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Committee queries nominee Bastian on same-sex marriage, mediation, diversity

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nominee to become the new federal judge in Richland answered questions during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on same-sex marriage, diversity, the unrepresented poor and the importance of mediation.

Stan Bastian, a Wenatchee attorney, was nominated in September to replace Judge Ed Shea on the Richland federal bench. Shea has moved to senior status in the Eastern Washington U.S. District Court and has a reduced workload.

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