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Automated kiosk at Mendenhall Post Office reduces waiting time

...a time when the U.S. Postal Service has been downsizing personnel and will likely continue that trend, Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said Tuesday. The kiosk is not replacing any jobs at the post office, but will help with future downsizing...

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Postal Service shuts doors of downtown contract office

...Friday directed people to the post office on the ground floor of the Federal Building on West Ninth Street. Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said the Mendenhall Valley branch, where his office is located, has been getting questions about the contract...

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Postal system may resort to ferry transport

While the fog has not cut Juneau off totally from the rest of the world, it's safe to say most of the mail that has made it in and out of Juneau in the last few days has been electronic. "We haven't seen any planes in the last three or four days," said Andy Ritzman, manager of Aero Services, which handles the loading, unloading and distribution of U.S. Postal Service mail from planes at the Juneau Airport to post offices in town.

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How drugs get into town: by land, sea and air

...drug crimes. The post office is in the business of moving mail, not busting smugglers who mail drugs, said Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen. That falls primarily to the Postal Inspection Service. "We basically just deliver the mail as addressed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112602/loc_drugssmuggle.shtml
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Fate of Auke Bay P.O. up in the air

...dispute between the post office and the owner of the Glacier Highway property housing the branch, Myron Klein. Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said Klein proposed a hike in rent from $105,000 to $200,000, prompting the post office to look to...

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Alaska Digest

...scheduled to remain open on Friday, staff in the offices for the governor and city manager reported Monday. Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said Monday he received notice from the United States Post Office to fly the flag at half staff for 30 days...

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Weekend drug bust results in two arrests

...Service, a special branch of the Postal Service, became suspicious of a package going through the mail, said Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen. On Saturday, an express carrier made a controlled delivery of the suspect parcel to the Portage house with...

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Letter sent to governor's office possibly rigged to ignite

...There is a match and a striker, so when you open the letter the match strikes and ignites to start a fire." Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said that after the letters began arriving at governors' offices around the country on Thursday, the Juneau...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091404/loc_ignition.shtml
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Lockout led to pamphlet delay

...mail and that the pamphlets were sent by barge to Southeast within a few days of their arrival in Anchorage. Juneau postmaster Kent Eriksen said the barge arrived in Juneau on Oct. 19 and the pamphlets arrived at the post office last Wednesday...

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Alaska Digest

...Juneau's Mendenhall Post Office, about a half-mile from the airport, where all bulk mail is processed, Juneau Postmaster Kent Eriksen said. But the Elections Division underestimated how many ballots there were and how much the mailing would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103104/sta_20041031012.shtml
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