Happy New Year baby Cole J Bates!
St. Lukes welcomes their first baby of the year born 12:21 a.m. to Stephanie and J Bates at the St. Lukes in Meridian.
Cole is a healthy 8 pounds 8 ounces.
J is pretty familiar around the 6 On Your Side newsroom. He is the former reporter for Good Morning Idaho and now Director of Digital for KIVI.
Congratulations on the new baby boy and happy birthday Cole!