Postal boss sorry about ZIP-code confusion

The man in charge of the United States Postal Service Guam branch yesterday apologized to island mayors during a special monthly meeting at the Mayors Council office for confusion caused by changes to the local ZIP codes.

More than a decade ago, the USPS eliminated many of the ZIP codes that were used on Guam, consolidating several villages into the same ZIP codes.

The change went largely unnoticed until last month when the postal service sent out 18,000 letters to Guam residents asking for clarification of addresses. Read more.


United States Postal Service Guam Officer-in-Charge Christopher Warren speaks to mayors during a special meeting held yesterday at the Mayors Council of Guam office in Hagåtña. Dance Aoki/Pacific Daily News