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.

production artist
for personalized, whimsical creations for large-volume dept. store. Must have excellent attention to detail and quality penmanship. Starting $11/hour. E-mail or call 206-478-0464.
Local Beach Combers
are needed – dig up treasure at
Live-in Housekeeper/Admin. Aid
P/T, home/office. Half-mile to Albertson’s. Organization, maintenance, cleaning skills needed. Vehicle, cell provided/avail. Hours/$s DOQ. 970-449-9470.
Be Non-Violent/Paint Pottery!
The Clay Room, Durango’s Paint Your Own Pottery Studio located in the Art Supply House, Town Plaza, will be open this “No School Monday” from 12:30-4:30, many half-priced items. 426-9685 (it’s not just for kids).
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.
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.
Disordered Eating Support Group
Restarts Jan. 19. Connect ~ Heal ~ Grow with others in their journey of recovery from binge-eating, anorexia, purging through bulimia or over-exercising and body image issues. Facilitated by Emily Newcomer, MEd, psychotherapist, Tuesdays, 5: 30-7:30 p.m. Call today for free pre-group consultation. Individual therapy available, as well. (970) 903- 7517
Womens’ Financial Empowerment Retreat
at Durango Hometown Hostel: Feb. 4 (6 p.m.) - 7 (10 a.m.): lodging and meals included. Cost - $395: Topics - financial organization, computerized budget setup, emotional mastery of money. Presenters: Paul Lemon, CPA/PFS, CFP and Melissa Mitchell-Blitch, LPC, CACII, CPA. Call 970-259-6739 for more information.
Djembe Drum Instruction
Nicholas from Durango West African Drum & Dance Collective is offering private lessons. You will learn hand techniques, rhythms, timing, tuning your drum and more! Drums available. $20 per hour. Call 903-9865 to schedule.
Get Inspired By Your
Best Self!
True Life Coaching & Retreats Winter Offerings: Sat., Jan. 9, Vision Board Retreat. Still space! One day to turn your Intention into Form. $95 includes lunch/follow-up coaching session. The Breathing Room: Life Balancing In-person Coaching Group for Moms. Intro nite, Thur, 1/7. Call to confirm. The new iJournal: coaching by online journal, free trial, sign up now.  More at or call Victoria FittsMilgrim @ 259-9040.
New Hot Springs in Pagosa!
$5 soaks with your Wolf Creek lift ticket! Enjoy your favorite beer and wine as you soak in our Victorian style spa. Rooftop tubs - private tub room - steam showers. On YouTube & @ - 264-4040.
Downtown Yoga!
All levels, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. and 6:15-7:15 p.m., 1075 Main, Room 225 (2nd
floor) in Durango Office Suites, next to Alpine Bank. Mention this ad and first class is free! Call Heather Brennison 759-4088, or
Challenging Times?
Counseling with a compassionate, effective approach. Affordable rates. Visit Call Russ, MA, NCC 375-7777.
House Cleaning
affordable, efficient, environmentally friendly, reliable, available on short notice. Call 259-0371 or 903-6684.
Cross-train with Lisa!  
35-minute kick-butt cardio/strength workout @ Core Value Fitness, 8:35 a.m. M/W/F, $4.50. Want more? Stick around for Totally Toned, 9:15 a.m. M/W/F, $6.50. Modifications provided for various levels, child-care available, discounted punch-passes. Personal training also available. 208A CR 250, 382-9200, or check us out @
Holistic Psychotherapy
Clinical Hypnotherapy. EMDR Level II. Energy medicine specializing in relationship issues, spiritual issues, sexual trauma, compulsive sexual behavior, smoking cessation, pain management, phobia relief. Downtown Durango. 20 years experience. Brenda Diller, MHR, CCHT. 970-422-6102.
Clarify Your Passion
Live on purpose with the help of a personal life coach. First session free. Sessions take place by phone and are one hour. Contact and mention this ad.
Golden Eagle Snow Removal
We’re here to provide service for all your snow removal needs. Call 970-394-4133.
Super Efficient Solar
Homes & additions. Ready-to-build plans & custom design service. Steve Kawell 970-769-3904.
Snow/Ice Removal Commercial/Residential
Roofs/valleys, decks, RVs, mobile homes, driveways, vehicles, walkways, parking lots, sanding, de-icing, tenting. TMG Construction, 946-6501.
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
DBT Therapy
Meet New Years resolutions and goals with support from DBT Therapy, which balances mindful
ness skills, problem solving and acceptance. Contact Craig Holliday, MA, NCC, 970-759-5829 to schedule initial free session.
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.
Fix It, Clean It
Handy service. Efficient. Economic. Get the job done right. Snow removal, too. Imagining Solutions, John & Judith 970-903-6273.
Puppy Class 101
New Puppy for Christmas? Puppy Class 101 gives you the tools you need to set up your puppy for success in your household so you can both enjoy a lifelong relationship and all live peacefully in your home together. 7 weeks at the Durango Rec Center, starting Jan. 19, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Call 375-7300 to sign up. more info call Juliet at 382-2542.
Tarot Readings by Suzanne
Please visit my blog: Tarot – a Path for Mystics. Empathic. certified in Tarot and counseling. $66/hour. Call 759-4372 for appointment.
Animas City Gourmet
Private chef for two to twenty-two. Elegant dining in your home. Doug Wetherhold, Chef. 970-946-1357.
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.
Self Heal Center
Gentle, experienced chiropractic care now available. Individualized treatments for all kinds of stress-related spinal issues. Experience your life energy flowing and your innate ability to heal and thrive manifesting through release of blocks in your spine and nervous system. Michael Bohoskey D.C. 749-3554 cell, or 422-8001 clinic.
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.
New Year, New You!
Do you need bodywork that is
deeper and different than massage? Then the Rolf Method of Structural Integration might be for you!! Try your first 90-min. session for $55 (regularly $90). Call Kelly Wright, Certified Rolfer™. 970-759-6115.
Animas Massage & Bodywork
Now open downtown! We specialize in Swedish/deep tissue combination massages. Call today to schedule your appt. 970-779-8316.
Resolve to be Healthy!
Massage therapy relieves stress & boosts your immune system! Take care of yourself this year!! $40/Hr., $55/1.5 Hrs.  Buy 4/get 1 free!!! Gift certificates available. Downtown Durango location Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
Transformational Bodywork
Relax your mind and revitalize your body and spirit: Lomi Lomi, deep tissue, Reiki energy healing. 20% discount through January. On-site chair massage. Barbara Sager. Licensed massage practitioner since 1983. 970-769-3943, @ Asante Center.
Core synchronism is an integration of advanced cranial osteopathic and polarity techniques. Benefits acute sickness, musculoskeletal pain, systemic imbalances, C.N.S. disorders and chronic pathologies. Introductory special: regular price ($60) for first treatment, receive second free. Don Lewis, a certified core practitioner, is the owner of Amaya Natural Therapeutics, 247-3939.
1998 Toyota Tacoma TRD
4WD, V6, manual, 144,000 miles, clean, new snow tires, nice! $7,800 obo. (970) 389-5942.
1993 Ford Explorer XLT
4x4. Good tires, new starter, runs great. V6 automatic. Towing pkg. Sunroof, bed liner, Yakima rack adapters. 180K miles. One family ownership. $2,000. 970-385-4064.
6’ camper topper
Navy blue w/ Yakima bars. $400. Steve @ 913-522-1320.
Commercial Refrigerator
TRUE T-23 upright. 1 door. Clean condition. Runs great. Light use only. Comes with 5 shelves. $600 obo. 799-4481.
Fitness Center Closing
New and gently used gym equipment for sale. Contact Maggie at 884-6077 or 903-9100.
Two bikes
’06 Cervelo R-3, size 48 cm, frame, fork only, $950. ’05 Orbea Orca, size 50 cm, good components, Shimano Dura-Ace, $1900. 385-4388.
BlackBerry Curve phone
w/accessories. 8 GB memory card. Verizon. $199. Call Anne for details, 320-248-8074.
Spruce Up Your Home!
Reruns has great, furniture, rugs, lamps, desks, tables and shelves and great glass wear. Turn your quality household items into cash or credit. Call for an appointment. Buy-sell-trade.  572 E. 6th Ave. 385-7336.
$8000 Tax Credit
for first-time homebuyers! Now is the time. Call Bill Stanley at Re/Max Mesa Verde Realty for details. 970-749-7671.
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
2-Bedroom Mobile
Half mile to Albertson’s. Single, $600/mo, double $850/mo. Plus utils. Free cable, trash, water, wi-fi. 970-449-9470. Pets, smoking negotiable. Refs. required.
Beautiful large corner room
w/ sleeping/reading loft in gorgeous, one-of-a-kind “Green” home on 3 acres on quiet cul-de-sac. Downtown Bayfield. Walk to library and bus. $410/mo. + utils. Includes wifi, W/D, organic garden. 903-0114.
Room for Rent
in Durango West 1. Nice home to share with homeowner and cat through spring, possibly longer. Private bath with use of entire house. Non-smoker without pets, please.   $450/month includes utilities, wireless Internet, and off-street parking. Call Steven, 970-759-3441.
Garden level apt.
for rent in the woods near Mancos. Cozy space for 1=$350 or 2=$600. Has wood stove, wireless internet. 4WD is advised. Month to month. Contact 903-1203.
Downtown room rental
for massage therapist. Days and times nego. Use of equip incl. w/poss. client referrals.  Call for details. Avail immediately. Holly 970-779-8316.
Clean & mature female wanted
to share 2 bed, 1.5 ba condo downtown Dgo. $575 + ½ utils, no pets/no smoking. Near College Ave. and 8th Ave. Please call 970-769-1321 if interested.
In-Town Bayfield
3 bed, 2 bath, plus small office with internet. W/D, dishwasher, handy location, nice yard. $1,150 mo. Call Chip at 259-3207.
1BR in 3BR home
on the Animas. Share sunny A-frame w/ progressive, outdoorsy folks (1m, 1f, & 1JRT). Deck, big fenced yard, trees, w/d, wifi.  No lease. No smoking/pets. $425/mo+. 749-8327
Dance studio for rent
In the Smiley Building. $15/hr. Sound system, mirrors, large, beautiful. 259-4122 or
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, information and resources to promote healing.  Volunteer power is crucial to keep the hotline free and available 24/7. Call 259-3074 for details about free upcoming trainings and to learn more!.
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 
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. or  749-7433
Alzheimer’s Association
Support Groups meet the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center at 10: 30 a.m. and the 2nd Tuesday of the 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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