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.
Multi-platinum selling country music singer/songwriter Jo Dee Messina, the Academy of Country Music’s 1999 … more
A Second Saturday art sale and silent auction at +1 North Gallery and Studios will benefit the Western Colorado … more
It’s been called THE Little Black Dress because no other black dress is as famous as the Givenchy number … more
A Clifton woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of four counts of felony menacing, seven counts of reckless … more
A 60-year-old Clifton woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of four counts of felony menacing, seven counts of … more
An idea of what Jake Below wanted to be when he grew up surfaced early, before the young Grand Junction man was old … more
They were special, the Central High School Class of 1959. … more
A trio of harp, flute and viola will open the 16th season of the Western Slope Concert Series. The Deciduous Trio, … more
It was the summer of 1996. … more
Mountain bikers won’t be the only ones entertained during the Grand Junction Off-Road. … more
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