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Postal Service announces new Williston location

WILLISTON, N.D. — The U.S. Postal Service says it will open a new location in Williston in late spring.

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Downtown post office turns 100

Downtown post office turns 100

The first woman through the front doors of the downtown post office in Billings on Tuesday breezed through the lobby so quickly she hardly noticed the giant sheet cake and ruby-red punch bowl framed by black balloons.

September 17, 2013 5:32 pm Video Photos

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The downtown post office

The downtown post office

The downtown post office is 100 years old.

September 17, 2013 2:23 pmLoading…
Stacie Colarchik, with the post office

Stacie Colarchik, with the post office

Stacie Colarchik, a sales service associate with the downtown post office, cuts a cake during a ceremony at the downtown post office Tuesday morning celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the building.

September 17, 2013 2:23 pmLoading…

Billings to process Butte mail

Sometime this year, Butte mail will be sent to Billings for processing instead of to Great Falls as originally planned.

April 08, 2013 4:10 pmLoading…
Postal Service plan to cut Saturday delivery draws fire

Postal Service plan to cut Saturday delivery draws fire

The U.S. Postal Service’s decision to drop Saturday deliveries is getting bad reviews from Montana’s congressional delegation.

February 06, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Postmaster abandons plan to close rural post offices across nation

Postmaster abandons plan to close rural post offices across nation

HELENA - Ingomar welcomed Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe last month with a spread of home-made baked goods and a packed school gymnasium as residents gave him an earful over proposed post office closures - and it looks like the message was delivered.

May 09, 2012 1:30 pm Photos

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Some rural post office users anxious for news on closures

LANDER, Wyo. — Since Mary Spence was born in the Cora area more than 70 years ago, one thing has been constant: the post office.

May 07, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Man pleads guilty to taking $14K from post office

MISSOULA — The U.S. attorney's office says a 39-year-old Missoula man has pleaded guilty to taking more than $14,000 from the Bonner Post Office to support his drug habit.

May 01, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress must allow USPS to restructure

It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service is in financial trouble. Its business is shrinking, with first-class mail revenue dropping 25 percent since 2006. It has lost $25 billion in the last five years.

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Colorado senator backs delaying closure of rural post offices

DENVER — Colorado Sen. Mark Udall is backing an effort to prevent closing rural post offices for at least two years.

April 18, 2012 4:45 pmLoading…

Postmaster general hears pleas from Montanans -- and suggestions to save money

HELENA -- Montanans today said they may be willing to accept some changes to federal postal service, such as no Saturday delivery, but urged the U.S. postmaster general to resist closing any Montana rural post offices.

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Guest opinion: Congress should reject rural post office closures

The U.S. Postal Service needs to work toward balancing its books while fulfilling its mission of delivering mail to homes, businesses, hospitals and schools throughout the United States, including in our rural areas. Recently, under the banner of fiscal responsibility, the USPS has targeted …

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Rawlins mail processing move still being studied

RAWLINS, Wyo. - The U.S. Postal Service is still considering moving mail processing operations for Rawlins to Cheyenne.

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Postal Service agrees to 5-month moratorium on office closures

Postal Service agrees to 5-month moratorium on office closures

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester on Tuesday said the U.S. Postal Service has agreed to postpone any decisions on closing offices and mail-processing centers until May 2012, to give Congress a chance to help the USPS tackle its crushing debt.

December 13, 2011 4:30 pmLoading…
Mike Crowley picks up his mail at the Shawmut post office

Mike Crowley picks up his mail at the Shawmut post office

Mike Crowley picks up his mail at the Shawmut post office in May 2011. The Shawmut post office was one of many in Montana at risk of being closed to save money.

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Mead opposes closure of rural post offices

CHEYENNE — Gov. Matt Mead wants to prevent the closures of post offices in rural parts of Wyoming.

November 23, 2011 3:31 pmLoading…

Meeting set on possible closure of post office in Otto, Wyoming

OTTO, Wyo. -- The post office in a tiny northern Wyoming town is among over 40 being studied for possible closure in the state.

October 18, 2011 8:26 amLoading…
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The new Ace Hardware store on Zimmerman Trail includes a full-service post office.

September 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Residents of rural areas oppose post office closures

Residents of rural areas oppose post office closures

Unlike the national monument that is the community’s namesake, Pompeys Pillar does not see much foot traffic.

July 27, 2011 4:51 pm Photos

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