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PHOTOS: Fireworks vandal(s) blow up large, locking, ~$2,300 Burien mailbox

PHOTOS: Fireworks vandal(s) blow up large, locking, ~$2,300 Burien mailbox

It appears that an overzealous fireworks vandal(s) blew up an 18-slot ‘secure’ group mailbox tree in Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood over the 4th of July weekend. The mailbox was most... [Read more]

Mail stolen from US Postal Service truck in Normandy Park Tuesday

Mail stolen from US Postal Service truck in Normandy Park Tuesday

Early Tuesday (Jan. 28), there was a theft from a US Postal service truck in the 19200 block of Normandy Park Drive SW, according to Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis. “The suspect in this... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

by Shawn Underwood I run a small online vintage goods business. My business is CallMeCleverVintage on Etsy. I scour flea markets, estate sales and auctions and collect what my husband refers to as ‘junk.’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Our latest Advertiser, Cascadia Herb’n Tea, has a tasty (and healing) Coupon!

Our latest Advertiser, Cascadia Herb’n Tea, has a tasty (and healing) Coupon!

Cascadia Herb'n Tea Owner Vicki Winston, right, and Rebecca Croft enjoy some tea. We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser – Cascadia Herb’n Tea, a small, locally-owned herbal apothecary... [Read more]

Postal Spokesman: Fewer Customers Doomed Late Hours At Riverton Station

Postal Spokesman: Fewer Customers Doomed Late Hours At Riverton Station

by Ralph Nichols The U.S. Postal Service is eliminating its evening service hours at the Riverton Heights Post Office “because we’re simply losing business,” Seattle-area public information officer... [Read more]

Riverton Post Office Hours Cut Back, SeaTac Councilwoman Fights Back

Riverton Post Office Hours Cut Back, SeaTac Councilwoman Fights Back

by Ralph Nichols Thursday morning (Feb. 17), while dropping a letter into the outside mailbox at the U.S. Postal Service Riverton Heights station at 15250 32nd Ave. S. in SeaTac, I noticed something different. The... [Read more]

Vote Yet? If Not, Here’s Where To Return Your Ballot Today…

Vote Yet? If Not, Here’s Where To Return Your Ballot Today…

Today, Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, is Election Day, which means that if indeed you are a good, upstanding American citizen, you have until closing time at your local post office to get your ballot postmarked, or... [Read more]

Help “Stamp Out Hunger” At Your Mailbox On Saturday, May 8th (2010)

Help “Stamp Out Hunger” At Your Mailbox On Saturday, May 8th (2010)

NOTE: This posting is from 2010: On Saturday, May 8th, members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will be holding “Stamp Out Hunger,” known as the “nation’s largest... [Read more]

Tardy With Taxes? Here's Where You Can Mail Your Return Tonight

Tardy With Taxes? Here's Where You Can Mail Your Return Tonight

Today (April 15) is Tax Day, and tardy filers throughout the area are scrambling to get their returns done and postmarked in time. If you’re one of the tardy filers, we recommend getting yours mailed... [Read more]

Don’t Forget To Leave Food At Your Mailbox This Saturday

Don’t Forget To Leave Food At Your Mailbox This Saturday

The 17th annual Letter Carriers’ National Food Drive will be this Saturday, May 9th, and residents are asked to leave non-perishable food donations at their mailboxes.

Food donations stay local, with approximately 20,000 to 30,000 pounds going to the Highline Area Food Bank from Burien and over 13,000 pounds to the White Center Food Bank from the White Center/West Seattle area.

According to the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), this is the nation’s largest one-day effort to stamp out hunger…

Stamp Out Hunger May 10th–Leave Food At Your Mailbox

Stamp Out Hunger May 10th–Leave Food At Your Mailbox

Every year in Burien and communities across the US, the National Association of Letter Carriers (in other words, your Postal Carrier) volunteer to help “Stamp Out Hunger” in America by picking... [Read more]