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Feel Good Story

To “end on the positive” in our print editions, Feel Good Stories share inspirational stories that impact the community in non-traditional ways.

Rescuing the Rescuers

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Community members came to the rescue of Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue, volunteering time and materials to solve the problem when the group’s new snowcat was too big to fit in the garage.

Flying into the Future

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Since 1994, the Young Eagles program has given free flights to more than 5,000 Tahoe/Truckee youths. The next rally is scheduled for Dec. 11 at Truckee Tahoe Airport for ages 8 and up.

Tahoe Backyard

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With a nano brewery and an art collective on-site, Tahoe Backyard hopes to draw locals to hang out with their neighbors and friends.

Let the Sunshine In

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The pandemic has been particularly mentally and emotionally taxing on those working in the healthcare industry. Tahoe Forest Health System has found a simple way to spread a little sunshine into workers’ days.

A Force Named Sandy

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For this month’s Feel Good story, delve into the strength and resilience of one Truckee woman who has been kicking some ALS.

Are You Experienced?

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With print book sales thriving and the addition of the vinyl records, Word after Word Books and its new endeavor, Rock Cellar Records, are proving that both aren’t a thing of the past.

Pug About Town

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Rescued from a neglectful home, Mr. Kellan Pug has gone on to become quite the outdoor enthusiast, living his best Tahoe dog life.

Independence Days

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Elevation, a new program serving developmentally disabled adults in Truckee/North Tahoe, strives to build clients’ independency. They will soon become entrepreneurs as Elevation opens a retail store.

College, Career, Life

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Tahoe Truckee Unified School District’s Career Technical Education pathways prepare students for life beyond secondary education, whether they pursue a career or higher education.

Breakfast, Beers, and Dogs

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The Subway Lot at Alpine Meadows is tailgating central