U.S. Postal Service

Melorie Begay

About two dozen Deadwood area residents rallied in support of their post office Saturday as part of a national day of similar events.

Karen Richards

Over the holidays, U.S. Postal Service trucks were out in the Eugene area during pre-dawn and weekend hours. The extra work was seasonal, but also due to online purchases. Amazon could change the delivery scene. 

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The pre-funding of health benefits for U.S. postal retirees would end, if a bill backed by Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio becomes law.

Eugene, Bend Postal Plants Will Remain Open For Now

May 28, 2015
Portland Communities and Postal Workers United

The US Postal Service has announced that it will defer closing postal facilities in Eugene and Bend.

Bend and Eugene/Springfield were among more than 50 mail processing facilities nationwide originally slated to close this summer. For now, letters sent from Bend will still be processed in Bend, instead of being sent to Portland.

Peter Hass is a spokesman for the Postal Service.

Lucy Ohlsen / KLCC

Oregon's congressional delegation has sent a letter to the Postmaster General asking her to reconsider closing processing centers in Springfield and Bend. The closures are slated for October 31st.