New Raymer

4:16pm

Wed February 1, 2012

5:00am

Wed December 7, 2011
US Postal Service

Nine Colorado Post Offices Taken Off Closure List

New Raymer is one of nine Colorado towns that have been removed from the USPS closure list. The agency is considering each closure on a case-by-case basis and is expected to make more announcements in the coming months.

After alerting dozens of rural post offices across Colorado about proposed closures, the US Postal Service has decided to spare nine locations across the state. More announcements are expected in the coming months as the USPS considers shuttering the offices on a case-by-case basis.

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6:38pm

Wed November 16, 2011
Rural Issues

USPS Calls “Time Out” on Proposed Post Office Closures

An announcement from the USPS in the New Raymer post office over the summer. The town was one of thousands the USPS was considering for closure.

The United State Post Office is putting its plan to close thousands of rural post offices on hold for now. The office had announced the proposed closures over the summer.

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6:00am

Mon June 27, 2011
Government

Proposed Post Office Closures Spark Anger, Challenge Rural Identity

Postal officials estimate that they would save about $48,000 annually if the New Raymer post office were closed.
Will Witwer

Small towns across America may soon lose a part of their identity if the U.S. Postal Service has its way. Up to 3,000 post offices are targeted for closure because of the agency’s ongoing budget problems. Eleven facilities are on the list in Colorado, and for residents in the town of New Raymer the move is raising a slew of questions, sparking anger and some introspection about whether a town is really a town without a post office.

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