Sullivan Alex Hill was born at 8:54 a.m. Jan. 28, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Charlene Flyum and Daren Hill. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. His big brother and sister are Blake and Asia. His grandparents are Willie Flyum, Lawrence and Kelly Hill and Vicki Brown, all of Homer.
Eleanor Rae Switzer was born at 6:46 p.m. Jan. 27, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Brittani and Robert Switzer. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Her grandparents are Scott and Shelley Switzer of Winchester, Idaho, and Tom and Lisa Stafford of Homer.
Vivian Joy Baker was born at 5 a.m. Jan. 25, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Rebecca and Jared Baker. She weighed 7 pounds, 4.8 ounces. Her grandparents are Ronald and Joyce Haveman of Sombra, Ontario, and Craig Baker and Deb Stoutjesdyk of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Lucy James Fraley was born at 4:24 a.m. Jan. 24, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Cassy Quinlan and Jacob Fraley. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Her grandparents are Shelly and Terry Fraley of Homer and Alysia Quinlan of Watertown, N.Y. Her great-grandparents are Janice Fraley, Lynn Burgoyne and Jack and Fran Montgomery.
Braxton Thomas Alexander was born at 3:07 p.m. Jan. 23, 2014, at Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, to Jodi and Darrin Alexander of Anchor Point. He weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 18 inches long. Welcoming him to the family is his sister Tianna and brothers Brandon, Terren and Kyle. His great-grandfather is Richard McNamara of Homer and his great-grandmother is Vanita Thurmond of Anchor Point. His grandparents are Don (a.k.a. Iceman) and DonnaRae McNamara of Homer and Buzz and Susan Kyllonen of Anchor Point.
Dylan Cedar Waltenbaugh was born at 8:34 a.m. Jan. 7, 2014, at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center to Eric and Jennifer Waltenbaugh. He was the first baby of the year born in Kodiak and weighed 8 pounds and measured 20.5 inches long. His parents are originally from Portland, Ore., and Homer, but now live in Kodiak. Also welcoming him to the family are brothers Kai and Rio Waltenbaugh. His grandparents are John and Peggy Chapple of Homer and Gary and Evelyn Waltenbaugh of Portland, Ore.
Miles Scott Baker was born 4:19 p.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at home to Hannah and Seth Baker with assistance from Rite of Passage Midwifery. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. He is welcomed by his older siblings, Evany and Ada. His grandparents are Scott and Caressa Fennell of Lakewood, Wash., and Vicki Schlicher of Marietta, Ohio, and the late Thomas Scott Baker of Marietta, Ohio.
Trenton Diesel Moyer was born 12:44 p.m. Jan. 1, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Diana and Brandon Moyer. The first baby born in 2014, he weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. His grandparents are Kevin and Ruthie Moyer and Dan and Rhonda Kropf, all of Homer.
MaryLynn Faye Anderson was born at 2:58 a.m. Dec. 16, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Monica and Bryon Anderson of Yukon Island, near Homer. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Her grandparents are Kenneth and Becky Chase of Chico, Calif., Marge Browning of Chico, Calif., and Roger Anderson of Portland, Ore.
Cort Kimball Franklin III was born 5:58 a.m. Dec. 1, 2013, at home to Cassandra and Cort Franklin with assistance from Rite of Passage Midwifery. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. His big sister is Aria.
Adaia Darrell Brown was born 7:28 p.m. Nov. 30, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Helen Kalmakoff and Bill Brown. He weighed 6 pounds, 9.7 ounces. His grandparents are Julia Kuchenoff and Andy Kalmakoff, both of Homer, and Eileen Conway of the Mechoopda Maidu Indian Tribe, Chico, Calif.
Lillian Elanor Ford was born 9:19 a.m. Nov. 25, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Marian and Ethan Ford. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Her grandparents are Fred and Becky Pfeil of Homer and Larry and Carol Ford of Nikiski.
Hayden Marie Butcher was born 5:58 p.m. Nov. 24, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Krystal Swanson and John Butcher. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Zeke K. Ostler was born 9:58 a.m. Nov. 9, 2013, at home to Rachel and Kyle Ostler with assistance from Rite of Passage Midwifery. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. His grandparents are Dan and Cara Long of Eagle Mountain, Utah, David and Lynn Wardell of Williamsburg, Va., and Brad and the late Shelley Ostler of Hooper, Utah.
Findlay Farenorth Kilcher was born 5:50 a.m. Nov. 24, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Eve and Eivin Kilcher. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.9 ounces. His grandparents are Craig Matkin, Dena Matkin, Otto Kilcher and Sharon McKemie-Bauer.
Olive True Sackett was born 9:35 a.m. Nov. 6, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jolie Lueth and Garner Sackett. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Her grandparents are Steve and Lynda Christen of LaCrosse, Wis., Glenn Sackett of Cooper Landing, and Dannette Sackett of Medford, Ore.
Mason Cruz Plourd was born at 7:06 p.m. Oct. 28, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Shayla and Trevor Plourd. He weighed 8 pounds, 5.5 ounces. His grandparents are Karen and Lee Corbell, Kerby Mitchell, Vicki and Jim Swaggert, and George and Shanna Anderson of Homer.
Branson Robert Toner was born at 5:11 a.m. Oct. 23, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Carissa and Robert Toner. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. His grandparents are Dwayne and Pamela Nustvold.
Kaya Della Baines was born at 10:28 p.m. Oct. 13, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jennifer and Darin Baines of Seldovia. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Her grandparents are Frank and Shelby Beaudry of Canby, Ore. Her great-grandparents are Rod and Sunni Hilts of Seldovia.
Abigail Grace Upchurch was born at 1:26 p.m. Oct. 18, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Mylissa Buster and Rick Upchurch. She weighed 6 pounds, .28 ounces. Her big sister is Highley Watson and her big brother is Mason Watson.