Registration is open for the 17th Annual Festival of Trees
A holiday tradition supporting Southwest Colorado's kids and adults with disabilities. Festival of Trees is Dec. 4-6 at the D&SNG Grange Hall and online. Inquire about Community Foundation/CERF and Alpine Bank financial support and/or hosting a wreath in your business leading up to the event. For info. and to register by 10/30, visit or contact or 9070-385-3453.
The Perfect Gift
for your favorite dirtbag. Literature from Durango's own Benighted Publications. The Desert, The Climbing Zine, The Great American Dirtbags, American Climber, Climbing Out of Bed and Graduating From College Me are available at: Maria's Bookshop, Pine Needle Mountaineering, the Sky Store, or on the interweb at

Help Wanted

Managing Director

Local First, a thriving nonprofit organization advocating for the independent, locally owned business economy in La Plata County, seeking dynamic leader w/ admin., financial and communication skills to lead organization of over 250 members. Info at , EOE, deadline 10/27.


Cash for Vehicles, Copper, Alum, Etc.

at RJ Metal Recycle. Also free appliance and other metal drop off. 970-259-3494.


Guitar Repair Services

Guitar and other stringed instrument repair, as well as fine custom guitars. Setups, re-frets, crack and ding repair, you name it. Located in N. Durango. 970-901-0087

Math Help
Experienced tutor for grades 5 - 11. $40/hr. 970-560-0737.
RSE Handyman Service
Home repair. Yard work. Odd jobs. 970-903-0449.
Lowest Prices on Storage!
Inside/outside storage near Durango and Bayfield. 10-x-20, $130. Outside spots: $65, with discounts available. RJ Mini Storage. 970-259-3494
Harmony Organizing and Cleaning Services
Home and office 970-403-6192.
Marketing Small and Local Businesses 
Media, social media, website content, SEO, etc. for small, local, independent or startup businesses. Email

Body Work

Voted best massage in Durango 2018-19. Couples, cupping, local CBD. Reviews on FB + Yelp. 970-903-2984

For Rent

Private Cabin Next to Nat’l Forest
Off-grid, no pets. 970-422-2622.

For Sale

Gear Hauler Used 4x7 covered utility trailer to haul your gear with a car! $3K OBO. 970-749-9037
Commuter/Gravel Bike
2016 Diamondback Haanjenn XS 47cm, very lightly used, 2x9 drivetrain, can handle up to 700x40 tires. $300 OBO. 970-749-9037
Reruns Home Furnishings
Brighten up your space! Willett midcentury side table, barstools, chairs and ottomans. Patio set, tile plant stands, nightstands and much more. 572 E. 6th Ave. Open Mon.-Sat. 385-7336.

Real Estate

Radon Services

Free radon testing and consultation. Call Colorado Radon Abatement and Detection for details. 970- 946-1618.

Community Service

Rent a Harvest Kit from the GFC! 
Want to harvest fruit with your family, friends, or all on your own? The Good Food Collective has the equipment you need! Visit the for DIY rental kits, how-to videos & more! Reduce food waste, save bears and feed community. Take what you want and donate the rest back to the GFC! 
Residents are reminded to report incidents of bears accessing trash
With bears actively foraging for foods in preparation for hibernation and bear activity picking up, residents are reminded that local bear and trash laws only work when incidents are reported. City residents can call City Code at 375-4930 to report incidents of trash accessed by bears. County residents should call Animal Protection via Central Dispatch at 385-2900. Contact Bear Smart Durango at for more information.