Valemount had not one but two babies born on New Year’s Day. Maverick was born to Jayme Duerksen and Joshua Ball on January 1st at 2:40 pm at 7lbs 6oz in Hinton, AB. Here Maverick chills with siblings Layton and Kylie. “He’s so content; he barely ever cries,” said Jayme. “He is amazing.” Dylan and Destiney Pelletier, of Valemount, had their daughter Elena Lynn Pelletier in Kamloops also on Jan 1st at 11:37pm giving Valemount rare double Jan 1st babies. /A PIECE OF LISA PHOTOGRAPHY It’s not hard to see Kiba and Ed are related. Shortly after meeting, (back row L-R) Ed, Kiba, Suzanne, and (front) Ben and Alex share laughter and smiles / SUBMITTED Valemount hockey coach Glenn Loignon said he was as proud as possible of his Novice team. The Valemount Novice Wildcats won all five of their games in Clearwater this weekend. “It was amazing,” said Loignon, “At that age it is tougher getting them to play positions. We were pleasantly surprised at the effort level.” Loignon said they had some amazing help from goaltender Colton. There are some local tournaments coming up, the next home tournament is the Atoms on February 1st and the Pee Wees home tournament kicks off on February 22. “It’s fun to see them having fun,” said Loignon. /PHOTO SUBMITTED Louise Maclean (centre) celebrated her 93rd birthday with lunch at the Gathering Tree with the “Mortensen girls” Betty Hannis and Shirley Taylor. / ANDRU MCCRACKEN A dust storm obscures Mount Trudeau on a perfectly clear January 16. / ANDRU MCCRACKEN Finlay, 1 year old, was happy to play while his mom took part in the midwife meeting /ANDRU MCCRACKEN Related Posts:This week in photos: Dec 19th 2019This week in photos: Feb 4 2021This week in photos: Dec 5th 2019This week in photos: July 9Brightening up long-term care—with your photos Post navigation Simpcw seek reserve lands in Tete JauneThinking big!