The Telegraph accepts classified advertising anytime prior to Tuesday at noon. Ads are a total bargain at $5 for 25 words or less and 20 cents for each additional word. Ads can be submitted via email), fax (970-259-0448) or in person (534 Main Ave, Durango). Prepayment is requested on all classifieds.

Need PT job & housing?
Maid, admin. asst., home/office. Located ½ mile from Albertson’s. Cleaning and organization, etc. Quiet, dependable. Pay/terms depending on qualifications. Housing, vehicle, cell available. or (970) 449-9470.
Cocina Linda
is hiring for fall and winter, days and evenings available. Please call 259-6729.
Servers and office worker needed. Apply in person between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or call 382-0001 or 382-0012.
Cleaning position
Are you thorough, detail oriented and love to clean? Flexible hours between 8:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. Vehicle required. Start $12 per hour. If seriously motivated, call 759-6329.
Kid’s College
hosted by Pueblo Community College. ArtWorks fall 2008 Fabulous Fridays 2-4 p.m. at Pueblo Community College for young artists in grades 1-5. Nov.7, 14, 21 – Printmaking with artist and teacher Sandra Butler. Explore the world of printmaking through techniques such as etching, stamping, and creating monoprints. $75 Sign up early! Space is limited. Register at Pueblo Community College. 701 Camino del Rio, Durango. 247-2929 x7213.
Anytime Fitness – 24-Hr Access
Get your free 7 day pass at (970)259-3007.
Learn graphic design basics!
Fun, informative half-day class. November 1. Only $50. No previous design experience required. Class size limited. Register at  
15 People Wanted
to lose up to 30 lbs in 30 Days! $30 100% Guaranteed! Dr. Recommended! / 259-0731.
Medical Marijuana
Have an I.D. card or need one? Need a caregiver or tired of your old one? We can help. 970-403-2161.
Baby and Mom Yoga
Three-week session (11/4. 11/11. 11/18). Classes are held at Yogadurango, 1485 Florida Road. Sheryl at 769-6875 to register.
Dancing Willow Herbs
is looking for textile and hand-crafted goods for consignment. Please call to set up an appt., 247-1654.
Rise and Shine
Saturday morning yoga, chanting, and meditation in the Smiley Building, room 10, from 7:00 to 8:30 A.M. beginning Nov. 1st. $10.00 and $7.00 Students and Seniors. Information 375-7902.
EMS – Paramedic Training
in Durango. Pueblo Community College is accepting applications for the Paramedic Program Emergency Medical Services  Applications are due November 1st, 2008 For more information on prerequisites, application process, classes, and class schedule please call (970) 247-2929 to speak with an advisor.
Ceramic Art Classes
New session, 7 weeks - Nov./Dec. Enjoy a small studio to learn throwing methods, sculpture techniques, high fire soda atmosphere. Kroenung Ceramics 946-5455.
Hot Stone Massage Certificate Training
Prereq: 500 hr. Massage Certificate $400. two Saturdays: 11/8 & 11/15, 1-6 p.m. Experienced/Certified Instructor SW School of Massage & Integrated Bodywork, Inc. 2277 W. 2nd Avenue, Suite #2, Durango, Co. No Drop Ins Please! Limited Enrollment/Deposit Required (970) 259-2523.
The Freedom Seminar:
Sat, Nov 8th 9-3. Unique, interactive 1-day workshop for women to liberate the authentic self. Fight for personal freedom. Let go of who you’re not. Claim sovereignty over self! For info & to register: or 426-2130.
Asante Center
Auriel Grace will Channel the Archeia Grace, Faith or Hope, the Divine Compliments of the Arch Angels at the Asante Center Oct. 9th & 25th at 6.30 p.m. Come and receive worldly and personal messages in a fun and uplifting way. $10.00 per person. Intuitive Readings & Coaching $1.00 a minute. For more information please contact Auriel Grace 970-903-4352/
Master Gardener Program
The Colorado State University’s Master Gardener program in La Plata County will be taking applications until Nov. 14. Students will receive training in tree care, vegetables, soils, native plants, water wise gardening, insects and diseases of plants and much more. Classes start on Feb. 5. Call 382-6465 or stop by the La Plata County Cooperative Extension office to receive an application. .
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Go to http: // or email Unity in Our Community!
Reruns Home Furnishings
Beautiful Chinese armoire, red 1950s dinette, leather recliner & ottoman. Lots of fun art & lamps. Always looking to purchase or consign interesting pieces. 572 E. 6th Ave. 385-7336.
Concrete Countertops
Affordable Health & Beauty Care Specials:
Aaah Massage & Aesthetics Holistic Day Spa, 10% off a massage or customized facial ($54); ½ off on Ionic Foot Detox or Infrared Full Body Detox Sauna ($15). Six treatment rooms/ In Town Durango/ Free Parking. Nancy Raffaele-Ilic, NCMT/ Esthetician (970) 259-2523.
Inner transformation
Actualize new energy to live more effectively. Deal better with relationships and responsibilities, conflict, stress and loss. Free consultation – Bob Boe, LCSW 799-8962.
Durango Dogs
Dogs have fun while you’re on the run. Dog walking, pet sitting in your home or mine. Insured, bonded. Juliet @ 382-2542.
Home improvement
For all your home improvement needs. Plumbing, electric, carpentry, French doors and windows. Licensed and insured. Dale 903-9181.
Children’s Dental Services
Southwest SmileMakers Teeth Cleaning, Fluoride Treatment, and Sealants.  Convenient downtown location at The Commons next to Albertson’s. Medicaid, CHP+, and sliding fee scale accepted.Call for an appointment 385-4480.
House Cleaning
Trustworthy, dependable and thorough. 18 years experience. Call Lynn 375-1831.
Free Financial Needs Analysis
Let us provide a fitness plan for your financial future. Become Debt Free, Plan for Retirement, Save for education and travel. Take time to invest in your future and develop a financial game plan!! For more information call Samuel, Primerica Financial Services, at 970-749-7839.
Redpoint Design & Construction LLC
Remodels, Additions, Custom Furniture and Built-ins. All designed to fit your style. 769-6409.
Are you too busy
to cook healthy meals for your family? Do you wish you could spend more time with your spouse and kids instead of slaving in the kitchen? Let a personal chef prepare dinners that you can eat in your home. Over 10 years of experience cooking everything from burgers to eclectic fusion cuisine. Call Andy 970 903-3552.
Improve Plant Health  
Cut perennials back as they brown in the fall, rather than wait until spring.  Gardens by Eve ~ Coaching, Consulting, Design 769-3319.
Compassionate, Action-Oriented Therapy
It would be my privilege to walk alongside you as you break the bondage of the past, find freedom from dysfunctional living, reclaim self, and navigate your way toward a more authentic, abundant tomorrow. Complimentary initial session. Kingsley Gallup, MA, LPC, NCC. 426-2130.
Financial Health Workshop Series
Hands-on, practical financial solutions, support and peace of mind. Workshops, individuals/couples, and phone sessions available. Felicia A. Libo, MA, LPC, Financial Counselor/Coach, or 759-2678.
QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Specializing in accounting & bookkeeping for small businesses.  Go to for more information, or call Dana at 946-1316.
Come delight in the Great Outdoors while turning your walking or hiking into a Whole Body experience! First Class Free! Please call Mimi at 799-7777 or visit
Energy Healing for Your Pet
Large or small. 799-4269.
Guitar lessons
with Pete Giuliani, at Canyon Music Woodworks. Weekly or occasional lessons. Call 259-1622.
Your Personal Home/Office Assistant
Your Right Handy Lady! Includes, but not limited to, Shopping/Running Errands, Transport to Appts; Bill Paying, Office/Computer Assist, Light Cooking/Hsekeeping, Plant Care, Elderly Assist, Infant Care, Party Assist; Packing/Moving Etc. Carolyn. 970-903-5526.
OOOO October Specials!
Professional certified massage therapy sessions. $45/hour; $55/1hour, 15 min; $65/hour and
a half. In-town Durango location. Please call Sarah Hauze, 970-331-2447. Ask about Ionic Detox & receive $5 off 1st treatment.
Affordable Health & Beauty Care Specials:
Aaah Massage & Aesthetics Holistic Day Spa, 10% off a massage or customized facial ($54); ½ off on Ionic Foot Detox or Infrared Full Body Detox Sauna ($15). Six treatment rooms/ In Town Durango/ Free Parking. Nancy Raffaele-Ilic, NCMT/ Esthetician (970) 259-2523.
Massage for the
child-bearing year
Certified pregnancy/postpartum massage therapist. Offering baby massage classes, doula support for labor and child birth. Providing comfort and empowering birthing women. 22 years experience. Contact Robin Davis, CMT, at 259-2186 for free consultation.
Time for a massage?    
Relax, Relieve, Rejuvenate. $50/60min, $75/90min. Gift Certificates available. Contact Carrie Griffin, CMT 749-9264.
The Homeopathy of Bodywork,
Ortho-Bionomy® provides profound and lasting changes to acute and chronic problems, completely pain free. Heidi Timm, Licensed Massage Therapist, 22 years, 759-9038.
Moving! Man Cave Sale
Beautiful mounted antelope, $325. Assorted mounted antlers and horns, $10 - $50. Moose hide rug, best offer. Green propanel roofing $40 per panel. AC/DC Welder $95. Plumbing, woodworking & automotive items. Trough with antique water pump, $200. Saddle stand with old saddle, $50. Lots of wood for wood workers, make offer. Gas grills, $15, $35 & $75. Computer w/corner desk, $150. Entertainment center, $150. More! 769-7258 or 259-8033.
2001 Ford E350 extended van
Diesel, 18+ MPG. Red. Tint. Power. Carpeted interior. 127k. $7000 970.946.4365  
3 TVs
32”, 24”, 19”. DVD player, $75 each or will package two for $125. Fischer skis with Naxo bindings and skins, $275. 759-1703.
250 cc Motor Scooter
2008. Lifetime warranty on parts. 65 mpg. Top speed 70. Two-seater, blue. $2,400. David, 970-903-6021.
Yakima ski and bike racks
$75. 769-8440.
Futons (Queen, King)
Organic cotton, Taylor guitar, 18 space rack case with wheels $50, congas new in-box, 1957 Kay upright bass, Himalayan salt lamp. Call 385-9876.
Fall specials
at Basin Motorcycle Works. 20 percent off TNG 49cc scooters, ’08 Kymco 250 cc scooter 4
$3,995. BMWs: 76R75/6 restored $4,995, ’81 R100RT runs great $3,795. 970-259-9489.
Costumes For Sale/Rent
Kids $5 and up. Variety of adult costumes plus accessories. Treasures by Therese, 111 E. 30th, 259-5034. Mon. - Sat.
Attention Ski Racers
Atomic GS 11/ 171 $375 w/bindings. Atomic SL 11/ 151 $375 w/ bindings. Snyder Speed Suit- $90. Uvex Helmet-med- $45. All in amazing condition! Call 970-946-5852.
1989 Nissan D 21 Pickup
Good chassis, needs engine and body work. Call 385-6713.
Reruns Home Furnishings
Change up your furnishings for fall. Armoires, leather chairs, dropleaf table and chairs, rugs, arts, lamps, lots more. 572 E. 6th Ave. Mon-Sat.
22 Designs telemark bindings
Bombshell. Lightly used. $95. 375-2842.
Ford E350 Extended Van
Diesel, 18+ MPG. Red. Tint. Power. Carpeted interior. 127k. $7,000. (970) 946-4365.
’98 Subaru Legacy
$2800 standard/AWD Runs Great! 970-946-5852.
2003 Bianchi Veloce
Pristine condition, less than 100 miles. 53 cm. Light and quick, great little ride, just in time for fall road rides. $600. 259-7092.
2006 Trek Road Bike
Blue discovery Channel series. 19” aluminum frame. Lightly ridden, just received full tune-up, new chain, tubes. Like new condition. $750. (970) 426-9420.
Condo For Sale: 
Terrace Gardens 2B 1B condominium, vaulted ceilings, covered parking.  $158,000. 749-1093.
If you’ve been looking
for your dream home, You Have Found It! FSBO built-to-last custom 3941 sq ft home on private 1.16 ac in Forest Lakes, Bayfield w/excellent water & low HOA fees. 4BR, 3BA, loft, sunroom, bonus rm, lots of timber accents, charm & character! Built to meet many needs, i.e., home office, large family, entertaining, hobbyist. Don’t Miss This Beauty for $529,000. Call 970-618-5316 to view. 3% to realtors.
FSBO Downtown
Fully renovated historic home. A must see inside. 4 bed, 2 bath 1,924 sf. 667 E. 5th Ave. $589,000. Call 946-9361 for showing.
3bdr, 2,000 sq. ft. homestead on 1+ acres, water rights, root cellar, carport, pond, very charming! $339k; 970-259-7521.
Office for rent to be shared
In Sun Building on 2nd Ave. Counseling or business type office, for half time. 259-5677 or 259-4555, ask for Debra.
Roommate Wanted
Share a beautiful in-town house with 1 gal+ 1 dog. Enjoy your own furn., bed/bath, plus more. Age 35+ fem. Only. No smk. $650 incl. util., wi-fi, tv, w/d. 382-2542 ref’s req.
Responsible female roommate wanted
To share 2BR home in town. Easy access to bike path. No pets, no smoking. $600/month, ½ utilities and $600 deposit. Call Andrea 259-3822.
Sublet Gorgeous Office
Suitable for bodyworker or therapist, available in the Smiley Building 10/29-12/15, on T, H, and F.  $250. Contact Erin before 10/27 at 382-8378.
Fun Room
in Creative Home
Stud/Smo/Coup ok. $675 incl. all utils, phone, tv, wifi, w/d, art rm. Avail now. 908-246-3662.
Office/therapy space available
Dancing Willow herbs. 247-1654.
to join our 3 bedroom household of working woman and lots of lazy animals. Medium size room plus full use of house, hot tub, 3 acres. 15 miles from Durango /towards Bayfield/ close to Grandview. Rent = $450 includes everything. Must be funloving, quiet and love animals. Small dog considered. Call Heather-769-7430.
Conscious, Green
to share 4bdrm home on small farm. 2 rooms avail Nov 1, $300-400/mo. Must be responsible. No pets, refs. req’d. 259-7521.
2929 Main Ave.
1st floor office with private bath, wood floors, cute. Perfect for hair salon, massage or health professional. Parking, 150 sq. ft. $390 per month includes utilities. 769-7779.
2 rooms
for rent
in quiet mtn. home, 20 minutes NE of town. $450/mo each, includes most utilities.  Allison 946-9409.
Mancos 3 bed/ 2 bath
$1200/ mo pets ok. 739-5636.
Family & friends visiting? 
Enjoy their stay - have them stay with us! Convenient & comfortable 1 bedroom house in downtown neighborhood. Call 970-799-1749.
Wheat & Gluten Intolerance
Support Group meets the second Wednesdays of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Building, 1075 Main Ave. All are welcome. Please e-mail for meeting room location or for add’l info.
Are you a parent
with a child under age 5? Then come explore what the Family Center of Durango has to offer. We have developmental playgroups, parenting classes, a toy lending library, safe exchange and supervised visits, a family support unit, and much more!  You can call us at 385-4747, or stop by at 489 ½ Florida Rd.  The Family Center of Durango, families helping families. 
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 first and third Wednesday of the month at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center at 10: 30 a.m. and the second Tuesday of every month at the Alzheimer’s Association 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 $10-$15. 247-8395. 848 E. Third Ave.

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