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.
A Fruita man was arrested Monday on suspicion of four counts of child abuse and being drunk when he crashed a … more
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17–18 … more
The Western Colorado Chorale has pulled out all the stops to honor its 30th anniversary during upcoming concerts at … more
Tom Brooks has a lot riding on his elephant skin. … more
The Band Perry, the reigning Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year, was named a headliner for Country … more
Reigning Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry was named a headliner for Country Jam 2015 … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado and Utah. … more
A 63-year-old Clifton man was arrested Friday on suspicion of 64 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. … more
As the leaves continue to change and fall settles into Grand Junction, people may be ready to find a new collection … more
Winona LaDuke doesn’t consider herself an activist for sustainable development and environmental justice. She … more
A glance along Grand Junction’s streets indicates trees have started to turn color but many are not yet ready … more
Western Colorado Congress welcomes internationally known environmental activist and former Green Party vice … more
Inconsolable, a teenage girl sprawled across her bed devastated that the love of her life was gone. … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado. … more
Saturday, Oct. 4 … more
Although puppets are the stars of “Avenue Q,” the first show of Colorado Mesa University’s Main … more
Dressed in black, sitting amidst small piles of sawdust, Grammy-award winning cellist Lynn Harrell lifted his bow … more
Gary Littrell hasn’t fired a weapon in 20 years, but the former Army Ranger is confident that when he picks … more
Although Arthur Houle is an acclaimed pianist, sought after clinician and professor of music and director of … more
Historian, author and award-winning humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson, who recently appeared in Ken Burns’ … more