17th District Position 1 House race: Democrat Monica Stonier will host a campaign kickoff fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Royce Pollard Community Room of the Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave. in Vancouver. Stonier is running for the 17th Legislative District representative seat being vacated by state Rep. Tim Probst, D-Vancouver. During the kickoff, Stonier will provide food from Patrick's Hawaiian Cafe, as well as beer and wine. For more information, contact Stonier's campaign manager, Emily Robertson, at 360-901-2859.