Congratulations to first baby boy … and to his younger sister

Caydon Gary O’Quinn was born Jan. 18, 2015 in Kamloops, weighing in at five pounds nine ounces

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary president Leslie Wolfer (l) presents handcrafted quilts to the first baby boy of the Upper North Thompson Valley.

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary president Leslie Wolfer (l) presents handcrafted quilts to the first baby boy of the Upper North Thompson Valley.

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital Auxiliary president Leslie Wolfer (l) presents handcrafted quilts to the first baby boy of the Upper North Thompson Valley for 2015 and to his twin sister.

Caydon Gary O’Quinn was born Jan. 18, 2015 in Kamloops, weighing in at five pounds nine ounces. Caydon was followed into this world by his little sister, Tyia Patricia Karry O’Quinn.

Tyia weighed three pounds 13 ounces. Caydon’s quilt was made by Sharon Cusworth.

Congratulations to proud (and very busy) parents Amber and Jeff.

The first baby from our area for 2015 was a girl, Emma Marie Olson, born Jan. 2 in Kamloops.