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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...

...You are right that UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should mail be opened if it is not addressed to you. According to the U.S. Postal Service, there are two ways to handle misdelivered mail: * Delivered to WRONG ADDRESS: Simply place the item back in...
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John and Marlene Snyder

...Peninsula. Their two sons were born in the years after John and Marlene moved to Alaska. John was employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Kenai for nearly 30 years, while Marlene worked as wife, mother, homemaker and babysitter. Both John and...
Agencies need to behave reasonably

...doesn't really matter. The mail boxes are right next to each other, according to a worker at the DMV. But the U.S. Postal Service won't deliver DMV mail if it has the wrong suite number on it, even though the box is right next to the old...
Busting myths about the U.S. Postal Service

The Postal Service has been in the news a lot lately. Sometimes the information isn't entirely 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 NO Tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage and other products and services to fund operations. We're required by law to cover our costs. And it's been that way for more than 30 years. Myth: The Postal Service is inefficient.
Roach shares his version of events

Frank Roach admits he did a lot of things wrong. His financial disclosures were illegible and he failed to register the telemarketers working for his nonprofit company, among other hiccups.
Alcohol, drugs seized on their way to North Slope

...including one case where 4 pounds of marijuana being shipped to Barrow were intercepted by borough police and U.S. Postal Service inspectors. Police say the street value of the marijuana is estimated at $120,000.Another possible felony...
Bypass mail bill could violate U.S. Constitution

Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked the rightquestion: Can the federal government simply force the state of Alaska to pay for the U.S. Postal Service's bypass mail system? The answer from the Congressional Research Service reflects what many suspected: The make-Alaska-pay provision is almost certainly unconstitutional.
Longtime Eagle River postal employee ships out

...Anchorage post office for a year before attending college. On Dec. 2, Hightower's nearly four-decade career as a U.S. Postal Service employee came to an end. Hightower - who was born and raised in Eagle River - has spent 34 of her nearly 37 years...
No delivery: USPS rejects Nikiski's effort to get one ZIP code

If you live in Nikiski, your address might say Kenai. Or maybe you have two addresses: one in Kenai, one in Nikiski. Confused?


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