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Korin Rileah Sass was born to Michael and Trisha Sass of Dallas at 5:15 a.m. on Dec. 2 at Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville.

She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21¬ inches long.

Korin joins Kaylin, 2.

Grandparents are Galen and Barbara Wish of Dallas, Peter and Pamela Sass of Willamina and Jeff and Marilyn Yost of Dallas.

Great-grandmother is Patricia Matheson of Richland.


Patience Lee Peets was born to Chloee Peets of Monmouth and Bryan Davis of Dallas at 4:10 p.m. on Jan. 1 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Patience is the couple's first child.

Grandparents are Scott and C.J. Peets of Monmouth and Paula Davis of Independence.


Giana Galilea Orozco was born to Lucero Lugo of Independence at 7:49 p.m. on Jan. 3 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 8 pounds, and was 21 inches long.

Giana is Lucero's first child.

Grandparents are Rosa Orozco of Independence and Jose Quirou of Salem.


Ryder Gene Martin was born to A.J. Martin and Ashley Baldwin of Independence at 7:59 p.m. on Jan. 5 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21¬ inches long.

Ryder joins Kashtin, 3.

Grandparents are Valerie Baldwin of Independence, Dan Baldwin of Salem, Beth Martin of Hubbard and Allen Martin of Steerpoint, Calif.


Avery McKenna Williams was born to Tyler and Kelli Williams of Dallas at 9:37 a.m. on Jan. 8 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Avery joins LaiLynn, 7, and Kennedy, 3.

Grandparents are Corey and Darla Derowitsch of Dallas and Chris and Theresa Ketchum of Crabtree.

Great-grandparents are Judy Williams of Falls City.

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