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.

Expanding bakery seeking
dedicated employees to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment. Customer service and computer skills desired, baking experience helpful but not necessary. Must be available mornings and able to lift 50+ pounds. Wage DOE. Email resume to
Computer Tech Needed
For local computer service shop. Candidates should have some working knowledge of troubleshooting computer hardware and software. Will train if candidates have basic troubleshooting skills. Self-taught candidates are welcome. If interested, please call 385-2550.
Administrative Assistant
ASAP Accounting & Payroll Services is expanding our workforce! Please visit for full job description and application instructions. Previous payroll, bookkeeping and/or QBs experience a plus. F/T, good pay and excellent benefits!
Southwest Conservation Corps
hiring for fall Sustainable Forestry Team, September 15 – December 12. Benefits include paid wildland firefighter certification (130/190), chainsaw certification (S212), $330/wk stipend, and working outside throughout the Four Corners region.  SCC is an excellent work reference. Females strongly encouraged to apply. Contact Eli at 970-403-0141, or
Avid reader wanted to share books with our customers. Permanent, part-to-full time position w/ fun, hard-working, chocolate-devouring team. Must be available to work nights and weekends. Customer service and computer skills a must. Applications available at Maria’s Bookshop. 960 Main Ave., Durango. Deadline: 9/8. EOE.
AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Fort Lewis College.  HS diploma (BA/BS preferred); Interest and experience in K-12 education, retention and access, and service-learning.  Earn monthly living allowance and $4725 AmeriCorps educational award.  247-7183 or
!Barista Needed!
Join the Raider Ridge Cafe team. We’re looking for an energetic person to work in a fun, fast paced environment. Excellent pay + tips. Apply in person or email resume to
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.
Esoteric Buddhism -
Wisdom to Wealth Thursday, September 4, 2008:  moving meditation similar to Tai Chi improves our health & wealth. Suitable for all.  Class 1-4 p.m. @ Durango Rec Center Twilight Room. 5 CE credits for massage therapists. Taught by a Vajra Master. $108. 25% discount for seniors, students & Native Americans. 505-716-1205.
Salsa Dance Class
Six week session beginning Sept. 5 at Common Sense Studio frpm 6 -7p.m, $60.00 Single, $90.00 Couple. Leslie Carlson. 799-8832 for details.
Art instruction @ Smiley
Light of the Landscapes pastel painting class starting Sept. 24th, Wed. 2:30-4:30 p.m.  Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - drawing for beginners or those who want to improve skills. Starting Sept. 26, Fri. 2:30-4:30. Call Amy at 799-2469.
Japanese Calligraphy and Brushwork
class with Chyako Hashimoto. 7-week session.  Mon., 10-11:30 a.m., $100. Call 259-2243 or e-mail
Flyfishing classes
Learn what it takes to be self-sufficient out there: bugs, flies, knots, rigging, casting. Co-ed, Sun., Sept. 7 or Women’s only, Sun., Sept. 21, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Level II, on water, Sun., Sept. 28. Only  $100/class – limited space. Call Duranglers @ 385-4081.
Music Together of La Plata County
10-week fall session begins Sept. 9. Tu., Wed., or Thurs. morning classes for children, birth - 5 and the adults who love them. Smiley Building Studio 5. Contact Connie Cummins to register. 970-799-0960 or e-mail
The Freedom Seminar
A unique, interactive one-day workshop for women aimed at liberating the authentic self. Fight for your personal freedom. Let go of who you’re not. Claim sovereignty over self! Next seminar Saturday, October 18. For more info and additional dates: or 426-2130.
La Plata Solar Tour
Sat., Oct. 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. $5 tickets at Farmers Market booth Sept. 27 and Oct. 4, and at Eco Home Center. New this year: guided bike tour. Details at or call 588-3641.
Medical Marijuana
Do you have an identification card from the registry? Need a care giver? Call 970-403-2161.
“Pottery Making on the Wheel”
classes with Chyako Hashimoto, 7-week sessions: Wed., 9 a.m.–12 noon; Wed., 1-4 p.m.; or Thurs., 5:30-8:30 p.m. $215. Call 259-2243 or e-mail
Now in Durango
Zumba Fitness! Come and workout with Latin and international rhythms. Spanish class Mons. @ 6 p.m. English class Weds. @ 6 p.m. Common Sense Dance Studio, corner of 15th & E. 2nd Ave. Info. (970) 779-0793.
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Go to http: // or email Unity in Our Community!
Ceramic Art Classes
beginner, intermediate, advanced, enjoy a small studio to learn throwing methods, sculpture techniques and kids intro. classes. Call Kroenung Ceramics 946-5455.
Therapeutic Massage Program
6 mos./ 1 day & 1 night per week beginning late Sept. 2008. SW School of Massage & Integrated Bodywork, 2277 W. 2nd Ave. Ste.#2, Durango. No drop-ins please. (970) 259-2523 (Choose option #2 - leave message) or email “Last chance to automatically get state licensed.”
Three Cups of Tea
Public tickets for the Sept 18 presentation by Greg Mortenson are “sold out”. If you have previously obtained tickets that you can not use, please return them to the Fort Lewis Concert Hall Downtown Ticket office, so that they can be redistributed to those on the waiting list.
Reruns Home Furnishings
Beautiful Chinese armoire, red 1950’s dinette, leather recliner & ottoman.  Lots of fun art & lamps. Always looking to purchase or consign interesting pieces. 572 E. 6th Ave. 385-7336.
Garden Coaching
Might be just what you’ve hoped for if you’ve wanted to learn more about gardening but can’t fit classes into your schedule. A garden coach is an on-site tutor who answers your questions about your plants. Gardens by Eve ~ Coaching, Consulting, Design 769-3319.
Handy Man
25 years experience, painting, carpentry, tree removal, concrete/tile work, furniture refinishing, all fazes of home repair/remodeling. Call Russell 799-3239.
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
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 and abundant tomorrow. Call for a complimentary initial session. Kingsley Gallup, MA, LPC. 426-2130.
Avatar Contracting LLC
Specializing in remodels/new construction. Painting, decks, additions, flooring, name it. Fast, friendly, insured. Contact Craig at 759-5829.
Green Cleaning
Trustworthy, dependable, thorough. I use my own natural cleaning supplies. 18 years experience. Great references. Lynn, 375-1831.
Integral Counseling
A mindfulness-based approach to counseling, a synthesis of Eastern & Western depth psychology. Contact Craig Holliday, M.A., N.C.C., at Amaya, 759-5829. $60, sliding-scale rates available.
Solar Hot Water
Complete domestic hot water preheat systems installed from $6,500 and up, cheaper after rebates. Call Sunland RE Systems. (970) 588-3641.
Energy Healing Training Program
Classes at the acclaimed Rocky Mountain Institute of Healing Arts begin 9/22 and meet Mondays through June 2009. 385-5142 or
Light BodyWorks
Energy, Body and Healing work for whatever ails you. Downtown office.  799-4269.
Massage therapist wanted
for 7-day Lake Powell trip. All expenses paid in exchange for bodywork. 946-3914.
Disease reversal diets,
lymph drainage, nutritional counseling, women’s healthcare, natural Geriatric healthcare, stress, weight management, pain relief, insomnia. Southwest Wellness Clinic – Durango. 970-385-8555 or 247-3945.
Therapeutic Massage, Private Setting
Free Parking, Hot Towels, Deep Tissue/Swedish. $30 for 1 hr. $45 for 1 1/2 hours. Student Graduating Soon. $5 off first massage, In Town Durango. Flexible Hours. Please Call Robyn at 303-947-7585.
Excellent Student Massage
Therapeutic, deep tissue, relaxing Swedish, $30-1hr., $45-1.5hrs. In-town Durango, free parking, most flexible hours, gift certificates. Please call Stephanie Smith (970) 769-9349.
Time for a massage?    
Relax, Relieve, Rejuvenate. $50- 60-min, $75 – 90-min. 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.
Panasonic 27” color TV
 - $50.; Fridgidaire 19 cu. ft. upright freezer - $125.; Technics receiver - $50.; Panasonic VCR - $20.; Magnavox 5 CD changer - $30. 382-5375.  
2003 Saab 9-5
$9,500. 76k miles, auto., power everything. Front-wheel drive. Heated leather seats. Fun features, great for winter. 25+ mpg. (718) 781-2289.
18” Cube dorm frig.
For $15. Older, works great. Call 382-6635.
54 cm Bianchi
road bike
- $100. Yakima kayak stackers - $20. 259-9960.  
Used Hotpoint electric stove and hood ($100) and Kenmore dishwasher  ($50). Good working condition. 382-9663.
Air Bed
Egret king pillow-top mattress from little used vacation home. Burlington damask w/dual controls. Exc. condition. $1400 new, only $650. 247-5450.
2002 Toyota Prius
Great condition, never had problems. Includes GPS system. 97,000 miles. $12,995. Call Andrea @ 970-570-9178 or
Local, hormone-free, Angus-cross beef
Finished on grass and beer mash for a unique final product. Reserve now. $2.95/lb. hanging weight. 884-3236.  
Exercise Equipment,
glider walker (New) $65, abdominal roller $15, aerobic step and exercise mat $10. All together $80. Glass
table computer desk (New) $65. Call Pam 884-9848 or 769-9449.  
Affordable Steel Carports
barns, garages, shops, RV/hay covers. All snow load rated @30#sf. Barn 30x26x12-$6355, 1 car carports $1095, 2 car $1195, shop/garage, 12x26x8, $4280. All prices include delivery and set-up. Many/any other sizes. Personal service-I come to you! Kurt @ 505-290-2939.
Aire Tomcat
Inflatable kayak(s), solo & tandem, excellent condition, used twice, no patches or repairs. $399/$499 259-7771.
02’ ZR2 Blazer
New off-road tires, new fuel pump, tow package, automatic, 4x4 4.3, V6, sunroof, 2 owners, well kept, 100k miles, lots of fun! $7,500 obo. Call Cassie 816-522-5585.
All steel buildings
Priority Buildings on sale! 5 sizes to choose from. Limited time. Can erect, Cheap freight. Source# 0W0, 970-367-4335.  
2006 Trek Road Bike
Blue discovery Channel series. 19”/48 cm aluminum frame. Lightly
ridden, just received full tune-up, new chain, tubes. Like new condition. $750. (970) 426-9420.
1991 Nissan 4wd Truck
Great farm vehicle or...? $2,500 obo. 247-7929.
Glasstite Camper top
For Toyota Tacoma, needs rear window. Dark green. $200. 247-7929.
Ceramic artist/painter
seeking studio space in town, 300-400 sq.ft. “Rustic” or industrial preferred, 220v power for kiln. Rebecca, 375-1142.
Coleman plastic
in any condition. Please call 970-946-5513.
Price just reduced!
Beautifully remodeled 2 bd/1 ba mobile home. New insulation, sheetrock, Pergo floors, custom tiled bathroom. Nice yard. Animas River access. Four blocks from downtown. $21,900. 970-759-4644.
Premier Parkside Terrace Condo!
This 3bd, 2.5ba end unit gets lots of light from three sides of windows. Located just blocks from downtown Durango: 970-739-6774.
14X75 2 bed,1 bath
mobil home. Four blocks from downtown. Mature landscaping. Private island with Animas River Access. $12,000 obo. 970-759-4644.
Energy Efficient in Mancos
2br 2ba home on 3+ acres near Mancos. Borders Conservation Easement. Enhanced Passive Solar. Views. Private w/Guesthouse and Shop. $399k. MLS#602552. Bill Stanley at 970-749-7671 or
2 bedroom/1bath
One mile south, three miles east of Bayfield. Appliances. Sun room. Non-smoker. $950 + deposit. Also one furnished room in 3 bedroom house. No smoking. $500 includes utilities. 884-9457.
Office Space for Rent
Beautiful downtown office space to share, with parking space. Avail. Tue., Wed., Sun. & ½ Saturday. 759-5918.
Family & friends visiting? 
Enjoy their stay - have them stay with us! Convenient & comfortable 1 bedroom house in downtown neighborhood. Call 970-799-1749.
Volunteer-powered program offers hope 
SASO seeks compassionate, caring people to become advocates on our 24-hour crisis hotline.  Provide sexual assault survivors with support, information and resources to promote healing.  Volunteer power is crucial to keep the hotline free and available 24/7.  Call 259-3074 for details about free upcoming trainings and to learn more! .
Wheat & Gluten
Support Group meets the second Wednesdays of every month. All are welcome. Next meeting is Aug. 13 at 5:30 p.m.  at the Crossroads Building, 1075 Main Ave,; please e-mail for meeting room location or for add’l info.

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