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.
Americans can be a fiery, competitive bunch. (See: War, Revolution.) … more
Friday, July 3 … more
Children were in the courtyard preparing for another day of art camp. Volunteers were installing the new exhibit … more
I have equinophobia, and I blame Mexico. … more
Friday and Sunday, June 26–28 … more
It’s time to rock! … more
Brad Swenson has never given birth, but if he did, he guesses it would look and feel like Country Jam. … more
The Grand Junction Rockies will break baseball tradition Wednesday, Aug. 12. Before the game, instead of throwing a … more
Saturday, June 20 … more
A native New Yorker, Jessica Lynn admits her route to the country music scene is out of the ordinary. … more
Erik Campbell wanted to be a dirt bike racer, not a reality TV contestant. … more
In an effort to eliminate duplicate routes and modify routes now that school’s out, Grand Valley Transit is … more
Celebrity chef David Chang and Budweiser are searching for the best burger, and the nationwide competition includes … more
The men of The Appleseed Collective, all in their mid- to late 20s, are scheduled to perform at their first … more
Friday through Sunday, June 12–14 … more
Brad Swenson has never given birth, but if he did, he guesses it would look and feel like Country Jam. For the … more
Is it safe to go in the water? … more
Collbran residents that live in low-lying areas below the West Salt Creek landslide are advised to stay on alert as … more
The temperature was a comfortable 77 degrees, but the humidity level was a palpable 67 percent, creating a … more
Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs. Science. Dinosaurs. Brian Switek. Dinosaurs. … more