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By Jesse Sines
For The Sentinel 

Carrier receives special award


Jesse Sines for The Sentinel

SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Susan Gangwish receives a special award for her years of service from Goldendale Postmaster Jim Hamiliton Friday.

Friday morning at the Goldendale Post Office, an award ceremony was held for Sharon Gangwish honoring her 35 years of working as a mail carrier for the postal service. Cake and coffee were provided, making the overall atmosphere inviting and friendly first thing in the morning.

After receiving her pin and being asked about her history with the postal service, Gangwish replied, “I’ve been on the same route all of my career. I sort all my mail in the morning, then buckle it all up [and] take it on my route.”

Altogether, Gangwish travels 73 miles each day to ensure that the mail she is carrying is delivered.

“I’ve got some people that have been on my route from the very beginning,...

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