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My Turn: Is the Postal Service really losing money?

...was to tell you that the U.S. Postal Service actually made over $1 billion...heard regarding the future of the Postal Service. There is some very good rational...conclusion and for hope that the Postal Service will continue to be a self-sustaining...
Photo: Begich visits Juneau

Mark Begich speaks Sunday afternoon at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Some of the topics he addressed were student loans, childcare availability, genetically modified organisms and the postal service.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive thank you

...what they could to help feed our local people who need it the most. I am pleased to tell you that your United States Postal Service Mail Carriers of Juneau and Douglas collected over 4,800 pounds of food from the mail boxes during our "Stamp Out...
USPS lowers package pricing in rural Alaska towns

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Postal Service will dial back the price of sending packages next week in Alaska communities off the state road system.Under a new pricing category...
Canine officer joins Nome Police Department Nome, she will begin searching for narcotics.Drugs come into Nome in three ways: ships, airplanes, and the postal service. So that is where Icon will be, sniffing cargo, luggage, and mail. She will also assist in drug searches through...
Flag Day 2014 in Douglas

...greeting cards. And we are not all surprised to find flags on key chains, salt and peppers shakers, wrapping paper and folding chairs, as well as on neckties, towels jewelry and penny candies," Old Glory by United States Postal Service.
Seasonal workers double Healy's population

...invite employees to use our post office box.""We have about 120 boxes available," said Dawn Peppinger, the postal service's acting marketing manager for the Alaska District. "What we see typically in other communities within Alaska...
Wings of Alaska adopts new ticketing technology's scheduled cargo, charter and flightseeing services, as well as those contracted by FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service, from the company's base at Juneau International Airport.A private pilot and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Rinkenberger...
Douglas, Auke Bay post offices protected from closure

...the moratorium is lifted, the Postal Service has to prove a location meets...he said.The bill allows the Postal Service to begin shipping alcohol, offices, Begich said the Postal Service has a stable financial outlook...
Food Bank update and thanks drives in 2013, including the Rotary Clubs of Juneau, Boy Scouts, Lions Club, Lyle's, National Guard, US Postal Service Letter Carriers, and The Juneau Radio Center; and thanks as well to the many other organizations and groups that...


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