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

Manna for the Soup Kitchen

Angel investor Karakin Foundation has pulled through for Manna Soup Kitchen again. The foundation gave Manna a $500,000 grant to pay for a new 3,170-square-foot building that will house...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy charged with child porn

A deputy with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has been formally charged with sexual exploitation of a child after being arrested earlier this month on suspicion of possessing child...

DATE: April 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will they come? Locals optimistic

This summer could be the year Durango pulls itself out of the recession, local tourism officials say. The city has made small increases in previous summers, but businesses are expecting to see a...

DATE: April 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County unemployment down, again

La Plata County is far outpacing Colorado and the nation in lowering its unemployment rate, according to the latest data released from the state. The county’s not-seasonally adjusted unemployment...

DATE: April 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man, 27, found dead at home

A 27-year-old Durango man was found dead in his home Wednesday night. Taylor Folmar was discovered by a family member just before 8 p.m., said Joe Farmer, a detective with the Durango Police...

DATE: April 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former baseball star coming to Durango

Former Major League All-Star Darryl Strawberry is coming to Durango this weekend. While the nine-time Major League Baseball All-Star originally scheduled his visit as a vacation, he may not have...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

American Airlines outage hits home

American Airlines passengers across the country found themselves stranded Tuesday because of a computer outage, causing all of its flights to be grounded until 5 p.m. One American flight from the...

DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Change at top for affordable-home group

The Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County is hiring a new director.Former director Jennifer Lopez left in March to be the development specialist for the Western Slope, a joint position with...

DATE: April 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Sequestration trickles down

A little more than a month has passed since sequestration – automatic spending cuts imposed by the federal government – took effect, and local entities are starting to feel the strain.The cuts are...

DATE: April 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Street crews break Main Ave. water pipe

Street crews hit a water pipe Thursday morning while repairing sidewalks in the 1200 block of Main Avenue that caused flooding and a water outage that lasted for hours.The pipe was hit at 9:38 a.m....

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy suspected of possessing child pornography

A deputy with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography.Jason Sutter, 32, was arrested Tuesday evening after turning himself in.A warrant...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio sets mayoral poll

IGNACIO – Ignacio will hold a special election June 4 to elect a mayor.The Town Board unanimously voted to hold an election rather than appoint a mayor, though several members initially wanted to...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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