Primarily writes arts and entertainment articles for Out & About.
Melinda is an Iowa native. Prior to moving to Grand Junction in 2007 she spent five years working in Steamboat Springs. Melinda also interned with the U.S. Olympic Committee and The Sporting News.
Melinda enjoys football and fashion. She also loves sipping on wine or espresso while looking at fine art or listening to great music in the Colorado outdoors.
Saturday, Nov. 28 … more
This holiday music stuff is no joke. … more
Rachelle Neff had grown tired of the holidays. … more
As shoppers gear up for the holiday season, local organizations are hoping people will consider buying an extra … more
Carol Biskupski was the first to arrive. … more
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20–21 … more
Western Slope fine artist and photographer Malcolm Graeme Childers has produced and narrated an hour-long TV show … more
For three years, nothing. … more
In 20-plus years teaching watercolor art around the world, local artist Frank Francese has never had an experience … more
It was early. It was spitting rain, and all Maile Cunningham wanted was a pumpkin spice latte. … more
Typically, a passport and an array of luggage are needed to travel the world, but on Saturday, the opportunity to … more
Grand Junction’s Jessi Bowers doesn’t know much about serving in the military. She’s in … more
Trace Adkins, Big & Rich and Joe Nichols are just a few additional acts Country Jam has added to its 2016 … more
Four men from across the country have been selected as finalists to fill the music director position with the Grand … more
I have two theories about why it took me so long to try archery. … more
The 12 women of the Uptown Art Colony are having a sale. … more
KMSA 91.3 FM, the student-run radio station at Colorado Mesa University, has hit a milestone. … more
Dave and Morgan Hansow of Grand Junction left an impression on Brad Parks. They just didn’t know it. … more
A Colorado Mesa University student club has partnered with St. Mary’s Regional Blood Center to take the … more
Colorado Mesa University’s Mesa Experimental Theatre season opens with a show adapted from a video game. … more