Oregon’s Senators Challenge Mail Changes

Oregon’s senators are challenging the post office’s plan to end Saturday mail service. In a letter to the postmaster general, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley discuss that the change can’t be made without congressional approval. The senators also point out a shift to five-day service could lead to further declines in mail volume and … Continue reading »

USPS Cuts Down Delivery Letter Service

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Starting in August the U.S. Postal Service will deliver mail five days a week. Under the new plan announced Wednesday by the postmaster, letters will be delivered to homes and businesses between Monday and Friday. Packages would still be delivered on Saturdays. The postmaster general says the agency’s financial condition is urgent … Continue reading »