Rural Montana loses with post office closures
The U.S. Postal Service needs to work toward balancing its books while fulfilling its mission of delivering mail to homes, businesses, hospitals and schools throughout the United States, including in our rural areas. Recently, under the banner of fiscal responsibility, the USPS has targeted more than 650 post offices for closure, including 85 in Montana, all in small, rural communities in our state.
No one suggests the Postal Service shouldn't tighten its belt. In fact, it should consider eliminating post offices where it makes sense, in places where alternate delivery opt...