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Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Postal Service has proposed cutting hours at dozens of rural Alaska post offices as part of a plan to keep small post offices open while providing cost savings. While some Alaska post offices would either see an increase in hours, nearly...
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The Alaska National Guard responded Friday to an incident in King Salmon, where white powder was discovered when opening an envelope. The guard says in a release that the incident happened at the Lake and Peninsula School District office in King Salmon,...
Channel 2 NewsIn Juneau, efforts are under way to save a post office on Douglas Island that's been part of the community since 1887 -- and has been targeted for closure in a wave of postal budget cuts. The U.S. Postal Service has been drowning in a sea of red ink...
Channel 2 NewsSen. Mark Begich is seeking Alaskans' help in the congressional delegation's efforts to save the bypass mail program. The Democrat posted a message on Facebook, asking Alaskans to take a photo of something they can't "live without" in rural Alaska,...
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Bypass mail in Alaska was the topic of a Friday letter from the state's congressional delegation, which says a U.S. Postal Service report on the delivery system is inaccurate and incomplete. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich and Rep. Don Young on...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Postal Service was set to name 25 Alaska post offices being removed from a list of 36 under study for closure Friday -- but the release has been delayed as officials in Washington, D.C. focus on Hurricane Irene, and the disruptions in mail...
An internet super highway is under construction in Southwest Alaska this year, but will the average household be able to afford access? The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission toured Alaska last week to explore this issue. The last time an...
Channel 2 NewsAlthough there was steady traffic Tuesday at the Elmendorf post office at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, it’s on the list of locations being studied for possible closure by the U.S. Postal Service. A community meeting on the post office's fate was...
Channel 2 NewsAlaskans wait to see how dire warnings from the Postmaster General on Tuesday will affect postal service. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned that the postal service is on "the brink of default" as he battles to keep his agency solvent. Without...
KTUU.comAlaska’s U.S. senators are among the bipartisan sponsors of an act that would severely hinder plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to close post offices in many of the nation’s rural areas. The Protecting Rural Post Offices Act was...
Channel 2 NewsBypass mail air carriers are criticizing a proposal by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to shift the burden of the system's costs to the State of Alaska. “It’s just not well thought out,” said Bob Hajdukovich, CEO of Era Alaska. Bypass...
Alaska's delegation in Congress is raising concerns over the U.S. Postal Service's recommendation to close locations on two Fairbanks military bases. The Postal Service has recommended closing post offices at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base....
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