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.
Cyclist Kristin Armstrong, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, signed autographs and rode with kids before the Boise Twilight Criterium on July 11, 2015. Armstrong ended a nearly three-year retirement in April 2015 with her sights set on one more Olympic berth. She will be part of the 21-member team heading to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.
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.
After the shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 high school students were killed, gun owners at Independence Indoor Shooting Range in Meridian talk about gun rights, social responsibility and the 2nd Amendment.
Raymond Simmons is a veteran who said he has been homeless for the past six years. A plan to build housing for homeless veterans is in the works by the city of Boise, the Veterans Administration and other agencies.
A barista working at the Hottie Shots Espresso stand in Kent, Washington, was attacked by an armed intruder who assaulted and attempted to rape her in the early hours of February 21, according to local media, citing police. Police later arrested a 33-year-old man said to have a “long criminal history.”
The victim, later identified as Madeline Guinto, told local media that she did everything she could to stall or stop her attacker, and added that she was glad it was over.
Speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, President Donald Trump said designating schools as "gun-free zones" puts students in "far more danger." Trump also said House and Senate Democrats have "totally abandoned" DACA.
Killer Whey is a Boise-based company making ice cream with 44 grams of protein. They currently have 3 flavors: mint-chocolate chip, chocolate and vanilla. Killer Whey plans to release 3 more health-conscious flavors later this year.