Prince Rupert residents welcomed 2019 with new hopes, aspirations and for one family, there was a precious new life.
Rylan Lincoln was born on Jan. 2 at 9:11 p.m. at the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital, weighing nine pounds and two ounces. He was welcomed by his parents Raven Stevens and Ivan Lincoln and his older sister Aubree.
Stevens said the family has been happy to welcome their new addition.
“Rylen’s been good, he sleeps a lot,” Stevens said. “It’s been busy, but I feel happy.”
The first baby in the province was delivered at Fraser Health’s Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, B.C. at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1.