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Busting myths about the U.S. Postal Service

The Postal Service has been in the news a lot lately. Sometimes the information...accurate. It's time to dispel common myths associated with the Postal Service. Myth: The Postal Service wastes taxpayer dollars. Fact: the Postal Service receives...
Roach found guilty of defrauding, stealing from 'Boxes for Heroes' donors

...Heroes" volunteers held packing parties to prepare hundreds of boxes for shipment, and those boxes were United States Postal Service flat rate boxes, they were not shipped via USPS. Rather, Roach's organization transported them to the National...
Bypass mail bill could violate U.S. Constitution

...the state of Alaska to pay for the U.S. Postal Service's bypass mail system? The answer from the...annual basis, shall make a payment to the Postal Service to reimburse the Postal Service for its costs in providing Alaska bypass mail...
An open letter to the Inspector General

To David Williams, U.S. Postal Service Inspector General: It has come to our attention that the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General...shipped. And we understand that the Postal Service is struggling with complex budget...
Postal changes scrutinized: Commission releases report saying proposed changes would not save very much money

...that the savings in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) proposal to end Saturday...communities who depend on the Postal Service for medical supplies, prescriptions...potential cost benefits and impacts to Postal Service customers associated with the...
Longtime Eagle River postal employee ships out

...Hightower's nearly four-decade career as a U.S. Postal Service employee came to an end. Hightower - who was born...last year after a quarter century with the U.S. Postal Service. The post office has changed drastically over the...
Feds suggest using permanent fund to pay for bypass mail

...The unusual recommendation came from the U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General, which issued...called "bypass mail," due to its linkage to the Postal Service, but it more typically involves goods delivered on...
John and Marlene Snyder

...moved to Alaska. John was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Kenai for nearly 30 years, while Marlene worked...Kenai/Soldotna communities. John retired from the Postal Service in 2000, and in 2006, moved with Marlene to Hastings...
USPS to begin Sunday delivery in parts of AK

...package, you might want to open your door when someone knocks Sunday.Dawn Peppinger, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Service in Alaska, says in an email to The Associated Press that they will begin limited parcel delivery on Sunday in 11...
Begich concedes race to Sullivan

...proud of the work he accomplished, in areas including energy development, veterans' health care and protecting postal service in Alaska. And he said he was overwhelmed by the support he received.He said the state deserves a bright future...


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