Good News

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100
Betty Soskin.
milestones

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100

The week's good news: September 23, 2021
Kev Crane.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 23, 2021

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child
Bowls of colorful fruits and vegetables.
full circle

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail
Harvey Sutton and his dad Josh.
feats

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail

The week's good news: September 16, 2021
Lawrence Brooks.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 16, 2021

Immigrant family in Washington welcomes Afghan refugees into their home
A living room.
coming together

Immigrant family in Washington welcomes Afghan refugees into their home

The week's good news: September 9, 2021
Baby pandas.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 9, 2021

Giant panda gives birth to twin cubs at Madrid Zoo
Hua Zuiba.
pandamonium

Giant panda gives birth to twin cubs at Madrid Zoo

Bone marrow recipient thrilled to meet her 'brave' donor face-to-face
Tia Jensen and Gage Tappe.
it wasn't all bad

Bone marrow recipient thrilled to meet her 'brave' donor face-to-face

The week's good news: September 2, 2021
Knitting.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 2, 2021

Mom of 6 earns diploma years after being forced to drop out of high school
Dafani Peralta.
where there's a will

Mom of 6 earns diploma years after being forced to drop out of high school

93-year-old fan of the Hokey Pokey gets the perfect birthday surprise
Phyllis Brinkerhoff is greeted by a Hokey Pokey flash mob.
that's what it's all about

93-year-old fan of the Hokey Pokey gets the perfect birthday surprise

Knitting group in Minnesota creates special arm warmers for dialysis patients
A person receives dialysis treatment.
made with love

Knitting group in Minnesota creates special arm warmers for dialysis patients

The week's good news: August 26, 2021
Bees.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: August 26, 2021

Restaurant finds creative way to send blind customer a birthday message in Braille
A person reads a book in Braille.
inclusivity

Restaurant finds creative way to send blind customer a birthday message in Braille

After 77 years, veteran reunites with Italian siblings he saved during World War II
Martin Adler with the Naldi siblings.
reunions

After 77 years, veteran reunites with Italian siblings he saved during World War II

Father and son bike 3,300 miles to fulfill dream of seeing the Statue of Liberty
Shepherd and James Colver at the Statue of Liberty.
a trip to remember

Father and son bike 3,300 miles to fulfill dream of seeing the Statue of Liberty

Illinois girl brings her fight to protect bees to the statehouse
Scarlett Harper.
buzzworthy

Illinois girl brings her fight to protect bees to the statehouse

The week's good news: August 19, 2021
Cat.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: August 19, 2021

This Georgia man is changing his neighbors' lives, $1 at a time
A stack of $1 bills.
paying it forward

This Georgia man is changing his neighbors' lives, $1 at a time

Paralyzed man surprises family by walking at his college graduation
Corey Borner walks at his college graduation.
a graduation to remember

Paralyzed man surprises family by walking at his college graduation

Cat leads rescuers to owner who fell into a ravine
A black cat.
purr-fect endings

Cat leads rescuers to owner who fell into a ravine

Sri Lankan teen uses scraps to build a solar-powered tuk-tuk
Suntharalingam Piranawan's solar-powered tuk-tuk.
the next generation

Sri Lankan teen uses scraps to build a solar-powered tuk-tuk

The week's good news: August 12, 2021
Space.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: August 12, 2021

Dog missing for 2 years reunited with family after they saw him on TV
A brown dog.
good news

Dog missing for 2 years reunited with family after they saw him on TV

Mother and daughter serve side by side on Navy ship
Tonya McCray and her daughter, Racquel McCray.
dynamic duo

Mother and daughter serve side by side on Navy ship

Sanitation workers find envelope containing $25,000 that was accidentally thrown away
A stack of $100 bills.
a needle in a haystack

Sanitation workers find envelope containing $25,000 that was accidentally thrown away

Texas boy on a 'race to kindness' is getting toys, books to kids across the state
Orion Jean delivers books to kids in Texas.
amazing

Texas boy on a 'race to kindness' is getting toys, books to kids across the state

The week's good news: August 5, 2021
A reef.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: August 5, 2021

An amateur astronomer spotted a new moon orbiting Jupiter
Jupiter and some of its moons.
out of this world

An amateur astronomer spotted a new moon orbiting Jupiter

California teen invents new type of fire extinguisher to protect homes
F.A.C.E. devices.
good ideas

California teen invents new type of fire extinguisher to protect homes

Minnesota man's yard is now a destination for all the dogs in his neighborhood
The neighborhood dogs in Keith Roles' front yard.
friends furever

Minnesota man's yard is now a destination for all the dogs in his neighborhood

Artificial mini-reefs are helping clean Florida's waters
A beach in Florida.
save the planet

Artificial mini-reefs are helping clean Florida's waters

The week's good news: July 29, 2021
Tom Daley.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: July 29, 2021