December 14, 2017 12:30 AM

‘Star Wars’ and Marine One team up on 2007 Express Mail envelopes

Why a pack of three envelopes? The answer may be found on the backs of the envelopes.

December 07, 2017 04:00 PM

Mourning W. Marvin Watson Jr., 1924-2017

Appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Watson was one of the president’s confidants and his former chief of staff before becoming chief.

December 07, 2017 02:00 PM

Postal Service severing ties with overseas agents

The decision to eliminate the overseas sales agents is the second recent decision the USPS has made affecting sales to foreign customers.

December 06, 2017 01:30 PM

Christmas postmarks abound, with celebrations from all around the country

The charming Dec. 2 Santa Claus postmark shown here is sponsored by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation in Plymouth, Vt.

December 05, 2017 06:30 PM

USPS offers pictorial first-day postmark for Alzheimer’s semipostal

The United States Postal Service has released details for ordering first-day covers for the Alzheimer’s semipostal stamp issued Nov. 30.

December 01, 2017 09:07 AM

Four postal forms, blue neighborhood mailboxes are fading quickly: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the Royal Mail adds six stamps to their slate that celebrate the Queen's 70th anniversary.

November 23, 2017 08:30 AM

Disappearing blue collection mailboxes; routine density tests performed

The Postal Service’s curbside blue collection boxes around the neighborhoods are dropping like flies.

November 22, 2017 10:43 AM

The Jenny Invert distribution saga continues: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the USPS shared some news regarding some forms that will phase out starting in 2018.

November 22, 2017 09:00 AM

Postal Service blamed for late ballot delivery in Virginia election

Election officials across the state declined to process many absentee ballots that were delivered after the polls closed.

November 21, 2017 06:00 PM

Four postal forms to be phased out starting in January

Some post offices have already implemented the changes, and others still have some of the forms readily available in some lobbies.

November 17, 2017 12:15 AM

New details revealed about upright Jenny Invert distribution

When the inspector general staff came to Kansas City, they conducted an inventory of the upright Jenny Invert panes and found 22 were still at the facility.

November 15, 2017 09:05 AM

Postal Service blames revenue shortfall on declining letter volume

The USPS said its controllable loss for the year was $814 million compared to $610 million in fiscal 2016.

November 04, 2017 11:00 AM

USPS hopes for more Sunday package deliveries

USPS began a pilot expansion program earlier this year, hoping to convince more merchants to ship goods directly to customer via the agency.

November 03, 2017 09:05 AM

Nominees in line to fill vacant USPS board of governors positions: Week's Most Read

Also this week, Turkey and Finland earn respective crowns in separate Europa stamp competitions.

October 30, 2017 08:00 AM

Arizona postmark celebrates when Tucson was named the capital

To commemorate 150 years since Tucson began serving as Arizona’s capital, the Postal History Foundation in Tucson sponsored a pictorial cancel.

October 27, 2017 09:53 AM

Postal board finally receives three nominees to fill vacant posts

President Donald Trump announced he will nominate three individuals to serve on the long vacant USPS board of governors.

October 09, 2017 10:00 AM

Memo to CSAC: Invite former committee members to an annual update meeting

Former United States Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe made the suggestion during a Facebook exchange with Cary Brick, a former CSAC member.

October 06, 2017 02:30 PM

U.S. letter rate to increase Jan. 21

The 1¢ letter-rate increase is tied to the approximately 1.9 percent annual rate of inflation, as shown in the Consumer Price Index.

October 02, 2017 09:45 AM

Postal Service OIG takes critical aim at delayed mail, overtime pay in Northeast

The findings of the reports, published Aug. 10 and Sept. 14, were quickly refuted by U.S. Postal Service officials.

September 21, 2017 09:00 AM

Date meets ZIP in five Southern California postmarks in September

This week there are five Southern California post offices listed that are having fun with concept of “Date meets ZIP.”