Tim, Sarah, Carter and Aaron Daugherty relax together on the couch with their two dogs after bringing Carter home from the hospital in early January 2016.

New year, new beginnings, and for this Coast Guard family – new baby!

Carter Daugherty got the honorary distinction of being the first baby born in Alaska in 2016. Born at 12:57 a.m., Jan. 1, 2016, he is welcomed by his parents, Tim and Sarah, and his big brother, four-year-old Aaron.