Primarily writes arts and entertainment articles for Out & About. Melinda also writes the Breakfast for Dinner blog with Rachel Sauer.
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.
Pet lovers unite at the Frame Depot’s sixth annual Dog & Cat Days of Summer photo and artwork contest to … more
Perhaps it’s the allure of a reward or the safety of tipster anonymity, but Crime Stoppers of Mesa County has … more
”...The Beatles said they’d heard of three places for concerts in the U.S. — the Hollywood Bowl, … more
Influenced by Southern soul and Western rock, longtime friends Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance formed Jamestown … more
Tonight’s Jazz Among the Grapevines concert with Influx at Two Rivers Winery has been postponed until 7 p.m., … more
No structures or private land was threatened as two small lightning-caused wildfires continue to burn on the … more
Multiple Grammy-nominee Michael Martin Murphey has replaced the Subdudes as the main act during this year’s … more
The Food Network has gone country. … more
An orca whale was spotted Saturday in the Colorado River between Corn Lake and the Blue Heron boat launch. … more
A man was killed Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle on the curve of a busy Grand Junction … more
Fruita’s Don West called it an adventure, and it’s difficult to imagine a more appropriate word to … more
Law enforcement shot and killed a bear late Friday after the animal reportedly lunged at a Mack homeowner. … more
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9–10 … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado. … more
“Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” That isn’t necessarily … more
As evidence that the work of a firefighter is never done, several members of the Grand Junction Fire Department … more
No one was injured in a house fire this afternoon at 3055 E Road, but a family pet has gone missing and the family … more
Have you ever had an imaginary conversation with aliens? … more
Artist and musician Tom Russell’s interest in art began as a young boy for very “young boy” … more
Fire ban in effect in McInnis Canyons … more