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.
The fight to prevent premature births and the tireless research that goes into finding possible causes and … more
If men get Man Caves to escape to, where do women go? … more
Out of sight, out of mind was not the way Ed Ruland operated. … more
Few things bring more joy to a child than climbing a tree. … more
The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra has named Charles Latshaw as its next music director, filling the vacancy … more
Between five and six years ago, a local businessman walked into downtown Grand Junction’s Brown’s Shoe … more
The story of ultra-marathoner Micah True and his quiet relationship with the Tarahumara Indians of northern Mexico … more
Pet owners of Mesa County, particularly those who live in areas with large rabbit or rodent populations, are … more
Saturday, April 16 … more
This has been a big year for Barbie. … more
We had one hour to get out or else. … more
Kirk Gustafson walked with a noticeable limp. Earlier this month, a 4-year-old colt he was training kicked or … more
Initially, Colorado Mesa University senior Makenzie Smith loved the way the beanies looked. Then, she learned the … more
Friday through Saturday, April 8–9 … more
Karl Castleton and his daughter, Emilee Castleton, have watched a few reality shows in their day, but they … more
Popular Christian band Tenth Avenue North is stopping in western Colorado while on its national tour to promote the … more
Saturday, April 2 … more
Holiday Mathis appears in this newspaper daily, and her name may or may not be familiar to you. … more
Don’t try this at home. … more
A 48-year-old Loma woman was killed Monday after her vehicle struck a telephone pole and rolled multiple times, … more