KODIAK — Following a major drug bust in early June, four locals were indicted on federal drug distribution and conspiracy charges in a US District Court on Tuesday. Alexander Ancheta, Christian Penamora, Joan Sison and Joseph Ramos were all indicted on charges of conspiring to sell more than 500 grams of methamphetamine between December and June.
The soldier was found in his own room by a fellow soldier at about 8 p.m., according to Army spokesman John Pennell.
Memorial services for long-time Kodiak resident Doug Dawson will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Community Baptist Church, with a repast following in the church basement.
KODIAK — While Kodiak’s sockeye salmon harvest has been slow, fishermen have encountered a surprise appearance in the water: humpies. Of the roughly 150,000 salmon caught as of Wednesday, 91,000 were pink salmon and just 37,000 were reds.
Kodiak receives the majority of its food by barge. However, this month, the Baptist Mission Heritage Farm started producing the only Grade-A goat dairy in Alaska, having recently acquired the certification necessary to sell its product commercially.
KODIAK — The City of Kodiak is in the process of updating its Personnel Rules and Regulations to include language relating to nondiscrimination of employees, following a legal settlement with former Kodiak police officer Michael Chiesa.
KODIAK — The Kodiak Baptist Mission is expecting to close its food bank in the coming months, while the Salvation Army is hoping to open an expanded food bank to take its place.
Two men have been charged with multiple drug distribution felonies after they were the subject of a multi-agency sting operation. Court documents state that Joseph Ramos, 24, and Alexander Ancheta, 62, were both arrested following an investigation that involved undercover officers purchasing methamphetamine from the pair, as well as a number of others yet to be charged, at a house on Thorsheim Street.
KODIAK — Kodiak is under attack by foreign invaders –– and they may be in your backyard, hiding in plain sight. If your garden is heavily populated by oversized daisies or small, bright orange flowers, now is the time to speak out.
KODIAK — Kodiak Island Brewing Company published a post on its social media feed on May 29.