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.
After seven years of dating, Lyzz Willms thought she knew Bryan Carlson pretty well, so even she was confused when … more
Although it’s heavily influenced by Irish music, the rock band Young Dubliners is more than an Irish band. … more
Friday and Saturday, March 7–8 … more
You are so close, western Colorado. Winter is almost over! … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado or Utah. … more
Denver artist Tony Ortega has canceled his upcoming visit to Grand Junction because of a family emergency. … more
Because of a family emergency, Denver artist Tony Ortega will not visit Grand Junction this weekend. Ortega called … more
Born and raised in Chicago, Nathalie Ames had never heard of Mesa until she went to, of all places, the Grand … more
A self-proclaimed “eclectic, experimental rock” band, Animal Eyes will bring its alternative, fresh … more
More than 60 pastel artists from across the country will showcase their original artwork in the upcoming Pastel … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado and Utah. … more
Although he was born in New Mexico, artist Tony Ortega has lived in Colorado for most of his life. Growing up in … more
A man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Sunday afternoon in the desert east of Grand Junction, an … more
Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario formally announced Saturday during the Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in … more
Children fascinated with shooting things into the air have a creative outlet in the upcoming Junior Rocket Launch … more
Bruiser Woods is a Gemini/vegetarian in the hit, comedic film “Legally Blonde,” but when it comes to … more
Nearly six years have passed since The Williams Brothers Band recorded an album, prompting James Williams to put … more
Snowmobiling is freakin’ awesome! … more
Here are some events coming to Colorado. … more
One is an artist. One is a couple committed to western heritage. And one is a nonprofit that supports creativity in … more