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2 years 4 months ago

Fire reported at Monument Post Office

MONUMENT - Members of the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Department were called to the post office when an automatic fire alarm sounded sometime after 7:30 p.m. Lt. Ryan Graham of Tri-Lakes F.D. said when his crews arrived there was a visible haze in the building. They evacuated the postal employees...

2 years 5 months ago

Post Office open again

The Post Office on Kittery Dr. in Security-Widefield is open again. A suspicious package with white powder coming out of it caused the Post Office to be evacuated and closed as a precaution. The white powder was found and is being analyzed.

3 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...

3 years 8 months ago

More than 60 post offices to close

DENVER (AP) - The Postal Service has listed more than 60 post offices for closure in Colorado as the agency struggles with financial problems. The list has communities scrambling to convince the agency their post offices are still needed. The financially troubled agency announced Tuesday that it will...

3 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 11 months ago

Tax deadline just hours away

Today, April 18, is the last day you can file your personal tax return or file an extension with the Internal Revenue Service. Many locations in Colorado Springs will accept your return until midnight so you can get the April 18 postmark. It is already too late to drop...

4 years 2 months ago

Some postal rates to increase

WASHINGTON (AP) - Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same. The Postal Service said Thursday that most rates will go up on April 17 under a formula that allows the agency to increase prices within the rate...

4 years 2 months ago

Package ignites at D.C. postal facility

WASHINGTON (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman is saying a package that has ignited at a D.C. postal facility is similar to two fiery packages that were opened in Maryland. FBI Spokeswoman Lindsay Godwin said Friday initial information shows the D.C. package is similar to the two parcels opened Thursday...

4 years 8 months ago

Pueblo postal worker indicted for embezzlement

Another postal worker in Pueblo is in hot water. Gil Trujillo has been indicted by a U.S. federal court for embezzlement of funds. That's according to Al Desarro, Public Information Officer for the Unites States Postal Service's western region. According to Desarro, Trujillo has worked at the main post office...

4 years 10 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 11 months ago

Post Office hours for Tax Day

Most Post Offices in Colorado will not be open late on Tax Day this Thursday, though most will offer mail drop off service until midnight. In Pueblo, however, the main Post Office will close at 6 p.m. The Denver Downtown Main Post Office at 20th and Curtis and the...

4 years 11 months ago

New system saves Colorado postage fees

Under a new program Colorado state government is achieving thousands of dollars in savings on the postage costs of important mailings that it sends throughout the year. In partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, Colorado recently became the first state to implement the Postal Service's National Change of Address...

5 years 3 months ago

Got mail? Join the crowd

If you plan to ship Christmas gifts this week, you'll have plenty of company. This is known as the busiest shipping week of the year. UPS expects to drop off more than 22 million packages -- 250 deliveries a second. The US postal service says it'll handle 830 million...

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