Births

Shane family grows
Andrew and Taryn Shane of Soldotna announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Deanna Shane, at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Women’s Way Midwifery in Soldotna. She weighed 8 pounds. She joins sisters Kiara and Alia. Her grandparents are Dennis and Pam Moeglein, and Mike and Linda Shane.

Baby girl joins Bye family
Nikki Clark-Bye and Eric Bye of Yukon, Okla., announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Maria Bye, at 7:33 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches. Her grandparents are Alvin and Helen Clark of Nikiski, Kristi Davis of North Pole, and Mark Bye of Oklahoma City.

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