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Classifieds for October 20, 2011


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ZMAX Engine and fuel system treatment kit, $29.99, DIY oil change specials: 5 qts. Castro GTX oil and a Bosch premium oil filter, $19.99. 5qts. Castrol High-Mileage oil and a Bosch Premium oil filter, $21.99. Quaker State motor oil, $2.79 qt. Pennzoil motor oil, $3.29 per qt. Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil, $6.99 qt. 50 month Carquest Battery, $57.99 & up, with exchange. Hydraulic hoses custom made for all types of farm & construction equipment. City Auto Parts, “CARQUEST ” 600 W. 7th. St., Walsenburg. 719-738-2525 37-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

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

ABSOLUTE DRAINS Have a clog? Slow drain? Fast, Same Day Affordable service. Excavation. 24/7 emergency service. 15 years of experience. Call the Pros, TODAY. Absolute Drains. 719-240-8866. 10-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.

FINAL STEP FLOORS. WE HAVE MOVED! Stop by for coffee, visit our new showroom and let us help you with all of your flooring needs. Final Step Floors, 502 Walsen Ave. 719-738-1201. 34-TFN

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

REPAIRS & REMODEL Exterior & interior drywall; plaster and paint; repairs welcome. Remodel specialist; bath & kitchen; plumbing repairs; electrical; upgraded tile. Just call Jim 989-7853.

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

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 turn around. 719-852-0113. Skyline Metal.

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

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


South Central Council of Governments Rehab Loan Specialist: Examine, evaluate, and recommend approval of customer applications for residential rehabilitation loans, Energy Outreach Colorado and other energy assistance programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include : Request property appraisals, applicant credit reports, background checks, reference checks, and other information pertinent to loan application. Assess applicant eligibility, determine loan to value ratio, and submit application recommendation. Compile loan package and facilitate negotiation with applicant according to establishment standards. Work closely with the Director of Housing to refer loans to loan committee for approval. Ensure loan agreements are complete and accurate according to policy. Assure timely loan closing and funding activities. Evaluate seasonal utility assistance program applications, maintain records, budget, and administer aid according to grant guidelines. Competencies: Must be able to collect and analyze data, have strong customer service skills, maintain confidentiality, possess strong personal and business ethics, exercise strong judgment, and good communication skills. Qualifications: Business degree from four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess or obtain a current SAFE Act Mortgage Loan Origination License. Compensation: Salary $35K, DOE + benefits. Submit application to the Colorado Workforce Center at
140 N Commercial St. Trinidad, CO 81082. Deadline: Friday October 21, 2011 at 12:00 Noon. 42-1XU

City Of Walsenburg ACCOUNT CLERK I –
The City of Walsenburg currently is accepting applications for Account Clerk I. This position is responsible for all customer service functions, including but not limited to: customer billing, receiving and processing of cash receipts, interacting with all departments of the City, initiating and tracking all utility work and trouble orders, answering phones, filing, closing out and balancing cash drawer daily, posting receivables and creating daily reports, tracking delinquent receivable accounts; reviewing and processing customer aging reports, processing and tracking utility services connections, tracking and processing bad debt accounts; handling adjustments to the Utility Billing system and working with budget billing and L.E.A.P. This position is responsible for answering, and transferring phone calls to all City departments. Knowledge of computers, Microsoft Excel and Word, copy machine, E-mail is required. Salary range $10.11 – $14.69 per hour, doe. Applications are available at 525 S Albert St. or at No Phone Calls Please. ADA/EOE. The City of Walsenburg is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for returning the applications to the City Clerk is 12:00 p.m. November 4th, 2011.

LA VETA SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-2 is now accepting applications for the position of:
Instructional Paraprofessional: Special Education. The pay scale starts at $9.96 per hour and is negotiable with experience. This position is 32 hours per week and includes a benefit package. Qualifications include : High School Diploma or equivalent; demonstration of subject matter competency by: holding an A.A. degree, completing at least 48 credit hours of study at an institution of higher education, or passing a formal state assessment measuring one’s ability to assist classroom teachers in reading, writing, and mathematics. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31.
Substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen assistants: These are on call, as needed positions. Qualifications include : high school diploma or equivalent; ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry 25 lbs.; effective oral and written communication skills. Bus drivers are required to hold a valid Driver’s License and are subject to drug testing prior to employment; valid Driver’s license is preferred for all substitute custodians. Applications can be obtained from Superintendent Bree Lessar at 719-742-3662, ext. 16 or on the District’s website New hires are subject to a background check prior to employment.

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, Quick Books & Excel. Responsible to attend all board meetings and perpare 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 web site and internet site. Is financially responsible in various applications. Must cross train as Deputy Clerk. Copies of job description are 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

DAY CARE DIRECTOR and part time staff positions open at Spanish Peaks Child Care Center, 100 W Spruce. Applicants must meet CO State child care qualification. Please contact either Walsenburg Workforce Center, 738-2372 or the SPCCC 738-2335 for applications.  33-TFN

WESTERN CONVENIENCE Hiring for manager. Email resumes to Keith Avery at


RENT TO OWN this two bedroom home with washer/dryer hookups and fenced back yard. $450/mo + $550 security/damage deposit. One year lease with opportunity to exercise option to buy. Call 738-1059 or 738-3654. 41-3XP

HOUSE FOR RENT: 2 bedroom, fenced yard, detached garage. May be seen at 303 1/2 Polk Ave. Call 719-989-0876. 41-2XP

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

RENT TO OWN home in Walsenburg.  Call 719-989-3040 for more information. 39-TFN

CLEAN 2 BR, 1 BA HOUSE on large corner lot. Washer / Dryer, stove, refrigerator. $575/mo & $475/dep. $50 discount for on-time rent.  References required. NON-SMOKERS. 301 E 4th. Call 859-5687. 37-TFN

BEAUTIFUL, OPEN, bright, stick-built home in La Veta. Remodeled, updated. 3 bdrm, 2 ba, loft. Wood stove, washer/dryer and mountain views. $695/mo. Call 719-210-6584. 40-TFN

FOR RENT – 1 bdrm, 1 ba home for rent at
809 1/2 Montana. NO PETS. For more information, call Patty at 719-738-2826. 39-TFN

TWO HOUSES FOR RENT: one bedroom house, close to town. Renter prefers one person. AND 3 bedroom, 2 bath house for rent. Call Roxie at 738-1307. 42-TFN

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

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

HOUSE FOR RENT IN NORTHLANDS: Log cabin style, 2 BR, 1 BA. Large fenced yard.  No pets, no smokers. 719-859-0590. 34-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


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. 41-5XU

PRICE REDUCED. 513 N Champa, Walsenburg. 4 BR, 2 BA home on 6 city lots. Updated with hardwood floors and carpets. Great location. Price reduced to $82,000. MUST SEE! Lori Cordova, Associate Broker at United Country. 989-9046. 37-TFN


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/LOWCOST SPAY/NEUTER programs through Cat Care Network. Feral and neighborhood cats FREE. $20 spay/$10 neuter for cats in low-income households. Please call: Dr. Margaret Hecht 719-746-2023 Trinidad Animal Clinic 719-846-3212.


THREE 1600 GAL. POLY-CISTERNS. $450 each – you pick up. Call 719-738-2400 or 719-989-0387. 42-2XU

EVERY SATURDAY 9AM – ? Indoor sale at 217 W Cedar. Clothes, books, furniture, TV’s, household goods. Everything must GO! 41-2XP

HUNTER’S SPECIAL, 21 ft camping trailer, good condition. Fully contained. Asking $3,500 – make an offer. Call for details. 719-738-3877. 41-2XP

FURNITURE FOR SALE: Couch and love seat, excellent condition. 2 large fish tanks, including fish.  Halloween costumes. Wooden entertainment center. Call 252-4915

SOLID HONEY OAK ROUND with leaf dining table with 4 regular chairs & 2 captian’s chairs. Excellent shape. Call Jeanine at 719-742-3524. 41-2XU

2008 SUZUKI  SX4 crossover, keyless entry, 48,000 miles. $9,500. 719-989-7084. 42-2XP

14 X 60 CHAMP 2 bedroom, 1 bath remodeled kitchen, etc. Covered deck, garden, storage shed. Appliances included. Central heat with air, quiet. $11,000. Walsenburg park. 719-738-2412 or 719-557-9263. 33-10XP

SELLING TAN Suede couch and LaZBoy. Couch folds down into futon. Both are in good shape. $50 for each couch, $90 for both. 738-6964. 38-TFN


AUTUMN ANTIQUES in Pueblo, State Fairground, October 29-30, Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 10-4.  Admission $3, no charge 14 and under. $1 off with this ad! Glass grinder available for you chips. Care service, free parking. You will find classy collectibles, great mixture of antiques, pottery, post cards, porcelain, primitives, coins, furniture, artowrk, jewelry, lamps and so much more! Info: Jo Peterson 719-596-8839. 41-3XP


FOUND FRIDAY, OCT 14. Small personal camera near Huerfano World Journal office, 5th and Main, Walsenburg. Come into the newspaper office to describe the camera and the photos in memory. 42-TFN