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Writer/Instructional Designer
Position supports the activities of Lore’s Creative Solutions Team which includes the research and development of Lore’s executive education programs (including agendas, course materials, and facilitator’s guides); updating and tailoring of programs and services; and contributes to development of IP. Must meet tight deadlines, quick turnaround, and have ability to be client interfacing and work on highly collaborative projects in a team-based  environment. Exceptional writing and research skills a must. Strong attention to detail is necessary with 3-5 years of successful project management experience. BA/BS, prefer degree in Instructional Design, English, Technical Writing, Communications, related field or equivalent experience. Mid-30’s DOE. Please send letter of interest and credentials to Writer/Instructional Designer: Lore International Institute, P.O. Box 1287, Durango, CO  81302 EOE.
Full & Part Time
Positions available. Apply at 747 Main Ave. Retail experience preferred.
River Mist
Seeks people with open minds and hearts to work with young chilren in our peaceful environment in the Florida River valley. 385-4098 M-F
Housekeepers needed
As soon as possible. 259-6190. Jarvis Suites Hotel.
Wanted: In Durango!
An experienced “Spec-Com” salesperson. Growing broker/carrier needs a talented go-getter to join our team. Call for more info; 800-642-1798. Top commission paid weekly. Fax resume to: 972-228-9250, or email to:
Lunch cook
Part-time, experience neces
sary. Apply at Skinny’s, 1017 Main Ave.
Experienced only. Cyprus Café. Apply in person. 725 E. Second Ave. 385-6884.
With FLC Environmental Center. F/T 9-mos. 8/14/06 - 5/14/07. Room, board, stipend. Recent grads encouraged to apply. Deadline 6/26. Email: for details.
Bear Smart Durango
Is seeking volunteers to help educate residents about living with bears. For more information on becoming a BearSmart! volunteer, contact Bryan Peterson at (970) 749-4262 or No experience necessary.
Cocina Linda
Is looking for an experienced line cook and counter help. Must be available afternoons. Call 259-6729.
Women’s Wilderness Retreat
August 4-6, $150. Camp at Valley View hot springs, learn basic wilderness skills, practice yoga, hike Mt. Shavano and be guided through transformational curriculum. Call 720-272-5743, email or visit
The Durango/Bayfield
Solar Home Tour, Oct. 7, 2006, is looking for homes to showcase in this year’s tour. One day only, passive or active solar systems required. To volunteer your home or for more details call 588-3641 by July 15.
Women’s Flyfishing Class
Let’s go ladies! Learn the basics to get out there. Bugs, knots, casting, etc. July 8, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Only $75! Call 385-4081.
William Leslie
Will teach a Lightsculpture Workshop in Durango July 15 - 16, teaching his special techniques. See www.PaperSun for gallery.  $200 includes materials/ instruction.  For info./registration, contact Niara Isley, 749-4292.
Used kiln, Good Working Condition. ABT. 27X27, Shelves and Furniture. Kiln Sitter and Timer. 1-800-385-1067 or 1-239-395-0650.
Coalbed Methane Stream
Depletion Assessment Study results by Colorado Dept. of Natural Resources open to public Tues., June 27, from 5-7:30 p.m. Durango Community Rec. Center, 2700 Main Ave.
Oil & Gas Basics
Result Energized Synergy is considering classes in various locations in La Plata County. If you are interested please send the geographic location, two consecutive months, day of week and two-hour time-frame you prefer. Email:
The Mountain Merchant
is now open. Antiques, arts, furniture and fabric. 929A Highway 3. 970-247-4686.
Seeking hometown heroes
The Kiwanis Club of Durango will be honoring Hometown Heroes in Buckley Park on July 4th. To nominate your Hometown Hero contact Bob at 759-5480 or  
Summer volunteers needed
For the La Plata County Humane Society Thrift Store. Training provided and no experience necessary. 259-2847 for more information.
Akashic Record Consultations
And classes. Call Mary @ 970-375-9409. See our website
Professional Touch Painting
Specializing in interior/exterior finishes, new construction/repaints, decks, wood finishing. We do it all. Free estimates. Operating for six years in Durango area. Call Ryan at 946-5064.
Professional woman
With one child looking for a house-sitting situation from approximately Aug. to Aug. Call 259-9400.
Multipure Savings
During June and July you can save $30-45 on the purchase of a water purifier for your kitchen and receive a free shower filter ($40 value). These are highly tested and rated, solid carbon filters. Call 259-3577 for more info.
Durango Small Haul
Sand, topsoil, gravel. Fast and affordable! 799-0069.
Exterior Paint Service
25 years experience. Insured. 903-1909. Durango.
Squeaky Clean Cleaning
Service. Residential and Commercial. References available. 970-764-4308.
Want to have
more fun playing, singing, and jamming with others?  Try some guitar lessons in a relaxed, friendly environment.  Call Pete Giuliani 385-6713.
Mobile Geeks
Computer repair that fits your schedule, on-site or FREE pickup and delivery! Call 259-3171 or visit http: for more information.
Stop renting-Start owning
Call Jeanne to see how much home you can afford. 970-759-8736
Feet Get Deeper!
Gravity assisted, barefoot massage was created for people with large frames, dense tissue or lovers of “deep” massage. Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy exclusively with Christine Schumann, CMT, AOBT.  946-3724.
Dad’s love massage
Call today for a Father’s Day gift certificate. Carla Marie Toth, LAc, CMT 799-3470
Exceptional Bodywork
Strong and gentle, 20 years experience, licensed, background in dance, movement arts, Ortho-Bionomy® practitioner. Available in Durango and Trimble’s Spa. Heidi Timm, 759-9038
Taos Solar Music Festival
three-day ticket for sale. This weekend, June 23-25. Asking $75. Regular price $90. Call 247-8942.
Yakima roof rack
Fits small car. $65. 385-4806
Santa Cruz Heckler
Medium size, rebuilt FOX
Talas front fork, lots of new parts. $1,200. 769-1409.
Check out Reruns
New furniture store! Fun, quality items at great prices. Coffee tables, lamps, bamboo/rattan, etc. 385-7336.  
Aire Tomcat
Tandem Inflatable Kayak(s), Red, excellent condition, no patches or repairs. With inflatable seats or cheetah chairs. $399.99/$450.00. 259-7771.
Spacious Living
3 Bedroom 2.5 bath. First left in Forest Lakes. Large, open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Spacious deck, great for entertaining. 2.5 car garage with tons of storage space. $284,900! Call Mike Aronson @CBHHR  375-5500.
Manicured Home
Durango West II. 3/2. Steam heat. $295K. 247-4985.
3b, 2car heated garage, .30 irrigated acres, red cliff views from deck, mature fruit trees, 1 mile past Sweeney’s. $329K obo. 259-3701
Silverton house
For rent. Summer months – one or more. No pets or smokers. Sunny, renovated, one bedroom on Reese. Call 799-2469.
Durango Dharma Center
Is available for hourly and daily rental. Ideal space for workshops, meetings. Free parking. Call Judy at 375-9617
Enjoy your family’s visit.
Have them stay at a rental house. 1 bed/1 bath downtown. W/D. Book now for summer months. 259-9466.
Help we’re overflowing
Great Dogs at the Aztec Shelter. Lots of small dogs, too. Come check us out. 505-334-6819.
Cadence Therapeutic Riding
is seeking volunteers and is always searching for possible riders to participate in our program. Cadence is a non-profit organization that provides equestrian experiences for adults and children with special needs.  Visit, or call 749-7433 for more information.
Alzheimer’s Association
Support Groups meet the second Thursday of the month at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center at 12:30 p.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month at the La Plata County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. For more information, call Elaine Stumpo at 259-0122.
Raw Food Lunches
Nonprofit organization Turtle Lake Refuge offers organic, living-food lunch every Tuesday and Friday from 11: 11 a.m. to 2:22 p.m. Suggested donation $8. 247-8395. 848 E. Third Ave.

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