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In Colorado mountain towns, the U.S. Post Office no longer delivers like it used to

Margaret Bowes has personally felt the pain of a poorly functioning postal system in Colorado’s resort towns. In her role as executive director of the Colorado Association of Ski Towns, she recently ordered paper goods from an out-of-town supplier and specified that they be delivered to her home office in Dillon. Instead of receiving the […]

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Colorado and the 2018-19 federal shutdown: What’s open, what’s not and what’s kind of open

More than 800,000 federal workers across the U.S. — some 52,000 of them in Colorado alone — are affected by the federal government’s partial shutdown. Not all of those employees are on furlough, though. A large number are still required to head to the office each day even if they won’t get a paycheck until […]

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A lot more than you might realize goes into getting your Colorado mail-in ballot from A to Z

Inside of a northeast Denver building spanning roughly seven football fields, the journey begins for about two-thirds of the more than 3 million ballots that will be mailed to voters ahead of the Nov. 6 election. It’s here that the U.S. Postal Service plays its vital role in Colorado’s all-mail-in elections. The building was roiling […]