PHOTO: First Ponoka baby of the new year born Jan. 5

Ponoka welcomed its first baby of the new year Jan. 5 at the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre.

Big yawn for the New Year: Newborn Gracie Marie Van Der Vegte became Ponoka’s first baby of the new year

Big yawn for the New Year: Newborn Gracie Marie Van Der Vegte became Ponoka’s first baby of the new year, born Jan.5 at 3:55 p.m. She was born weighing nine pounds, 14 ounces and is the second born to parents Alana and Gert. Theparents said they are grateful to God for the blessing of their daughter.