Local NewsPhoto & Video Wedding kisses for old year, new Originally published January 4, 2016 at 8:08 pmUpdated January 4, 2016 at 8:17 pm Groom Eric Balentine kisses his bride, Christin Haehl, as Molly Magee holds the veil during a wedding portrait session by La Vie Photo at Seattle City Hall at sunset on New Year’s Eve. Haehl said having their wedding at the Arctic Club on New Year’s Eve covered all of the bases — dancing, drinking, getting dressed up and being with friends and family. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times) A couple rings in the New Year with a wedding. Share story By Erika SchultzSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Downed diver in critical condition after rescue off Alki Beach in West Seattle August 28, 2016 Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation August 28, 2016 Fire near Leavenworth burns 400 acres, threatens homes August 28, 2016 Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say August 28, 2016 More Photo Galleries An aerial adventure, minus takeoff Pasado’s Safe Haven takes in 92 rescued chickens Early birds in West Seattle Erika Schultz View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.