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

Snowstorm causes power outages

Tuesday’s snowstorm caused several power outages throughout Southwest Colorado and dropped some much-needed moisture onto the dry region.La Plata Electric Association experienced 25 outages...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local firm to pay $90K in settlement

A local company sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for age discrimination has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle the lawsuit.The EEOC filed the lawsuit in 2011 and claimed...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

1st Twin Buttes homes on horizon

Homesites at Twin Buttes may not officially be for sale yet, but they’re garnering plenty of interest as the housing market continues to improve and local inventory gets eaten up.The sites can be...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

At home but on the clock

Yahoo’s decision earlier this month to bring the company’s remote workers back to the office sparked a national conversation about the practice, one that is on the rise and could have an economic...

DATE: March 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Real estate rebound continuing in Durango

It’s still a buyers market, but buyers soon will be hard-pressed to find a home as inventory in the county decreases to the lowest rate in five or six years.That was the message at the 13th annual...

DATE: March 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Brrr: Cold front barreling into region

A cold front coming from the central part of Utah and northwest Colorado will cause temperatures to drop about 20 degrees in Durango over the weekend.While there may be a few snow showers in the...

DATE: March 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crowding weighs down airport

During a one-hour window at Durango-La Plata County Airport, four planes take off and another four land. People cram into the holding area, waiting for their boarding number to be called. Others...

DATE: March 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Auction to be held for local cyclist hit by truck

A silent auction will be held next month for a Durango cyclist who was run over Nov. 8 by a truck in Bodo Industrial Park.Elizabeth “Betsy” Richards was riding her bicycle southbound on West...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State agency to review electric-rate increase

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will hear a complaint filed by a coalition of large companies and electric cooperatives, including La Plata Electric Association, against Tri-State...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado on track to recover jobs lost during the recession

Colorado is on pace to recover all of the jobs lost during the Great Recession by April or May of this year, according to the state economist.If sequestration – $85 billion of automatic,...

DATE: March 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain expands to Saudi Arabia, S. Korea

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has announced plans to open stores in South Korea and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Under the licensing agreement in South Korea, the chocolatier’s partner will open...

DATE: March 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Treasurer Stapleton: Colorado’s pension system is in crisis

Colorado’s public pension system is not sustainable and the state could be in a budget crisis if the system’s issues are not addressed, says state Treasurer Walker Stapleton.Stapleton, a...

DATE: March 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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