Our View: Ending mail delivery on Saturdays is bad idea

June 24, 2010 at 1:06 am in The Daily Republic

Through rain, sleet and snow, America’s mail is delivered. Except Sundays. And, if some get their way, Saturdays, too.
There is a chance Americans will see their mail delivery service cut to five days a week, with the U.S. Postal Service suggesting an elimination of Saturday service. Huge financial losses including $3.8 billion last year alone have plagued the Postal Service, and it doesn’t appear to be a problem that can easily be solved. The Internet has gobbled up much USPS business and, according to an Associated Press report, the recession isn’t helping much, either. Continue Reading