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.

Stand by Me

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A 14-year-old blind dachshund and her 4-yeard of companion are adopted from the Pet Network Humane Society.

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.

Endless Winter

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Jeannette Kennedy and Dan Bartlett have skied every month since 1991, a feat that will reach 300 months in September.

Celebrating Life in a Mountain Town

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A new digital series is all about life in the Big Blue Basin. 

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.

A Strength That Prevails

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On the team of TNSAR, Doug Read joined more than 150 backcountry searches and saved at least 300 lives. As Great Ski Race director, he has raised over a half-million for the team, and through the Hug-A-Tree program has taught more than 3,000 students how to stay safe in the mountains.

When There Is A Will, There Is A Way

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“Today, I am here to say that despite a completely failing body, I move forward,” Deborah Vick says about her life, and the touching help she receives from her service dog, Peeta.

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.

Leaders of the Land

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The Sierra Corps Forestry Fellowship Program aims to increase workforce capacity to implement forest health and natural resource management projects throughout the Sierra.

I’m (Not) Fine

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A group of around 20 middle and high school students have been meeting at InnerRhythms in Truckee every Wednesday after school since September. Why?