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

Trolley could undergo changes in 2012

City officials have floated the idea of installing parking meters that accept smart cards and debit or credit cards, but acting on the idea will have to wait until spring.Durango city councilors...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

How was our election coverage?

The 2011 election is over but the presidential election is just around the corner. Elections are one of the most stressful times at a newspaper. It’s an unwritten rule that whatever can go wrong on...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | BLOG: Extra extra

Mall, Mercury headed to court

Negotiations between the Durango Mall and Mercury Village are on-going as the lawsuit between the two entities over what the mall calls “safety issues” continues its path to court.Last month, the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lt. Gov. Garcia visits during literacy tour

Smaller classrooms, trained volunteers and active parents are the answer to early-childhood development, teachers said Wednesday night in a forum with Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia.Garcia is traveling the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton: Federal laws gum up the economy

Unintended consequences from acts of Congress and campaigning occupied U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Tuesday during a visit to Durango.“I think it’s important we’re in contact with our community...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys log home near Lemon Reservoir

A log home in the Sierra Verde subdivision near Lemon Reservoir was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.The Upper Pine Fire Protection District responded to a call made by neighbor Carmen Gray, and...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taking risks to save others

While the average American spent the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011, terror attacks going about life as usual or thinking about how American life has changed since, Air Force Maj. Parkin...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

How to get more bang for your ski buck

Ski season is quickly approaching and many are scrambling to get lift tickets for the best prices.Durango Mountain Resort is offering season pass tickets at a discounted rate until 5 p.m. today. An...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP: More taxes, spending not answer

Spending and creating jobs within small businesses were the topics of the night at a town hall meeting hosted by the Colorado House Republicans on Thursday.Speaker of the House Frank McNulty told...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

No speeding tickets up here

Most 16-year-olds dream of their “Sweet 16” party, getting their drivers license and the freedom to drive around town with their friends. But Jared Engelken dreamed of getting his private glider...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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