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.

Be a Holiday Helper

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While Truckee’s number one elf Jesse Griffin may be on a quest to help spread Christmas cheer to the seniors of the Truckee Donner...

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.

Sharing Luck

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

Chasing Glass On Water

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It’s 6:45 a.m. and 45 degrees on a late June morning. A cloudy sky and gentle breeze overshadowing Donner Lake bring a chill to the morning, the lake’s smooth surface subtly reflecting a soft gray from above. Yet Bobby Carter appears in shorts and a tie-dye long sleeve shirt, grinning from ear to ear and appearing not worried at all about the dim sky above. He’s been water skiing for 63 of his 70 years. For Bobby, age is but a number.

Survival of the Fittest

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Tahoe Tessie is 11 inches long, weighs 2.5 pounds, and lives in a 150 gallon tank. No, not that Tahoe Tessie. This Tahoe legend is of the goldfish variety and was rescued from a frozen creek last year.

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.

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.

Coming Home

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Truckee native and Chief Petty Officer Kevin Emley will retire from the Navy in September. His crew gave him a homecoming at the place where his love of aviation started: Truckee Tahoe Airport.

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.

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.