Welcome to the world

Jonathan Alexander Telles was the first baby born in the new year at Aspen Valley Hospital. Jonathan, pictured with happy mom Gabriela Sacadas, was born at 1:02 p.m. on Friday, according to hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Slaughter. In 2018, the Aspen Birth Center at Aspen Valley Hospital saw 197 babies born, “which is about average for us,” Slaughter said. The last baby to be welcomed at AVH before Jonathan arrived was on Dec. 29.