CVI endorsement — Laurene Sorensen

District 5 — House seat B   Laurene Sorensen is a long-time Latah County resident with 30 years of experience as a lawyer, mediator and businesswoman. She’s focused on bringing an educated, work-ready workforce to Latah and Benewah counties. Sorensen is exceptionally qualified with a master’s degree in English from Columbia University and a law…

CVI endorsement — Kathleen Eder

District 26 — House seat A   Kathleen Eder was the U.S. Postmaster in Hailey where she oversaw a $1.1 million budget. She has served as president of the Hailey Chamber of Commerce. Eder is dedicated to protecting the water’s over Idaho through balanced management plans and conservation. She strongly opposes any attempts to privatize…

CVI endorsement — Rep. Paulette Jordan

District 5 — House seat A   Rep. Paulette Jordan was the youngest elected member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council. She has three degrees from the University of Washington and works as the Finance Chair of the National Indian Gaming Association. Jordan is dedicated to keeping our environment healthy and prosperous for generations to…

CVI endorsement — Steve Berch

District 15 — House seat A   Steve Berch has been active in his community for 35 years. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors of the Greater Boise Auditorium District. He runs a consulting company that advises small businesses on marketing improvement. Recognizing that public lands encourage people to live and raise our…

CVI endorsement — Laura Metzler

District 15 — Senate   Laura Metzler worked for the U.S. Postal Service for nearly three decades, retiring in 2013 from her position, EAS administrative support, where she was responsible for database support for 460 postmasters. Metzler is dedicated to public policy that promotes clean air, clear water and protection of our public lands. She…

CVI endorsement — Sen. Michelle Stennett

District 26 — Senate   Sen. Michelle Stennett is the Senate Minority Leader who has pushed her entire legislative career for clean air and water. She strives to protect Idaho’s agricultural and ranching heritage while preserving our most precious natural resources. She believes the state should continue to support tourism and preserve our public lands…