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.

Energy Auditors
The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency (4CORE) has published a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for energy auditors for the Weatherization Program. Details are provided on about4core.html#jobs. Please submit qualifications as outlined in the RFQ to
The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency will be seeking proposals and bids from time to time for contractor services (such as marketing, auditing, insulation and air sealing, HVAC) and energy conservation product purchases. 4CORE is requesting that all contractors and vendors interested in being approved and placed on the contractors/bidders list please submit company information to 4CORE. Minority- and women-owned businesses are encouraged to apply. Competitive Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will be rated according to price, financial stability, customer service, green business practices,  experience and local (Archuleta, La Plata, San Juan, Dolores, Montezuma counties) ownership/operations. Send info to or 4CORE, Contractor/Bidder, 10 Town Plaza, #190, Durango, CO, 81301 , Phone: 259-1916, Fax: 888-779-3963.
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.
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. . 970-449-9470.
Seven Meadows Farm
in Mancos is offering farm shares for the coming  seasons. Quarterly deliveries of organically grown produce, meat and more. Go to , click on “share the farm”.
Art reception/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 and non-juried amateur community art shows. Opening reception with wine specials - Spain, Colorado, California. Feb. 20, 3-6 p.m. 175 Pagosa & 2nd Street. , Wen Saunders, (970) 264-9969.
Renewal Dance
A weekly Transformative Dance practice. Wednesdays, 6-7:30 - Smiley Bldg., 1st floor studio. Through authentic movement, ecstatic dance and ceremony, we co-create a dance practice to provide deep renewal for body, heart and mind. Soundscapes cross genres offering music to stir the soul. $10 Drop in or $8 with a 5-punch pass. Elizabeth Shephard - 405-714-7662.
Free heart disease screenings
offered every Tuesday at San Juan Basin Health Department. Call 247-5702 for appointment. Screening includes: cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index (BMI), risk assessment score, and prevention education. Take just 15 minutes - get immediate results. Know Your Numbers!
Free Sedona Method Programs
Would you like to learn practical and powerful techniques for removing blocks to abundance, health and success? The Sedona Method gives you the tools to uncover your natural ability to let go of uncomfortable and unwanted feelings in the moment. Release to discover the truth of who you really are! Private and group coaching is available. Please call 970-422-8001 for more information.
Yoga Back Bending Workshop
Open your heart with nature’s mood elevators! February 13, 9 a.m.-noon. Taught by Kathy Curran. Top floor of Smiley Building. 259-4794.
Snow Queen
Teenage Girls Beginner Backcountry Ski Weekend with Mountain Goat Guides and local women skiers. Feb. 27-28. Call Carol (970) 769-2266 or Michael (970) 903-7862.
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 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.
Swing Dance!
Jeff Solon’s Swing’n Big Band. Fri., Feb. 12, 7-10 p.m. 6:15 p.m. free dance lesson. VFW 1550 Main.  $12. Singles welcome.
Valentine’s Jewelry Sale!
10 - 20% off all jewelry through Feb. 14. Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts, 680 Main Ave. 247-9018.
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.
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. 749-3934.
The Computer Solution
Virus removal, re-formatting, software/hardware, networking problems, Web design, etc. Call Brendan 903-4061.
Oak Grove Tax Service
1294 County Road 250, Durango, CO 81301. Form 1040 Individual Tax Returns. Left-brained service for right-brained people. Accurate and reasonably priced. Pickup and delivery by request. Randall Hawks, prop., B.A. accounting, economics. 385-4787 for appointments.
Relationship Counseling
Get help returning to a nurturing, soothing and protective relationship. Call Russ, MA, NCC 375-7777.
Animas City Gourmet
Private chef for two to twenty-two. Elegant dining in your home. Doug Wetherhold, Chef. 970-946-1357.
Weddings, portraits, landscapes & fine art prints. 970-259-0176. 20% off February bookings.
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
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. 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. 247-5620.
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.
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! Juliet. 382-2542.
Peaceful Shiatsu massage
and oriental medicine offered by Tyler VanGemert, L.Ac. Sliding scale, $35-$70. 247-1233.
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.
Wellness Massage
Tired of the snow? Come for a relaxing massage. Have your 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.
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.
Caribou Sleeping Bag
Rated for 30 below. Synthetic, excellent condition. $99 obo Call 259-5570.
The first river trips
were made in wood boats. Carry on the tradition. River dories and drift boats. New and used.
Moots Compact
Road riding season is closer than you think. Complete 56 cm dream bike in excellent condition. Campy Chorus parts, brakes and carbon cranks. Eurus wheelset. EC90 cockpit and post. Full bike for the price of a frame. 382-2778.
BlackBerry Curve
w/accessories. 8 GB memory card. Verizon. $199. Call Anne for details, 320-248-8074.
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.
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
Huge Master
in large, beautiful 3 BR house up Junction Creek. Looking for 1-2 responsible, clean people for longer term. Share house with 2
active, responsible women. $580 / month. Call Leah 970-903-5638.
$600 1 Bedroom
in newer townhome available March 1 - June 1. Bedroom has private bath and large closet and is approx 1 mile from town. Would be sharing a 2 bedroom 2 1/2 Bath townhome with 26 year old male student who also works full time. Home has 2 car garage, new appliances, transit stop, balcony, trash and snow removal included in rent. Well behaved pets okay with extra deposit. Call 403-1555 for more information.
Room to Share
in downtown. Ideal for massage/bodywork. Free parking. Great location. Available March 1. Call 385-7783.
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.
Massage Therapist
to share space. Includes electric table, body cushions and possible referrals. Free parking. $100 per month. 382-0010
The qualities of your “Close Enough to Mr. Right.” Grand Prize - Me - stable, good job, not very rich, volunteer, love the outdoors ... you tell me the rest. Spelling counts for 10 points. Sorry, no dudes. Send entries to “My Mr. Wonderful”, P.O. Box 3730, Durango, CO, 81302.

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