Anchorage’s first 2018 baby born to St. Paul Island couple
Anchorage’s first child of 2018 is a girl born at about 2 a.m. Monday, according to local hospital officials.
The Alaska Native Medical Center announced on its Facebook page that St. Paul Island residents Rene and Richard Warner’s daughter, Valya, “made her appearance” at 2:07 a.m.
“Congratulations to the Warner family and St. Paul Island from everyone at the Alaska Native Medical Center!” ANMC staff wrote.
Staff at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s hospital said their first child of the year was delivered at 3:39 a.m.
Providence Alaska Medical Center spokesman Mikal Canfield said Providence’s first baby was born at 8:40 a.m.
Kjerstin Lastufka, a spokeswoman for Alaska Regional Hospital, said that hospital’s first baby of the year was a girl delivered at 10:50 a.m.
Lauren Maxwell contributed information to this story.
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