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, Oct. 10 … more
The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming season will be a memorable one. … more
It was 1985 in Hill Valley, California, and there was a flash in the sky. Doc Brown arrived in a flying DeLorean, … more
As Gay Walker has gotten older she has developed what she calls a “spare tire” around her midsection … more
A random conversation about beer in 2012 has forever linked Dr. Herb Gearhart to Nepal. … more
Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller went into the restaurant business with no experience running a restaurant or a … more
On a recent three-hour group hike up Mount Garfield, James Williams stopped four or five times to talk on the phone … more
Most known for his role as lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning alternative rock band Switchfoot, Jon Foreman … more
Spencer Pike is a Colorado native. He knows what the flag looks like. … more
Some Mesa County children need help and, ultimately, hope. … more
Although it’s uncommon for a moose to wander from Grand Mesa down into the valley, it can happen, and on … more
Citing a rising popularity in the performance-based art of slam poetry, the Western Colorado Writers’ Forum … more
Friday, Sept. 18 … more
The Muppets are back on television. … more
Kris Dietrich’s first show at Colorado Mesa University will be a challenge. … more
Nick DeVries was not going to let a few broken ribs get in the way of his wedding day. … more
Blake Nash is never washing his face again. … more
The smiles were replaced by expressionless stares of fatigue. … more
Two Rivers Chautauqua is going gangster. … more
David Letterman swore. Jon Stewart cried. Meanwhile, George Clooney organized a benefit concert. … more