Kolby Ryan Hoem was born to Stephen and Michele Hoem of Independence at 4:37 a.m. on June 7 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Kolby joins twin brothers Parker and Jordan, 2.

Grandparents are Allen and Diane Risen of Independence, Merle and Elaine Hoem of Independence, and Kathy Painter of Willamina.

Great-grandparents are Ethel Barnett of Independence, Jean Hoem of Keizer, James Powell of McMinnville, and Wanda Blakslee of Willamina.


Jacob James Miller was born to Patricia Skeen and James Miller of Salem on Aug. 4 at 7:27 p.m. at Silverton Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 18 inches long.

Jacob joins Devin, 4.

Grandparent is Rhonda Espanozia of Dallas.


Payeton Rose Jones was born to Jeffrey and Brendon Jones of Dallas at 1:00 a.m. on Aug. 11 at Silverton Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 8 pounds, 10.75 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Payeton joins Jasmin, 13 months.

Grandparents are Jacque Andersen of Dallas and Jay and Sue Jones of Salem.


Kendal Gayle Pence was born to Patrick and Angela Pence of Salem at 2:27 a.m. on Aug. 17 at Silverton Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 18« inches long.

Kendal joins Baylee, 9, Kasidy, 7, Gable, 6, and Rosie, 5.

Grandparents are Darrald and Bonnie Smith of Dallas, and Kim Pence of West Salem.


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