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.

Bike gone missing
4th Ave. and 7th St. White Raleigh bike with purple pedals and black basket. Missing since Sat., Aug. 7. If found, please call 769-0298. Reward.
Farmboy Wanted
for Sept. 1! Requirements: Must be horse and trailer savvy, handsome, btwn the ages of 20-45, must have a cowboy hat, boots, and a sense of humor. Why?? Three women in need of a portable hitching post. Serious inquiries only. Contact Consuela: (970) 769-7963.
Housekeeper positions available
F/T or P/T must be hard-working and reliable with good attitude. Please apply at 721 E. 2nd Ave., Leland House, no phone calls.
Kids Energy Awareness & Yoga
Fall Sessions begin Sept. 7-9, ages 6-14. More info: 749-1926. 
Travel Companions Wanted
El Salvador in January. Surfing, Mtn biking, motocross, hiking, on the beach, $35 a night. 884-0166.
Japanese Calligraphy Class
Learn the art of Japanese brushwork. 7-week session starts on Oct. 4. Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon.  Smiley Building. Class begins with a guided meditation. Instructor: Chyako Hashimoto. 259-2243 or
Core Synchronism Classes
Level 1, 9/27 -10/2, Level 2, 10/4 - 10/8. An evolution of craniosacral and polarity therapies. Contact Don Lewis 769-8389.
Free Vaccinations for Adults
Need a free shot in the arm? San Juan Basin Health Department – your public health department - is offering free vaccinations for adults including:  whooping cough and tetanus combination, Hep A and B combo and chicken pox.  Call 247-5702 today for an appointment. Quantities are limited. Visit for more information. Made possible through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
I Buy Gold
Call for appointment, Tiki 970-259-5155.
Pottery Class at Smiley
7 week wheel throwing classes start Sept. 29 & 30.  Wednesday class:  5:30 - 8:30 pm, Thursday class:  9 a.m.-noon.  Down to Earth Pottery Studio.  Instructor:  Chyako Hashimoto.  259-2243 or
Ashtanga Yoga w/Annie Pace
Four -class traditional Ashtanga Yoga weekend workshop Aug. 20-22 in Pagosa Springs @ EcoLiving Studio. Check out Annie @ then call us for more info: 970.749.1600 or email:
Ska Brewing’s 15th Anniversary
Bash and brewers invitational. Starring The Supersuckers. Aug. 28, 4-9 p.m. Tickets available at
The Clay Room
Durango’s Paint Your Own Pottery Studio is proud to announce fall registration
for children’s art classes, in all mediums, for pre-schoolers - 6th grade. Please call or go to for more information. (970) 426-9685.
Support Earth’s children
Chernobyl Heart medical condition.  Please contribute at
Beautiful Rico, beautiful rooms
$45-$65., 970-967-3769.
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Free membership! Social events! Google “Four Corners Lesbian Network” or email
Landscaping, Yard Work
Deck sealing, stone work, garden design and installation, maintenance. Call John at Alleluiah Landscaping, 970-385-2539.
Mindfulness-based psychotherapy
Build the skills and perspective to meet your life. Affordable rates. Contact Craig Holliday, MA, NCC, at Amaya. 759-5829.
Have you been Shampoo’d lately?
Summer 2 for 1 Haircut offer by Karrie. Schedule your appointment soon! Call Shampoo at 970-247-5620 today!  
The Computer Solution
Virus removal, re-formatting, software/hardware, networking problems, Web design, etc. . Call Brendan 903-4061.
Ionic foot baths, $20. In Durango. 749-4292 or
I fix bad haircuts
He - $20. She - $35. Experienced, licensed barber-stylist. Shampoo Hair Salon, W. 8th & Main. Request Kaye. 247-5620.
Guitar Lessons with Pete Giuliani  
Fun individual or group lessons at my home studio or at Canyon Music Woodworks. Call 385-6713 or visit
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
Back To School Massage Specials!
Relax, Refresh and Renew with a Therapeutic Massage. Only $45/hr, $60/1.5 hrs.  Buy 4, Get 1 Free!! Gift Certificates Available. Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Vibrational Sound Healing Sessions
Transcend old patterns, align your vibration, free yourself from limitations!  August special: 1/2 hour for $20 or buy 1 hour for $60, get second 1 hour session free!
Core Synchronism
A blend of cranial sacral and polarity therapies. Intro offer: $60 for 1st treatment, 2nd treatment free. Book w/Don at Amaya. 247-3939.
Wellness Massage
1 hour massage $40. Packages available. Leslie Beals, CMT. 970-759-6547. Member of ABMP.
96 Toyota T100
4WD xcab, topper, V6 5spd, 230K mi, runs strong, $4500. 560-0888.
River Equipment
new and used, inflatable kayaks, raft oar frame, coolers, wet suits, helmets. 946-0787.
Bike frame and parts
Redline D660 29er frame, Avid brakes, Ritchey post and Flite gel saddle. $300 firm. 382-9009 after 2:30.
New Hot Tub $3,950
Brand new, 6-person luxury spa with light and lounger. Never used. Cost $7,995. Must sell now, $3,950. Will deliver. 505-270-3104.
Raft 18 foot Achilles
with frame and drop bag with frame, $1,350.00 946-0787.
Road bike
52 cm Cannondale R600 triple, unisex aluminum frame. Great condition. $600. 970-749-2086.
Stuff for sale
Bianchi MUTT FR frame, unused - $300. Piranha S8 playboat and sprayskirt - $400. Werner paddle - $50. Regal squareneck dobro with h/s case - $450. Fender 5-string bluegrass banjo with h/s case - $400. Pro-ski C2 roller skis – $150. 970-769-4089.
4 truck tires
Used, 22,000 HWY miles. Rotated. Good tread. Dunlop AT 20 P245/75R16. $200 OBO. 903-0759.
Moots Compact
56CM dream machine. Campy Chorus 10-speed. Carbon cranks. Eurus wheels. EC90 parts front to back. Excellent condition. Many extras. Own the full bike for the price of a frame. 749-8824.
Inflatable Kayak Fleet Sale!
AIRE & ZOIK $495-$699. You Save $250. Only been used 2-3 times. Like new condition. More Info at:, 970-259-7771.
Carpe Denim
Stop by and see our new inventory of snap shirts, belt buckles, vintage clothing, futons and snuggle bags. 546 E. College Dr. 259-0490.
Reruns Home Furnishings
Lots of tables and chairs, rugs, lamps and more. 572 E. 6th Ave. 385-7336.
For Adoption:
Tabby blue point and red tabby neutered male best friend cats. Their current caretaker has fostered them for five months and has the owner’s full consent to place them together in a loving indoor home. They are healthy, affectionate, playful and well-adjusted cats. Serious pet inquiries only. 247-7916.
is a sweet, senior female, 38lb Aussie mix, looking for a forever home. Call foster mom Laura at 759-1828 or 247-9645.
Dream Home on West Coast
Vancouver Island. Across from rain forest/waterfall. Two minutes walk to inlet, 2-story family home sleeps 6+, 2 bathrooms, kayaking, diving, seals

Condos for Sale
In town. All appliances w/1-year seller warranty. Views, amenities, remodeled. Move-in ready. Pet friendly. Starting from $130k. The Sterling Companies 970.385.7327.
Front Range Cabin
15 acres. Off grid, pristine cabin, sleeping loft, great views Continental Divide, near Eldora, hour from Boulder, year round spring, privacy, solar opportunity. $129,900. Owner-carry possible. (970) 946-9548.
Consider Mancos
Affordable homes. ½ hr. from Durango. Quiet, in-town living. Great library. Natural foods store, farmers market. Contact experienced and knowledgeable broker BillStanley. 970-749-7671 or billstanley 1st time home-buyers welcome.
Spacious Luxury on 8 acres
Three Springs Valley. Remarkable Post-Beam 3 bdrm/office, 360 views, splendor throughout, mother-in-law suite available (970)-259-1702.
Office Space at Riverfront Building
$350/mo includes utilities, parking, wait-area 759-2111.
Female Housemate DWI
Private bath, garage, w/d. Utilities/internet included. This fabulous deal includes a few responsibilities. $450/mo. 970-903-7388.
First 2 months half price!
Rent 1, 2, or 3 bright window offices in Rivergate. Shared reception/waiting area, loaded kitchenette, bath w/ shower, garage parking. Available now. 375-2511.
Beautiful Townhome
2 - 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, 2 car garage, W/D, air-conditioning, new amenities, $2,000 per month.  970-749-6063.
Mini Palace
Nicely furnished on 35 ac 2BR/2BA 2 car garage. 15 min to Durango.  $2000+dep+util Call 970-946-5732
2-bed condo
1 bath, 2 covered parking places, students OK w/references. $800/mo. elec. and heat included. 1135 Florida Road. 970-314-1467.
Looking for a health care practitioner
to share office space in a beautiful downtown location. Please contact Amita @ the Ayurveda Center for more details. (970) 946-2044.
Beautiful, modern townhome
on river. 2-bed, w/office. 1.5 bath, pets neg. $2,000/mo. 970-749-6063.
2 BD, 1 BA downtown
with washer/dryer hook ups.  Avail. Aug. Trash, sewer, water covered, $1200/mo.  No pets, smokers. Please call 385-4817.
2 bed, 1 bath apt.
No dogs, downtown location, $1100/mo., call 769-1409 for more info.
Dance studio for rent
In the Smiley Building. $15/hr. Sound system, mirrors, large, beautiful. 259-4122 or
Wheat & Gluten Intolerance
Support Group meets the third Wednesdays of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Building, 1075 Main Ave. All are welcome. E-mail for meeting room location or info.
Family and Friends of Alcoholics
Has your life been affected by someone else’s drinking? There is hope and help with the Al-Anon Family Groups. Call 970-259-2982  for local meetings or for meetings throughout Colorado.
Are you a parent
with a child under age 5? Then come explore the Family Center of Durango. We have developmental playgroups, parenting classes, a toy lending library, safe exchange and supervised visits, a family support unit, and more!  Call us at 385-4747 or stop by 489½ Florida Rd.  
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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Bagging it

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January 26, 2024
Paper chase

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January 11, 2024
High and dry

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