Nov. 13: Born to Amanda Fortin and Taige Earl of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 7 lbs. 3 oz., named Emma René-Taylor Earl. A sister for Brooklynne, 3. A granddaughter for Debbie Fortin and Doug Nelson of Sicamous, B.C.; Dan and Valerie Fortin of Burnaby, B.C.; Doug and Genine Earl of Vernon. A great-granddaughter for Judy Earl of Vernon, Doug Earl of Kamloops, B.C.; Carole Trickett (Mike) of Langley, B.C.; Doug and Sylvia Taylor of Nanaimo, B.C.; Margorie Taylor (Carl) of Ontario.
Dec. 17: Born to Robin Page and Massoud Vaziri of Vernon, a girl, 6 lbs. 12 oz., named Joananne Fatamehzari Page. A granddaughter for Tanya Page of Vernon, B.C.; Rich Boersma of Taber, Alta. A great-granddaughter for Joan Settle of Nelson, B.C.; Fred Gill of Penticton, B.C.
Dec. 28: Born to Mick Houle and Lauren Marchand of Vernon, a girl, 6 lbs. 9 oz., named Brooklyn Kelly Marchand-Houle. A sister for Hayden Houle, 5; Ramsley Houle, 2 1/2. A granddaughter for Doris and Kelly Bonneau, Pernell Marchand, all of Vernon, B.C.; Denise Marchand of Oklahoma. A great-granddaughter for Barbara and Fergus Marchand of Vernon, Charlie and Martha Houle of Goodfish Lake, Alta.
Dec. 31: Born to Page and Chris Drinkwine of Vernon, a boy, 7 lbs. 12 oz., named Linden Christopher Dean. A brother for Huxley, 3 1/2. A grandson for Tammya Schwarz, Jan and Ron Harper, all of Vernon, B.C.; Tom Drinkwine of Arkansas, U.S.
Jan. 3: Born to Brad and Christine Crawford of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 6 lbs. 9 oz., named Devyn Brooklyn. A sister for Tyson James. A granddaughter for Pat and Jude Holmes, Cal Crawford, all of Vernon, B.C.; Louise Menard of West Kelowna.
Jan. 5: Born to Jesse and Jennifer Crowe of Armstrong, a girl, 8 lbs. 5 oz., named Amy Lynne Margaret. A sister for DJ, six; Adam, 3. A granddaughter for Jeff and Cheryl Parker of Coldstream, B.C.; Doug and Paulette Crowe of Vernon, B.C. A great-granddaughter for Lenore Parr of Enderby, B.C.; Alta Parker of Langley, B.C.; Peggy Crowe of Calgary, Alta.
Jan. 7: Born to Chad and Courtney Niehaus of Vernon, a girl, 6 lbs. 15 oz., named Stella Nova. A granddaughter for Wendy Harris, Lydia Niehaus, both of Vernon, B.C. A great-granddaughter for Jack and Margery Kristensen.
Jan. 8: Born to Sarah Appell of Vernon, a boy, 6 lbs. 5 oz., named Draven Mathias Appell. A brother for Adam, 9. A grandson for Bruce Appell of Vernon, B.C.; Carol Lawrence of Falkland, B.C.
Jan. 9: Born to Gary Batula and Amy Perreault of Coldstream, a boy, 7 lbs. 15 oz., named Graeme Mitchell Batula. A brother for Carrick, 13; Declan, 11; Aleriane, 9. A grandson for Gerry and Dauphne Batula of Vernon, B.C.; Walter Sacken and Rae Peter of Brisco, B.C.; Sylvio Perreault of Nanaimo, B.C. A great-grandson for Cecile Perreault of Nanaimo, Henny Etner of Mission, B.C.; Christa Schulz of Armstrong, B.C.