Nikki Ray and Derek Merriman of Salida are the parents of a son, River Elias Merriman.
He was born April 21, 2020, at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida.
He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 inches long.
He has a sister, Remi Vigil, 11.
His grandparents are Tammy and Chuck Merriman of Searcy, Arkansas.