Position: Outdoors Editor

Email: dstrode@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4552

About: Dale Strode has been with the Durango Herald since 2002, serving first as sports editor before taking over as outdoors editor in 2009. A native of western Colorado, Strode was the longtime sports editor of The Aspen Times before moving to The Durango Herald. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Strode also worked for the (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel and the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent in Colorado. He also worked previously at the Houston Post in Texas and the Topeka Capital-Journal in Kansas. Strode has won numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association and the Colorado AP Writers and Editors organization. Read More

New era led by a trio of old faces

The new era of Ignacio High School volleyball will begin tonight with a core of familiar faces – and some new ones.Coach Thaddeus Cano, an assistant last season, moved up to the head position this...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Garmin lifts Vande Velde to victory

DENVERThe race to win the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge came down to the last mile in the 683-mile, seven-stage race across colorful Colorado.In a fitting to a conclusion to a bike race that...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who is this new Tommy D?

BOULDER – Where did this new Tom Danielson come from? This exuberant, attack-happy professional bike racer? This Fort Lewis College graduate turned USA Pro Cycling Challenge stage winner who kissed...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sutherland wins Boulder-based ride

BOULDER The penultimate Stage 6 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Saturday was disguised as the Boulder Cycling Championships.Boulder resident Rory Sutherland, a transplanted Australian riding...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The elephant in the peloton

COLORADO SPRINGSThe cyclists in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge rode against more than each other Friday.They also pedaled against an elephant in the peloton.On the day after one-time American...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Danielson king of the Queen Stage

ASPENRound 3 to Tommy D.Danielson, with a shout-out to his Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda cycling mates.Fort Lewis College graduate and professional cyclist Tom Danielson pedaled away to a dramatic solo...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Small assists in big victory

ASPEN – Jade Wilcoxson put her foot down Wednesday – early and often.The professional cyclist with Team Optum/Kelly Benefit Strategies won the first sprint, the last sprint and every sprint in...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Shut up, legs’ and ride

AVONScore one for the Ned Overend of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.Ageless wonder Jens Voigt of Germany, the oldest cyclist in the field at age 40, left the rest of the peloton behind on...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team BMC takes the yellow

MOUNT CRESTED BUTTERound 2 to BMC.BMC, with an assist to the delegation from Colombia.Tejan van Garderen of Boulder and the BMC team sneaked away from the chase peloton late and executed a perfect...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Score Stage 1 for Garmin

TELLURIDERound 1 to Garmin.The home-turf cyclists from Colorado-based Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, led by Fort Lewis College graduate Tom Danielson, pressed the pace and created chaos from the start...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wherry awhirl pre-USA Pro Challenge

Chris Wherry, amid a prerace flurry of activity at Fort Lewis College, briskly walked toward the Student Center on the FLC campus.Once he made eye contact with a lone cyclist stopped at an...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lock up the animals, the race is here

If you live in downtown Durango, you might want to keep the cat inside Monday morning.That’s when Durango’s streets, avenues, alleys and byways will entertain the world’s top cyclists in the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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