Sophie Mae Babcock was born at 2:55 p.m., New Year’s Day. Her mother is nurse Angela Babcock, and her father is Danny Babcock, a firefighter for Capital City Fire and Rescue.
Sophie Mae weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long.The second baby of the new year was born at 8:36 p.m. to Deena and Daniel Hand. Raymond Glen Hand came into the world at 8 pounds, 14 ounces and 21 inches.
- Terms of the settlement have not been released. United promises changes in the way it deals with passengers.
- What do you get when you mix reality television with an obstacle course? "American Ninja Warrior." Cody Johnston operates a ninja-style training gym in Sitka where he practices with his family.
- Summer promises to be a busy construction season for the Interior because of a series of projects at the region’s two Air Force installations. The projects will inject more than $1.5 billion into the area’s economy.
- President Donald Trump signed an order Friday morning rolling back restrictions President Barack Obama imposed late last year on offshore oil leasing in the Arctic.