Postal News

Canyonlands National Park marks 50 years Canyonlands National Park marks 50 years
The stunning vistas that make up Canyonlands National Park will be celebrated Sept. 12, the 50th anniversary of the park joining the National Park System. (Read more...)

Falklands post office outsourced
As of Aug. 1, the government of the Falkland Islands has outsourced its postal service to a private local company, the Falklands Post Service Ltd., also known as FPS Ltd. (Read more...)

New sign of possible layoffs for postal workers
A new sign that the United States Postal Service is on the verge of laying off workers to achieve a reduction in payroll costs appeared in a recent job posting. (Read more...)

Former CSAC member endorses Bailar’s comments on stamp program
A former member of the United States Postal Service’s Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee has endorsed former postmaster general Benjamin Bailar’s criticism of the current stamp program. (Read more...)

Texas man charged with hoax mailings
For the past six years, United States postal inspectors have been chasing an individual who mailed hundreds of letters containing white powder to locations around the world. (Read more...)

United States Postal Service posts big loss — or small profit
A $1 billion profit, or a $4.2 billion loss? (Read more...)

Postmark for Batman’s 75th anniversary in Bat Cave, N.C. Postmark for Batman’s 75th anniversary in Bat Cave, N.C.
The Dark Knight, the comic legend Batman, celebrates his 75th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion on Batman Day, the Bat Cave, N.C. (Read more...)

Canada Post shrinks cancellation size Canada Post shrinks cancellation size
Canada Post recently responded to a customer’s request to make its sprayed-on cancellation size smaller. The postmark is applied at mail-processing and distribution plants. (Read more...)

Snowshoe baseball featured on Wisconsin cancel Snowshoe baseball featured on Wisconsin cancel
The northern Wisconsin community of Lake Tomahawk celebrated its centennial with a July 25 pictorial postmark. T (Read more...)

Counterfeit metered postage court case
A suburban Washington, D.C., man who ran two shipping centers has pleaded guilty to defrauding the United States Postal Service by counterfeiting approximately $76,000 worth of metered postage at his stores. (Read more...)

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