Brent and Kayla (Forget) Bargen, Washington, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Blake Matthew Bargen. Born Aug. 26, 2018, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Dave and Sheri Forget, Washington. Paternal grandparents are Roger and Sharon Bargen, Washington. Great-grandparents are David and Brenda Coleman, Wentzville, Gus and Rosalie Bargen and Leon Whitworth, all of Washington.