Kenli Schnalzer holds her new baby brother Gaige.

Idyllwild residents David Schnalzer and Carli Nicols are proud to announce the birth of their son Gaige Schnalzer.

Gaige was born at 7:57 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. At birth, he weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19-1/2 inches long.

Gaige was warmly welcomed into the family by big sister Kenli Schnalzer. Paternal grandparents are Rudy and Tut Schnalzer of Idyllwild, and maternal grandparents are Kenny Nicols of Hoquiam, Wash.; and Sheri Nicols and Dave Berg of Hoquiam, Wash.