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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
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
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
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
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
Newspaper subscription renewal scam reaches Alaska

...scam involving fake newspaper subscription mailings. If the deceptive notices contain self-addressed postage with a Post Office Box or other mailing address that is located from a different state that the publisher should be ignored, according...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/newspaper-subscription-renewal-scam-rea
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
Local
More bang for a buck after Halloween

...22 flat rate shipping boxes total. "I must say they were pretty surprised to see me with all of those boxes at the post office," Tingey said. When asked whether he had considered giving it a try again next year, Tingey added, "Next year...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-16/more-bang-buck-after-halloween
Neighbors
Groups need 400 Thanksgiving turkeys

...off at Smith Hall on Teal Street or the Riverbend Housing Community Center on Postal Way behind the Mendenhall Valley post office.Sims said Thanksgiving is the "most important holiday" for families in need, because they can celebrate together...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-20/groups-need-400-thanksgiving-turkeys
Local

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