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1 years ago-

Wednesday,

October 26, 2011

The message: Don’t close our post office

The sentiment was clear and predictable. Residents of Loring and Whitewater don’t want to see their rural post offices close.

“Why are we going backward,” said one resident, who pointed out the “our ancestors” worked and fought to get mail service so they wouldn’t be so isolated.

The Loring and Whitewater post offices are among 83 in Montana the US Postal Service is proposing to close in a cost-cutting measure.

Public meetings were held Tuesday in both communities and a third will be held Thursday in Zortman at...

 

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