U.s. Postal Service
The U.S. Postal Service has been struggling financially for years while Congress has failed to reform laws that micromanage this big, important business.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Mail delivery to some customers in the northwestern North Dakota oil boom town of Williston has been disrupted after four carriers quit at the beginning of the Christmas rush, the U.S. Postal Service said.
In 1944, wreckage of three 33-foot-diameter balloons with Japanese writing on them was found in Western Montana. The FBI later reported that 6,000 such balloons were released from Japan, equipped with incendiary devices to start wildfires in the United States and Canada.
CASPER, Wyo. — He played in a band on the Holiday Inn circuit.
CASPER, Wyo. — Verlyn Dehaai spent Monday and Tuesday braving the elements amid the snowstorm that nailed Casper and much of Wyoming.
Sometime this year, Butte mail will be sent to Billings for processing instead of to Great Falls as originally planned.
Traffic was blocked at the intersection of North 28th Avenue and Sixth Avenue North after a two-vehicle collision involving a U.S. Postal Service truck and a minivan.
As it does every year, the winter flight schedule at Billings Logan International Airport will mean fewer flights.
LOLO – A postal carrier and her mail survived an icy plunge into Lolo Creek on Monday after a rock popped the tire of her SUV on U.S. Highway 12, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.
In this year’s race for U.S. Senate, Montanans have a choice between the incumbent senator who is completing his first six-year term and the state’s sole U.S. representative who has been in that office for 12 years.
MISSOULA — A 39-year-old Missoula man has been ordered to pay just over $14,000 in restitution for theft involving U.S. Postal Service money orders at the Bonner Post Office.
The May 10 announcement from the Postal Regulatory Commission is entitled “new postal product.” But it isn’t about a new product.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wheatland will lose its mail processing center but not its post office, U.S. Postal Service officials announced Thursday.
HELENA — The U.S. Postal Service, as part of its evolving plan to cut its financial losses, said Thursday it will maintain existing mail-processing centers at Butte, Helena and Wolf Point but close its center in Kalispell this year.
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.
LANDER, Wyo. — Since Mary Spence was born in the Cora area more than 70 years ago, one thing has been constant: the post office.
The U.S. Postal Service inflated cost savings and downplayed the number of local jobs lost if the Butte mail processing center were closed, according to proprietary documents acquired by The Montana Standard.
HELENA — Montana’s rural post offices will be protected from closure for at least a year, and likely longer, under U.S. Senate amendments attached Tuesday to a bill aimed at solving the U.S. Postal Service’s financial problems.
HELENA — U.S. Senate leaders Thursday reached an agreement to move forward on a bill to help the financially strapped Postal Service, including amendments that would protect rural post offices.