Welcome baby Elaya
Parents Chenia and Jesus Villanueva welcomed baby girl Elaya Iris Villanueva on October 1, 2020. She was 9 lbs., 9.3.1 oz., and 20.47 in. long. She joins siblings Viviana Roseferry Villanueva and Ann Marie Dez Villanueva. Granparents are Maria and Sergio Villanueva, and Cheri Perez. Great-grandparents are Del and Pauline Nicholson.
Welcome baby Riggin
Parents John and Karissa Bates welcomed baby boy Riggin John Bates on September 28, 2020. He was 7 lbs., 4.9 oz. and 21 in. long. He joins sibling Remee Bates. Granparents are Susie Dankers of Deer Lodge, Linda and Scott Ward of Florence, and Alan and Denise Bates of Toledo, Wash.
Welcome baby Oliver
Parents Emily Mullen and Haven Hall welcomed baby boy Oliver Joshua Raymond Mullen-Hall on September 29, 2020. He was 6 lbs., 15 oz and 18.5 in. long.
Welcome baby boy Jakub
Parents Deidre and Joshua Johnson welcomed baby boy Jakub Joseph Johnson on July 10, 2020. He was 7 lbs., 11.6 oz. and 19 in. long. He joins siblings Kirah, Tori, and Joshua Johnson. Grandparents are Loretta and Doug Johnson, Connie Johnson. Great-grandparents are Areilia Courneya, Juanita Holland, and Bill Holland.
Brayden Quentin Wehr
Forest and Kate Wehr of Racetrack are happy to announce the birth of Brayden Quentin Wehr, born June 4, 2020, at Community Hospital of Anaconda.
Brayden joins siblings Rebekha, William, Samuel and Bryson as well as grandparents Bill and Brandi Schwab of Deer Lodge, Greg and Sue Wehr of Racetrack and great-grandparents Jim Schwab of Spokane and Ruth Seibold of Columbus, Ohio.
Brayden was 21 and 3/4” and weighed nine pounds 7.6 ounces.
Welcome baby girl Kenzie Jo Anderson
Rachael and Matthew Anderson announced the birth of their daughter Kenzie Jo Anderson, born May 1, 2020, at Community Hospital of Anaconda. Kenzie weighed six pounds eight ounces and was 19 inches long. She joins her sibling Kellen Anderson. Her grandparents are Troy and Terri Jo Anderson and Laurie Dulaney and Ed Dulaney. Her great-grandparents are Sherman and Bonnie Anderson, Fred and Vi Pfeiffer, Richard and Shirley Thomas and Don Swanson.
Welcome baby girl Layla
Parents Mark and Tiffany Morrison welcomed baby girl Layla Grace Morrison on October 28, 2019. She was 6 lbs., 9.5 oz. and 18.5 in. long. She joins sibling Sophie Morrison. Grandparents are Mark and Janet Cerise of Butte, Ky and Clara Morrison of Deer Lodge. Great-grandparents are Mike and Linda Cerise of Butte.
Welcome baby boy Jaxson
Parent Ashley West welcomed baby boy Jaxson Jerry West on August 22, 2019. He was 8 lbs., 7 oz. and 20 in. long. Grandparents are David and Sarah West of Deer Lodge. Great-grandparents are Sharon Schillo of Garrison, Martin Mendenhall of Arizona.
Welcome baby boy Nico
Parents Serena Spoon and Tomas Andrade welcomed baby boy Nico Allen Chester Andrade on July 24, 2019. He was 7 lbs., 7 oz. and 21 in. long. He joins siblings Cloe Spoon, Matthew Spoon, Beau Andrade, and Casey Andrade. Grandparents are Angel Hood of Deer Lodge, Gale Hood of Deer Lodge, Theresa Hewitt of Butte, Jamie Hewitt of Butte. Great-grandparents are Joan Carter of Mitchell, Nebr., Doarld Carter of Mitchell, Nebr., Andy Andrade of Butte, and Virgina Andrade of Butte.
Welcome baby boy Kyson
Parents Cody and Karlee Kelley welcomed baby boy Kyson Charles Kelley on March 23, 2019. He was 6 lbs., 4 oz. and 20 in. long. He joins sibling Bryer. Grandparents are Jim and Charla Berg of Deer Lodge, and Deb and Dan Kelley of Deer Lodge. Great-grandparents are Phil and Bonnie Berg of Deer Lodge.
Welcome baby boy Timber
Parents Shelby Jones and Justyn Tietjen welcomed baby boy Timber Russell Jones Tietjen on March 28, 2019. He was 6 lbs. 9.3 oz., and 20.5 in. long. Grandparents are Kimberly and Dave Jones. Great-grandparent is Helen Chamberland.
Welcome Baby boy Henry
Thursday March 14, 2019 Joseph David Henry made his arrival at 8:12 p.m., weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. and 19 1/2 inches long. Joseph’s proud parents are Rachel Girky and Tiler Henry of Deer Lodge. Joseph’s grandparents are: Barry and Elissa Girky of Deer Lodge, and Samantha Henry also of Deer Lodge. Great-grandparents are: Don and Judy Herrin of Deer Lodge, and Kathy Girky of Somerset, Ky. Also eagerly awaiting his arrival was several aunts and uncles: Sara Girky and America Girky of Deer Lodge. Cassi Henry, Jordan Henry, Emaly Henry, MaKaila Henry, and Zachari Henry all of Deer Lodge.
Welcome baby boy Samuel
After a long and difficult pregnancy, Jennifer (Jenny) Anne Stafford of Erie, Pennsylvania has given birth to a healthy, bouncing baby boy. Both are safe and well. Samuel Jonathan Trow came into the world at 8:17 E.S.T. on the morning of March 10, 2019 just after daylight savings time took effect. He was born at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Erie. The father is Mike Trow who has been at Jenny’s side through it all and continues to be a pillar of strength for her. Grandparents include Jeanette Stafford of Erie, but who is also known in Deer Lodge and Philipsburg as a frequent visitor. Other grandparents include Chester C. Trow (deceased) and Joanne M. Trow of Phoenix. Jenny Stafford is the sister of Michael Stafford of Deer Lodge (formerly of Philipsburg) and Samuel is his new nephew. The editor of this newspaper is now a very proud uncle.