Brooke Addison Buzga was born at 8:29 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer to Jaimee and David Buzga of Anchor Point. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Her grandparents are Barb and John Baker of Auburn, Washington, and Dianna and Guy Buzga of Troy, Idaho. Brooke was the first baby born at South Peninsula Hospital in 2018.
Willa Yvonne Gaedecke was born at 6:08 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Nina Coffey and Robert Gaedecke of Anchor Point. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces. Her grandparents are Ruby and Butch Frazier of Homer, and Patricia and Rob Coreson of Soldotna. Her siblings are Diana Gaedecke, Travis Coffey, Aidan Gaedecke and Ashton Coffey.
Isley Bay Parrett was born at 7:05 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Krista and Jacob Parrett of Homer. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Her grandparents are Barb and Rob Mueller of Irvington, Illinois, and Becki and Ken Parrett of Centralis, Illinois.
Morgan Asher Kennon was born at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 14, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jennifer Cabana and Michael Kennon of Homer, Alaska. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. His grandparents are Larry and Dawn Cabana of Homer, and Thomas and Sandra (deceased) Kennon of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Luke Wilder McKinnon Zollars was born at 9:06 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at South Peninsula Hostial to Brandy Zollarsa and Casey McKinnon of Homer. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.
Lennon Lane Nelson was born at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Leslie Marie McCombs and Grey Guy Wilson of Ninilchik. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Her grandparents are Deidre and John McCombs of Ninilchik, and Michelle and Paul Turwsky of Juneau.
Lillian Rae Weatherly was born at 1:27 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Melanie and Ian Weatherly of Anchor Point.
Sabea Kathryn Lyon was born at 10:21 a.m. on Nov. 29, 2017 to Kobi and Megan Lyon at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces. She is welcomed by her siblings Kari and Ezekiel.
Elsa Aveline Kaufmann was born at 2:39 p.m. on Nov. 25, 2017 to Willow Jones and David Kaufmann at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. She is welcomed by her big brother Keel and grandparents Anore Jones of Waldron, Washington, and Marc and Ellen Kaufmann of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.
Clark W. Payton was born at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital, to Harmony and Stephen Payton of Seldovia, Alaska. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. His grandparents are Peach and Gerry Patrick of Valdez and Seldovia, Jimmie Payton of Emmett, Idaho, and Marcia and Josh Patrick of Seldovia. He is the greatly anticipated younger brother of Oliver and immediately loved son of Harmony and Stephen.
Cameron Levi White was born at 11:08 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Elise and Drew White of Homer, Alaska. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. His grandparents are Sheri and Mark Smith of Easley, South Carolina, and David and Jennifer White of Fort Mill, South Carolina.
Anabelle Marie Sanford was born at 4:44 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Brooke and Seth Sanford of Anchor Point, Alaska. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Her grandparents are Kelli Parker of Homer, Alaska, Michael Swortzel of Montana and Kerwin Parker of Zenia, California, and Darren and Laura DeVaney of Homer, Alaska. She is also welcomed by eight aunts and uncles from both sides.
Ophelia Rain Chapple was born in water at 4:29 p.m. Oct. 9, 2017, to Oceana Audett-Chapple and JC Chapple at their home in Boulder, Colorado. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. She is welcomed by her brother JJ and 28 cousins. Her grandparents are Bumper and Peggy Chapple of Homer, Shine Herfindahl of Girdwood, and Steve and Julie Audett of Kent, Washington.
A baby boy was born at 3:39 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at South Peninsula Hospital to Hristeena and Fierce Kuzmin of Kachemak-Selo. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. His grandparents are Anna and Fadey Kuzmin of Kachemak-Selo.
Clay Isaac Swick was born at 6:25 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jennifer and Keith Swick of Seldovia. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. His grandparents are Roberta and Alvin Swick, and Kathy and Doug Giles, all from Seldovia.
Mateo Roger Jaime Bernier was born in water at 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2017 to Maria and Bleu Bernier at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. He is welcomed by his siblings Brandon, Cole, Jade and Axel. His grandmothers are Robin Jaime of Anchor Point, Alaska and Cathy Caitlin of Boise, Idaho.
Easton Jack Collins was born at 3:41 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at South Peninsula Hospital to Stacy and Flint Collins of Anchor Point. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce. His grandparents are Mark and Betty Cocke, and Greg and Lori Collins.
Mathieu Levi Padilla was born at home in water to Carlos Padilla and Rachel Barnard with the help of Rite of Passage Midwifery. He was born at 5:19 a.m. on Oct. 24, 2017. He is welcomed into the world by his maternal grandmas Kate Barnard and Andrea Mitchell, and aunt Marissa Barnard.
Laurel Olivia Lehm was born at 5:35 a.m. Oct. 23, 2017, at South Peninsula Hospital to Amanda Angelo and Eric Lehm of Homer. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.