“There is no other way to describe what happened that day as anything but tragic and unfortunate for the Yantis family and the entire community. It is my hope that in the weeks and months ahead, the community can heal and rebuild trust.”
Tony Parks' 10-year prison sentence has two years fixed. In addition, Parks was ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution to the Hagadone Corporation, of which Coeur d'Alene Resort is the signature property.
Saturday, July 30
Starting with 20 would-be comics, contestants were paired with coaches—all local professional standup comics—then winnowed down to the final five for the big show on Saturday, July 30.
Gymnasts, swimmers and athletes of every shape and size sharpen their focus
"Once the Olympics are on, we definitely see a lot more interest. Our sport gets more publicity and we love seeing other people around us being so excited."
On charity, Medicaid and Idaho's largest hospitals
"What I do for another person is charity. But when the government becomes the conduit of charity it's giving somebody else's money away. It's a very bad thing."
Still clearing the high bar
"We're all human beings. Some athletes came home from the Olympics and walked away from their sport, but I've developed a pretty good network of athletes who continue to give back."