Signs of spring in Reno

February 6, 2018

Spring daffodil blooms in Reno, Nevada, NV

This is the first daffodil blooming in my yard in 2018. Spring is on the way. If we get lucky, there will be lots of wildflowers to enjoy as well. Check these Nevada wildflower pictures for examples of what you might see once the bloom gets going. Photo © Stan White


The Reno Arch is known worldwide as a symbol of our city. The structure is, however, getting a bit tired and is in need of maintenance, repair and updating.

Enhancement and preservation efforts will include painting, electrical maintenance and replacement of the metal skin on the legs of the Arch. It could also include color-changeable display options. Citizens can have a say in just how this plays out by taking a survey to express their preferences about proposed changes to the Arch’s look and functionality. You will be helping to decide how over $200,000 of your tax money will be spent.

There are several ways to participate in the survey, which will run through December 7, 2017.

  • Online at
  • In person on the first floor of Reno City Hall, starting on November 3, 2017. City Hall is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on City-observed holidays.
  • In person at one of the November Neighborhood Advisory Board (NAB) meetings, starting on November 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at McKinley Arts and Culture Center. The other NAB meetings this month are on November 7, 14, 16 and 30.

Reno Arch, Nevada, NV

Reno Arch in downtown Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

Source: City of Reno press release.

Clouds over Reno

November 14, 2017

Clouds over Reno, Nevada, NV

We get some beautiful and unusual clouds over Reno. Photo © Stan White