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Longtime mail carrier calls it a career

Scarola wraps up a career of almost 40 years delivering mail in Goldendale


September 25, 2019


SPECIAL DELIVERY OF GRATITUDE: After almost 40 years as a mail carrier in Goldendale, Ken Scarola is hanging up his bag.

Postman Ken Scarola is hanging up his mail bag, and he's going to be missed.

Scarola says the best part of his job has been all the great people that he has served on his route and "All the friends I've made and working as part of a great team with my fellow employees." He has been happy to have a good job with good pay but has seen many changes and is happy to be retiring as Amazon and more parcels plays a bigger role in delivery than the mail itself. He also won't miss driving the roads in the winter or the increased traffic on Highway 97.

Goldendale Postmaster Jennifer Zimmerlee adds, "Ken has been such a valuable team member; he is so dependable, excellent with the customers, and alw...

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