Births

Allen Kody Espanola was born at 8:46 a.m. on June 24, 2015, to Allen and Karen Espanola. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

The baby’s mother stays at home, and the baby’s father works at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak.

Also welcoming him to the family is Bianca Isabel Espanola.

Niquolas Jesus Rojas-Diesta was born at 6:32 p.m. on June 25, 2015, to Dawn Diesta and Luis Rojas. He weighed 6 pounds, 9.2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

His parents are originally from the Philippines and Mexico and now live in Kodiak.

The baby’s mother works at Shelikof Lodge, and the baby’s father works at Jackpot Industries.

Grandparents are Arnel and Zaida Diesta from Kodiak and Adelaido and Yolanda Rojas from Raymond, Washington.

Thomas Robert Johnson III was born at 8:25 a.m. on June 28, 2015, to Thomas R. Johnson Jr. and Jaelene Christofferson.

He weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

His parents are originally from Kodiak and live in Kodiak.

The baby’s mother works at Kodiak Area Native Association, and the baby’s father is self-employed as a fisherman.

Grandparents are Thomas and Gina Johnson from Kodiak and Andy and Dee Dee Christofferson from Kodiak.

Monica Shanelle Carlsen was born at 4:12 a.m. on July 1, 2015, to Thomas Carlsen and Elizeanna Antonson.

She weighed 6 pounds, 6.4 ounces and was 19.5 inches longer. Her parents are originally from Kodiak and live in Kodiak.

The baby’s mother previously worked at King’s Diner and is currently a stay-at-home mom, and the baby’s father previously worked at King’s Diner and is currently a commercial fisherman.

Also welcoming him to the family is Dante James Carlsen.

Grandparents are Freddie and Nancy Antonson from Larsen Bay and Old Harbor and Dennis and Eileen Carlsen from Larsen Bay and Karluk.

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