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, Aug. 1 … more
Maybe it’s entitlement. Maybe it’s boredom. Maybe it’s the heat. … more
The plan was to get rich and travel the world. Plans changed. … more
Giving feels good, so excuse Illene Roggensack if she gets emotional talking about it. … more
Grand Junction’s George Gerson taught Rachel Sauer and me how to play pickleball at the end of June. He … more
Robert Earl Keen has recorded 19 full-length albums, been inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame … more
Yoshitoshi. Toyokuni. Kunisada. … more
Landon Balding has six children between the ages of 8 and 14, and he often finds himself questioning what he wants … more
Alicia Mitchell gets paid to listen to music. It’s her dream job. … more
ichael Aschmann was craving a tuna fish sandwich. … more
Friday, July 10 … more
Americans can be a fiery, competitive bunch. (See: War, Revolution.) … more
Friday, July 3 … more
Alicia Mitchell gets paid to listen to music. It’s her dream job. Sometimes, however, people say she works … 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