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Lost
Men’s wedding band
Antique gold band 4mm, lost on 1/29 evening between 4th Ave and 9th St and 3rd Ave and 8th St. Cash reward. If found please call 970-903-4063. Thanks 
HelpWanted
Local First Project
Seeks Director - Local First, a project of the Sustainability Alliance, helps locally owned, independent businesses thrive while building a more self-reliant local economy. The Managing Director will launch Local First as an independent organization, manage the “look local first” marketing campaign and organize fund raising. Strong facilitation skills, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit a must. Initial contract for one year. Proposals due by Tues., Feb. 16. For details and a complete RFP, email renner_m@fortlewis.edu.
Office Manager
Wellness chiropractic center wants a unique individual who is self-motivated, health-oriented and loves to help others. You will need excellent communication, computer and clerical skills. This is a part-time posi
tion, Mon.-Thurs. Send resume to: Dr. Robert Fitts, 117-C County Road 250, Dgo., 81301.
Massage Therapist
Need a little extra cash on the side? Hiring an “on call” massage therapist. Please call 970-749-9737 for more info.
Live-in Housekeeper/
Admin. Aid
P/T, home/office. Half-mile to Albertson’s. Organization, maintenance, cleaning skills needed. Vehicle, cell provided/avail. Hours/$s DOQ. lawyerstevem@juno.com . 970-449-9470.
Announcements
Nia classes
Taught by Lori Sadira. A fusion movement class that blends dance arts, martial arts and healing arts for a dynamic workout. Lori Sadira has over 20 years as a movement instructor, performer and workshop presenter. She is a certified Nia instructor, who shares her experience and passion in every class. To obtain a new class schedule, email Lsadira@animas.net For more info call 946-1554.
Rebuilding - When Your Relationship Ends
10-week seminar: Education, peer support, more. Free introductory talk, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m., 202 W. 22nd St. 946-5331, Andew Zeiler, MA, LPC.
Yoga for Depression Workshop
with Heather Menzie and Michele Lawrence. Sat., Feb 6, 1-3:30 p.m. at Yogadurango. Suitable for beginners. Call Michele at 970-946-8961 or visit www.yogadurango.com/workshops
Swing Dance!
Jeff Solon’s Swing’n Big Band. Friday, Feb. 12, 7-10 p.m. 6:15 p.m. Free Dance Lesson. VFW 1550 Main.  $12 Singles welcome. www.jeffsolon.com.
Yoga Classes & Workshop
For students of all levels taught by Kathy Curran. Top floor of Smiley Building. Back bending workshop, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m.-noon. 259-4794. www.4cornersyoga.com.
Valentine’s Jewelry Sale!
10 - 20% off all jewelry through Feb. 14. Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts, 680 Main Ave. 247-9018. www.karynga
baldon.com
Call for art
Artisans of the Southwest Gallery & Wine Room – Pagosa Springs. Recently expanded and renovated! Accepting local and national artists. 2010 quarterly, yearly and 3-week shows. Applications due March 1. Juried professional & non-juried amateur community art shows. Feb. 20 - March 13. Entry deadline Feb. 15. www.artisansofthesouthwest.com. Wen Saunders. (970) 264-9969.
Be Happy/ Paint Pottery!
The Clay Room in Town Plaza offers 50% off ceramic price for men who paint for their Valentines! Feb. 5 & 6 only, the last weekend to paint for Valentine’s Day. 426-9685. artandlaughter.com.
Telemark clinic
Durango Mountain Resort hosts a clinic on Feb. 7. Skiers of all levels, from 1st timers to expert, are invited. Classes meet at 9:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. The lesson cost is $30, and tickets can be purchased at the ski school ticket desk. For more information call 385-6713.
Salt Fire Circus
Hosts open auditions for spring performance: Feb. 7, 1-5:30 p.m., DAC; www.saltfirecircus.com for details.
Be Happy/ Make Pottery!
Clay Hand Building for all ages and abilities Starting 2/12, every Friday 2:-3 p.m. $15 includes all. 426-9685 to reserve your spot. artandlaughter.com
You’re Invited
Single-origin chocolate & coffee pairing. Handmade Silverton Chocolate’s Confections, using Bolivian and Nicaraguan Crus, paired with locally roasted Desert Sun coffee from the same locations: Rich, dark  truffles and cordials, drip coffee, and a special Valentine’s Day elixir. Come enjoy the “spice of life” from Durango’s finest chocolatier and coffee roaster and support local communities here and abroad. Thursday, Feb. 11, 4-7 p.m. at the General Palmer Hotel.
Core Sync Classes
Core Synchronism, a blend of craniosacral and polarity therapies, is taught in 6 levels. A level 1 class (20 category 3A2 national ceu’s) will be taught Feb 13 - 15. Contact Don Lewis
769-8389 for more info.
Girls’ Horse Camp
Starting in March. Early-release Fridays for kids in 1st-4th. Medicine Horse Center, Dgo. www.medicinehorsecenter.org 749-3934.
Support Groups for Women
Is a past or current abusive relationship preventing you from living fully? Receive support & become empowered.  Alternative Horizons offers free & confidential weekly groups. For more information call #970-403-1579.
Services
Save Money Now!
Certified Home Energy Professionals helping homeowners save money and be more comfortable! You may qualify for rebates or credits. Free assessments. Energy Performance Contractors. Tim @ 759.8192. Shawn @ 749.5590.
Community acupuncture
Come on by for a “tune-up.” Allow yourself to be treated to this Zen space of mind and body health. Every Monday from 5-8 p.m. Sliding scale, $20-$50. Pay what you can afford. Drop-ins are welcome or call 247-1233 to make an appointment. Tyler VanGemert, L.Ac.
Clothes mending
Clothing repair; blue jeans $5. On Florida Mesa, 259-8998.
Spring Special - Painting
$117.95 per room. Best deal on the planet. Call 970-394-4133.
I fix bad haircuts
Call and book with Kaye. Licensed Barber-Stylist. Experienced. He $20. She $35. 8th & Main at Shampoo. Request Kaye. 257-5620.
Guitar and bass lessons
From guitarist with 26 years experience. Teaching the CAGED system for adults and children. First lesson free. $15 per ½ hour, $25 per hour. Styles include: rock, country, surf, punk and alternative. Contact Chip at 799-4349.
Astrological Consultations
Explore your unique individuality and examine your current conditions with an evolutionary astrologer. Natal consultation $100, in office or by phone.
Student discount. Call 970-799-1458 for more info.
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
Pet Sitting & Dog Hikes
Vacation for your pet! Have your dog go hiking every day while you are away. Loving in-home pet care.  Work days too long to take Fido for a walk?  We can help! www.durangodogs.com  Juliet 382-2542.
BodyWork
Massage Packages
For the health of it! Awesome massages Only $40/hr, $55/1.5 hrs. Buy 4 get one free! Downtown Durango. Gift certificates available! Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Peaceful Shiatsu massage
and oriental medicine offered by Tyler VanGemert, L.Ac. Sliding scale, $35-$70. 247-1233.
Wellness Massage
Massage is more than a luxury, it is maintenance for your body. Ask about massage on the Amethyst Infrared Bio-mat. The health benefits are awesome. Great prices. 1 hr. - $35. 1.5 hr. - $50. Buy 3 get 1 free. Gift certificates available. In-town location. Call Leslie Beals, CMT. 970-759-6547.
Love Your Valentine
With a massage!! Only $40/hour or $55/1.5 hours. Buy 4 Get 1 FREE!! Gift Certificates Available!Downtown Durango. Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Barefoot Bodyworks
Experience the deepest, most luxurious massage in Durango. Ashiatsu Barefoot Bar Therapy, Hot Stone & Swedish massage. 15 minutes free for each Ironhorse trainee, ease soreness, decrease recovery time. 128 W. 14th St., Suite 204 - free parking. Call us today!970-946-3724.http://barefootmassage.vpweb.com
 
Wanted
Looking for carpenter bids
on production of simple wooden boxes. 259-8998.
Lost
Men’s wedding band
Antique gold band 4mm, lost on 1/29 evening between 4th Ave and 9th St and 3rd Ave and 8th St. Cash reward. If found please call 970-903-4063. Thanks 
HelpWanted
Local First Project
Seeks Director - Local First, a project of the Sustainability Alliance, helps locally owned, independent businesses thrive while building a more self-reliant local economy. The Managing Director will launch Local First as an independent organization, manage the “look local first” marketing campaign and organize fund raising. Strong facilitation skills, flexibility and an entrepreneurial spirit a must. Initial contract for one year. Proposals due by Tues., Feb. 16. For details and a complete RFP, email renner_m@fortlewis.edu.
Office Manager
Wellness chiropractic center wants a unique individual who is self-motivated, health-oriented and loves to help others. You will need excellent communication, computer and clerical skills. This is a part-time position, Mon.-Thurs. Send resume to: Dr. Robert Fitts, 117-C County Road 250, Dgo., 81301.
Massage Therapist
Need a little extra cash on the side? Hiring an “on call” massage therapist. Please call 970-749-9737 for more info.
Live-in Housekeeper/
Admin. Aid
P/T, home/office. Half-mile to Albertson’s. Organization, maintenance, cleaning skills needed. Vehicle, cell provided/avail. Hours/$s DOQ. lawyerstevem@juno.com . 970-449-9470.
Announcements
Nia classes
Taught by Lori Sadira. A fusion movement class that blends dance arts, martial arts and healing arts for a dynamic workout. Lori Sadira has over 20 years as a movement instructor, performer and workshop presenter. She is a certified Nia instructor, who shares her experience and passion in every class. To obtain a new class schedule, email Lsadira@animas.net For more info call 946-1554.
Rebuilding - When Your Relationship Ends
10-week seminar: Education, peer support, more. Free introductory talk, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m., 202 W. 22nd St. 946-5331, Andew Zeiler, MA, LPC.
Yoga for Depression Workshop
with Heather Menzie and Michele Lawrence. Sat., Feb 6, 1-3:30 p.m. at Yogadurango. Suitable for beginners. Call Michele at 970-946-8961 or visit www.yogadurango.com/workshops
Swing Dance!
Jeff Solon’s Swing’n Big Band. Friday, Feb. 12, 7-10 p.m. 6:15 p.m. Free Dance Lesson. VFW 1550 Main.  $12 Singles welcome. www.jeffsolon.com.
Yoga Classes & Workshop
For students of all levels taught by Kathy Curran. Top floor of Smiley Building. Back bending workshop, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m.-noon. 259-4794. www.4cornersyoga.com.
Valentine’s Jewelry Sale!
10 - 20% off all jewelry through Feb. 14. Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts, 680 Main Ave. 247-9018. www.karyngabaldon.com
Call for art
Artisans of the Southwest Gallery & Wine Room – Pagosa Springs. Recently expanded and renovated! Accepting local and national artists. 2010 quarterly, yearly and 3-week shows. Applications due March 1. Juried professional & non-juried amateur community art shows. Feb. 20 - March 13. Entry deadline Feb. 15. www.artisansofthesouthwest.com. Wen Saunders. (970) 264-9969.
Be Happy/ Paint Pottery!
The Clay Room in Town Plaza offers 50% off ceramic price for men who paint for their Valentines! Feb. 5 & 6 only, the last weekend to paint for Valentine’s Day. 426-9685. artandlaughter.com.
Telemark clinic
Durango Mountain Resort hosts a clinic on Feb. 7. Skiers of all levels, from 1st timers to expert, are invited. Classes meet at 9:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. The lesson cost is $30, and tickets can be purchased at the ski school ticket desk. For more information call 385-6713.
Salt Fire Circus
Hosts open auditions for spring performance: Feb. 7, 1-5:30 p.m., DAC; www.saltfirecircus.com for details.
Be Happy/ Make Pottery!
Clay Hand Building for all ages and abilities Starting 2/12, every Friday 2:-3 p.m. $15 includes all. 426-9685 to reserve your spot. artandlaughter.com
You’re Invited
Single-origin chocolate & coffee pairing. Handmade Silverton Chocolate’s Confections, using Bolivian and Nicaraguan Crus, paired with locally roasted Desert Sun coffee from the same locations: Rich, dark  truffles and cordials, drip coffee, and a special Valentine’s Day elixir. Come enjoy the “spice of life” from Durango’s finest chocolatier and coffee roaster and support local communities here and abroad. Thursday, Feb. 11, 4-7 p.m. at the General Palmer Hotel.
Core Sync Classes
Core Synchronism, a blend of craniosacral and polarity therapies, is taught in 6 levels. A level 1 class (20 category 3A2 national ceu’s) will be taught Feb 13 - 15. Contact Don Lewis 769-8389 for more info.
Girls’ Horse Camp
Starting in March. Early-release Fridays for kids in 1st-4th. Medicine Horse Center, Dgo. www.medicinehorsecenter.org 749-3934.
Support Groups for Women
Is a past or current abusive relationship preventing you from living fully? Receive support & become empowered.  Alternative Horizons offers free & confidential weekly groups. For more information call #970-403-1579.
Services
Save Money Now!
Certified Home Energy Professionals helping homeowners save money and be more comfortable! You may qualify for rebates or credits. Free assessments. Energy Performance Contractors. Tim @ 759.8192. Shawn @ 749.5590.
Community acupuncture
Come on by for a “tune-up.” Allow yourself to be treated to this Zen space of mind and body health. Every Monday from 5-8 p.m. Sliding scale, $20-$50. Pay what you can afford. Drop-ins are welcome or call 247-1233 to make an appointment. Tyler VanGemert, L.Ac.
Clothes mending
Clothing repair; blue jeans $5. On Florida Mesa, 259-8998.
Spring Special - Painting
$117.95 per room. Best deal on the planet. Call 970-394-4133.
I fix bad haircuts
Call and book with Kaye. Licensed Barber-Stylist. Experienced. He $20. She $35. 8th & Main at Shampoo. Request Kaye. 257-5620.
Guitar and bass lessons
From guitarist with 26 years experience. Teaching the CAGED system for adults and children. First lesson free. $15 per ½ hour, $25 per hour. Styles include: rock, country, surf, punk and alternative. Contact Chip at 799-4349.
Astrological Consultations
Explore your unique individuality and examine your current conditions with an evolutionary astrologer. Natal consultation $100, in office or by phone. Student discount. Call 970-799-1458 for more info.
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
Pet Sitting & Dog Hikes
Vacation for your pet! Have your dog go hiking every day while you are away. Loving in-home pet care.  Work days too long to take Fido for a walk?  We can help! www.durangodogs.com  Juliet 382-2542.
BodyWork
Massage Packages
For the health of it! Awesome massages Only $40/hr, $55/1.5 hrs. Buy 4 get one free! Downtown Durango. Gift certificates available! Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Peaceful Shiatsu massage
and oriental medicine offered by Tyler VanGemert, L.Ac. Sliding scale, $35-$70. 247-1233.
Wellness Massage
Massage is more than a luxury, it is maintenance for your body. Ask about massage on the Amethyst Infrared Bio-mat. The health benefits are awesome. Great prices. 1 hr. - $35. 1.5 hr. - $50. Buy 3 get 1 free. Gift certificates available. In-town location. Call Leslie Beals, CMT. 970-759-6547.
Love Your Valentine
With a massage!! Only $40/hour or $55/1.5 hours. Buy 4 Get 1 FREE!! Gift Certificates Available!Downtown Durango. Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Barefoot Bodyworks
Experience the deepest, most luxurious massage in Durango. Ashiatsu Barefoot Bar Therapy, Hot Stone & Swedish massage. 15 minutes free for each Ironhorse trainee, ease soreness, decrease recovery time. 128 W. 14th St., Suite 204 - free parking. Call us today!970-946-3724.http://barefootmassage.vpweb.com
 
Wanted
Looking for carpenter bids
on production of simple wooden boxes. 259-8998.
ForSale
Handcrafted, locally made, wood boats
For whitewater and flatwater. River dories, lake skiffs, driftboats, adventure rowing boats. New and used. Unordinaryventures@yahoo.com
G3 Spitfire telemark skis
‘09 model. 177 cm, G3 Targa bindings. Excellent all-mountain skis. Nearly new and a fraction of the price. $450. 382-2778.
Stained glass and supplies
Inventory reduction sale. Lots of glass, foil, zinc came, agate slices, bevels and much more. Michael 247-8660.
26” counter stools
Number 2 Contempo 26” counter stools w/arms. Blk leather. Both $90. 749-8913.
BlackBerry Curve phone
w/accessories. 8 GB memory card. Verizon. $199. Call Anne for details, 320-248-8074.
Valentine’s Sale!
Reruns has great jewelry, apparel and unique treasures for your sweetie.   572 E. 6th Ave. 385-7336.
RealEstate
Great location!
Great deal! 14x76’ mobile home on the Animas River, in town. Colorful 3 bedroom 2 bath, deck overlooks river, storage shed, carport. 485 Florida Road #D-1. Only $23,500. Call Rusty at 970-882-3834.
VacationRentals
Skiing Telluride?
Stay at the Mine Shaft in Rico!  We have the nicest, cheap rooms you have ever seen. Rates start @ $42 shared bath/$52 private bath. 970-749-5393 or visit themineshaftinn.com
ForRent
1 Room for rent
in 3 bdrm house. In town. Close to school, river, trails and downtown. Call Amber for details (970) 708-3966.
2 bed 2 ½ bath
townhome available 3/1- 6/1 inc. 2 car garage, washer/ dryer, newer appliances, transit stop, balcony, trash and snow removal are included. Rent $1350 deposit is 1350 + $250 per dog email ad@mydurango.net
Share peaceful home
With homeowner and 2 cool cats. 3½ miles NE Elmore’s. Furnished bedroom, private bath, W/D, WiFi, D/W, extras. $495+utl. Message. 375-9234.
1BR in 3BR home
on the Animas. Share sunny A-frame w/fun, outdoorsy folks. Deck, big yard, trees, w/d, wifi.  Mo. 2 Mo. No lease. No smoking/pets. $425/mo+. 749-8327.
Mature female
to share 2br 1.5ba condo near College and 8th Ave. No smk/pet. Washer/dryer, storage, mo-to-mo lease. $500 incl utils.  970-769-1321.
Huge Master Bedroom
in large, beautiful house up Junction Creek. Looking for 1-2 responsible, clean people for longer term. $580/month. Call Leah 970-903-5638.
Room for rent
in 4br/2ba house downtown. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Newly remodeled. No pets. $450 + ¼ utilities. Includes cable and wifi. 903-6584, 719-200-6015 or 903-2088.
Pets
Looking to Breed
our beautiful, female, long-legged, doe-faced Chihuahua with your male. Please call 970-247-9016.
CommunityService
Do you know someone
who has been sexually assaulted?  Sexual violence is about exerting power and control over someone else; this violence is never the victim’s fault.  Suggest they call Sexual Assault Services Organization’s free, 24-hour hotline for confidential support and resources.  Healing is possible, and you can help.  970-247-5400.
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.
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.

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