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.
Whether it was the amaryllis flowers inside his Grand Junction home or the theatre department at the former Mesa … more
Loma’s Erin Roney needed more cow bell. … more
Green chili was not a dish I grew up eating. … more
Board members, staff members and musicians with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra will treat audience members … more
Edesia, billed as “A Palisade Culinary, Wine and Spirits Adventure,” returns to Wine Country Inn from … more
With one week left in our Greatest Love Song Ever bracket, we are ready to unveil the final eight songs that will … more
An unknown number of Ute Water Conservancy District customers are without water after an early morning waterline … more
Although George Strait and the Beatles don’t have much in common, they do share one very important … more
They called themselves a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal who learned a lot more about … more
Signs posted at ski areas across Colorado say the same thing: “Know the Code.” … more
It has been nearly two years since magician Ty Gallenbeck has performed a public show, which is why the Delta-based … more
The King reigns, but rocker Joe Cocker isn’t far behind. … more
Dressed in an ethereal white gown, Lady Gaga delivered a montage of songs from “The Sound of Music” … more
Hundreds of maintained trails and roads on public lands are open for all-terrain vehicle riders in Colorado and … more
Love wins. … more
First, there was a twirl and a smile. Then, Ani Breedlove, 13, stood with her back toward the long mirror as she … more
Grand Junction bands Jack+Jill and Tight Thump are migrating to Austin, Texas, and those familiar with the … more
Love and basketball. … more
The bounty of farms, ranches, orchards and vineyards in western Colorado has made agritourism an increasingly … more
Walk, run, ride: Miles of paved paths extend along the Colorado River from 33 1/2 Road in east Grand Junction to … more