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On August 21, eighty-five percent of the sun in the Reno area will be covered in darkness by the Great American Eclipse.

The last time an American total eclipse bathed the continent was in 1979, however it didn’t reach coast to coast. On the morning of the 21, the sky will look gray and overcast in prediction of the upcoming eclipse. The sun will go completely dark for about 2-3 minutes in other parts of the United States, from parts of Oregon all the way to Charleston, South Carolina.

“It stretches coast to coast and the United States is the only place in the world that gets to see this,” said Dan Ruby from the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center in Reno.

One of the perks of being in Reno is that residents can see the partial eclipse

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The Reno area stays fit with a new indoor climbing facility.

Mesa Rim Climbing and Fitness Center has just opened at 970 Harvard Way in Reno and will provide another of the many fitness options for Northern Nevadans. Reno and Tahoe have a large population of fitness enthusiasts, most likely due to the many fantastic outdoor recreation options.

“Reno is such an amazing outdoor community,” said Marlowe Kulley, co-founder and manager of the Reno facility. “For people who love the outdoors, this is a great way to train. The goal with our facility is to create not only a big and impressive facility, but an all encompassing facility.”

Mesa Rim has 23,000 stretching square feet of climbing terrain and 52-foot climbing walls, for the adrenaline

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Reno-Tahoe has been chosen by the largest U.S. Bicycle Industry Trade Show as its new home.

Interbike is America’ leading cycling trade show and has recently created its very own Interbike Marketweek. The consumer festival will begin with a weekend getaway at the breathtaking Northstar California Resort in Lake Tahoe, followed by a trade-focused OutDoor Demo and moving into the Interbike trade show which will take place in Reno.

“We’re extremely excited about this move for a multitude of reasons,” said Pat Hus, Vice President of Interbike. “For the first time in a very long time, we’ve been able to hit the reset button on Interbike and OutDoor Demo and give the industry something new and fresh that we couldn’t do in our previous locations. With

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The Barracuda Championship is back again for another exciting display from skilled golfers.

The 19th annual Barracuda Championship is underway this week, with tournament play starting Thursday, August 3. The pro-ams took place earlier in the week and the results can be viewed on their website. The tournament, fondly dubbed the “Cuda Champ”, is one on only 46 full-field stops during the PGA TOUR Season and a part of the FedEx Cup series, a point competition for the players. Best of all, it takes places in our very own Montreux community! Some of the golfers are playing the Jack Nicklaus Signature course for the first time and some are returning. Either way, all of the participants leave with a love of the challenging course – one of the Golden

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