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USPS lowers package pricing in rural Alaska towns

...Alaska elected officials objected to the higher rates that took effect Jan. 26.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich met with Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe in early February, and Donahoe promised to roll back the rates. The USPS regulatory body formally...
Douglas, Auke Bay post offices protected from closure

...think of what gets sent to rural Alaska," Begich said.The bill is still awaiting a full vote of the Senate, but Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has agreed to reverse the rate increase in rural Alaska as soon as possible, Begich said."This...
Postal Service revamps its priority mail program, but that has met resistance from federal lawmakers."I wish we had the flexibility to make that change," Postmaster General and CEO Patrick Donahoe said Wednesday.A bipartisan Senate proposal would let the agency end Saturday delivery...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Representatives, wrote to Postmaster General Marvin Runyon expressing support...Representatives, wrote to Postmaster General Marvin Runyon expressing support...Representatives, wrote to Postmaster General Marvin Runyon expressing support...
How new stamps arrive on the scene stamp come to be? In 1997, Gail Phillips, then speaker of Alaska's House of Representatives, wrote to Postmaster General Marvin Runyon expressing support for the issuing of a commemorative stamp honoring Elizabeth J. Peratrovich, an...
Douglas rallies for its post office

...attendance, "but we have hope."The U.S. Postmaster General has slated the Douglas Post Office for closure due...the Douglas Post Office should contact Begich and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe.Paula Rohrbacher and her daughter...
The death of snail mail in an electronic world

...economic disaster.Last week, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned congressional...vowed to consider some of the postmaster general's recommendations, but resistance...retirement fund and give the postmaster general authority to reorganize staff...
Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

...saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help.At a news briefing, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said the agency's mail processing network had simply become too big, given declining first-class...
Post office closure battle continues

...smaller offices around the nation, including the Douglas Post Office.The senators expressed concerns to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe that comments made in community public hearings about the local closures were being disregarded...
Eight stars of gold on a field of blue

...building in Washington D.C., standing among the flags of each state and territory displayed in the rotunda, the Postmaster General commented to Parks that the territory of Alaska was not represented because it lacked a flag. On returning home...


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