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

A Beacon in the Storm

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Truckee North Tahoe Emergency Warming Center gives shelter to those who would otherwise be left out in the cold.

Graduate Salute

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As if distance learning wasn’t enough, graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020 are also going virtual. Read what schools are doing to make it special for seniors.

Give Unto Others

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Karma comes full circle for Alpenglow Sports as community rallies to keep beloved shop on stable ground during pandemic.

Beacon of Hope

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When a customer told Jaclyn Woznicki she was disappointed after coming to Trunk Show to shop the day before only to find the store...

Photographic Memories

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Photographic Memories: Like peering through the viewfinder of a camera, life is all about perspective. After the sudden loss of her husband Vernon, Ashley Wiley perpetuates his legacy by introducing photography into the lives of Truckee schoolkids.

Truckee Explosion Turns Tragedy into Art and Hope

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Trapped in a downtown Truckee explsion at four years old, Madeline Bond is now a 24-year-old aspiring artist.

The Bus Boss

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School bus driving runs deep in Derek Bosserman’s blood — he is the youngest driver TTUSD has ever hired and, even more impressively, took home first place in the 27 Annual California School Bus Driving Roadeo.

One Man’s Trash …

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This year, more than 4,000 bikes were left behind at Burning Man. Truckee local Meg Kiihne is helping get these abandoned bikes to where they can be put to good use — the hurricane-ravaged Turks and Caicos.

Getting Back on the Bike

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Michael Golden bikes 20 miles every day — perhaps you have seen him biking on SR 89 between Truckee and Squaw. But, do you know the reason he is out there everyday?

Sharing Luck

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In 1944 Ramón León spent $6 on a Puerto Rican lottery ticket, the rest is history.