Campaign trail: 17th District; 49th District



17th District Senate race: State Senate candidate Rep. Tim Probst, D-Vancouver, will participate in a lunch fundraiser Tuesday with special guests U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and the state’s Lt. Gov. Brad Owen. The event will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the home of Paul and Jane Jacobsen, 703 East Reserve St. in Vancouver. Suggested contribution levels are$100, $500 or $900. For more information or to register, contact Morgan McClincy at 360-989-7817 or

49th District House races: Republican state House candidates Carolyn Crain and Debbie Peterson will participate in a Mexican food lunch buffet fundraiser Wednesday with special guest U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas. The event will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Club Green Meadows, 7703 N.E. 72nd Ave. in Vancouver. For more information, contact Crain at 503-984-5659 or