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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
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...NaMee Eriksen keep a retail shop from being a vacant storefront, she helped enhance an art store that also serves as a post office. Eriksen is also on the front lines of an emerging poetry group called Woosh Kinaadeiyi', which closed out its year...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-25/bright-moments-arts-2014
Art
Look local for holiday shopping

...her store's discount box Wednesday afternoon. It might be called the "Markdown Mailbox" since Kindred Post is a post office as well as a gift shop - a bonus is the convenience of mailing off a gift purchased there. Most shops at the Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/look-local-holiday-shopping
Local
Yakutat superintendant defends canceling season

...are accosting me in the aisles of the grocery store," Gray said. "Or coming out to my car when I pull out of the post office. They are the ones that thank me and say 'be strong' and 'this is the best for our students' and 'yes, it hurts...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-03/yakutat-superintendant-defends-canceli
Sports
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
Regular mail becomes less so in village

...find somebody willing and get them in there."Francis Waghiyi, manager of the village store, said even with regular post office staffing, getting cash to Savoonga from Anchorage can take more than a week. Without regular staffing, the store...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/regular-mail-becomes-less-so-village
State
State requests permit to build road

...POA-2006-597-M1, send a paper request to the Juneau Field Office, Regulatory Division (1145), CEPOA-RD, Post Office Box 22270, Juneau, AK 99802-2270, or it email to Randal.P.Vigil@usace.army.mil. Comments should be sent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...fire on Jan. 1, 2013, in the lobby of the downtown post office, where he had been sleeping.Workers from a nearby...are hoping someone will come forward who visited the post office the day Wallis' clothes caught on fire.Darlene Herbert...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/police-seek-new-leads-fairbanks-fire-de
State
Douglas residents lobby for simple solution at Treadwell

...access to the ice rink could benefit patrons. Capital Transit has proposed ending bus service in Douglas beyond the town post office. Residents at Thursday's meeting said that if Capital Transit were to instead end service at the ice arena, revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/douglas-residents-lobby-simple-solution
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