1-Hour Virtual Workshop

“Finding Balance in 2021: Reconnect with what is important in your life” on 1/16/21. Go to for more information and to register.


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


Found: Gear Box

12/27: Partially destroyed gear box Hwy 550 Hermosa. Contents intact. Text, describe, get your stuff! 970-317-7083



The Climbing Zine is looking for a place for our stash. Our zine and book stash that is. Could also be interested in additional future office space. Please contact Luke Mehall at 970-376-3116 or to chat. 


Cash for Vehicles, Copper, Alum, Etc.

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


Remote Learning Support

Nifty Nanny is offering full day remote learning support to help K-5 students complete daily/weekly assignments. Our classroom is clean and operates under State Child Care regulations, to maintain cleanliness and safety standards. Learn more & enroll: / Call Mrs. Vivienne 970-403-4931.



All subjects, grades 5th – 9th. Classroom and homework support, masks will be worn at all times. 3:30-5:30 p.m., Mon. – Thurs., Crossroads Building, 11th & Main. For info, call Jessie Hamilton, 970-903-9051.


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


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 2020. Couples, cupping, local CBD. Reviews on FB + Yelp. 970-903-2984

For Rent

Studio apartment in quiet neighborhood

All utilities included. One pet allowed. 1 year lease; $850/month rent; $500 security deposit, $500 pet deposit. Available February 15.

Fo rSale

New! Mens O.R. Carbide ski bibs

Size L. MSRP $300; sell for $175. 970-259-7179


Reruns Home Furnishings

Lots of new, fun, furniture and furnishings to brighten up your space. Tables, night stands, bar stools, rugs, lamps and linens. Two-seater table and chairs. Great art glass, ceramics, framed art. 572 E. 6th Ave. Open Mon.-Sat. 385-7336.

Community Service

Christmas Tree Drop-Off

Christmas trees free of decorations can be dropped off at the following locations:

• Durango, Santa Rita Park, thru Jan. 31

• Bayfield Public Works roll-off dumpster, 905 Community Lane, weekdays, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. thru Jan. 15

• Bayfield Transfer Station, 4012 CR 223

• Bayfield, Green Thumb Daddy, 921 E. Oak Drive.


Application Extended for SCAPE 2021

Intensive six-month program teaches entrepreneurs about scaling their business, product development, marketing, operations and finance. Program also includes access to industry partners and capital. Applications open to residents of Region 9 (Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan counties.) Primary focus will be ventures wanting to market and compete outside the local area while remaining headquartered in SW Colorado with special emphasis on job creation, capability and resilience from local disasters. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2021. Program begins in spring. To learn more or apply, visit:


The La Plata Open Space Conservancy

is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, a program of the Land Trust Alliance. The program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national standards. A public comment period is now open and the commission invites public input and signed, written comments. Comments must relate to how La Plata Open Space Conservancy complies with national quality standards. For the full list of standards see To learn more about the accreditation program and to submit a comment, visit or email Comments may also be mailed to the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, Attn: Public Comments; 36 Phila St., Ste. 2, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 12866. Comments should be sent by March 21.