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.

Girl Scouts of Colorado
is seeking a dynamic goal-oriented leader to guide and direct the growth of Girl Scouts in southwestern Colorado. This position supervises and facilitates the successful work of the self-directed team assigned to the region. It also offers a flexible work schedule and requires some evening and weekend commitments. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to design, manage, and implement comprehensive strategies to extend and deliver the Girl Scout program in the assigned area. As leader of a self-directed team the ideal candidate will have proven teambuilding skills and the demonstrated ability to function as a positive and active team member.  Previous Girl Scout experience and knowledge of Spanish preferred.Email resumes to
Part-time driver
For private party. Prefer someone who lives in north Animas Valley. Call 259-3411. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Need PT job & housing?
Maid, admin. asst., home/office. Located 1/2 mile from Albertson’s. Cleaning, organization, ect. Quiet, dependable. Pay/terms depending on qualifications. Housing, vehicle, cell available. (970)449-9470 or
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 kelly@serious
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 www.sccorps. org/jobs.php.
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.
Come down
to the DragonFly Bookgarden for Intuitive Readings on Tuesdays & Fridays 10.00-4.00 $1.00 a min. On Sept 20 at 6.30 p.m. Auriel Grace will Channel Archeia Faith & Hope. $10.00 per person. Recorders are welcome. For more information call 903-4352 or
“Pottery Making on the Wheel”
beginning Oct. 1 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
Free Pizza!
when you volunteer to help families who have kids with special needs. One Saturday per month at the Mason Center. 385-3451 or
Leaving The Country
Moving sale. Furniture, tools, climbing/skiing/camping gear, sewing/knitting machines and supplies. Dharma books, books in French, books on natural medicine, guide books. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 13th & 14th 9-3, 485 Florida Rd.
Visiting TaiChi Master Seminar
Oct 17-19th for beginners and advanced practitioners. Deep material on taiji power and stillness through form, push hands and sword. Call Dancing Heron 385-9597 for reservations.
The Woo!Woo! Event
Nov. 14-17 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. We are looking for Sustainability/Eco Friendly, Metaphysicians/Spiritualists, Body workers/Intuitive Readers, Craftsmen/ Artisans, Gems & Mineral People. We are also looking for Speakers and Workshop professionals. This Event is being set up to bring the communities into unity and for the prosperity and abundance of everyone involved. Let us make ourselves known to our communities in a fun and fulfilling way on all levels. For more information please contact - Auriel Grace 970-903-4352/
is looking for people to sit on their programming committee.  The committee will discuss all things programming at your community radio station, KDUR.  If interested, email kdur_pd@
Chinese Chakra Balancing
/Spinal geometry - with spiritual/health intuitive Sonja Kalckar. Sessions available. Call (970)-247-1525 or (808)-280-0070. Free Intro. Sept. 16th 6:30-8 p.m. Dragonfly Bookstore.
Japanese Calligraphy and Brushwork
class with Chyako Hashimoto. 7-week session.  Mon., 10-11:30 a.m., $100. Call 259-2243 or e-mail
The Mystery of Life:
A psychospiritual educational program for young people ages 16 –23. Will introduce young people to the mysteries of life through a psychospiritual perspective; giving them insight into their own feelings and behaviors, compassion for others, relatedness to the natural world, and practices to support their own psychospiritual development.  A series of 6 week long units will introduce the participants to Jungian psychology, mythology, ecopsychology, along with several other topics. For more information on this or a class for older adults, contact Vanessa Self  884-9090.
Fall Yoga Classes
at the Blue Heron starting Sept. 15th Call Jessi at 946-8968 or go to for a schedule.
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.
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.
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Go to .com/group/fourcornersln/ 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
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.”
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.
All Levels Yoga
Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. Trimble Hot Springs; Fridays 8:15-9:15 a.m. Call Heather Brennison RYT 200 for details. 759-4088.
Post Partum Depression
Now offering a PPD group to help manage your PPD from trained therapists and support from other women. Call Anna @ 903-0465 or Laurette @ 759-6392 for more information.
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.
Corporate Yoga
Yoga in the workplace has been shown to reduce stress, reduce sick days, increase productivity, and improve employee relations and overall wellness. Affordable and gentle. Call Heather Brennison RYT 200 for details. 759-4088.
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
Avatar Contracting LLC
Specializing in remodels/new construction. Painting, decks, additions, flooring, name it. Fast, friendly, insured. Contact Craig at 759-5829.
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.
Low back pain? Tight shoulders? Low energy? Massage can help! Appts. until 7:30pm. Feel good now. In Durango. Christine Schumann 946-3724  Visa/MC.
Sweet September Specials
Professional certified massage therapy sessions. $45/hour; $55/1 hour, 15 mins;  $65/hour and a half. In-town Durango location. Please call Sarah Hauze, 970-331-2447.
Limited Time Offer
Graduating massage student. In-town Durango. Private setting. Free parking. $30-1hr, $45-11/2 hr. Call Jessalyn (970) 903-7240.
Professional Therapeutic Massage
19 years exp. with sports, injury, and relaxation work. Downtown office. $10 discount for new clients. Sally A. Brown, MA, CMT. 749-0604.
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.
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.
Buy My Road Bike
2003 Bianchi Veloce. Pristine con
dition, less than 100 miles. 53 cm. Light and quick, great little ride. $600. 259-7092.
Film Developing Equipment
Durst M601 enlarger, 6x6 cm. with darkroom accessories for color developing. $200 OBO. 903-1764.
Trek 1500 Road Bike
56 CM, 14-speed, Aluminum Frame. Red & White, Good Condition. $125, if interested call 259-2291.  
Like New Items
Queen size, extra thick futons in light wood frame, covered with 100% cotton material, dark blue and gray, $150.00 each. White end tables with large log legs, $30 each and Queen size mattress and boxspring $60. Call evenings 259-5358.  
Mtn. Bike  
1997 Diamondback Racing (DBR) V-Link, lge, xtr, V-brakes, $400 259-8403.  
GT road bike
54”- $500.00. Solid wood chest of drawers- $75.00. Call 759-6392.
2001 Golf TDI  
42-45 MPG! 94K miles, silver, 4-door, comes with studded snow tires! Needs tires and timing belt, but other
wise, in great condition! $9,000. 764.7000.
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.  
Aire Tomcat
Inflatable kayak(s), solo & tandem, excellent condition, used twice, no patches or repairs. $399/$499 259-7771.
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.
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.
Coleman plastic canoe
in any condition. Please call 970-946-5513.
4 bedroom cabin
overlooking Jackson Lake (near Mancos) w/ awesome mountain views. $525,000. MLS#603285. Contact: Bill Stanley 970-749-7671.
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.
Sunny 2 bedroom, 2 bath
on Hillcrest Drive available Oct 1. Porch, mountain views, garage, wood-burning fireplace, washer/dryer. No pets/smokers. $1260 plus electric. Call 903-9402.
Grand Ave. House, Mancos
3/2 Huge yard, balcony, views! Pets o.k., lots of storage. $1200/mo Sara 739-5636.
Nice, 13 Acre 3bdrm/3bath
20 min SW of Durango, avail. immediately. Flexible situation, $1,300/mo or rooms for $500/mo++. Pics avail. or (970)449-9470.
Office Space for Rent
Beautiful downtown office space to share, with parking space. Available Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday & 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.
Wheat & Gluten
Support Group meets the second Wednesdays of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Building, 1075 Main Ave,; please e-mail for meeting room location or for info.
Are you a parent
w/ 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!  Call us at 385-4747, or stop by at 489 ½ Florida Rd.  

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