On The Friday, June 28, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jun 27, 2019
  • The latest news from this week.
  • Future African leaders gather in Boise.
  • A para-athlete from the Road to X Games: Boise Park Qualifier drops by Idaho Matters.

-It’s Friday and time for our Reporter Roundtable, where we get you up to date on all the news that made headlines around our region. Joining Idaho Matters this week are Don Day from BoiseDev, Betsy Russell with the Idaho Press and Mike Sharp from KIVI Six On Your Side Television.

-A group of young African leaders is at Boise State for more than a month of intensive training. This is the Mandela Washington Fellowship, where they take college courses and leadership training while networking at colleges around the country. We talk to a fellow in the program about what they are learning.

-On Friday, two para-athletes from the Road to X Games: Boise Park Qualifier will show their skills in specially designed wheelchairs and hold a clinic for athletes with disabilities in downtown Boise. Christiaan “Otter” Bailey drops by Idaho Matters to chat.