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

Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications for Attorney Services

The Town of Silverton, Colorado, is seeking the services of a municipal attorney(s) to fulfill the duties and responsibilities described in this Request for Proposals (RFP) Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Town Attorney position. The Town is inviting individual attorneys, or firms, to respond to this RFP/RFQ with Statements of Qualifications for the purpose of providing the Town with the needed legal services listed in the request. Proposals will be received until 5 p.m., Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Silverton Town Hall, P.O. Box 250 (1360 Greene Street), Silverton, CO 81433 or by email to the following recipients:, or The RFP/RFQ can be downloaded at:


Evening Childcare for Ed Center

Education Center seeks PM childcare at Dgo and Cortez sites. T W Th 5-8pm $15/hr. Some day hours possible. Call Susan 970-385-4354 for details, to apply.


Spanish Classes

Now accepting students for in-person beginner thru advanced Spanish. Call 970-309-5966 or visit


Artists Sunday-Art Studio Sale

Wize Owl Handprints will be opening the studio in conjunction Artists Sunday, a national art event to support local arts. Block printed goods: prints, xmas cards, patches, mtn flags, tees, bags & linens. One day event in Mancos this Sun 11/28, 12-4. 39675 Rd J,


1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

A Christmas Gift for You!  "...more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap high mountains…” Drive over Stoney Pass then camp in the back of it. $3,900 Wants some TLC. Call/text: Linda 970-749-2995


EBike for Sale

Gently used 2019 Vado road bike, made by Specialized. Medium frame, 830 mi, $2500. Call Ben at (808) 269-8589


Little Chief Home Smoker

Lightweight, aluminum, easy-to-use electric smoker for all your at-home meat- and fish-smoking needs. Brand new, in box. Wood chips sold separately.  Front-loading, measures 24.5'' H x 11.5'' W x 11.5'' D. Retails for $100; yours for low, low price of $40! 970-749-2595


Reruns Home Furnishings

New inventory including gorgeous Crate and Barrel cabinet, good selection of nightstands and side tables, bookcases, and vintage patio furniture … Come in today! 572 E. 6th Ave. Open Mon.-Sat. 385-7336.


Cash for Vehicles, Copper, Alum, Etc.

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


Marketing Small and Local Businesses

Media, website building and content editing, copywriting and editing, newsletters, blogs, etc. for small, local, independent or startup businesses. or email


RSE Handyman Service

Home repair yard work odd jobs 970-903-0449.


Harmony Cleaning and Organizing

Residential, offices, commercial and vacation rentals, 970-403-6192.


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.

Body Work

Lotus Path Healing Arts

Now accepting new clients. Offering a unique, intuitive fusion of Esalen massage, deep tissue & Acutonics, 24 years of experience. To schedule call Kathryn, 970-201-3373.


Massage by Meg Bush

LMT, 30, 60 & 90 min., 970-759-0199.

Voted best massage in Durango 18/19/20. Couples, cupping, local CBD. Reviews on FB + Yelp. 970-903-2984

Community Service

Youth Music Scholarship Application Open

New Music in the Mountains Youth Ambassador Scholarship sponsored by Bank of Colorado is an opportunity for junior and senior high school students to expand and enhance their musical knowledge and talent. Scholarship is worth an estimated $3,000/student. Youth Ambassador Scholarship recipient, students will:

• Receive a scholarship for the cost of a weekly private music lesson for 16 weeks.

• Receive an additional monthly virtual private lesson with one of the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra musicians for six months.

• Receive 2 free tickets to selected Music in the Mountains concerts

• Perform at a Music in the Mountains fundraising event during the festival (July 12, 2022)

• Help promote music education within the community

Applications are available at and Dec. 10. Awards will be announced January 2022.    


SJBPH Vaccine Clinics

Free vaccine mobile clinic provided by San Juan Basin Public Health. Walk-ins welcome. Contact 970-247-5702 or visit for more information.