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.

Stripey bag
Lost at 12th & Main. No questions asked. Contains three, important white binders. 259-1838. Francie.
 Help Wanted
Apprentice / Employee wanted
Dancing Willow Herbs. Responsible and wanting to learn. Computer skill a must. No phone calls  please.
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.
Labor Volunteer
Volunteer this fall doing ground maintenance work and earn your 2010-11 Durango Mountain Resort winter season pass! Apply online @ EOE.
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,
Olde Tymer’s Cafe
NFL Sunday Ticket. Best TV set up in town. Food and drink specials. Don’t forget anniversary week Oct. 1-10.
7-week wheel throwing class
Sept. 30 - Nov. 12. Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Instructor: Chyako Hashimoto. 259-2243 or
Dancing in the Light:
The Inner Journey of Photography. Sept. 17, 18, 19. Katherine Barr and Robert Bridges will guide participants into the inner journey of photography. We will engage in photographic and meditative assignments designed to focus our awareness and curiosity as we contemplate and experience the dance of light and life. Call 970-903-4899 or visit to register or for additional information.
Uncorked Wine & Music Festival
in Lake City. Sept. 18, 2010. Six bands, variety of wines, beer sponsored by SKA Brewing. Unique food & artisan booths. Gates open at 10 a.m., music starts at 11 a.m., wine flows at noon.
Partner Yoga Workshop
At Durango Martial Arts, 600 E. College Drive. Sept. 12, 4-6 p.m. All levels welcome. Sponsored by Lotus Oasis Retreats. 970-799-8950.
“Healing Current”
By donation. See website for times and details. Pathways Bayfield. 884-4718.
Japanese Calligraphy Class
Learn the art of Japanese brushwork. 7-week session starts Oct. 4. Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon. Smiley Building. Instructor: Chyako Hashimoto. 259-2243 or
Style N Stones
An annual jewelry trunk sale meets in the Rochester Hotel garden, 726 E. Second Ave., from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., Sept. 10. The event includes catering from Cocina Linda, organic appetizers, local wines and benefits the Manna Soup Kitchen. 385-5095 for details.
The Clay Room
is turning 1 on Saturday 9/11. Please stop by 171 E 7th St., eat some birthday cake, take a turn on the potter’s wheel, and paint for No Studio Fee!!!  11-5 p.m. 426-9685.
Chronic fatigue, chronic illness,
chronic misfortune, confusion, emptiness? Pathways Bayfield. 884-4718.
Sharpen your writing skills
at Rachel Turiel’s fall writing classes. Check the FLC Continuing Ed. catalog online and at coffee shops.
Love Your Job!
Become a massage therapist! MountainHeart School in Crested Butte! 850-hour, 6-month certification. Starts Nov. 29. (800) 673-0539
Early Release Fridays
Medicine Horse has openings in our fall horse camp for kids in grades 1st-4th. Visit our website at 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 for more information. Made possible through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
I Buy Gold
Call for appointment, Tiki 970-259-5155.
Music in the Mountains
Goes to School program needs instruments for a lending library of instruments. To donate an instrument, please drop them off at the Festival Office, located at 1063 Main Ave., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Donated instruments are tax-deductible.
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.medicinehorse for more info. Or call Trish @ 749-3934.
Four Corners Lesbian Network
Free membership! Social events! Google “Four Corners Lesbian
Network” or email
Caregiver? Chronic illness?
Life transition? Grieving? Solace Counseling – supporting you through life’s challenges. Compassionate. Creative. Respectful. Susan Engstrom, MA, NCC, GC-C. 970.946.5269. Individual/Group. Office, home and phone sessions.
Clarinet Lessons!
All levels welcome, flexible schedule, downtown location. Have new goals for the school year? Let me help you reach them! Call Carley, 946-8274, for info.
The Broom Crew
Energetic & immaculate regular & sporadic cleanings for your home, vacation rental, second home, homes for sale or rent. We will match/beat a quote you received & fulfill all expectations Also offering stagings for house re-sale, 970-779-3014
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.
Guitar Lessons with Pete
Giuliani at my home or at Canyon Music. Guitar and voice for holiday parties, classic rock dance parties with Freeplay. Call 385-6713 pr visit
Thinking of becoming pregnant?
Pregnant? Have a newborn? Solace Counseling - supporting you through the early challenges of motherhood. 970.946.5269. Individual/Group. Office, home and phone sessions.
Olde Tymer’s Cafe
NFL Sunday Ticket. Best TV set up in town. Food and drink specials. Don’t forget anniversary week Oct. 1-10.
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
Fall Special
Combination 1 hour Quantum Biofeedback and Ion Cleanse detox session regularly $120, now $100. Call 946-9788.
Quantum Biofeedback Therapy
Restores the body’s natural balance with conditions such as pain, migraine headaches, nutritional deficiencies, emotional blockages, organs, physical and mental stressors, etc. $75/hour. Call 946-9788.
Ion Cleanse
Removes heavy metals and toxins from the lymph, digestive and circulatory systems $45/session or 10 sessions/$350 for complete full body detox. Call 946-9788.
Reiki Treatments
A natural method of energy healing. Reiki combines Universal Energy with your own Life Force. Sessions $75/hour or $45/half hour. Call 946-9788.
Landscaping, Yard Work
Deck sealing, stone work, garden design and installation, maintenance. Call John at Alleluiah Landscaping, 970-385-2539.
The Computer Solution
Virus removal, re-formatting, software/hardware, networking problems, Web design, etc. . Call Brendan 903-4061.
I fix bad haircuts
He - $20. She - $35. Experienced, licensed barber-stylist. Shampoo Hair Salon, W. 8th & Main. Request Kaye. 247-5620.
Super September Specials!
Awesome massages only $45/hr, $60/1.5 hrs. Buy 4, get 1 free!! Gift certificates available. Meg Bush, CMT 970-759-0199.
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.
Hermosa Tours MTBs
2010 Trek Fuel EX 8 full-suspension bikes. Low mileage, great condition, all sizes. $1,300. 877-765-5682 or
Norco Aline 2008
New! $1800.  Norco Fluid4, used $1,400. Full suspension. Call Cliffside 970.385.1461.
Season ski rentals
Available now! Start at $119 for kids. Call Cliffside 970.385.1461.
‘96 Toyota T100
4WD xcab, topper, V6, high mi, runs strong. $4,500. 560-0888.
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.
Positive Reward Training!
2 classes both start 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 for more info.
Puppy Party!
Bring your puppy up to 1 year old to the Durando Rec Center on Wednesdays at 6:30p.m. for play and socialization. Must bring shot records! $6 drop in. or call 382-2542.
Willow, aka “Miss Booty”
is a sweet, senior female, 38lb Aussie mix, looking for a forever home. Call foster mom Laura at 759-1828 or 247-9645.
Original Ignacio downtown
2BR, 1BA, 1260 SF. Fenced 75 x 150 yard, R-2 development potential. $135 K. Paul 970-247-3119.
Opening Soon!
Help us raise The Red Tent, A Healing Arts Center for Women. Treatment rooms for rent some with riverfront views, space also available to rent for workshops and events with a focus on women’s health and personal growth. Call 764-0545.
Cute downtown house,
1-bed, 1-bath, W/D, yard. Convenient southside location. $850/mo. plus utils. and dep. No smokers. Avail. immed. 259-7092.
Roommate Wanted
$400/mo. ½ utilities. NS, NP. Pet? Call 970-394-4133.
Very Nice Jct Creek
Home for Rent - 3BD/2BA, W/D, deck, quiet, $1,600/Mth + util. Avail. 9/1, Call 303-859-7922.
Roommate Wanted
Professional, fun, active male seeks roommate. References. 2 bed/1 bath. Downtown Durango. W/D. Utilities included. $525/mo. 970-799-0367.
Furnished Room
in sunny farmhouse 15 mins to town. W/D, Wifi, dish. Tidy, mature, responsible, progressive. $380 + 1/3 utilities. 259-5281.
Olde Tymer’s Cafe
NFL Sunday Ticket. Best TV set up in town. Food and drink specials. Don’t forget anniversary week Oct. 1-10.
Roommate Wanted
1bed/bath in 2/2 condo near FLC, female pref., no smk/pets. $500/mo. utils incl. 970-316-1904.
New Rivergate office
For $550/mo! Rent 1, 2 or 3 bright window offices, shared reception/waiting area, loaded kitchenette, bath w/shower, garage parking, utilities incl. Available now. 375-2511.
Beautiful Townhome
2 - 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, 2-car garage, W/D, air-conditioning, new amenities, $2,000/mo. 970-749-6063.
Beautiful, modern townhome
on river. 2-bed w/office. 1.5 bath, pets neg. $2,000/mo. 970-749-6063.
2 bed, 1 bath apt.
No dogs, downtown location, $1,100/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 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 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 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 third Wednesday of every month at Vista Mesa Assisted Living in Cortez 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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