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.

The Potters Wheel Stops Spinning

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T Pots Pottery is closing by the end of June so owner Teresa Wik can spend more time with her retired husband.

Soroptishop Fundraiser Helps Local Human Trafficking Victims

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The Soroptimist International of Truckee-Donner had its 10th annual fundraiser to help raise money for human trafficking.

Mountain Belles Ring Out

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The all-female Mountain Belles barbershop group brings joy to the community through their singing.

Tahoe Food Hub’s Crowdfunding Campaign Success

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The Tahoe Food Hub's crowdfunding campaign was a success, and the nonprofit now has a new refridgerated van.

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.

Santa’s Wooden Toy Shop Comes Alive

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The Nevada Woodchucks work year-round, making hand-crafted toys to donate to local charities thoughout Northern Nevada.

A Bug’s Love

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A special needs dog teaches preschool children important life lessons.

Marijuana Gives Young Boy A New Chance On Life

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The parents of 5-year-old Julian Gaube hope to help his cerebral palsey and serious seizures with a medicinal marijuana treatment. Its high cost has forced them to fundraise, and the community has helped them near their goal.

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.

Driving Children Into the Future

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The Truckee Tahoe Transportation Department must get 2,927 students to school safely. The department has intensive training for the drivers and safety precautions to keep the students safe.