Elijah Leroy Solazzo was born to Shawn and Nancy Solazzo of Independence at 1:46 a.m. on Jan. 29 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 1 pound, 14 ounces, and was 14 1/4 inches long.

Elijah joins Jenika, 2.

Grandparents are Billy and Yvonne Hensley of Independence, Glen Solazzo of Independence, Janice Villock of Independence, and Darlene Anderson of Warrenton.

Great-grandparents are Eddie and Elaine Ainsworth of Monmouth and Thomas and Sophia Solazzo of Oswald, N.M.



Benjamin Patrick Kreger was born to Ben and Emma Kreger of Independence at 4:18 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Benjamin joins Eliana, 13, and Olivia, 7.

Grandparents are Patrick and Lynda Barrett of West Salem, Sheri Kreger of Albany, Michelle Steinbock of San Diego, and Don Kreger of Wa'caroosa, Ind.



Natalie Doretta Forsberg was born to Douglas and Ashley Forsberg of Estacada at 12:06 p.m. on Feb. 1 at Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City.

She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Natalie is the couple's first child.

Grandparents are Mark and Sunetta Forsberg of Dallas, Max and Dorneen Wright of Donald, and Steve Koutny of Hubbard.

Great-grandparents are Ernest and Marilyn (Dot) Cogswell of Dallas, Margaret Forsberg of Dallas, Allen and Elsie Wright of Oregon City, Donna Schaefer of Salem, and Beverlee Koutny of Hubbard.



Jaime Sophia Wadsworth was born to James and Rachel Wadsworth of Salem at 1:14 a.m. on Feb. 1 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 3/4 inches long.

Jaime is the couple's first child.

Grandparents are Tom and Betty Simpson of Dallas, Joe Wadsworth of Salem and Renee Wadsworth of Phoenix, Ariz.

Great-grandparents are Jane Huff of Dallas, Lewis Simpson of Cecilia, Ky., and Scott and Annie Wadsworth of Aumsville.



Paige Hope Scott was born to Don Scott Jr. and Heather Petersdorf of West Salem at 3:29 a.m. on Feb. 2 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.

She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Paige joins Jacob, 21, and Jason, 18.

Grandparents are Pat and Stacy Burdick of West Salem and Katherine Cousino of Tucson, Ariz.


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