Jake and Kacey Hammer gave birth to Nicholas Edward Hammer-Petersburg's first newborn of the year-at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau.
Nicholas was born on his actual January 14th due date at 1:26 a.m. He weighs eight pounds eight ounces and is 21 inches long.
The family is expected to return to town early next week.
Nicholas' local family ties are his sister Isabelle, Grandpa and Grandma Ken and Rachel Hammer, Nana Kathi Hammer, Uncle Jens and Aunt Jocelyn Hammer. His local cousins include Olin, James and Jens Jr. Hammer.