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Walsh signs onto plan to save postal sevices

Walsh signs onto plan to save postal sevices

U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, has signed onto a bill to preserve six-day-a-week mail service and protect rural post offices.

June 27, 2014 5:38 pm Photos

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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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Tester, Postal Board exchange volleys over executive pay

Tester, Postal Board exchange volleys over executive pay

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., criticized the board that helps run the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday for what he views as exorbitant executive salaries during a time of organizational and financial restructuring.

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Special delivery: Billings grows as freight hub

Special delivery: Billings grows as freight hub

The holiday mailing crunch is the Ironman marathon for package handlers, who work through Christmas Eve.

December 25, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Post offices open Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve

Post offices in Montana will be open for regular operating hours on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve this year. 

December 21, 2011 1:54 pmLoading…
Billings postal workers move more than a million pieces of mail in one day

Billings postal workers move more than a million pieces of mail in one day

To the United States Postal Service, the Monday before Christmas is the equivalent of Black Friday for retail stores.

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Rural route carrier Rose Crowley

Rural route carrier Rose Crowley

Rural route carrier Rose Crowley moves a cart full of mail through the main post office Monday morning. More than 1 million pieces of mail went through the Billings post office on Monday.

December 19, 2011 4:30 pmLoading…

George F. Will: Progress demands privatizing Postal Service

WASHINGTON — The Jacksonian-era movement to keep the Sabbath pure deplored Sunday mail delivery. Said one evangelical: “We have always viewed it as a national evil of great magnitude, and one which calls for national repentance and reformation, that the mails are carried, and the post office…

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Senate passes measure to stop rural post office closures

A U.S. Senate panel passed a measure on Wednesday that would prevent the U.S. Postal Service from closing rural post offices, according to a news release.

November 09, 2011 2:23 pmLoading…
Tester introduces bill to prevent rural post office closure

Tester introduces bill to prevent rural post office closure

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is cosponsoring a bill to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from closing rural post offices.

October 13, 2011 1:14 pmLoading…

USPS posts notices for potential closures at 38 Montana offices

Post offices across rural Montana are being studied for closure to help save money for a hemorrhaging U.S. Postal Service.

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Information available online for proposed post office closures

An online resource guide is now available with information regarding potential U.S. Post Office closures in rural areas.

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Tester opposes USPS push for 5-day delivery week

Tester opposes USPS push for 5-day delivery week

In an effort to curb financial losses, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing for Congress to help the organization gain footing through various cost-saving measures, including eliminating Saturday delivery.

June 30, 2011 4:13 pmLoading…
USPS food drive aids Billings Food Bank

USPS food drive aids Billings Food Bank

USPS mail carriers picked up food donations as they delivered mail on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in the Billings area.

May 14, 2011 6:24 pmLoading…
Potential post office closure concerns Shawmut residents

Potential post office closure concerns Shawmut residents

SHAWMUT — There isn’t much in this small town off Montana Highway 3 except for a school, post office and small cafe.

May 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Future for USPS employees still unknown

Future for USPS employees still unknown

Most of the employees whose jobs were eliminated have been employed by USPS for between 20 and 35 years.

March 29, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
Big Sky District Office of the U.S. Postal service

Big Sky District Office of the U.S. Postal service

The Big Sky District Office of the U.S. Postal Service will be closing and eliminating 40 positions in Billings.

March 24, 2011 2:15 pmLoading…
USPS closing Big Sky District office in Billings, eliminating 40 jobs

USPS closing Big Sky District office in Billings, eliminating 40 jobs

The Big Sky District office of the U.S. Postal Service in Billings, along with six other districts across the country, is closing as part of a nationwide effort to cut costs.

March 24, 2011 12:49 pmLoading…
Miles City apartments cleared by DEQ; tenants can return home

Miles City apartments cleared by DEQ; tenants can return home

The 17 residents of the Lewis and Clark Apartment complex in Miles City can soon return home after a fuel spill forced the building's evacuation nearly three months ago.

January 11, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…

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