Position: Social Media Reporter

Email: jdahl@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4538

About: Jordyn started with the Durango Herald as a news intern in May 2011 before being hired as social media reporter. Before joining the Herald, she was a reporter, copy editor and news editor at her collegiate paper The Collegian, Colorado's only daily student-run newspaper. She has won numerous awards, including as an editor when the Collegian was named one of the top-three daily student newspapers in the U.S. by Society of Professional Journalists. She graduated from Colorado State University in 2011. Read More

How did we get the ‘horsepower’ shots?

Readers loved our story “They put the horse in horsepower” (Herald - May 2), so I asked the photographer on site, David Bergeland, to explain how he got the photos and what he liked about the...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | BLOG: Extra extra

Budget woes loom over Upper Pine

Upper Pine Fire Protection District plans to ask voters to help it make up for the collapse of outside revenue sources and years of poor financial management by passing a new tax that fire...

DATE: July 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Take control of personal finances

Four years ago, Mark Little was in debt, had virtually nothing saved for his retirement and considered his credit card as his emergency fund. Taking a friend’s advice, the then 41-year-old massage...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Friends, family to remember Dylan

The Bayfield community will hold a candlelight vigil tonight to remember and mourn Dylan Redwine, a 13-year-old boy who went missing from the Vallecito Reservoir area in November. Authorities...

DATE: June 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Label aside, RMCF chocolate nowhere to be found in cereal

Kellogg’s, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, is offering cereal with the chocolatier’s trademark logo splashed across the front of the box and the story of its rise from a...

DATE: June 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Tipton shares disappointment with farmers

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, met with local farmers and ranchers just a day after the typically bipartisan farm bill failed to pass the House. Tipton, who voted for the farm bill, said he was...

DATE: June 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

New runway smooths the way for travelers

Animas Air Park will officially reopen for business today. The air park’s 5,014-foot runway was closed for two weeks while it was repaved, and flights were diverted to Durango-La Plata County...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

150-acre blaze burns near Pagosa Springs

Smoke from a wildfire burning near Pagosa Springs can be seen from U.S. Highway 160. The West Fork Fire was started by a lightning strike June 5 and has burned about 150 acres, but no structures...

DATE: June 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

License to play, ticket to ride

It’s been 16 years in the making, but local rockers finally have another way to listen to their classic favorites: KXRC-FM 105.3, Durango’s newest rock ’n’ roll radio station. Kerwin Gober, one of...

DATE: June 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Medical marijuana farm approved for Hesperus

A commercial medical marijuana cultivation facility in a Hesperus neighborhood has been granted a land-use permit. The permit for the Hesperus Mountain Healers optional premises was unanimously...

DATE: June 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Special-needs camp kicks off

A weeklong camp for special-needs children and adults kicked off Monday in Durango, and five spots are still available, organizers said.Participants do everything from playing kickball and...

DATE: June 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton’s vote upsets local immigration group

A local immigration group is criticizing U.S. House Republicans for voting against a program that would defer the deportation of young adults brought to the U.S. illegally as children.Compañeros:...

DATE: June 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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