The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

New postmaster brings experience in midst of change


September 7, 2011

Photo by Scott Swanson Carrie Wilson, behind the counter at the Sweet Home Post Office, has had extensive experience throughout the Willamette Valley.

Carrie Wilson may be new to Sweet Home’s Post Office, but she brings plenty of experience in this territory.

Wilson, 31, is the new postmaster in Sweet Home, replacing Ralph Peterson, who retired earlier this year.

This is her fourth official postmaster position — her most recent was in Philomath — and she’s served in dozens of officer in charge assignments, filling in for absent postmasters and other managers.

“I’ve worked at, honestly, just about every Post Office in the valley,” said Wilson, who started as a clerk in Bend in 2001.

She grew up in Lebanon, graduat...

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