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Classifieds for April 19, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

SBJ PAINTING- 30 years experience. Complete prepping to ensure a long lasting job. Let SBJ Painting enhance the beauty of your home. Call Sean Jones at 719-369-1927. 16-5XP

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

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

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 15-5XP

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

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY JOB posting: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the 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. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interseted in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 13-4XU

HUERFANO COUNTY IS ACCEPTING applications for a Seasonal Applicator for the Huerfano County Noxious Weed Department. Applicants must be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of noxious weed identification, and possess a valid driver’s license. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Salary is $12/hr, dependent upon experience. The anticipated duration of employment is approximately 4 months at 32 hours per week. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on April 16, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-2XU

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

OPERATORS, LABORERS, CDL DRIVERS Northern Mountain Constructors, Inc. has immediate openings for laborers, experienced equipment operators, and CDL Drivers for the NMDOT project in Raton Pass. Scale wages, benefits. Project expected to last two years (with normal winter shutdowns due to weather). Please apply by sending relevant information, prior job experience and references via e‐mail to: help‐wanted@nmconstructors.com. Do not show up at jobsite. 14-1XU

LA VETA, A SMALL historic town at the base of the Spanish Peaks, is seeking applicants for Director of the District’s Public Library. The Director is responsible for managing all Library operations and resources and for working with the Board on long range planning and policy development. The ideal candidate will be technology literate, an agile problem-solver, be able to get along with a community of diverse perspectives and be highly committed to the Library. Our selection will have a strong background in financial management and successful supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Masters of Library Science is preferred. The District of approximately 1300 residents, is a lively mix of social, political, and religious groups from which comes an energetic group of library users. The Library is one of America’s Star Libraries and is known for its friendly, professional service and a basket of fresh baked snickerdoodles at the front desk. To apply, send a professional resume and a non-form cover letter or other form of introduction. Please tell us about yourself in relation to this job opportunity, including your favorite cookie! Also, please tell us what it is about small, rural libraries that makes them special. Send these materials to Sandy Messick via email: directorsearch@lvpl.org. Procedural questions may be emailed to the same address, or call 720-557- 5457 and leave a message. For more details and the complete job description please go to lvpl.org. Application DEADLINE is 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. 14-7XU

RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for the following: – Secondary Band/Choir Teacher with a Performing Arts (Music) endorsement – Secondary Business Teacher with Business Education endorsement – Occupational Therapist- NMPED and NM State Board certified. Applicants must possess valid NMPED license with 3 years’ experience preferred. An interest in coaching is a plus. A background check will be done upon hiring at applicants expense. For more information contact karen.walton@ratonschools.com. Applications available at www.ratonschools.com/district. Please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to 1550 Tiger Circle, Raton, N.M. 87740. Deadline for applications is open until filled. 14-3XU

RUSSELL STOVER CHOCOLATES Montrose, southwest Colorado •Maintenance lead & general mechanics full job descriptions available online at: russellstover.com/careers EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled 15-2XU

Developmental Specialist II/ Family Service Coordinator The Children’s Workshop is seeking a Developmental Specialist to work with Birth to Age 3 children with developmental delays or at risk for DD. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Special Ed, Early Childhood or Elementary Ed, Social work, or another degree that could benefit our children/ families. Full time. Excellent benefit pkg. Please email resume’ to: pzpompeo@bacavalley.com or mail to: P.O. Box 1589 Raton, NM 87740 Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018. 15-2XU

Sangre de Cristo Hospice is looking for a PT/PRN RN Case Manager to join our dynamic team in our Walsenburg office. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is the Southern Colorado leader in enhancing the quality of life and maintaining the integrity of individuals and their families in need of supportive or end-of-life services by offering symptom management, support, comfort, and compassion. The RN is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care for patients. The key to our success is our dynamic team of compassionate, dedicated, and experienced individuals. If you fit this description, we want to meet you! Submit your application now to join the best in the Hospice industry! To apply: please visit our website at www.socohospice.org to fill out and submit an application or apply in person at 129 Kansas Ave. Suite 1, Walsenburg. Sangre de Cristo Hospice offers a competitive wage based on experience. Full Time employees are offered a comprehensive benefit plan to include affordable health, dental, and vision plans for you and your family, a generous paid time off program, and a 403 B retirement with a company match and 100% vesting upon plan entry. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is a proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 15-2XU

OR Manager The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Surgery Department has need for a full-time OR Manager. Successful applicants must have graduated from an approved school of nursing and have a valid State of Colorado or Compact State license with a minimum of an Associates Degree and current BLS, ACLS and PALS. Two years-experience in the peri-operative setting strongly preferred. Candidate should possess the ability to navigate an electronic health record and use various patient monitoring devices. Understanding and familiarity with various instruments and equipment used in anesthesia, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, gynecologic surgery, and endoscopy also preferred. Monday thru Friday with some holidays required. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the SPRHC Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540. To view facility information and application go to www.sprhc.org. Open Until Filled. 16-1XU

ACTIVITES ASSISTANT/CNA CERTIFIED PREFERRED The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center Nursing Home Activities Department has an opening for a full-time Activities Assistant. Successful candidate must be flexible in nature and able to change gears often throughout the day as needed, be a dependable, hardworking individual with multi-tasking ability and excellent people skills. Experience planning and executing activities for geriatric residents, creating appropriate documentation, and successful work in a long term care environment preferred. Some holiday work required. Please submit application and resume, or if current employee a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department: 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089 by April 20, 2018 closing date. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540. To view facility information and applications go to www.sprhc.org. 16-1XU

CUSTOMER SERVICE/Sales Representative Big O Tires of Trinidad is looking for a Customer Service/Sales Representative. The ideal candidate will be an energetic go getter, have the ability to exceed sales expectations and meet robust goals. You must also have a strong desire to deliver a WOW experience for every customer every time and be a team player. Automotive background preferred and sales experience is a must. Dental, vision, 401K, life insurance and a competitive wage make Big O Tires a Fun and exciting place to work. Qualified candidates should apply online at https://bigosoco.com/careers/16-2XU

HOHENE SCHOOL is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year for the following positions: Elementary Teacher (gr. 1-6) Secondary Teachers (in all disciplines) High School Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach High School Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach To apply for these positions, please go to: www.hoehnesd.org, About Us, Job Opportunities. Positions are open until filled. EOE 16-1XU

HOEHNE SCHOOL is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year for the following positions: Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers, Maintenance & Café Workers. To apply for these substitute positions, click on the Information tab on the website www.hoehnesd.org for an application or call Amy Navarette at 719-846-4457. EOE 16-1XU

OFFICE MANAGER, must be able to do payroll, AR, AP, and run day to day operations. Full medical and 401K. Pay based on experience. Apply at 117 Pine St Trinidad or fax to 7198462205. 16-3XU

SANGRE DE CRISTO Center for Youth. Job opening for Summer programming. Sangre de Cristo Center for Youth is seeking an energetic, hard-working woman who loves children and enjoys being outdoors. This part-time Summer position includes the facilitation of the Wildernesss Program and communication with youth, parents, and co-workers. Must be able to hike, camp, fish, and any other outdoor activities that may occur during programming. This program takes place on Wednesdays, and the person hired for the position must make a commitment to that day. Must be able to pass background test and valid driver’s license. Please apply at SCCY, 513 Main St, Walsenburg, CO by April 30, 2018. 719-738-1573. 16-2XU

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Huerfano County Sheriff Department is accepting applications for Deputy. Qualified candidates must be P.O.S.T. certified within 30 days of hire; 21 years of age; have a High School Diploma or GED; must adhere to policy, procedures and post orders. Drug testing and background check are required, and shift work is mandatory. This position is full time with benefits. Job descriptions and applications are available at the Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office at 500 S Albert Ave. Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 16-2XU

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 position is filled. ADA/EOE 16-2XU

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 positions are filled. ADA/EOE 16-2XU

WALSENBURG LUMBER is looking for full time inside help. Job includes point of sale, ordering hardware etc. job offers benefits. Must be good with people. Serious inquiries only and must apply in person.16-2XU

LIBRARY BOARD TRUSTEE Opening The Spanish Peaks Library District is seeking applicants to fill an opening on the Board of Trustees. The SPLD Board of Trustees are responsible for adopting library policies, securing adequate funding, and planning for the future of the library. This is a voluntary position with a three year term. The position requires the ability to attend meetings regularly, typically once per month, and the ability to complete delegated work tasks. Applicants must be over that age of 18, and reside within the RE1 School District. To apply, please submit a letter of interest to the Board via spldlibrary@gmail.com by May 1st, 2018. 16-2XU

For Rent

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

NICELY FURNISHED Commercial space, close to Main, with good parking. 630 Sq. ft. $450/mo. 116 E. 6th St. 719-406-0454 13-2XP

BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC  First Street, Raton. 1.) Santa Fe Cafe (pizza Parlour and Sub Shoppe) 2.) Fat Patty’s (formerly Hamburger Heaven) 3.) Retail Space( 2700 sq.ft, of wooden floors, 14 ft ceilings and a VIEW!) 4.) Small retail space (adjoining the Santa Fe Café. Could be gift shop or convenience store.) Call Jessica for Details. 505 309-1851. CHEAP…summer’s here! 15-3XP

HOUSE FOR RENT: newly remodeled in Walsenburg. No pets. $850. 720-220-5283. 15-2XP

 

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

FOR SALE- Commercial property; 2 large bay offices upstairs 3 bathrooms, 1 large sales room. Could be a re-sale shop. Has lots of parking. Used as a carlot and resale shop car/dealership office. Loads of possibilities- call 719-641-0285 for details. 16-3XP

FOR SALE- 2 bedroom, 1 bath, possible 3rd in basement. gas, electric appliances with detached garage. Plenty of room in yard for garden. Fenced & private. Call for details. 719-641-0285 16-3XP

 

Vehicles

2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

 

History

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

 

Misc.

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

WANTED- Old three wheel motorcycle to repair, or possibly restore. 719-252-1395. 16-2XP

 

Classifieds for April 12, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

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

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

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 15-5XP

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

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

COLFAX COUNTY JOB posting: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the 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. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interseted in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 13-4XU

HUERFANO COUNTY IS ACCEPTING applications for a Seasonal Applicator for the Huerfano County Noxious Weed Department. Applicants must be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of noxious weed identification, and possess a valid driver’s license. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Salary is $12/hr, dependent upon experience. The anticipated duration of employment is approximately 4 months at 32 hours per week. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on April 16, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-2XU

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

HELP WANTED for the best job ever! Betsy’s Ice Cream has two openings. Must work weekends May-Sept. “Rustic Lodging” will be provided. Ages 17 and up. Email kellyburgess1@yahoo.com for more info. 14-2XP

OPERATORS, LABORERS, CDL DRIVERS Northern Mountain Constructors, Inc. has immediate openings for laborers, experienced equipment operators, and CDL Drivers for the NMDOT project in Raton Pass. Scale wages, benefits. Project expected to last two years (with normal winter shutdowns due to weather). Please apply by sending relevant information, prior job experience and references via e‐mail to: help‐wanted@nmconstructors.com. Do not show up at jobsite. 14-1XU

LA VETA, A SMALL historic town at the base of the Spanish Peaks, is seeking applicants for Director of the District’s Public Library. The Director is responsible for managing all Library operations and resources and for working with the Board on long range planning and policy development. The ideal candidate will be technology literate, an agile problem-solver, be able to get along with a community of diverse perspectives and be highly committed to the Library. Our selection will have a strong background in financial management and successful supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Masters of Library Science is preferred. The District of approximately 1300 residents, is a lively mix of social, political, and religious groups from which comes an energetic group of library users. The Library is one of America’s Star Libraries and is known for its friendly, professional service and a basket of fresh baked snickerdoodles at the front desk. To apply, send a professional resume and a non-form cover letter or other form of introduction. Please tell us about yourself in relation to this job opportunity, including your favorite cookie! Also, please tell us what it is about small, rural libraries that makes them special. Send these materials to Sandy Messick via email: directorsearch@lvpl.org. Procedural questions may be emailed to the same address, or call 720-557- 5457 and leave a message. For more details and the complete job description please go to lvpl.org. Application DEADLINE is 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. 14-7XU

SPANISH PEAKS FAMILY CLINIC – MEDICAL ASSISTANT Spanish Peaks Family Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. A Medical Assistant who is certified or registered with a nationally recognized certification program and 1 year of experience is preferred. Clerical experience is highly desired. Knowledge of medical terminology and good computer skills is a must as we are now on a fully electronic medical record system. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, and family practice experience preferred. Successful candidate will work closely with providers and patients in a fast paced environment. Please submit application and resume, or if current employee a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department by the April 13, 2018 closing date. For further information contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information and application go to www.sprhc.org 14-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO FRANCISCO FORT MUSEUM PART-TIME SUMMER POSITION The Town of La Veta and the Francisco Fort Museum Board is seeking one individual for Part-time summer position, to work an average of 20 hour per week at the Francisco Fort Museum. This position is a seasonal position to begin mid-May through Labor Day weekend. The qualifications/job description and applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 111 W. Moore Ave., La Veta, Colorado. This position will work under the supervision of the Museum Director and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on April 16, 2018. Posted: March 27, 2018 Published: April 5 & 12, 2018 Laurie L. Erwin, CMC-Town Clerk 14-2XU

RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for the following: – Secondary Band/Choir Teacher with a Performing Arts (Music) endorsement – Secondary Business Teacher with Business Education endorsement – Occupational Therapist- NMPED and NM State Board certified. Applicants must possess valid NMPED license with 3 years’ experience preferred. An interest in coaching is a plus. A background check will be done upon hiring at applicants expense. For more information contact karen.walton@ratonschools.com. Applications available at www.ratonschools.com/district. Please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to 1550 Tiger Circle, Raton, N.M. 87740. Deadline for applications is open until filled. 14-3XU

SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR Spanish Peaks Veterans’ Community Living Center, a department of the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center is seeking a full-time Social Services Director. This individual will function as a member of the facility’s management team and will be responsible for the social services department in a 120-bed long term care facility dedicated to caring for our nation’s veterans. Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, MSW is preferred. A minimum of one year supervised social work experience in a long term health care setting, working directly with individuals is highly preferred. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate supervisory skills and experience, strong interpersonal, leadership and facilitation skills. Must be able to work in a collaborative way with physicians, management team and support staff and be able to generate and maintain a resident-centered approach to the delivery of care. Position will require some holiday and weekend work. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540. To view facility information or application, go to www.sprhc.org. Open Until Filled. 15-1XU

RUSSELL STOVER CHOCOLATES Montrose, southwest Colorado •Maintenance lead & general mechanics full job descriptions available online at: russellstover.com/careers EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled 15-2XU

Developmental Specialist II/ Family Service Coordinator The Children’s Workshop is seeking a Developmental Specialist to work with Birth to Age 3 children with developmental delays or at risk for DD. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Special Ed, Early Childhood or Elementary Ed, Social work, or another degree that could benefit our children/ families. Full time. Excellent benefit pkg. Please email resume’ to: pzpompeo@bacavalley.com or mail to: P.O. Box 1589 Raton, NM 87740 Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018. 15-2XU

Sangre de Cristo Hospice is looking for a PT/PRN RN Case Manager to join our dynamic team in our Walsenburg office. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is the Southern Colorado leader in enhancing the quality of life and maintaining the integrity of individuals and their families in need of supportive or end-of-life services by offering symptom management, support, comfort, and compassion. The RN is a member of the interdisciplinary team and is the pivotal person in identifying the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Responsible for initiating the appropriate intervention and support for the patient and family upon admission and provides a continuously appropriate, comprehensive and responsive plan of care for patients. The key to our success is our dynamic team of compassionate, dedicated, and experienced individuals. If you fit this description, we want to meet you! Submit your application now to join the best in the Hospice industry! To apply: please visit our website at www.socohospice.org to fill out and submit an application or apply in person at 129 Kansas Ave. Suite 1, Walsenburg. Sangre de Cristo Hospice offers a competitive wage based on experience. Full Time employees are offered a comprehensive benefit plan to include affordable health, dental, and vision plans for you and your family, a generous paid time off program, and a 403 B retirement with a company match and 100% vesting upon plan entry. Sangre de Cristo Hospice is a proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 15-2XU

For Rent

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

NICELY FURNISHED Commercial space, close to Main, with good parking. 630 Sq. ft. $450/mo. 116 E. 6th St. 719-406-0454 13-2XP

 

BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC  First Street, Raton. 1.) Santa Fe Cafe (pizza Parlour and Sub Shoppe) 2.) Fat Patty’s (formerly Hamburger Heaven) 3.) Retail Space( 2700 sq.ft, of wooden floors, 14 ft ceilings and a VIEW!) 4.) Small retail space (adjoining the Santa Fe Café. Could be gift shop or convenience store.) Call Jessica for Details. 505 309-1851. CHEAP…summer’s here! 15-3XP

HOUSE FOR RENT: newly remodeled in Walsenburg. No pets. $850. 720-220-5283. 15-2XP

 

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

FOR SALE IN SPRINGER, NM 8.74 acres of vacant land consisting of 104 lots in the Moxie Addition located NW of Springer High School. If interested call (575) 643-7537. Serious inquiries only.12-2XP

 

Vehicles

2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

 

History

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

 

Misc.

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

 

Classifieds for April 5, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

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

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

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

CHAÉ ORGANICS COSMETICS Manufacturing, Part Time/Temporary Production & Packing. Possibility of becoming Full Time. Responsibilities include working on production line in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, the ability to work quickly and methodically, high attention to detail, and must also possess the ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160. For more details call (719) 695-5542. 13-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY JOB posting: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the 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. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interseted in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 13-4XU

THE HUERFANO COUNTY DEPARTMENT of Social Services has an opening for a full time Assistance Payments Technician. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, two years of full time clerical or extensive public contact experience, excellent customer service skills and advanced computer knowledge. A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Salary $2000.00 monthly, negotiable D.O.E. Drug testing and background checks are required. HCDSS is an equal opportunity employer. Applications must be received by April 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.13-2XU Catholic Charities is seeking a part time Parent Support Provider to provide parenting education in families’ homes with young children living in Las Animas and Huerfano County. Cover letter, resume and references to Catholic Charities, 429 W. 10th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 or ealcon@pueblocharities.org 719-543- 7739 ext 114 EOE. 13-1XU

HUERFANO COUNTY IS ACCEPTING applications for a Seasonal Applicator for the Huerfano County Noxious Weed Department. Applicants must be safety conscious, have a basic knowledge of noxious weed identification, and possess a valid driver’s license. This position requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Salary is $12/hr, dependent upon experience. The anticipated duration of employment is approximately 4 months at 32 hours per week. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on April 16, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 14-2XU

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

HELP WANTED for the best job ever! Betsy’s Ice Cream has two openings. Must work weekends May-Sept. “Rustic Lodging” will be provided. Ages 17 and up. Email kellyburgess1@yahoo.com for more info. 14-2XP

OPERATORS, LABORERS, CDL DRIVERS Northern Mountain Constructors, Inc. has immediate openings for laborers, experienced equipment operators, and CDL Drivers for the NMDOT project in Raton Pass. Scale wages, benefits. Project expected to last two years (with normal winter shutdowns due to weather). Please apply by sending relevant information, prior job experience and references via e‐mail to: help‐wanted@nmconstructors.com. Do not show up at jobsite. 14-1XU

LA VETA, A SMALL historic town at the base of the Spanish Peaks, is seeking applicants for Director of the District’s Public Library. The Director is responsible for managing all Library operations and resources and for working with the Board on long range planning and policy development. The ideal candidate will be technology literate, an agile problem-solver, be able to get along with a community of diverse perspectives and be highly committed to the Library. Our selection will have a strong background in financial management and successful supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Masters of Library Science is preferred. The District of approximately 1300 residents, is a lively mix of social, political, and religious groups from which comes an energetic group of library users. The Library is one of America’s Star Libraries and is known for its friendly, professional service and a basket of fresh baked snickerdoodles at the front desk. To apply, send a professional resume and a non-form cover letter or other form of introduction. Please tell us about yourself in relation to this job opportunity, including your favorite cookie! Also, please tell us what it is about small, rural libraries that makes them special. Send these materials to Sandy Messick via email: directorsearch@lvpl.org. Procedural questions may be emailed to the same address, or call 720-557- 5457 and leave a message. For more details and the complete job description please go to lvpl.org. Application DEADLINE is 10:37 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. 14-7XU

SPANISH PEAKS FAMILY CLINIC – MEDICAL ASSISTANT Spanish Peaks Family Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. A Medical Assistant who is certified or registered with a nationally recognized certification program and 1 year of experience is preferred. Clerical experience is highly desired. Knowledge of medical terminology and good computer skills is a must as we are now on a fully electronic medical record system. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, and family practice experience preferred. Successful candidate will work closely with providers and patients in a fast paced environment. Please submit application and resume, or if current employee a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department by the April 13, 2018 closing date. For further information contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information and application go to www.sprhc.org 14-2XU

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF LA VETA, COLORADO FRANCISCO FORT MUSEUM PART-TIME SUMMER POSITION The Town of La Veta and the Francisco Fort Museum Board is seeking one individual for Part-time summer position, to work an average of 20 hour per week at the Francisco Fort Museum. This position is a seasonal position to begin mid-May through Labor Day weekend. The qualifications/job description and applications are available from the La Veta Town Hall, 111 W. Moore Ave., La Veta, Colorado. This position will work under the supervision of the Museum Director and will be an employee of the Town of La Veta. The Town of La Veta is an EOE. Applications will be accepted at the Town Hall until 5:00 p.m. on April 16, 2018. Posted: March 27, 2018 Published: April 5 & 12, 2018 Laurie L. Erwin, CMC-Town Clerk 14-2XU

RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for the following: – Secondary Band/Choir Teacher with a Performing Arts (Music) endorsement – Secondary Business Teacher with Business Education endorsement – Occupational Therapist- NMPED and NM State Board certified. Applicants must possess valid NMPED license with 3 years’ experience preferred. An interest in coaching is a plus. A background check will be done upon hiring at applicants expense. For more information contact karen.walton@ratonschools.com. Applications available at www.ratonschools.com/district. Please submit a letter of interest, application, and resume to 1550 Tiger Circle, Raton, N.M. 87740. Deadline for applications is open until filled. 14-3XU

For Rent

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

NICELY FURNISHED Commercial space, close to Main, with good parking. 630 Sq. ft. $450/mo. 116 E. 6th St. 719-406-0454 13-2XP

LA VETA – 4 bedroom house $1,400 (price reduced) and Studio Apartment $600, Phone: 831-801-9261 / Email: info@LaVetaHouse.com 13-4XP

FOR RENT IN LA VETA 1 bedroom furnished house. Tenant pays all utilities and rent is $490.00 Call Cruikshank Realty at 719-890-1701 13-2XU

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

FOR SALE IN SPRINGER, NM 8.74 acres of vacant land consisting of 104 lots in the Moxie Addition located NW of Springer High School. If interested call (575) 643-7537. Serious inquiries only.12-2XP

 

Vehicles

2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

2002 Ford F250 V10 – Available 4/14/18. Crew cab Long bed / bed liner, 1 year old mud & snow tires. Completely rebuilt front end. 2 yr old battery All records-235k miles. $10,000 OBO 303-437-2458 (Walsenburg area) 14-1XU

 

History

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

 

Misc.

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

STORAGE UNIT AUCTIONS A TO Z Self Storage Trinidad CO Saturday April 7th @ 9:00 AM Registration Fee $10.00 Register Morning of Auction Registration opens 8:30 AM Call: 846-1099 AtoZSelfStorage@comcast.net CASH ONLY 14-1XU

 

Classifieds for March 29, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

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

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

HANDY MAIDS- From Spring cleaning to house painting, and everything in between. Do you want help organizing rooms inside or things outside? No job too big or small. “Would someone please call the Maid” 719-225-0923. 13-1XP

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

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 doubletreellc@hotmail.com 11-1XU

REF-CHEM, L.P. an established (engineering, construction & maintenance) company since 1957 is currently seeking a plant maintenance employee for an open position at the Sheep Mountain CO2 production facility near Walsenburg, CO. Pay is determined by experience. Qualified applicants should have good people skills, be able to work as a team, have knowledge of computer operating systems, and have the ability to work safe. Current CDL and experience operating a motor grader preferred. This is a full time position with the following benefits provided: vacation, retirement, paid holidays, medical, dental and life insurance. PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: E-mail: Donny.Lance@ref-chem.com Call 806-543- 6932 for more information REF-CHEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 12-2XP

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

CHAÉ ORGANICS COSMETICS Manufacturing, Part Time/Temporary Production & Packing. Possibility of becoming Full Time. Responsibilities include working on production line in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, the ability to work quickly and methodically, high attention to detail, and must also possess the ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160. For more details call (719) 695-5542. 13-2XU

COLFAX COUNTY JOB posting: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the 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. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interseted in applying for the position. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 13-4XU

THE HUERFANO COUNTY DEPARTMENT of Social Services has an opening for a full time Assistance Payments Technician. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, two years of full time clerical or extensive public contact experience, excellent customer service skills and advanced computer knowledge. A complete job description and applications are available at 121 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Salary $2000.00 monthly, negotiable D.O.E. Drug testing and background checks are required. HCDSS is an equal opportunity employer. Applications must be received by April 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.13-2XU Catholic Charities is seeking a part time Parent Support Provider to provide parenting education in families’ homes with young children living in Las Animas and Huerfano County. Cover letter, resume and references to Catholic Charities, 429 W. 10th St., Pueblo, CO 81003 or ealcon@pueblocharities.org 719-543- 7739 ext 114 EOE. 13-1XU

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 11-TFN

For Rent

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

HOUSE FOR RENT- newly remodeled, in Walsenburg. No pets. $850. 720-220-5283. 12-2XP

NICELY FURNISHED Commercial space, close to Main, with good parking. 630 Sq. ft. $450/mo. 116 E. 6th St. 719-406-0454 13-2XP

LA VETA – 4 bedroom house $1,400 (price reduced) and Studio Apartment $600, Phone: 831-801-9261 / Email: info@LaVetaHouse.com 13-4XP

FOR RENT IN LA VETA 1 bedroom furnished house. Tenant pays all utilities and rent is $490.00 Call Cruikshank Realty at 719-890-1701 13-2XU

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

FOR SALE IN SPRINGER, NM 8.74 acres of vacant land consisting of 104 lots in the Moxie Addition located NW of Springer High School. If interested call (575) 643-7537. Serious inquiries only.12-2XP

 

Vehicles

2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

 

 

History

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

 

 

Misc.

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

PROTECT YOUR HOME from wildfire. Home protection thermo-gel kit. $380. Options available. Contact CK Morey Fire & Forestry. Email: clarencemorey@colostate.edu 719-989-2370. Free delivery, 30 miles, radius Trinidad or La Veta. Free home safety evaluation with purchase. 12-2XP

APOLOGETICS ROUNDTABLE If ultimate reality existed, would you want to know? If you were illogical in your beliefs, do you care? Join us for a discussion on Scripture and culture. Thursdays 9:00am Serendipity Coffee House. 12-1XP

 

Classifieds for March 22, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

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

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: https://jobs.colostate.edu. For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Thursday March 29, 2018. Please apply at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/54188 CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. 11-2XU

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com 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 SIEA.com. Submit Resume, 3 references and cover letter in pdf format. Email resume to jobs@siea.com 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 doubletreellc@hotmail.com 11-1XU

REF-CHEM, L.P. an established (engineering, construction & maintenance) company since 1957 is currently seeking a plant maintenance employee for an open position at the Sheep Mountain CO2 production facility near Walsenburg, CO. Pay is determined by experience. Qualified applicants should have good people skills, be able to work as a team, have knowledge of computer operating systems, and have the ability to work safe. Current CDL and experience operating a motor grader preferred. This is a full time position with the following benefits provided: vacation, retirement, paid holidays, medical, dental and life insurance. PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: E-mail: Donny.Lance@ref-chem.com Call 806-543- 6932 for more information REF-CHEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 12-2XP

J.M. TIRE IN WALSENBURG is looking for tire techs and a diesel tech. Permanent full time positions that needs to be filled asap. Compensation depending on experience. Apply in person at 928 S. Main Street, Walsenburg. Talk to Edgar or Johnny. 12-TFN

SPANISH PEAKS FAMILY CLINIC – MEDICAL ASSISTANT Spanish Peaks Family Clinic is seeking a full time Medical Assistant. A Medical Assistant who is certified or registered with a nationally recognized certification program and 1 year of experience is preferred. Clerical experience is highly desired. Knowledge of medical terminology and good computer skills is a must as we are now on a fully electronic medical record system. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, and family practice experience preferred. Successful candidate will work closely with providers and patients in a fast paced environment. Please submit application and resume, or if current employee a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department by the March 28, 2018 closing date. For further information contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information and application go to

For Rent

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

HOUSE FOR RENT- newly remodeled, in Walsenburg. No pets. $850. 720-220-5283. 12-2XP

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

FOR SALE IN SPRINGER, NM 8.74 acres of vacant land consisting of 104 lots in the Moxie Addition located NW of Springer High School. If interested call (575) 643-7537. Serious inquiries only.12-2XP

GREAT DEALS ON 2 Navajo Ranch Estates lots. One lot with utilities and septic, other has utilities nearby. Please call 1-844-472-8527 for more information.12-1XU

Vehicles

2008 Dodge Ram 3500, Quad Cab, 4X4, Laramie, 6.7L Cummins diesel, 70k miles! #9101 $30,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Ford F-350, Crew Cab 4X4 XLT, 8′ bed, 7.3L Powerstroke diesel, SRW, 140k #8349 $17,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, Crew Cab, 4X4, LT, 6.6L Duramax diesel, 92k miles! #8403 $18,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

 

 

History

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

 

 

Misc.

LARGE GREENHOUSES. Great prices. Made in Colorado, for Colorado. (970) 726-9555. altitudegreenhouses.com 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

PROTECT YOUR HOME from wildfire. Home protection thermo-gel kit. $380. Options available. Contact CK Morey Fire & Forestry. Email: clarencemorey@colostate.edu 719-989-2370. Free delivery, 30 miles, radius Trinidad or La Veta. Free home safety evaluation with purchase. 12-2XP

APOLOGETICS ROUNDTABLE If ultimate reality existed, would you want to know? If you were illogical in your beliefs, do you care? Join us for a discussion on Scripture and culture. Thursdays 9:00am Serendipity Coffee House. 12-1XP

 

Classifieds for March 15, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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 www.sprhc.org. 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: https://jobs.colostate.edu. For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Please apply at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/54022. 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: https://jobs.colostate.edu. For full consideration, all materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Thursday March 29, 2018. Please apply at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/54188 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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com 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 SIEA.com. Submit Resume, 3 references and cover letter in pdf format. Email resume to jobs@siea.com 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 doubletreellc@hotmail.com 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 info@lavetahouse.com 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

Vehicles

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

 

History

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

Class

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: kathyhillart@gmail.com.Website: www.kathywhill.com 05-TFN

 

Misc.

LARGE GREENHOUSES. Great prices. Made in Colorado, for Colorado. (970) 726-9555. altitudegreenhouses.com 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

 

Classifieds for March 8, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

Help Wanted

COLFAX COUNTY JOB POSTING: Position Summary: VMDC Lieutenant. Pay status: exempt. Reports to Detentention Center Warden. Salary: $35,000-$40,000. Closing date: March 14, 2018, 4pm. Under general supervision of the Warden of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center of the Colfax County, provides a wide range of working level in detention center duties intended to secure a safe environment for inmates, co-workers and county citizens that visit the facility. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. • Four (4) years experience in related field, plus (2) years administrative experience including (1) year supervisory experience. (OR a combination of post-secondary education and/or experience totaling two (2) years including 1 year supervisory.) • Three (3) years work experience in a professional capacity in corrections, preferable at an adult detention facility. This must include two (2) years working in a management capacity, which demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of business/public administration practices. • Ability to plan, supervise and work with large staff. • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, in oral and written English. • Ability to keep comprehensive records and to prepare reports and budgets. • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with employees, residents, officials, and the general public. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ensure that facility maintains compliance with state and American Corrections Association standards and practices. • Prepare reports for official records and information. • Comply with legal mandates governing all persons under the jurisdiction of the Vigil-Maldonado Detention Center. • Ensure that medical, dental mental health and psychiatric services are provided to the resident of the Center. • Provide for all residents of the Center to be treated in a safe and humane manner.• Plan and recommend long-term goals and performance measures for Vigil-Maldonado Detention Center to the Warden. • Work closely with, and responsible for maintaining an open line of communication inter and intra departmentally, and with community agencies, adult courts, probation department and other related entities.• Ensure the development, communication, training and implementation of the Department’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Communicate the Department’s EOP to all Department’s Staff. Train all levels of Department personnel on the EOP. Ensue full participation of all employees and that roles have been established and delegated to lower management. Direct and execute the Emergency Management Procedures for the Department ensuring the safety of all residents and employees. Working conditions:Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Required to work weekends, holidays and any on call requests. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply and enforce with Vigil-Maldonado Detention Center Safety Policy Requirements, Standard Operating Policy and Procedures of VMDC as well as the Colfax County Policy and Procedures. • Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in this position. • Employee must continue on-going education. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are interested in applying for the position, the deadline IS March 21, 2018 by 4:00 PM. email to mlkern@co.colfax.nm.us, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer10-1XU

COLFAX COUNTY JOB POSTING: Certified or Uncertified Deputy, non-exempt. Reports to Sheriff and Under Sheriff. Salary depends on experience. Close date: when position is filled. Position Summary: Under general supervision of Sheriff, Undersheriff, or Sergeant of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office, provides a wide range of working level professional law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens, and to protect rights established by federal, state and local laws. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A high school diploma or GED. • Must be at least 21 years of age. Working conditions: Functions of the position are generally performed in a controlled environment. Many functions of the work post a high degree of hazard and uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases such as blood born pathogens. Regular exposure to changing weather conditions and related hazards. Potential work hazards include possibility of personal injury from violent residents, or heavy exertion activities while restraining or pursuing residents. Required to be on call for emergencies. 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, no felony, DWI or Domestic Violence Convictions. • Must be able to pass a physical agility test. • Employee must comply with complete the 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. • Must be certified or certifiable through the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy as a peace officer. Please submit application and resume to County Manager’s office if you are intersted in applying for the positon. Mail to County Manager’s office, RE: Sheriff’s office Job Posting, PO BoX 1498, Raton, NM 87740 or email to PMENDEZ@CO.COLFAX.NM.US, or visit our website www.co.colfax.nm.us and find detailed job description and benefit package. Colfax County is an Equal Opportunity employer 10-1XU

WANTED SEARCH & RESCUE Volunteers. The Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office is looking for dedicated volunteers and auxiliary support volunteers to rebuild their SAR team. Applicant Requirements:• Be a minimum of 21 years old.•Be physically fit and able to perform in stressful situations.•Be available for call-outs day or night.•Possess a valid Colorado driver’s license.•Able to take direction and critique.•Attend monthly training. (Minimum 8hrs) •Submit to a criminal background check.•Submit to Initial drug screening. •Be a resident of Huerfano County. •Be a Team Player! Please contact the Sheriff’s Office for an application packet.Suitable candidates will be contacted and scheduled for a an interview.Application deadline is April 2nd 1st 2018. 10-1XU

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

MED/SURG ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center has an opening for a Full-Time-Day Shift, Med/Surg Admin Assistant. The qualified candidate must have high school diploma/GED with minimum two years’ experience in hospital setting. Skills preferred are: scheduling, medical terminology, communication with patience, families, and peers, highly organized, ICD-10 coding. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, submit a letter of interest, to the Human Resource Department or go to www.sprhc.org to apply online. Closing March 16, 2018. 10-1XU

SPANISH PEAKS REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER has openings in the nursing home and hospital departments for the following positions: RN Full-time, part-time and PRN positions available and requires candidate to be a graduate from an approved school of nursing with a valid Colorado or Compact State license. Lodging repayment may apply. LPN Full-time, part-time and PRN positions available and requires candidate to be a graduate from an approved school of nursing with a valid Colorado or Compact State license. Lodging repayment may apply. CNA Full-time, part-time and PRN positions available and requires candidates to be certified as a nursing assistant and maintenance of certification. Lodging repayment may apply. Please submit application and resume to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. 10-1XU

LAUNDRY TECH The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Housekeeping department seeks full-time Laundry Tech. Work schedule will vary with some weekends and holidays required. Previous experience preferred, but not necessary. Please submit application and resume to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. March 15, 2018 Closing date. 10-1XU

HOUSEKEEPING DEPARTMENT – JANITOR The facility Housekeeping Department is seeking a full-time Janitor. Work schedule will be weekends including some holidays. No experience necessary; on the job training is provided. . Please submit application and resume to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Human Resource Department; 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. March 15, 2018 Closing date. 10-1XU

NV Paint & Body. Located: Trinidad, CO. We are looking for experienced Auto Body Painter and Tech. Pay based on experience. Send resume: nvcreativedesigns@gmail.com or call for info: 719-859-2353 09-2XP

THE RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is seeking a Business Manager to join our team with the following qualifications: * BA + degree in Accounting or Business preferred. * Must meet qualifications to obtain a N.M. Public Education Dept. (PED) Business Manager License. A person seeking this license shall have completed one or more of the following:- A current certified public accountant certificate, or A bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree in accounting, business, or a related field with at least 24 semester hours in accounting or business coursework from approved university or, An associate’s degree in accounting or a related field including 24 hours in accounting or business courses, plus at least 3 years verifiable employment experience as a school business official, or A high school diploma or GED and at least 5 years of verifiable employment experience working under the supervision of a licensed school business official and 40 hours of licensure credit for school business official license continuing education. * A person receiving an initial school business license shall be issued a 1-year conditional license that shall convert automatically to a 3- year level l license provided that during this first year the person satisfactorily completes a training program approved by the PED. (per 6.63.12.8 NMAC) * Experience in dealing with public school finances and state budget * Must pass a background check to be completed upon hiring * Supervisory experience preferred Excellent benefits and salary dependent upon school business experience and follows current school business manager salary schedule. To obtain a certified application, go to www.ratonschools.com/districtoffice to employment. Deadline for applying for this position is 3/15/2018 at 2pm. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and application to: Raton Public Schools, Attn: Karen Walton 1550 Tiger Circle 09-1XU

CHAÉ ORGANICS COSMETICS Manufacturing, Part Time/Temporary Production & Packing. Possibility of becoming Full Time. Responsibilities include working on production line in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures. Must have high degree of integrity, solid basic mathematical skills, the ability to work quickly and methodically, high attention to detail, and must also possess the ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks. Experience is not necessary but must have a willingness to learn. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Background check required. Pick up application at front desk, 23300 US HWY 160. For more details call (719) 695-5542. 10-1XU

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

 

 

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 info@lavetahouse.com 02-5XP

 

 

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

 

Vehicles

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

 

History

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

Class

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: kathyhillart@gmail.com.Website: www.kathywhill.com 05-TFN

 

Misc.

SALE: Antique and contemporary furniture, stained glass, tables, chairs, music, children’s furniture, more. United Church of Walsenburg, Main and Kansas. 9-3 Saturday, March 10. Preview 2-6 March 9. 719-738-2840. Cash, checks, credit cards. 08-3XU

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

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER minerals. What are them minerals you are selling? What are the minerals you are buying? Find out! Huerfano or Las Animas, call C.A. MacMillan. (719) 738-1250. 35 years experience. 10-2XP

1 REFRIGERATOR- yellow; $100. 1 wood table, small; 4 chairs; $75. 2 truck tool boxes; $100 each. 5th wheel tow hitch; $100. Grille guard for Dodge truck; $100. Generator; $100. Gas dryer; $100. 719-248-0895. 10-1XP 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

 

Lien

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 11, 2018, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #21, occupied by Krystal Mislyn. 1 Queen sized bed, 1 rowing machine, 1 table, 1 Coleman cooler, 15 boxes, 15 bags, pillows, glass top table, mirror. 09-2XU

Classifieds for March 1, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

Help Wanted

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 06-4XU

THE LA VETA PUBLIC LIBRARY has an opening for a full-time Library Assistant to join a creative and community-minded team. We are looking for someone who is literate, detail-oriented, and energetic, who enjoys working with people, has exceptional technology skills, and a great sense of humor. Job-sharing is possible if no qualified applicants are found for the full-time position. In that case, there will be two, 20 to 24 hours a week openings for a Library Clerk and a Library Assistant. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to Director@lvpl.org. More details and a full job description are also available by email or at the Library – 310 S. Main Street, La Veta. Applications are due by 5:30 pm on March 6, 2015. 07-3XU

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

NV Paint & Body. Located: Trinidad, CO. We are looking for experienced Auto Body Painter and Tech. Pay based on experience. Send resume: nvcreativedesigns@gmail.com or call for info: 719-859-2353 09-2XP

LAS ANIMAS CO. Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Residential Program Manager. Job Duties: The Residential Program Manager is responsible for the day to day operation and supervision of assigned residential facilities and/or host homes, to include training and scheduling of up to 15 direct care staff to assure that programs are operated in compliance with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado Division of Human Services rules and regulations. Qualifications: BA in Human Services field. Experience in the field of Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled individuals is preferred. Computer proficiency and effective oral and written communication skills are a must. Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license. This is a Full Time hourly position with benefits. Please submit application and resume to: Chrissy Whalen, HR/Staff Development Las Animas County Rehabilitation Center, Inc. 1205 Congress Dr. Trinidad, CO 81082 (719) 846-3391 X122, chrissywhalen@scdds.com 09-1XU

THE RATON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT is seeking a Business Manager to join our team with the following qualifications: * BA + degree in Accounting or Business preferred. * Must meet qualifications to obtain a N.M. Public Education Dept. (PED) Business Manager License. A person seeking this license shall have completed one or more of the following:- A current certified public accountant certificate, or A bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree in accounting, business, or a related field with at least 24 semester hours in accounting or business coursework from approved university or, An associate’s degree in accounting or a related field including 24 hours in accounting or business courses, plus at least 3 years verifiable employment experience as a school business official, or A high school diploma or GED and at least 5 years of verifiable employment experience working under the supervision of a licensed school business official and 40 hours of licensure credit for school business official license continuing education. * A person receiving an initial school business license shall be issued a 1-year conditional license that shall convert automatically to a 3- year level l license provided that during this first year the person satisfactorily completes a training program approved by the PED. (per 6.63.12.8 NMAC) * Experience in dealing with public school finances and state budget * Must pass a background check to be completed upon hiring * Supervisory experience preferred Excellent benefits and salary dependent upon school business experience and follows current school business manager salary schedule. To obtain a certified application, go to www.ratonschools.com/districtoffice to employment. Deadline for applying for this position is 3/15/2018 at 2pm. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and application to: Raton Public Schools, Attn: Karen Walton 1550 Tiger Circle 09-1XU

 

 

For Rent

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

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

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

 

 

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

HOME WITH MINERAL AND WATER RIGHTS. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, great room, kitchen with island, formal dining room, laundry room, wet bar, three-car loafing sheds, large workshop and four other out buildings on 48 acres backing to BLM land. Water and mineral rights. West of Aguilar. $280,000. 303-815-5413. 08-2XP

Vehicles

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4X4, Rubicon, Lifted, Winch, New 35’s #8374 $33,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

1999 Ford F-250 Crew Cab 4X4, Lariat, 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel, Topper #8370 $14,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2008 Ford Explorer 4X4, Eddie Bauer, V8, 3rd row, Sunroof, DVD, 82k miles #8372 $11,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

 

History

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

Class

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: kathyhillart@gmail.com.Website: www.kathywhill.com 05-TFN

 

Misc.

SALE: Antique and contemporary furniture, stained glass, tables, chairs, music, children’s furniture, more. United Church of Walsenburg, Main and Kansas. 9-3 Saturday, March 10. Preview 2-6 March 9. 719-738-2840. Cash, checks, credit cards. 08-3XU

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

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

 

Lien

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 11, 2018, the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading Post, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #21, occupied by Krystal Mislyn. 1 Queen sized bed, 1 rowing machine, 1 table, 1 Coleman cooler, 15 boxes, 15 bags, pillows, glass top table, mirror. 09-2XU

Classifieds for Feb. 22, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

Help Wanted

A PART TIME ADMINISTRATOR is needed for the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival. This position will average 40 hours per month from January through October. Candidates will have proficient computer skills, basic accounting/budgeting; sound administrative skills, knowledge of the Festival, fundraising, event coordination and a passion for the Celtic Culture;.marketing, social media skills a plus. Salary negotiable depending on experience. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest including a resume to SPIFCMF, PO Box 612, La Veta, CO 81055. 06-TFN

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 06-4XU

HELP WANTED -Position: Full-Time Field Operator Location: CUCHARAS SANITATION & WATER DISTRICT (CS&WD), Cuchara Colorado Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience plus the position offers an excellent benefit package including health & dental insurance, paid sick leave, holidays and vacation. Job Description: CS&WD is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Water and Waste Water Operations Department. Duties will include but are not limited to: operation and maintenance activities of the water treatment plants and pump stations, conduct compliance monitoring and process control testing. Operator will conduct daily rounds at stations to obtain meter readings, check equipment, clean and observe for abnormal conditions. Assists with current maintenance program, and works directly under supervision of the Districts O.R.C. Job requirements: The ideal candidate needs to possess knowledge of water and waste water plants, collection and distribution system operations. Must obtain or possess a class D. water and waste water license within 1 year of employment. Experience in minor electrical, instrumentation, controls, heavy equipment operations and mechanical troubleshooting are highly desirable. This position requires on-call coverage and weekend hours on a rotating basis. The candidate must be able to respond to emergency calls. This safety sensitive position may require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. How to apply: You may obtain a Job Description and Application Form at the Cucharas Sanitation and Water District or through an email request to the email address listed below. A completed Application Form with Resume should be submitted to Cucharas Sanitation & Water District, 16925 State Highway 12, La Veta, CO 81055 or by Email to cswd@centurytel.net Deadline for all applications and resumes must be submitted before 5:00 pm on March 5th, 2018. For more information call Operations Superintendent at 719-742- 3108. 07-2XU

RATON COUNTRY CLUB and Golf Course is in need of a Pro Shop Manager. Duties include bookkeeping, scheduling, supervising other employees, retail sales, marketing, retention of members, and assisting with tournaments. We are looking for someone with exceptional customer service skills who enjoys working with people. Knowledge of the game of golf is a plus. Job requires a high school diploma or GED, prior retail or bookkeeping experience and valid driver’s license. Moderate physical activity is required. Applications may be picked up at Raton Country Club, Raton City Hall, Raton Visitor’s Center or requested by mail – ratoncc@yahoo.com. Deadline Feb 23, 2018. 07-2XU Las Animas Co. Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Residential Program Manager Job Duties: The Residential Program Manager is responsible for the day to day operation and supervision of assigned residential facilities and/or host homes, to include training and scheduling of up to 15 direct care staff to assure that programs are operated in compliance with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado Division of Human Services rules and regulations. Qualifications: BA in Human Services field. Experience in the field of Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled individuals is preferred. Computer proficiency and effective oral and written communication skills are a must. Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license. This is a Full Time hourly position with benefits. Please submit application and resume to: Chrissy Whalen, HR/Staff Development,Las Animas County Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1205 Congress Dr.Trinidad, CO 81082 (719) 846-3391 X122 chrissywhalen@scdds.com 07-1XU

THE LA VETA PUBLIC LIBRARY has an opening for a full-time Library Assistant to join a creative and community-minded team. We are looking for someone who is literate, detail-oriented, and energetic, who enjoys working with people, has exceptional technology skills, and a great sense of humor. Job-sharing is possible if no qualified applicants are found for the full-time position. In that case, there will be two, 20 to 24 hours a week openings for a Library Clerk and a Library Assistant. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to Director@lvpl.org. More details and a full job description are also available by email or at the Library – 310 S. Main Street, La Veta. Applications are due by 5:30 pm on March 6, 2015. 07-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for a Road and Bridge Operator. This position is full time at 40 hours per week with benefits and a starting salary of $32,995. Knowledge of diesel engines, light vehicle maintenance, and heavy equipment operator experience required. Must possess a valid Colorado State Class A Commercial Drivers License, endorsement “N”. Applicant must be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug test with a negative result and future DOT random drug and alcohol testing. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Work Force Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for an HR Coordinator. This position is full-time at 35 hours per week with benefits and starting salary of $35,000 – $40,000, depending on qualifications. Position will work closely with the Board of County Commissioners, Administrative Staff, employees and the public. Qualified candidates must have a (2) year degree and four (4) years of general experience in Human Resources or any combination of education and experience. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant in the Land Use Department. This position is full-time at 35 hours per week with benefits and starting salary of $25,000 annually. Position will work closely with the Planning Director, Chief Planning Inspector, Administrative Staff, employees and the public. Qualified candidates must have two (2) years experience with customer service and phone reception in a front office setting. Applicant must be familiar with computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Access. Knowledge in the use of geographic information system is a plus. A background in local government/public administration or the construction industry is desired. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

ED COORDINATOR The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Emergency Department has need for a full-time ED Patient Care Coordinator. Successful candidate must have experience using Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to type 35wpm, and have excellent interpersonal, customer service and time management skills. Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred but not required. Job duties include: registering patients upon admission into the emergency room, transcribing physician orders, record preparation, answering department phone, ordering diagnostics, and preparing Excel sheets for data gathering. CNA or EMT-B certification is preferred, but not required. Some weekend and holiday shifts required. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center Human Resource Department: 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089 by the February 27th, 2018 closing date. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. 02-1XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for a Road and Bridge Operator. This position is full time at 40 hours per week with benefits and a starting salary of $32,995. Knowledge of diesel engines, light vehicle maintenance, and heavy equipment operator experience required. Must possess a valid Colorado State Class A Commercial Drivers License, endorsement “N”. Applicant must be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug test with a negative result and future DOT random drug and alcohol testing. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Work Force Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant in the Land Use Department. This position is full-time at 35 hours per week with benefits and starting salary of $25,000 annually. Position will work closely with the Planning Director, Chief Planning Inspector, Administrative Staff, employees and the public. Qualified candidates must have two (2) years experience with customer service and phone reception in a front office setting. Applicant must be familiar with computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Access. Knowledge in the use of geographic information system is a plus. A background in local government/public administration or the construction industry is desired. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

RN THE SPANISH Peaks Regional Health Center, Hospital Department has need for two PRN RN’s to cover call. These positions will be utilized to cover call at night for the Acute/ER departments. Flexibility in scheduling, excellent internal and external customer service, experience with EHR’s, Microsoft Outlook and Word are required. Successful applicant must have experience with IV pumps, medical beds, patient monitoring systems, Pyxis or other medication dispensing system. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program with a Colorado or Compact RN license. Current ACLS and BLS certifications required. Please submit an application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the Human Resource Department by the March 6, 2018 closing date. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. 08-1XU

LAUNDRY TECH The Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center’s Housekeeping department seeks 2 full-time and 1 PRN Laundry Tech(s). Work schedule will vary with some weekends and holidays required. Previous experience preferred, but not necessary. Please submit application and resume, or if a current employee, a letter of interest to the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center Human Resource Department: 23500 US Hwy 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089 by the March 6, 2018 closing date. For further information, contact Human Resources at (719) 738-4540 or to view facility information go to www.sprhc.org. 08-1XU

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

 

 

For Rent

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

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

FOR RENT- 2 BR, 1 Bath home on west side of Walsenburg. Must have good application. No pets, no smoking. call Cruickshank Realty at 719-890-1701. 07-2XU

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

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR LEASE 620 S. Albert Walsenburg- great location $675 1ST year move in special. 719-251-9127 08-1XU

 

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

HOME WITH MINERAL AND WATER RIGHTS. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, great room, kitchen with island, formal dining room, laundry room, wet bar, three-car loafing sheds, large workshop and four other out buildings on 48 acres backing to BLM land. Water and mineral rights. West of Aguilar. $280,000. 303-815-5413. 08-2XP

Vehicles

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4X4, Rubicon, Lifted, Winch, New 35’s #8374 $33,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

1999 Ford F-250 Crew Cab 4X4, Lariat, 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel, Topper #8370 $14,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2008 Ford Explorer 4X4, Eddie Bauer, V8, 3rd row, Sunroof, DVD, 82k miles #8372 $11,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

2010 F150 SUPERCAB, 4×4, 98k, highway truck.  Too many features to list! 303-880-7348 04-1XP

 

History

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

 Pets

DELUXE BOARDING KENNELS for cats and dogs. Fully licensed pet-care facility, Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic, 22540 West U.S. Highway 160, Walsenburg. 719-738-1427. 28-TFN

Class

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: kathyhillart@gmail.com.Website: www.kathywhill.com 05-TFN

 

Misc.

MOVING SALE – full bedroom set: dresser with mirror, chest of drawers, night stands; antique dining set; pilates machine; recliner; swivel end table; many misc. household items. 303-815-5413. 08-1XP

SALE: Antique and contemporary furniture, stained glass, tables, chairs, music, children’s furniture, more. United Church of Walsenburg, Main and Kansas. 9-3 Saturday, March 10. Preview 2-6 March 9. 719-738-2840. Cash, checks, credit cards. 08-3XU

“MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER” WHAT: Coffee & Pastry’s with the Administrator WHEN: MONDAY, March 5 th , 2018, 7:30-8:30 a.m. WHERE: Walsenburg Municipal Building WHY: Exchange of ideas for the improvement of our Community Sponsored by: James Toth, City of Walsenburg Administrator. No RSVP needed. Just Come! 08-1XU

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

LOST WALLET. In Walsenburg. Reward if returned. Contact Louis Vigil. 719-251-1871. 08-1XP

Classifieds for February 15, 2018

Business

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 www.carquest.com. 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

Help Wanted

A PART TIME ADMINISTRATOR is needed for the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival. This position will average 40 hours per month from January through October. Candidates will have proficient computer skills, basic accounting/budgeting; sound administrative skills, knowledge of the Festival, fundraising, event coordination and a passion for the Celtic Culture;.marketing, social media skills a plus. Salary negotiable depending on experience. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest including a resume to SPIFCMF, PO Box 612, La Veta, CO 81055. 06-TFN

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 jtvigildc@yahoo.com or mail to 110 E 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089. 06-4XU

HELP WANTED -Position: Full-Time Field Operator Location: CUCHARAS SANITATION & WATER DISTRICT (CS&WD), Cuchara Colorado Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience plus the position offers an excellent benefit package including health & dental insurance, paid sick leave, holidays and vacation. Job Description: CS&WD is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Water and Waste Water Operations Department. Duties will include but are not limited to: operation and maintenance activities of the water treatment plants and pump stations, conduct compliance monitoring and process control testing. Operator will conduct daily rounds at stations to obtain meter readings, check equipment, clean and observe for abnormal conditions. Assists with current maintenance program, and works directly under supervision of the Districts O.R.C. Job requirements: The ideal candidate needs to possess knowledge of water and waste water plants, collection and distribution system operations. Must obtain or possess a class D. water and waste water license within 1 year of employment. Experience in minor electrical, instrumentation, controls, heavy equipment operations and mechanical troubleshooting are highly desirable. This position requires on-call coverage and weekend hours on a rotating basis. The candidate must be able to respond to emergency calls. This safety sensitive position may require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. How to apply: You may obtain a Job Description and Application Form at the Cucharas Sanitation and Water District or through an email request to the email address listed below. A completed Application Form with Resume should be submitted to Cucharas Sanitation & Water District, 16925 State Highway 12, La Veta, CO 81055 or by Email to cswd@centurytel.net Deadline for all applications and resumes must be submitted before 5:00 pm on March 5th, 2018. For more information call Operations Superintendent at 719-742- 3108. 07-2XU

RATON COUNTRY CLUB and Golf Course is in need of a Pro Shop Manager. Duties include bookkeeping, scheduling, supervising other employees, retail sales, marketing, retention of members, and assisting with tournaments. We are looking for someone with exceptional customer service skills who enjoys working with people. Knowledge of the game of golf is a plus. Job requires a high school diploma or GED, prior retail or bookkeeping experience and valid driver’s license. Moderate physical activity is required. Applications may be picked up at Raton Country Club, Raton City Hall, Raton Visitor’s Center or requested by mail – ratoncc@yahoo.com. Deadline Feb 23, 2018. 07-2XU Las Animas Co. Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Residential Program Manager Job Duties: The Residential Program Manager is responsible for the day to day operation and supervision of assigned residential facilities and/or host homes, to include training and scheduling of up to 15 direct care staff to assure that programs are operated in compliance with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado Division of Human Services rules and regulations. Qualifications: BA in Human Services field. Experience in the field of Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled individuals is preferred. Computer proficiency and effective oral and written communication skills are a must. Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license. This is a Full Time hourly position with benefits. Please submit application and resume to: Chrissy Whalen, HR/Staff Development,Las Animas County Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 1205 Congress Dr.Trinidad, CO 81082 (719) 846-3391 X122 chrissywhalen@scdds.com 07-1XU

THE LA VETA PUBLIC LIBRARY has an opening for a full-time Library Assistant to join a creative and community-minded team. We are looking for someone who is literate, detail-oriented, and energetic, who enjoys working with people, has exceptional technology skills, and a great sense of humor. Job-sharing is possible if no qualified applicants are found for the full-time position. In that case, there will be two, 20 to 24 hours a week openings for a Library Clerk and a Library Assistant. To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to Director@lvpl.org. More details and a full job description are also available by email or at the Library – 310 S. Main Street, La Veta. Applications are due by 5:30 pm on March 6, 2015. 07-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for a Road and Bridge Operator. This position is full time at 40 hours per week with benefits and a starting salary of $32,995. Knowledge of diesel engines, light vehicle maintenance, and heavy equipment operator experience required. Must possess a valid Colorado State Class A Commercial Drivers License, endorsement “N”. Applicant must be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug test with a negative result and future DOT random drug and alcohol testing. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Work Force Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

HUERFANO COUNTY is accepting applications for an HR Coordinator. This position is full-time at 35 hours per week with benefits and starting salary of $35,000 – $40,000, depending on qualifications. Position will work closely with the Board of County Commissioners, Administrative Staff, employees and the public. Qualified candidates must have a (2) year degree and four (4) years of general experience in Human Resources or any combination of education and experience. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU Huerfano County is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant in the Land Use Department. This position is full-time at 35 hours per week with benefits and starting salary of $25,000 annually. Position will work closely with the Planning Director, Chief Planning Inspector, Administrative Staff, employees and the public. Qualified candidates must have two (2) years experience with customer service and phone reception in a front office setting. Applicant must be familiar with computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Access. Knowledge in the use of geographic information system is a plus. A background in local government/public administration or the construction industry is desired. Drug testing and background check are required. Job descriptions and applications are available through the Walsenburg Workforce Center, 928 Russell, Walsenburg, CO 81089. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on February 26, 2018. Huerfano County is an equal opportunity employer. 07-2XU

Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Feb 18, 2018 the below described property will be sold by sealed bid. The property can be seen at Paperback Trading POst, 111 W. 4th St in Walsenburg. Storage Unit #6. A piano, an old dresser, a table and four chairs. 06-2XU

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 info@lavetahouse.com 02-5XP

FOR RENT:  Mtn Cuchara townhouse, 2 BDRM, loft, fully furnished, $925/month. 785-346-6218. 07-09-11-U Home for Rent. 2 bed 1 bath, large yard, updated, washer/dryer. $565 per month. 801 Montana, Walsenburg. 719-251-9127 07-1XU

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR LEASE 136 W. 7th Walsenburg- great location $650 1st year move in special 719-251-9127 07-1XU

FOR RENT- 2 BR, 1 Bath home on west side of Walsenburg. Must have good application. No pets, no smoking. call Cruickshank Realty at 719-890-1701. 07-2XU

 

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

Vehicles

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4X4, Rubicon, Lifted, Winch, New 35’s #8374 $33,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

1999 Ford F-250 Crew Cab 4X4, Lariat, 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel, Topper #8370 $14,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN

2008 Ford Explorer 4X4, Eddie Bauer, V8, 3rd row, Sunroof, DVD, 82k miles #8372 $11,950 Fultons Used Cars, Pueblo, 719-542-2268. 28-TFN­

2010 F150 SUPERCAB, 4×4, 98k, highway truck.  Too many features to list! 303-880-7348 04-1XP

2010 FORD F250 4X4 DIESEL. 6.4 liter, 109,000 miles, $21,995. One owner lady, excellent condition! New injectors, filter, oil, detailed, mint interior, automatic. Fifth wheel gooseneck. Perfect Carfax! Well maintained, at Ford dealerships since new! Gardner, CO 920-591-2955 07-2XP

History

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

 Pets

DELUXE BOARDING KENNELS for cats and dogs. Fully licensed pet-care facility, Rio Cucharas Veterinary Clinic, 22540 West U.S. Highway 160, Walsenburg. 719-738-1427. 28-TFN

Class

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: kathyhillart@gmail.com.Website: www.kathywhill.com 05-TFN

 

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