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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.

Field Experience

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Truckee Elementary students take it outdoors

The Gift of Techology

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This summer, three local Truckee High students started Truckee HELP (Himalayan Exchange Literacy Program) with the goal of creating a mutually beneficial cultural literacy exchange between students of Truckee High School and Sir Edmund Hillary Khumjung School.

Bad Moms

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While they say “it takes a village” when it comes to raising children, in the age of social media it can seem like there’s an endless supply of village idiots, with critics hiding behind computer screens ready to pounce. Enter: Bad Moms of Truckee/Tahoe.

For the Love of Books

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With a motto of "take a book, return a book," a Free Little Library comes to Donner Lake.

Magic When You Need it Most

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Every year over Fourth of July weekend Morgan Goodwin and his buddies pamper strangers who are thur hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

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?

Sewing Love into Truckee and Tahoe

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The founder of Truckee Love was a single mom working at Starbucks. Now she's also a business owner of a thriving local apparel company.

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.

From Service to Slopes

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Spearheaded by Truckee-based nonprofit High Fives, Military to the Mountains is one of a growing number of ways to help wounded veterans get outdoors, which benefits their overall well-being.

Science on the Summit

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A scientist on Donner Summit is set on revolutionizing science education. Unlike the classroom days of memorizing things like the Krebs cycle, the goal, Megan Seifert says, is to drive the kids toward asking questions they won’t know the answers to. Why she chose this path and how she got there.