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Discover stories that are designed to evoke smiles and/or laughter. Puppies, babies and kittens aren’t required, but they’re always welcome!


Locals share their positive thoughts about getting the COVID vaccine.
It looks like the corona-quarantine is going to be around for the foreseeable future, so just holing up and hermiting isn’t going to work for the long run. Here are some ideas to stay connected in a safe and responsible way.
Sierra Nevada Journeys, a STEM education nonprofit, is making the best of its situation by opening Grizzly Creek Ranch for families to get outdoors and go camping.
It's not actually fun to wear a face mask -- or is it? Here are some practical reasons why masks may actually be pretty awesome. See if you agree!
Here's something to watch over and over again: The Reno Philharmonic, offering a socially distanced but still moving rendition of "Home Means Nevada." We love Conductor Laura Jackson's motivational intro, and we can't wait to get back to the Pioneer Center when it's safe and sound! The theme of the 52nd season: "Music Finds a Way." This one definitely found a way into our hearts (and inspired a tear or two, if we're being honest). Enjoy!
Though it can be difficult being cooped up with our families 24/7, these are also opportunities to learn more about them.
Jonah Howell was a force to be reckoned with on the field, and everyone knew it. The full-bearded, 16-year-old, cornerback earned the nickname “The Bearded Warrior” after two years on his high school’s junior varsity team. But when Jonah was diagnosed with cancer in December of 2019, he was terrified of losing his hair and signature look that inspired the nickname.
Being stuck at home comes with a fair amount of challenges, but it can also be an opportunity to learn more about our partners.
I loved this awesome home video of Tanayah Henderson doing her social distancing dance. Her mother shared this video with KOLO 8 News so we could enjoy watching her daughter showing us how to be safe during these times. I bet everyone is gonna be learning from Zay Zay in the days to come!


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