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POSTAL FACTS: Nov. 1, 2017 (updated)

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


Postal carrier rescues badly hurt customer (Sun Advocate)
Utah letter carrier saves man who was severely injured when a grinder tool malfunctioned (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Price, UT Branch 2171 letter carrier Trent Hanna was featured in an Oct. 31 story in the Sun Advocate and in an Oct. 29 story in The Salt Lake Tribune. Both stories also quote Branch 2171 President Mark Montoya.

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Letter carrier honored for stem cell donation (Sun This Week)

Minneapolis Branch 9 letter carrier Deb Ochetti, NALC’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year, was among those honored as NALC’s Heroes of the Year on Oct. 4. A story about Ochetti in the Sun This Week, a publication that serves suburban Minneapolis, ran on Oct. 19.

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Postal carrier for five decades, Larry the mail guy leaves his mark in Capitol environs (Lincoln Journal Star)

Lincoln, NE Branch 8 letter carrier Larry Schultz, on the job for 51 years and counting, recently was profiled in the Lincoln Journal Star.

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Postal Service delivers at holidays (Idaho Press-Tribune)
U.S. Postal Service (Idaho State Journal)

Idaho State Association of Letter Carriers President John Paige had a letter to the editor run in two newspapers: the Idaho Press-Tribune and the Idaho State Journal, both on Oct. 17.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Press-Tribune.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho State Journal.