Stories tagged: stamps
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 10:29 A.M.
Mail-in ballots in three Washington counties need more than 1 stamp
Extra-long ballots in three Washington counties mean it will take more than a single stamp for some voters to mail in their votes this year.
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016, 4:40 P.M.
National parks centennial gets first-class treatment on postage stamps
National parks will be featured in the mail this summer. On June 2, the U.S. Postal Service will begin celebrating the National Park Service’s centennial just in time for summer …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27, 2016, NOON
Soda fountain favorites, coming in 2016 to USPS stamps
This year, the U.S. Postal Service will be issuing stamps featuring soda fountain favorites.
THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
Editorial: Postage hike won’t deliver post office from trouble
One measure of the declining value of the U.S. Postal Service is the diminished outrage that greets each price increase for stamps and other services. It just isn’t that big …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
Postal Service asks for 2-cent stamp increase
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday proposed a 2-cent increase to the price of a first-class stamp. The Postal Service, facing an estimated $7 billion shortfall in 2011, …
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010, 10:38 A.M.
Business update: Economic stress easing more slowly
Two-thirds of U.S. counties became economically healthier in May, thanks to more manufacturing jobs in the Midwest and fewer home foreclosures in the Sun Belt, according to a monthly analysis …
TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010, 8:49 A.M.
Post office announces 2-cent rate increase
The post office wants to increase the price of a stamp by 2 cents to 46 cents starting in January. The agency has been battered by massive losses and declining …
MONDAY, OCT. 19, 2009, NOON
No increase planned for first-class postage
The price of first-class stamps will not go up next year. The Postal Service has been implementing rate increases annually in recent years, with increases announced in January to take …
MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009, 8:10 A.M.
First-class stamps rise 2 cents
The post office wants two more pennies for your thoughts. The price of a first-class stamp for mailing a letter — or paying a bill — climbed to 44 cents …
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2009, 9:35 A.M.
Stock up now — stamp price to rise in May
The price of a first-class stamp is set to jump again next month, meaning you might want to stock up on Forever stamps now.
FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 2009, 11:01 A.M.
New stamps set for rate increase in May
With postal rates going up in May, the Post Office is readying new stamps to cover the new prices. The price of a first-class stamp will go up by 2 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2009
First-class stamp going up to 44 cents
WASHINGTON – The post office will get an extra 2 cents worth when you mail a letter starting in May. The U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday that the price of …
TUESDAY, DEC. 30, 2008
Postal Service unveils ’09 stamps
WASHINGTON – Lucy and Ethel lose their struggle with a chocolate assembly line. Joe Friday demands “just the facts” with a penetrating gaze. A secret word brings Groucho a visit …
THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1995
Prices To Increase For Overseas Mail
The cost of sending mail overseas goes up Sunday. Letters to most countries will cost 60 cents per half ounce and 40 cents for each additional ounce. Postcards will cost …
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1995
Small Nations Peddle Postage For Big Profits Marilyn Monroe Stamps Produce Big Revenues
(Photo of a sheet of Marilyn Monroe stamps)