As of Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Melissa M. Bird and Alex R. Russell are the parents of a baby daughter.
Esme Marie Russell was born Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital at 7:36 a.m. She weighed seven pounds and 19-3/4 inches long.
Grandparents are Patrick T. and Susan Bird of Grangeville, Idaho, and Charles and Brenda Russell of Laurel, Mont.
Great grandparents are Martha E. Owen of Boise, Idaho, and Dorothy and Robert Taylor of Worland, Wyo.