The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo40° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi66° Increasing Clouds

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi73° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi72° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi69° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi66° Mostly Sunny

Bastian elevated to federal judgeship

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wenatchee lawyer Stanley Allen Bastian won unanimous Senate confirmation Wednesday to become the newest district judge for the federal Eastern District of Washington.

The Senate vote in his favor was 95-0. Bastian, 56, waited nearly eight months to learn the fate of his nomination, after President Barack Obama named him last September to take the caseload left when Richland-based Judge Edward F. Shea moved to senior status.

View my options or Sign in