Three-time Olympic gold medal cyclist Kristin Armstrong was welcomed home by a crowd of about 100 people at the Boise Airport. She landed at about 1 p.m. Monday and met the supporters who were chanting “Armstrong” and “U.S.A.” Here are the excerpts the Idaho Statesman captured on Facebook Live.
Idaho's three-time Olympic gold medal winner Kristin Armstrong receives a warm welcome from hundreds of fans at the Boise Airport as she returns home from the Olympic Games in Rio Monday Aug. 15, 2016.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong of Boise ended a nearly three-year retirement in April 2015 with her sights set on one more Olympic berth. She competed in the Olympic road race Aug. 7 and won her third consecutive gold medal in the time trial Aug. 10.
Watch Mikaela Shiffrin's winning final run in the women's slalom during the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sun Valley Resort. Shiffrin's two-run total was almost 7 seconds better than the second-place finisher's.
Matthew Klinger, president of Fiberpipe Data Centers in Boise, addresses the need for data centers in today's Internet-based commerce. Klinger is an advocate of state tax breaks on infrastructure purchases and other incentives to attract, and keep, data centers in Idaho.
Though there is no single profile for school shooters, people at risk for hurting themselves or others often exhibit warning signs before committing acts of violence. Knowing the signs can help prevent crimes and get people the help they need.
Ben Bennight of D’Iberville contacted the FBI about a comment on one of his YouTube videos in September. That comment was made by someone with the same name as the man accused in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. Bennight, a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, said “evil people will do evil things,” and guns are not to blame.