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The Associated PressThe FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth,...
Channel 2 NewsMore than a hundred postal workers and supporters braved the cold and snow and held a rally against plans to cut Saturday delivery service at busy intersection in Anchorage. On Sunday afternoon, concerned citizens and postal workers wore t-shirts,...
Channel 2 NewsSen. Mark Begich says the U.S. Postal Service's decision to stop delivering all Saturday mail except for packages is "bad news for Alaskans." In a release Wednesday, he said the decision will "undoubtedly slow overall delivery time." He said the...
Channel 2 NewsOn Friday, a man from the Dominican Republic received his sentence of nearly 5 years for drug and tax crimes in Anchorage federal court. 30-year-old Issac Amparo-Vazquez conspired to import two kilograms of cocaine into Alaska and also conspired to use...
Channel 2 NewsIt was announced last October and now it’s finally in effect; the price of first class stamps increased to 46 cents – a spike of one cent. Forever stamps bought at lower prices are still valid. The United States Postal Service also...
Channel 2 NewsSeven alleged members of a Southcentral Alaska drug ring have been indicted on federal charges, after prosecutors say they imported thousands of dollars in “bath salts” from China that killed one of their associates in South Anchorage...
Channel 2 NewsUPDATE: Anchorage police have arrested 50 year-old Clifford Dancer. He is accused of cashing a check police believe was taken from one of four stolen U.S. Postal collection boxes. Police arrested Dancer around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of...
It is one of the busiest weeks of the year for the post office, and it's more than just long lines at customer service counters. Transporting the mail is a major process that takes the work of hundreds of men and women. "The holiday seasons are always...
Channel 2 NewsCyber Monday sales online were expected to kick off record numbers for holiday gifts being shipped across the country along with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. The United States Postal Service, Fed-Ex, and UPS said the volume of packages...
Channel 2 NewsThe United States Postal Service issued a new stamp and it will be unveiled at the Alaska Sealife Center today, January 23. The 86-cent stamp features the Tufted Puffin, whose distinguishing features are the long, yellow tufts of feathers that curve...
Channel 2 NewsU.S. Sen. Mark Begich is among more than 40 senators who have asked the postmaster general to extend the moratorium on closing U.S. postal facilities. The current moratorium is scheduled to end May 15. When it was imposed in December, a U.S. Postal...
Hope YenThe struggling U.S. Postal Service is trying to tamp down concern over its wide-scale cuts, saying it will seek to keep hundreds of rural post offices open with shorter hours. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells a news conference the new plan...
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