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Classifieds for May 17, 2012


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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

FREE APPLIANCE & METAL scrap pick up in Walsenburg, $10 La Veta, nominal fees elsewhere. Responsible recycling of vehicle batteries, appliances, metal and electronic equipment (no monitors). Call 989-0439.

Disc Brake pads, $10.99 and up. DIY oil change specials: 5 qts. Castrol GTX and a Carquest red filter, $20.99, 5 qts. Castrol Hi-Mileage Oil and a Bosch Premium filter, $24.99, Pennzoil High-Mileage motor oil, $4.49 qt., Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic Oil, $5.99 qt. 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. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525 37-TFN

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

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

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

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

LOOKING FOR PEACE OF MIND? FREE essures & vasectomies. FREE mammograms & pap smears. Call 738-5200. The Outreach Clinic of SPRHC. 129 Kansas. 07-TFN

DOT’S THIS N THAT C&B Variety, 114 E 5th St. 719-890-1303. Clothing overstock sale, .20¢ each item. Clothing added every day.

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


FULL-TIME CUSTODIAN – Huerfano School District Re-1 is accepting applications for a full-time custodian.
Please apply at the Administration Office, 201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg,
738-1520. Qualification: high school diploma or GED, experience preferred,
ability to perform heavy physical labor, frequently lifting 100 lbs and carrying 50
lbs, and subject to background clearance. Deadline: open until filled. EOE.

Transit Director – South Central Council of Governments. Summary: This benefitted position serves as the Director of South Central Council of Governments’ transit administration and operations. SCCOG’s transit activities serve the senior, disabled, and general populations in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties. The Transit Director is responsible for developing grant opportunities, transit operations, budgeting, scheduling and procurement. Qualifications: Education requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or related field. Experience in transit operations required. Excellent oral & written communication skills and computer skills required, including Microsoft Office. Experience managing a diverse driver workforce. Experience working with multiple programs and associated requirements. Knowledge of the budget process including procurement. $45K & DOE. Deadline for applications is noon 5/18/12. Applications are available at the Colorado Workforce Centers in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties. 19-2XU

RETAIL SERVICES SPECIALIST – The Safeway Retail Audit Services Dept has an opening for Permanent P/T Retail Service Specialist to conduct observations in stores throughout the Southern Colorado region. This is a corporate position which allows for a competitive pay, travel time/mileage reimbursement and flexible schedule. What you need to have: Reliable vehicle with current driver’s license, car registration/insurance; Strong organizational and communication skills with high customer focus; HS diploma or its equivalent; Access to a computer for communication; Excel and Word proficiency. What you can expect: Competitive hourly rate; Benefits – Paid holidays/vacation, 401(k) and corporate brands discounts; Must pass pre hire drug and background screening. Interested candidates apply via email

Lifeguards/Concession – The City of Walsenburg is seeking interested persons for Lifeguard and Admissions/ Concessions openings at Walsenburg Wild Waters for the 2012 season. Job description and requirements are available with applications at the City Clerk’s office at 525 S. Albert Ave. or on our web site at ADA/EOE 16-TFN


HOUSE FOR SALE OR RENT: Modern three-bedroom, three-bath house with good landscaping, fenced back yard, large recreation room, and two-car garage. $575/month; $1000 security deposit. Call 719-738-1059.

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 in quiet building. $325 per month plus deposit. Call 719-250-2359 for application. 38-TFN

2 BR, 1 1/2 Bath, newly remodeled, large yard, patio and car port. 218 E 7th, $550/ month, water & sewer included in the rent. $400 deposit. 719-568-4917.

HOUSE FOR RENT – 314 N Albert, cute cottage, 3 bedroom, 1 bath, partially furnished, including dishwasher and microwave. $675 per month, $600 deposit. No Section 8. Call 925-858-9626. 15-8XP

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

LA VETA HOUSE: 1 bedroom, 1 bath plus basement, stove, fridge. Water, trash, half of gas paid. One block from Main Street. Neat & clean. $400/mo. 509-329-8460. Collect calls accepted. 47-TFN

HOUSE FOR RENT - 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, $500 per month – first and last month, plus $350 security deposit. Call 719-251-2752.

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

111 CHAFFEE, WALSENBURG – cute stucco house for rent. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, W/D hookup, very private with nice fenced yard, $550/month, 1 yr. lease with deposit, extra deposit required for pets. Call: Terri. 742-3180. 17-4XU


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

FSBO: 820 Kansas Ave – Two bedroom home (1073 sqft) with washer-dryer hookup, storage space in basement and shed, fenced back yard with fruit trees; stove and refrigerator included. $600 down. Asking $42,000. 719-738-3654. 20-3XP

RENT TO OWN: 4 bedroom home in good neighborhood. NO PETS. 719-989-3040.

MUST SEE RECENTLY UPDATED open concept. 2 br – 1 ba/study and sunporch. Appliances included. 57 acres including barn.  Serious inquires ONLY. $165,000. Negotiable by appointment only. Phone 719-248-6721, or 719-561-2008. 47-TFN


UKC registered Black Mouth Cur. Available for stud service. If interested call 408-836-9906. 19-4XP

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


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


Notice is hereby given that on 5-21-12 the below described property will be sold or otherwise disposed of in a manner consistent with Colorado law. The personal perperty of George Meehan at the Walsenburg Mini Storage is listed as Miscellaneous items. 18-3XU


GARAGE SALE – May 19th & 20th, beginning at 7am at the Corsentino Ranch, 630 Hwy 10.

INDOOR GARAGE SALE, Fri and Sat, May 18th – 19th, 9am-3pm at 101 Walsen Ave. Household items, tools, misc. 20-1XP

DRIVEWAY SALE – Sat, May 19th from 9-2. Corner of Pennsylvania & Jefferson (103 Jefferson). Great selection of household items, furniture, toys, antiques, movies and much more. 20-1XP


BAKE SALE TO BENEFIT LOCAL PETS: The Los Huerfanos Animal Welfare Association (LHAWA) will be holding a bake sale on Saturday, May 26th from 9 am until sold out in the area west of Safeway’s parking lot. The mission of LHAWA is to enhance the care and living conditions of domestic animals within Huerfano County, with emphasis on spay, neuter and vaccinations. Please stop by and help out by purchasing some tasty treats for people and pets.

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