| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:01 PM
More than a hundred postal workers and supporters braved the cold and snow and held a rally against plans to cut Saturday delivery service at busy intersection in Anchorage.
On Sunday afternoon, concerned citizens and postal workers wore t-shirts,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Sen. Mark Begich says the U.S. Postal Service's decision to stop delivering all Saturday mail except for packages is "bad news for Alaskans."
In a release Wednesday, he said the decision will "undoubtedly slow overall delivery time." He said the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Getting a Saturday morning letter will be a thing of the past starting in August.
The United States Postal Service announced Wednesday it will be halting Saturday delivery on first class letters, catalogs and publications later this year in an attempt...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break.
Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:47 AM
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of postal workers who oppose plans to cut home delivery from six days to five picketed Sunday outside U.S. Postal Service offices in Michigan.
About 600 U.S. Postal Service employees and their supporters marched...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:08 AM
It’s a weapon that has lain in the arsenal of bureaucrats since ancient times. When there’s a budget crunch, find something high profile to slash, then put on a mournful face and extend an open palm to the taxpayers to make it right. A...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Today's question: What do you think of the United States Postal Service decision to cut Saturday delivery starting in August?
Way overdue! First-class mail utilization has dropped 33 percent since 2001 despite a 10 percent increase in U.S. population....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
After two years of hand-wringing by residents, the Glenoaks post office in Burbank will be closed and its two employees will be reassigned, the U.S. Postal Service confirmed Friday.
The news comes less than two months after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff issued a statement Friday reiterating his position that closing the Glenoaks post office in Burbank -- a decision announced earlier in the day -- is part of a “misguided” strategy that will do little to address larger...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Now that Americans have been reminded that the government is really, really, really interested in our emails and text messages, it makes us think of the alternatives.
We should have picked up on this idea during the George W. Bush administration,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:51 PM
About 40 percent of ballots sent to America's military members stationed abroad are lost or don't make it back in time to be counted, says state Sen. Gayle Slossberg.
That surprising level of what amounts to disenfranchisement is unacceptable,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:08 PM
I want to ask why all the people are not contacting their U.S. representatives and senators? Ask them to change the law Congress passed during The last George Bush's lame duck session. The Postal Service receives not one cent from our government, yet that...