Rawlins, Wy – Governor Freudenthal has appointed Wade Waldrip as the state's newest district judge.
Waldrip will replace retiring second District Court Judge Kenneth Stebner, of Rawlins.
The 51-year-old Waldrip joins Judge Jeffrey Donnell, of Laramie, on the district bench.
The second Judicial District includes Albany and Carbon counties.
Waldrip says his priorities will be prompt and courteous work, and he hopes to concentrate on juvenile problems.
Waldrip has lived in Carbon County for 24 years and in Wyoming for 36 years. He earned both his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Wyoming.