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“A joke.” “TERRIBLE.” “Insane!!!”: Want mail in Buena Vista? That will be $134.

BUENA VISTA — Even in these politically divided times, one topic has united this 3,000-person town in Colorado’s high country: frustration with the local U.S. Postal Service office.  Residents complain that prescriptions are lost. Bills come late. Mail goes to the wrong post office box, or is inexplicably returned to the sender.  “A joke.” “TERRIBLE.” […]

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Neither rain, nor sleet, nor wildfire: Postal workers rally to resume delivery after Marshall fire

Usually quiet this time of week, the Louisville Post Office bustled back to life Sunday as letters, bills, prescriptions and more waited in makeshift mail boxes for their owners to come claim them.  The post office, located along fire-ravaged McCaslin Boulevard, counts itself among the lucky buildings left standing after the Marshall fire, which reduced […]

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Colorado elections expert nominated by Joe Biden to serve on U.S. Postal Service governing board

Amber McReynolds, the former head of the Denver Elections Division and now the chief executive of the National Vote at Home Institute, is one of three people who will be nominated by President Joe Biden to serve on the U.S. Postal Service’s governing board. McReynolds, who lives in Denver, has focused throughout her career on […]

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USPS to destroy remaining flyers with incorrect mail-in voting information, consult with Colorado elections officials in future

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to destroy any undelivered flyers containing incorrect information about mail-in ballots in Colorado and to consult with state elections officials before putting out any future guidance on voting as part of a settlement announced Friday. Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, sued the USPS last weekend after […]

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Postal Service says it has already delivered to Coloradans 75% of its flyers containing incorrect mail-in voting information

The U.S. Postal Service on Sunday unsuccessfully asked a federal judge in Colorado to reconsider an order barring it from continuing to distribute a mailer that the state says contains incorrect information about Colorado’s mail-in voting system. The agency says it has already delivered 75% of the flyers it planned to distribute to Coloradans. Colorado […]

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Colorado joins multi-state lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service

Colorado joined several other states in filing a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Postal Service to ensure the agency isn’t weakened ahead of the November election. The decision comes a day after Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, said he was in talks with other attorneys general about how to respond to concerns […]

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Cory Gardner faces pressure to deliver on stimulus bill as he touts his coronavirus response in campaign

AURORA — In the first week after the U.S. Senate departed for a weeks-long recess, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made a series of stops in Aurora to discuss mental health care. The Yuma Republican highlighted his legislation to create the 988 national suicide hotline and a bill he co-sponsored with U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris — […]