Feb. 19: Born to Chris and Megan Ostafew of Sunnyale, Calif., a boy, 8 lbs. 3 oz., named Ethan. A grandson for Peggy and Bill Gray of Janetville, Ont.; Cathy and Dennis Mori of Coldstream, B.C.; Shon and Lesley Ostafew of Vernon, B.C.
Feb. 22: Born to Jamie-Lee Schade and Daniel Poitras of Kelowna, a boy, 7 lbs. 13 oz., named Odin Samuel Christopher Poitras. Hand-picked for earth by sister Kara in heaven. A grandson for Orville and Carol Schade of Vernon, B.C.; Judy and Dave Haworth of Lake Country, B.C.; Moe and Elaine Poitras of Kelowna, B.C. A great-grandson for Armand Poitras of Kelowna; Betty and Jerry Yaciansky of Kelowna; Murray and Flo Haworth of Armstrong, B.C.
March 21: Born to Tyler and Ashley Willan of Coldstream, B.C., a boy, 9 lbs. 9 oz., named Madden Gaines Willan. A brother for Nixon, 3. A grandson for Kevin and Christine Balfour of Lake Country, B.C.; Rob and Janis Willan of Wheatley, Ont. A great-grandson for Peggy Balfour, Merv and Betty Carlson, all of Vernon, B.C.; Brad and Lynn Bailey of Leamington, Ont.; Tom Balfour of Vernon.
March 21: Born to Domenic Stringile and Laurenne Bassen of Vernon, a boy, 9 lbs. 14 oz., named Benjamin Nicholas Stringile. A grandson for Diana Vona and David Jackson of Vernon, B.C.; Rena Bassen and Dan Hayze, Herb and Diane Bassen, all of Calgary, Alta. A great-grandson for Alfonso Vona of Calgary.
March 28: Born to Chloe Mongerson and Erik Nielsen of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 5 lbs. 14 oz., named Quinn Marleigh Laura Nielsen. A granddaughter for Douglas Mongerson and Sara Holbrook of Salmon Arm, B.C.; Garry and Catherine Nielsen of Calgary, Alta. A great-granddaughter for Vinson Holbrook of Salmon Arm, Patricia Emerson of Calgary.
March 29: Born to Michael Adolph and Katelyn Alexander of Salmon Arm, B.C., a girl, 7 lbs. 10 oz., named Meika-Ann May Adolph. A granddaughter for Sandra and Stephen Alexander of Vernon, B.C.; Ronald Adolph of Fort McMurray, Alta. A great-granddaughter John and Elenor Gordon of Vernon.