Trump hiring freeze gets USPS pushback, uncut press sheet numbers finally revealed: Week’s Most Read

January 27, 2017 09:30 AM

Also this week, we looked at stamps of the world already featuring President Trump, and remembered a former Linn's editor who passed away.


U.S. Postal Service pushes back against Trump hiring freeze

January 25, 2017 02:00 PM

The federal hiring freeze, imposed Jan. 23, could affect the Postal Service's ability to hire tens of thousands of carrier assistants.


This postmark honors an inauguration, but not Donald Trump’s

January 14, 2017 07:00 PM

There will be a Jan. 20 postmark from Washington, D.C., commemorating the United States presidential inauguration. But this one is different.


Marshall Emery named acting director of National Postal Museum

January 12, 2017 12:30 AM

Emery worked for 25 years for the United States Postal Service before joining the Washington museum in 2006.


Old post office celebrated on new postmark

January 10, 2017 05:00 PM

A postmark for the 200th anniversary of the Jamestown, N.Y., post office was made available Dec. 30, 2016.


Selling stamps at post offices much more costly than retail sales

January 07, 2017 12:00 AM

A 2003 report explains why it costs so much more to sell stamps at post office counters than it does via retail outlets such as supermarkets.


APWU forces Postal Service to back off Staples postal services plan

January 05, 2017 03:45 PM

The USPS is retreating from a plan to get the Staples office supply chain to offer postal services at more than 500 of its outlets.
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