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Juneau drug dealer gets 15 years

...remanded to Lemon Creek Correctional Center and held without bail.The package containing was intercepted by the U.S. Postal Service, according to police. The package was then delivered to Joshua, who was staying at a S. Franklin Street hotel...
Gov't details need for Lance's medical records

...part of a whistleblower lawsuit in which the government wants to recover more than $30 million in sponsorship the U.S. Postal Service paid Armstrong and his teams. Penalties could reach as high as $100 million.Despite his admissions publicly...
Pluto up close: Spacecraft makes successful flyby

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In a day of both jubilation and tension, scientists waited anxiously Tuesday for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to send word across 3 billion miles and confirm it got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto.
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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn

...thorough investigation was conducted."Capitol Police identified the open-air aircraft, which sported the U.S. Postal Service logo and landed about half a city block from the Capitol building, as a "gyrocopter with a single occupant...
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Regular mail becomes less so in village

...postal worker quit last month because of pregnancy.Residents of the Yup'ik Eskimo community of Savoonga say the U.S. Postal Service has flown in intermittent help to fill in when it can, but for days at a time there has been no one to distribute...
Easier access has economic side effects

...promises quicker travel among Skagway, Haines and Juneau, air taxi services can expect to see fewer passengers. The U.S. Postal Service ships some mail via air, and land transportation could replace this service.Both these factors mean lost revenue...
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...
Online shopping grows, with some growing pains

...everything arrived on time except one package she ordered from a seller on eBay that was sent first class by the U.S. Postal Service on Dec. 12. It still had not arrived on Thursday."Everything arrived on time except this one item," she...
Mail sorting raises concerns in Ketchikan

JUNEAU - For one Alaska city, it's not rain, sleet or snow that's affecting mail delivery. It's a broken postal sorting machine that has prompted officials to fly letters and packages more than 200 miles away to be separated and flown back for delivery.
Wings of Alaska adopts new ticketing technology

Wings of Alaska customers can now book flights and connecting Alaska Airlines flights in one place on Wings of Alaska's website, thanks to new technology adopted by Wings' parent company, SeaPort Airlines.


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