USPS Electronics Technician benefits from military training

Before Todd Farnham was an electronics technician with the Postal Service, he was acquiring the skills to succeed in the Marine Corps. After his four-year enlistment ended in 1984, Farnham transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve and got a job with USPS — joining the organization’s long tradition of hiring veterans. The skills that Farnham…

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Drugs and fraud keep Boise-based postal inspectors on their toes

A few packages on a desk at the U.S. Postal Inspection Service office in South Boise were set aside because postal employees thought they were suspicious. A note on one mailed from Fruitland to an address in Clemmons, N.C., said, “Smells like coffee. Possible drugs?” A package from Colorado intercepted on its way to a…

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