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Minor earthquake rattles Juneau; no damage reported

...from the epicenter and the closest community to the earthquake, Mark Elliott of the Elfin Cove Post Office said he was sitting in front of the post office when the tremor hit. "I didn't even spill my coffee, so no problem," he said.In Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/minor-earthquake-rattles-juneau-no-dama
Local
Lawmakers hear need to change marijuana industry opt-outs

...Development said that the community opt-out allowances for alcohol allow a community to do so within five miles of the post office or other central facility.Blood said defining a community can be challenging, but that the definition for the size...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/lawmakers-hear-need-change-marijuana-in
State | AK legislature
Former Huslia postal worker to change plea

...accused of stealing nearly $50,000 from a rural Alaska post office has agreed to change her plea, according to documents...Kelly Cavanaugh.It says Lestenkof was employed at the post office in Huslia, a village of about 300 people located about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-05/former-huslia-postal-worker-change-plea
State
My Turn: Douglas' post office is needed

...the power to close the Douglas post office, but this is not the right decision...considers closure of the Douglas post office, I encourage the priority ranking...easily and inexpensively go to the post office to find out postal costs, to receive...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-21/my-turn-douglas-post-office-needed
Opinion
Public comments sought on Douglas Post Office closure

The Douglas Post Office is entering its next phase in consideration...comments are being accepting at the Post Office in Anchorage through Nov. 24. Comment forms are available at the Douglas Post Office.These comments will be considered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-24/public-comments-sought-douglas-post-off
Local
Douglas Post Office gets 'breathing room'

...several of Juneau's neighbors, but that cost saving measure may help buy time for the threatened Douglas Post Office.Douglas' post office was targeted for closure last year, but a decision on that office's future was put off until mid-May...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-05-10/douglas-post-office-gets-breathing-room
Local
Why is the Post Office reducing service with no apparent financial benefit?

...read the notice posted on the door at the local Auke Bay post office announcing that, starting in March, they will only...being canceled. I know nothing about the Douglas branch post office, but understand that it too will have reduced hours...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-18/why-post-office-reducing-service-no-a
Opinion
Thanks to the Douglas Post Office workers

For those of us with post office boxes in Douglas, it is always...small town flavor of the Douglas Post Office. Though I grew up in Douglas...made me appreciative of our own post office, and especially Dean and Lee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110508/nei_352367665.shtml
A new take on an old place

...she dreamt of running her own post office, where people could connect over...opportunity to take over the downtown post office, she pounced at the chance.The downtown post office, formerly called Juneau Miners...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-15/new-take-old-place
Local | Art
Auke Bay post office property could be rezoned

...building that houses the U.S. Post Office in Auke Bay is seeking a rezone...the first floor, vacated by the post office when it downsized last year, into...him from putting in more if the post office vacates the space once its five-year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-15/auke-bay-post-office-property-could-be-
Local

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