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.
Efforts are underway to stage a large benefit concert and community raffle to benefit the family of Derek Geer, the … more
Friday, Feb. 5 … more
Love songs from Broadway and pop music are the heart of the BYU Ambassadors’ new production Heartsongs … more
Daytime television could drive a person to drink. … more
The plot of the movie “Groundhog Day” is relatable even if a bit far-fetched: Phil Connors, a … more
So, this is the first time you’ve sat down to watch a football game this year. … more
First dates often involve dinner and a movie. Rarely does a new couple break the ice with a stop at the Mesa County … more
Colorado Mesa University has taken the next step in an ongoing process of relocating its Health Sciences Department … more
Sunday, Jan. 31 … more
Matthew Steven Brown has experience conducting, composing and cultivating interest in orchestral music among all … more
It was dinner time at the Steeles’ Grand Junction home. … more
Comedian Brian Regan has enjoyed a long, successful career in stand-up, and it has garnered the attention and … more
Friday, Jan. 22 … more
On a day set aside to honor Martin Luther King Jr., Colorado Mesa University and several community members have … more
After a relatively dry start to 2015 that forced Powderhorn Mountain Resort to close early due to lack of snow, … more
Sue Phillips was 22, fresh out of college and living in a Raleigh, North Carolina, duplex decorated with … more
Brett Strong works in the oil fields, but his hobby is music. … more
Crawford’s Jeneve Rose Mitchell didn’t think she was ready to take her small-town voice to the biggest … more
Friday, Jan. 1 … more
The kitchen is my least favorite room in the house. … more