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Ketchikan's First Baby of 2018


January 04, 2018
Thursday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Ketchikan's First Baby of the Year arrived on January 2nd and was welcomed into the world by her parents just before 10:00 PM Tuesday.

Chelsea Weihing and Darren McKeehan are the parents of Ketchikan's First Baby of 2018, Lyanna Raine McKeehan.
Photo courtesy Ketchikan Medical Center

Chelsea Weihing and Darren McKeehan are the proud parents of their seven pounds, two ounces daughter, Lyanna Raine McKeehan. Lyanna is 19.5 inches long and she joins big sister Harper who will be three later this month.

Her mother Chelsea is an Office Service Technician for the City of Ketchikan. And dad Darren is a lead welder at Vigor Shipyard.

Maternal grandparents are Chris and Franny Weihing and Jessie and Charlie Howe. Paternal grandparents are Josh and Anita Marsden and Roger and Tiffany McKeehan.

As the first baby of the new year, she received a many gifts loaded into a very special 'box', a cradle made by Ketchikan Police Department Sargent Bob Cheatam.

The birth was announced by PeaceHealth Medical Center Ketchikan.



Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews



Source of News:

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center



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