Melinda Mawdsley


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Melinda Mawdsley covers education and lifestyle for the Pilot & Today. She has been working at the paper since April 2002 and was formerly a sports reporter.

Melinda has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Iowa. She has worked for The Daily Iowan and interned with the United States Olympic Committee and The Sporting News.

Melinda is from Algona, Iowa, and she enjoys snowboarding, running, hiking, debating the superiority of
the Big 10 compared to the Big 12 and attending Steamboat's free concerts.

Recent Stories

Bear on a hot diner roof

Bruin leaps from Steamboat restaurant, flees through downtown

You've heard the expression "raining cats and dogs," but bears?

ELL students struggle with language barrier in tests

Steamboat Springs -- Lupe Macias always is up for a challenge, so it should come as no surprise that the Hayden junior, less than one year after moving to the United States from Ecuador, sat down with a pencil and a limited understanding of English to take the ACT test last spring.

RMYC seeks construction help

Traditionally, the young adults who opt for a summer of hard manual labor with the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps give back to the country through conservation work in Colorado's backcountry.

Hayden superintendent resigns

Luppes retires but will remain through 2007-08 school year

Hayden -- The Hayden administrative team generated most of the buzz at Wednesday's monthly School Board meeting.

Avalanche takes life of Steamboat man

Paul Maniaci was an experienced backcountry skier equipped with the necessary avalanche equipment Saturday, but preparation could not save his life.

Steamboat baby's birth celebrated

Joanna Marie Almeida was hospital's first baby delivered in 2007

Liana Martin was scheduled to give birth at 1 p.m. Tuesday, but her daughter insisted on arriving early.

Controlling the ball

Coaches hope for good, clean soccer when Bulldogs face Glenwood Springs

The last two years of soccer match-ups between Glenwood Springs and Moffat County have been rough. Both games saw players from each team getting caught up in an emotional outpour that led to an un-sportsman-like finish.

Preference points system changing

The preference points system, relatively untouched in past years, has undergone several changes.

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