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

Staff walks off job forcing two-day Cosmo closure

Cosmopolitan Restaurant had to close Tuesday and Wednesday after staff members walked out. Twenty-five bartenders, servers and other employees quit and walked out after executive chef Chris Crowl...

DATE: May 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police seeking suspect in city sex assault

Authorities are looking for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman as he walked her home from the bars early Saturday morning. The victim, 26, left a downtown bar Friday night and decided...

DATE: May 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man accused in motel choking nabbed

A Farmington man suspected of choking his girlfriend was arrested Tuesday morning for attempt to commit murder in the second degree, a Class 4 felony. Bryan Hernandez, 35, is suspected of choking...

DATE: May 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s this stuff falling from the sky?

Southwest Colorado could see more rain showers the rest of this week, along with cooler temperatures. The San Juan Mountains were expected to see about a quarter inch of rain overnight and could...

DATE: May 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business shows its feminine side

Jill Badalati has managed retail stores for more than 10 years, but, this year, she decided to venture into the world of entrepreneurship.Badalati bought Silk Sparrow, a women’s boutique on Main...

DATE: May 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

N.M. man suspected of choking pregnant girlfriend in Durango

Authorities are seeking a warrant for attempted homicide for a Farmington man suspected of choking his girlfriend Monday afternoon.The altercation occurred at Days End Hotel, 2202 Main Avenue, at...

DATE: May 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury grants Durango woman $235 in dog-shooting case

A Durango woman was awarded $235 by a jury after she sued a man for shooting and killing her dog, which ran onto the man’s property and killed two of his chickens.Devon Pollack left her dog, Bula,...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adventure, risk await area tourists

A new plan to link Colorado farmers and ranchers into the agritourism business as a way of improving their profits has been hatched. The plan will mainly benefit Coloradoans directly, according to...

DATE: April 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Verizon mobile service takes a hit

Some Verizon customers experienced decreased service Tuesday because of problems with a cell site south of Durango. The site started “acting up” around 11:30 a.m. and affected coverage in the...

DATE: April 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman, 19, found dead

A 19-year-old woman was found dead in her bathtub Sunday. Celine Bleger, daughter of Jean-Pierre Bleger, owner of Le Café Chic & Wine Bar on Main Avenue, was found by her mother early Sunday...

DATE: April 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies in exchange of gunfire with deputy at Dallabetta Park

A Durango man was shot and killed late Saturday at Dallabetta Park on the west side of the Animas River near Home Depot.Durango Police Department received a phone call about 11:10 p.m. from the...

DATE: April 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Redwine search fails to find clues

Investigators with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office failed to discover new leads in the Dylan Redwine case after searching part of Vallecito Reservoir Tuesday and Wednesday. Search dogs picked...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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