Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

For some, the mail does not come through

Staffing shortages, reforms, delivery inefficiencies to blame

Recent worker shortages and the increased workload of processing large packages have complicated the work of mail carriers who have long deftly overcome the obstacles of snow, rain, heat and the gloom of night to get mail to its destination on time.

Here in North Dakota, the outer edges of cities like Minot, Bismarck, Williston and other areas have experienced severe delays in mail deliveries rece...