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.


HelpWanted
La Plata County Historical Society
and Animas Museum are seeking an interim director who is an innovative manager, motivator and action-oriented organizer with excellent communication, fund-raising, and fiscal management skills. Please mail resume and letter of interest to LPCHS, ATTN: Kathy McKenzie, P.O. Box 3384, Durango CO 81302. Applications due no later than Sept. 7, 2010.
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 and resources to promote healing.  Call 259-3074 for information about our free upcoming training!
Secretary
Colorado Legal Services, Durango office. Salary range begins at $23,566, DOE, with generous benefits. Job responsibilities include extensive phone contact with low-income and elderly applicants, and data entry. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. High school diploma required; Associate’s or
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Applicants must possess strong computer skills (MS Office products). Applications accepted until Sept. 17, 2010. Interviews will begin shortly after this date. Send cover letter, resume and references to Managing Attorney Arthur Jacobs, CLS, ajacobs@colegalserv.org
Awareness & Education Opportunity
Become a Prevention Education Volunteer for SASO.  Teach personal safety skills to children or dialogue with teens. Help young people build a world that does not tolerate sexual violence.  Call 259-3074 for more information about our free upcoming training!
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.
Announcements
Gigantic Business/Personal Garage/Office Sale!
Sat., Aug. 28, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sun., Aug.  29, 9 a.m. - noon. At Flower Power, 40-C Town Plaza, next to Durango Joe’s on Camino Del Rio. Great stuff for small biz owners, crafters, artists, and home and apartment dwellers. Furniture, cash drawer, credit card reader, fax, chairs, plants. W/D, buckets galore, tons of ribbon, glassware, etc. No early birds please! Everything super cheap!
Love Your Job!
Become a massage therapist! MountainHeart School in Crested Butte! 850-hour, 6-month certification. Starts Nov. 29. (800) 673-0539 www.mountainheart.org
Moving Sale, Sat. 8-2
Queen-size foam pad, furniture, stained glass and glass bins, 215/65R15 tires and much more. 247-8660. 214 Whistling Horse Trail.
Kids Energy Awareness & Yoga
Fall sessions begin Sept. 7-9, ages 6-14. More info:  www.energyawarekids.com. 749-1926.
Japanese Calligraphy Class
Learn the art of Japanese brushwork. 7-week session starts Oct. 4. Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon.  Smiley Building. Class begins with a guided meditation. Instructor:  Chyako Hashimoto. 259-2243 or Chyakopot@yahoo.com.

Medicine Horse has openings in our fall horse camp for kids in grades 1st-4th.  Visit our website at www.medicinehorsecenter.org and go to “Fun with Horses in Durango.”  Or call Trish @ 749-3934 for more info.  Space is limited and this camp always fills up quickly.
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 www.sjbhd.org 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 p.m. Thursday class:  9 a.m.-noon. Down to Earth Pottery Studio. Instructor: Chyako Hashimoto. 259-2243 or Chyakopot@yahoo.com
Ska Brewing’s 15th Anniversary
Bash and brewers invitational. Starring the Supersuckers. Aug. 28, 4-9 p.m. Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com
Horses and Healing
Medicine Horse, in partnership with SASO, will be offering
our Horses and Healing support group beginning Sept. 22.  Space is limited.  Go to www.medicinehorsecenter.org for more info.  Or call Trish @ 749-3934.
Support Earth’s children
Chernobyl Heart medical condition. Please contribute at www.ChernobylChildrensProjectInternational.com
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Free membership! Social events! Google “Four Corners Lesbian Network” or email FourCornersLN@yahoo.com
 
Services
Astrology Provides the Map
for you to connect with who you are and what you came to create. Certified evolutionary astrologer. Lyn Goldberg. 769-1917.
Baby Base Camp  
Now open! Self-scheduled, part-time infant care. Option of private work space available for parents while nannies care for babies on-site. Call 385-9073 or e-mail info@babybasecamp.org to check out camp sites for your little star gazer, camper, explorer or trekker.  Walking distance to downtown.
Landscaping, Yard Work
Deck sealing, stone work, garden design and installation, maintenance. Call John at Alleluiah Landscaping, 970-385-2539.
PT/FT Day Care Openings
Fun, educational, licensed home daycare in Durango. Ages 1 - 5. Experienced teacher with M.Ed. Great refs. 759-9739.
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. www.computersolutionco.com . Call Brendan 903-4061.
 
Detox!
Ionic foot baths, $20. In Durango. 749-4292 or movebreathe@gmail.com
I fix bad haircuts
He - $20. She - $35. Experienced, licensed barber-stylist. Shampoo Hair Salon, W. 8th & Main. Request Kaye. 247-5620.
 
Hikercise!
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 www.hikercise.com
BodyWork
On The Mend Massage
Teachers, students. September 2-for-1 massage. Relax into the new year. Jerry. 760-207-7684.
 
Wellness Massage
1 hour massage $40. Packages available. Leslie Beals, CMT. 970-759-6547. Member of ABMP.
ForSale
VW Vanagon ’85
Runs great, good brakes, tires and clutch. Back turns into bed. $1,500. Call Zach at 970-903-4852.
Kyocera Mita KM2030
Copier/printer/scan/fax/ under current maintenance contract, loaded with RAF duplex/finisher, 4 paper drawer, two  available, working perfectly, modest copy count. Durango, Colorado. $750 obo. 970-259-2878.
96 Toyota T100
4WD xcab, topper, V6, high mi, runs strong. 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.
Raft 18 foot Achilles
with frame and drop bag with frame, $1,350. 946-0787.
Inflatable Kayak Fleet Sale!
AIRE & ZOIK $495-$699. You Save $250. Only been used 2-3 times. Like new condition.

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.
Thule Box
and cross bars, $200 Call 970-422-6009.
Pets
Positive Reward Training!
2 classes both start on Sept 14, Tuesdays at the Durango Rec. Center.  Super Puppy, ages 8 wks – 5 mo. Set up a lifetime of good habits with your Pup!  Basic Manners Class for dogs any age over 5 months. Call Juliet 382-2542 or  www.durangodogs.com for more info.
Puppy Party!  
Bring your puppy up to 1 year old to the Dur. Rec Center on Wednesdays at 6:30pm for play and socialization. Must bring shot records! $6 drop in. www.durangodogs.com or call 382-2542.
Willow
is a sweet, senior female, 38lb Aussie mix, looking for a forever home. Call foster mom Laura at 759-1828 or 247-9645.
RealEstate
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.
Consider Mancos
Affordable homes. ½ hr. from Durango. Quiet, in-town living. Great library. Natural foods store, farmers market. Contact experienced and knowledgeable broker Bill Stanley. billstanley@remax.net or 970-749-7671. 1st time home-buyers welcome.
Share beach house
Looking to share rental of large, nice house on Tulum Coast, Mexico. Contact if interested in any part of January, February or March. 259-8998.
ForRent
Roommate wanted
.6 miles up Lightner Creek. Overlooking horse pasture and trout ponds. Private, small bedroom and plenty of storage. Shared full bath and kitchen/living space. No pets/smokers. Available Sept. 1. 903-9865.
Rental, Caretaking, Housemate
possibilities in the woods near Mancos. Reasonable costs. Responsible, mature, nonsmoking. Call for more information 970-560-8753.
Roommate Wanted, Private, Quiet
Female preferred, own bath, W/D, garage. Internet/utilities included. No pets/smoking. $450. 970-903-7388.
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.
Office Space
at Riverfront Building
$350/mo includes utilities, parking, wait-area 759-2111.
Roommate Wanted
$400/month. ½ utilities. NS, NP. Pet? Call 970-394-4133.
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.
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 lisa@dancedurango.com 
 
CommunityService
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 gfindurango@gmail.com for meeting room location or add’l 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 www.alanon-co.org  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.  
 
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 www.cadenceriding.org  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.

In this week's issue...

May 2, 2019
In the flow

Rafting season is already under way on the Animas River, which has been flowing at near record levels and almost double the average rate for this time of year.

April 25, 2019
Laying down the law

Over the past couple decades, Jeff Robbins’ work as an  oil and gas lawyer – with a specific focus on serving local communities – allowed him to build relationships and gain the experience needed to carry out one of Colorado’s most sweeping reforms to oil and gas regulations, Senate Bill 181. 

April 18, 2019
A new kind of cold war

It’s a good thing Heidi Steltzer can’t tolerate the heat or the open ocean. “I thought I wanted to be a marine biologist, and I got seasick,” said Steltzer, a professor in the Biology Department and Environmental Science program at Fort Lewis College.