Billionaire Tom Steyer came to town…

Billionaire and Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer made a stop in Reno on his bus tour of Nevada. He held a town hall to a rather impressive crowd hosted by Harrah’s National Automobile Museum.

You're Not Forgotten…

This is my new favorite photograph proudly displayed on my iPad. A photograph of a young Native American woman I shot at the recent Reno Women’s March who represents the You’re Not Forgotten movement. A movement that is looking for answers in the murders and disappearances of many Native girls in our country.
At the end of 2017, Native Americans and Alaska Natives made up 1.8 percent of ongoing missing cases in the FBI’s National Crime Information Center database, even though they represent 0.8 percent of the U.S. population. These cases include those lingering and open from year to year, but experts say the figure is low, given that many tribes don’t have access to the database. Native women accounted for more than 0.7 percent of the missing cases — 633 in all — though they represent about 0.4 percent of the U.S. population. #YouAreNotForgotten #NotInvisible
Data Source: Associated Press https://apnews.com/cb6efc4ec93e4e92900ec99ccbcb7e05

2020 Reno Women's March

The annual Reno Women’s March is in the history books as another success story. Native Americans, in their colorful outfits, are always a presence at this annual event.

Women’s Marchers assembled on Reno’s City Plaza before proceeding up Virginia Street to the Events Center.
Native Americans are always well represented during the annual Reno Women’s March in their colorful outfits.
Native Americans are always well represented during the annual Reno Women’s March in their colorful outfits.
Native Americans are always well represented during the annual Reno Women’s March in their colorful outfits.
Native Americans are always well represented during the annual Reno Women’s March in their colorful outfits.
Native Americans are always well represented during the annual Reno Women’s March in their colorful outfits.

Veteran’s Day Parade

Today was Veteran’s Day and what would this day be without a parade. The 90 minute display of vehicles and ROTC troops wound it’s way through the downtown corridor. Of course there was a fly-over at exactly 11:11AM. Onlookers were surprised by the City Hall sprinklers and there was at least one protester among the crowd…

New Life for a Home

Last April there was an unusual event taking place on the downtown streets of Reno. The Humphrey House was being moved to a new location to make way for University of Nevada Reno expansion. Look at it today sitting pretty in it’s new location….

The Humphrey House being moved down the center of town
Moving the Humphrey House past the Nevada Art Museum
Coming home to it’s new location
The new Humphrey House
The new Humphrey House
The new Humphrey House

Checking the Health of the Truckee River…

Members of the Nevada Department of Wildlife and UNR Students were wading in the cold waters of the Truckee River catching fish using special technology, checking their health, measuring and photographing them, then releasing them back to the river…