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.
While the weather is sure to be warm and cold drinks preferred, it is the sound of Hot Buttered Rum that most will … more
Colorado holds a special place in Nicki Bluhm’s bluegrass heart. … more
Brad Paisley. Blake Shelton. Lee Brice. … more
Friday, June 10 … more
Paige Bowling’s competitive streak led her to an unexpected place. … more
Rosalio Manuel de Jesus Garcia is shy around strangers. He gets that from his father. … more
Western Colorado and Eastern Utah are home to beautiful landscapes often seen in photographs. But Larry Lyon, a … more
Hugh Young received his final haircut and beard trim from Doug Usher. … more
In small font, barely visible unless a Grand Junction Fire Department truck is stopped, the phrase “taking … more
A high school graduation requirement turned into a labor of love for the members of Hive Five. … more
Jacob Means went in for a tuna fish sandwich and came out with a celebrity selfie. … more
Boaters and rafters drawn to the Colorado River during the long Memorial Day weekend are being warned of dangerous … more
Friday, May 27 … more
Grand Junction social activists and filmmakers Nicholas Moore, Joel Dyar and Ashley Bernal have never worked as … more
You’ve got your ticket to the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series in one hand and a hot dog in the other. … more
Dr. Sherm Straw is a map guy. … more
Friday, May 20 … more
Cute quack! … more
When Grand Valley residents visit their family physician, they may not think much about where that physician was … more
Johnny Moir doesn’t have his life planned out or even an answer to that standard “Where do you see … more