or entrepreneur. Owner financing available for qualified buyer. Call 719-859-1603. Leave message. 11-7XU

Help Wanted

CARL’S JR IN WALSENBURG- 700 Main St is currently screening applicants for upcoming VERY BUSY travel season. Multiple positions to be filled. Apply in person, 9am-11am, 2pm-4pm daily. This is a VERY fast paced work environment. Stable history and references required. Immediate hire potential for well qualified applicants. No phone calls, please. 11-12XP

ARTHUR ROLLOFF INC. has five available positions open for Class A CDL drivers. Minimum starting pay $14.00 an hour. Pay may increase depending on experience. Relocation incentive pay may be included. Please call (575) 445-8072 for more information as well as application pick up times. 11-4XU

M&R TRUCKING IN TRINIDAD is now hiring Class B CDL drivers, offering full benefits, Competitive wages, and Safety Bonuses. Must be able to pass drug screening and provide a current copy of Driving Record. Contact Chris Pittman at 719-859-2914 for application. 10-2XP

MESA VISTA VETERINARY HOSPITAL is hiring two positions. 1. Small animal veterinary technician, veterinary assistant, or someone with experience working in a veterinary hospital. Full time or part time position available. 2. Full time person to be in charge of feeding animals, cleaning stalls, doing maintenance and assisting with large animal veterinary work. Apply in person at Mesa Vista Veterinary Hospital at 1600 South 2nd Street in Raton or call 575-445-3912. 10-12XP

FOOD SERVICE WORKER I The facility’s Dietary Department has need for a full-time Food Service Worker I. A successful candidate must have excellent customer service and teamwork skills. Six months of food service experience is preferred. Candidates must have knowledge of kitchen processes and cashier skills a plus. Some holiday and weekend work required. Interested candidates should submit an application and resume, or if a current employee, letter of interest, to the SPRHC Human Resource Department by the March 20, 2018 closing date.Applications available online at 10-1XU

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Job Vacancy #15-18. Extension Agent Agriculture & 4-H Youth Development, Las Animas County, Trinidad, CO. This Agent is a local representative of Colorado State University & works under the supervision of the Las Animas County Extension Director. The agent will provide leadership & organization in the development, implementation, evaluation, & reporting of educational programs in, agriculture, horticulture, natural resources, community & 4-H youth development build relationships and support for Extension programming. A completed Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred. A complete job description is located at: For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Please apply at: CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. 11-1XU

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Job Vacancy #17-18 Extension Director 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Horticulture Fremont County, Canon City, CO This Director is a local representative of Colorado State University & works under the supervision of Peaks and Plains Regional Director. The County Director will provide leadership & organization in the development, implementation, evaluation, & reporting of educational programs in 4-H youth development, agriculture, and horticulture focusing on Fremont County and assisting in other counties as appropriate. Completed master’s degree. Degree must have been conferred in agriculture, education, youth development, natural resources, horticulture, or a closely related field. A complete job description is located at: For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Thursday March 29, 2018. Please apply at: CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. 11-2XU

INDEPENDENT DRIVER: Rocky Mountain Metals is looking for an independent driver with the following: 1-Ton truck, gooseneck trailer, licensed and insured, ELD & DOT registered Contact RMM/Melanie Wahl for an interview – 575-445-2756 08-4XU

CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE needs a part-time, professional, energetic, dependable assistant. Position involves organizing workload and handling a busy reception area. Must be able to multi-task, exceptional customer service and phone skills a must. Computer and data entry experience needed. Email resume to or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

San Isabel Electric Association, located in Pueblo West, Colorado is seeking a Communications Specialist to assist in the planning, development and implementation of the Association’s formal communications with members, Board of Directors, employees and affiliated organizations using various mediums including traditional and social media channels. A copy of the complete job description with minimum job specifications can be found at Submit Resume, 3 references and cover letter in pdf format. Email resume to or mail resume to Attn: HR Dept. INTERGOV-JOB, 781 E. Industrial Blvd, Pueblo West, CO 81007. Material must be received by 5 p.m. (MST) on Friday, March 23, 2018. No phone calls. 11-2XU

THE CITY OF WALSENBURG is hiring for the position of Accountant/Payroll for up to 40 hours per week. Starting pay is $15 per hour negotiable depending on education and experience. Job duties include but are not limited to the following: Prepare bank reconciliations, process general ledger entries, prepare analysis and verification of account balances, maintain fixed asset registers and depreciation schedules, process payroll on a bi-weekly basis along with related taxes and benefits, assist utility office with A/P, special revenue collection, utility billing and customer service. Assistance with annual audit providing records and reports as needed. Special projects may include researching improperly processed paperwork, working with vendors and staff to reconcile discrepancies and assist with technical issues, researching variances, tracking and verifying expenditures, and ensuring accuracy and compliance of financial transactions. Ensures compliance and consistency with fiscal rules and regulations, identifies inaccuracies, reconciles discrepancies, and recommends corrective action within scope of work. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Knowledge of Caselle software is desirable. Must be able to pass a drug test and background check. Qualifications: Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, and/or FASB standards. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting. Use of Microsoft Office software and tools (primarily Excel and Word).Education Requirement:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or closely related field is strongly preferred. Experience Requirement: 2 years of professional accounting experience with a degree or 5 years without a degree. Government or fund accounting experience is highly desirable. For more information, contact Wanda Britt, Deputy City Clerk at 719 695-1031. Applications will be accepted until April 6th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. 11-3XU

AQUATIC PARK MANAGER The City of Walsenburg is seeking interested persons for the position of Aquatic Park Manager for the 2018 season. Job description and requirements are available with applications at the City Clerk’s office at 525 S. Albert Ave. Application will be accepted until April 6th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. ADA/EOE. Lifeguards The City of Walsenburg is seeking interested persons for Lifeguard openings at Walsenburg Wild Waters for the 2018 season. Job description and requirements are available with applications at the City Clerk’s office at 525 S. Albert Ave. Application will be accepted until April 6th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. ADA/EOE 11-3XU

TAKING APPLICATIONS for equipment operators / CDL drivers wage depended on experience. Will need to pass a drug test obtain an application from job service or email your resume to 11-1XU


For Rent

APARTMENT FOR RENT MATURE ADULTS (40+)from $350 + util. Walsenburg. Call 719-738-2149. 30-TFN

LA VETA – 4 BEDROOM house, $1,500 Studio Apt. $700. Phone 831-801-9261 or email 02-5XP

FOR RENT:  Mtn Cuchara townhouse, 2 BDRM, loft, fully furnished, $925/month. 785-346-6218. 07-09-11-U


Homes and Property for sale

CLEAN 2 BDRM / 1 BA house with 2-car garage on large corner lot at 301 East Fourth St., Walsenburg. All appliances included, $66,000 or best offer. Call 719-859-5687. 45-TFN

A COZY 2 BDRM house for sale on 43 acres, Gardner, CO. Wood burning stove, Propane stove, All appliances & furniture. Serious Inquires Only, 620-353-7533 08-4XU

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER minerals. Who owns the minerals you are selling? Who owns the minerals you are buying? Find out! Huerfano or Las Animas, call C.A. MacMillan. (719) 738-1250. 35 years experience. 10-3XP


1999 F250 4×4 regular cab 5.4 liter gas v8, 158,000 miles, clear regular title. Clean, rust free, high clearance, new tires, battery, fresh new silver paint, hot heater, ice-cold AC. $7,995/ offer. Gardner. 920-591-2955. 11-1XP

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax Diesel #8395 $14950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2006 Ford Ranger, Supercab 4-door, 4X4, FX4, 4.0L V6, Auto, New Tires #8396 $10,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2007 Dodge Ram 2500, QC, 4X4, SLT, 3″ Lift, 5.9L Cummins Dsl, 1-owner #8345 $24,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

La Veta Fire Protection District (LVFPD) is accepting sealed bids on a 1986 Ford Pickup. Vehicle being sold with utility boxes and “as is” except the pump and tank unit will be removed. Actual miles are 42,487. View at the east side of the La Veta Fire Protection District Fire Station, 100 Birch, La Veta, CO. Call Fire Chief David DeTray for additional information or to make an appointment. Or call 719-742-3656 – leave message and your call will be returned to give more information and make an appointment to inspect vehicle. Sealed bids must be received by 5:00 PM on March 8, 2018 and marked “SEALED BID – 1986 Ford Pickup”. Mailing address is; La Veta Fire Protection District, P.O. Box 44, La Veta, CO 81055. Minimum starting bid is $1,500.00 and LVFPD reserves right to refuse any/all bids. 08-4XU



WALSENBURG: CROSSROADS TOWN, a history by Dorothy Ree. 333 pages, 90 photos. Send check to WMM, $22, includes tax and shipping. Walsenburg Mining Museum, PO Box 134, Walsenburg O 81089. 719-738-1992 or 719-738-2840. 24-TFN


Beginning Watercolor Classes in La Veta Fridays 1:30 – 4:30 pm. $20 per class. Materials $5. Adults. Call ahead to attend. Kathy Hill 719 742-5756 Email: 05-TFN



LARGE GREENHOUSES. Great prices. Made in Colorado, for Colorado. (970) 726-9555. 09-4XP

MEDICAL MARIJUANA EVALUATIONS in Trinidad, CO. Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sunday, April 15, 2018. 429 N. Commercial St (Downtown-next to Deluxe Salon) Call 719-846-0420 to schedule an appointment today. Sign up: Trinidad’s Higher Calling U – see the front desk. Fee: $100.00 CASH TOTAL FOR DOCTOR VISIT APPOINTMENT Deposit $20.00Pay $80.00 to Dr. Schmidt at time of VISIT Cash Deposit or Credit Card # to hold appointment TOTAL DOCTOR APPOINTMENT COST = $100.00 *IMPORTANT!!!! MUST ADVISE OF EXTENDED PLANT COUNT AT TIME OF MAKING APPOINTMENT FOR VERIFICATION WITH DOCTOR. *Fee: $25.00 Application to the State of Colorado to obtain the license A medical marijuana card is a state issued identification card that enables a patient with a doctor’s recommendation to obtain, possess, or cultivate cannabis for medicinal use. These cards are issued by a state or county in which medical cannabis is recognized. Typically, a patient is required to pay a fee to the state in order to obtain a medical marijuana card. [1] In most states with medical marijuana card programs, the card is valid for up to 12 months and may be renewed. Legal states also have different requirements for obtaining a medical marijuana card. 11-5XU

3/4” ROAD BASE, 1/2” rock, pea gravel, decorative boulders, also river rock. Backhoe, road grader and dump truck services. Call 719-214-6982 or 719-948-7927. 10-13XP