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2 months 5 days ago

Suspected mail thief arrested

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man accused of stealing checks and credit cards from the mail in rural areas around Fort Collins and using them in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. The Larimer County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday that 47-year-old Harry Edwin Jenkins Jr. of...

5 months 3 weeks ago

New Voting Rules for Colorado Elections

Colorado is preparing for an all-mail election this year under new statewide rules. In the past, Coloradans had the option of voting by mail rather than standing in lines on Election Day. In the upcoming November 5th election, every voter in the state will get a ballot in the mail,...

1 year 9 months ago

USPS Mail delivery changes

The USPS has made some changes to your mail delivery: If you receive mail at AFA, you will be able to pick up your mail at Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Drive. Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (719) 265-4409 If you receive mail from Rockrimmon Station, mail will...

2 years 1 month ago

Congressional offices receive mailed threats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some congressional offices outside Washington and media organizations have received threatening letters containing a suspicious powdery substance that was tested and proved to be harmless, the FBI and the Senate's top law enforcement officer said Wednesday. Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer said in a memo to Senate offices that...

2 years 2 months ago

Price of stamps going up

The price of first class postal stamps has gone up a penny. The United State Postal Service raised the price yesterday for the first time in more than two years. Postage for post cards now costs $.32, and letters to Canada or Mexico are now $.85 Remember the...

2 years 6 months ago

Personal letters dead?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Try to remember the last time you got a personal letter in the mail. If you live in a typical American household, it's been a while. According to the Postal Service's annual survey, the average household gets one personal letter about every seven weeks. It was...

2 years 6 months ago

Update: Postal workers rally at City Hall

Postal workers and supporters are rallying to "Save America's Postal Service" in light of massive budget problems. It's happening right now all across the country including Colorado Springs at City Hall. With hundreds of post offices considered for closure, along with the springs processing facility, these people are rallying...

2 years 10 months ago

Some state post offices to close

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service is proposing shutting down 11 post offices in Colorado and nine in Wyoming to help deal with a budget shortfall. The Denver Post reports that western area USPS spokesman Al DeSarro says communities are being notified of the closures following an $8.5...

3 years 1 week ago

Possible scam targets Colorado non-profits, businesses

The government is warning about a possible scam targeting non-profits and businesses in Colorado. The Colorado Secretary of State's office says "Corporate Controllers Unit" is sending out a confusing solicitation. The letter asks non-profits to send $225 to file government reports with the Secretary of State's office--which typically only...

3 years 2 months ago

Sending love from Loveland

Today kicks off the 65th year that the Loveland Chamber of Commerce has offered postmarks on Valentines. They offer the service to more than 50 countries. Each piece of mail receives a Loveland postmark and cupid image. To get the postmark send Valentine mail to: Postmaster Valentine Re-mailing...

3 years 3 months ago

Alert Citizens help nab mail thieves

Colorado Springs Police tell NewsFirst5 that alert citizens reported activity deemed suspicious in the Shadowglen area of Colorado Springs which is located near N. Academy and Flintridge Drive. Officers were alerted by citizens who witnessed two suspects in a Honda Civic access private mailboxes and leave. Following the report...

3 years 7 months ago

Clerk clears up confusion about voter cards

The Pueblo County Clerk wants to clear up some confusion about a card all registered voters should receive in the mail. It's called a voter information card. The card lists your precinct location, party affiliation and whether you're a permanent mail-in voter. Registered voters who want to change their address,...

3 years 8 months ago

Elderly woman gets surprise in the mail

Bills, catalogs, junk mail - marijuana? Indeed, police say a surprise 2-pound package of marijuana arrived in the mail last week at one elderly woman's home in southern Michigan's Blackman Township, which is about 75 miles west of Detroit. The woman called police. Detectives don't know who sent...

3 years 11 months ago

Mail arriving--17 years late

The United State Postal Service has recovered approximately 20,000 pieces of mail - some of them more than a decade old - from a Philadelphia postal carrier's garage. Special Agent Scott Balfour says it took three mail trucks to remove the letters. The carrier worked in the city's Bustleton...

4 years 13 hours ago

50 mailboxes vandalized in Pueblo West

A neighborhood in Pueblo West was vandalized over the weekend. About 50 mailboxes were destroyed according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. One homeowner says some of the mailboxes were knocked off their posts. It happened on Carrizo Springs Ln. and some surrounding streets sometime Friday evening or early Saturday...

4 years 3 months ago

Magazine arrives 20 years late

Erik Gooding is catching up on current events...more than 20 years after they were current. Gooding recently received an October 10, 1988 issue of Time Magazine. The post office delivered the magazine 22 years late. It wasn't intended for Gooding. The subscription was in the name...

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