Each May, the U.S. Postal Service compiles a list of the cities with the most reported dog attacks on postal workers -- and in 2013 (using data from the previous year), Denver ranked twelfth out of fourteen. But while that's not great, it's better than Denver's placement on the new roster, which fin ... More >>
To mark National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service has assembled an unusual list: The top fourteen cities during fiscal 2012 when it comes to dog attacks on postal workers. No, dogs biting mail deliverers isn't just a staple of old sitcoms. It actually happens a lot, and Denver made ... More >>
For years, medical marijuana opponents have argued that MMJ is being diverted for illicit recreational purposes, with industry advocates countering that there's no proof of such claims. There is now, says Tom Gorman, director of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. A new report ... More >>
Update below: Each day seems to bring another shocking report in the Aurora theater shootings investigation. Today's? Fox News maintains that suspected murderer James Holmes sent a notebook filled with plans and details of his assault to a University of Colorado psychiatrist -- but it wasn't discove ... More >>
It's the stuff of Saturday-morning cartoons and "The Far Side:" a hapless postal carrier being chased around the neighborhood by the family dog. But the vicious attack on a Denver postal carrier on Monday demonstrated that mail carriers face real danger even on their regular routes. In fact, Denver ... More >>
Denver blog posts have plenty of stick-to-it-iveness and gumption. At this writing, the majority of people responding to a Colorado Pols survey predict GOP leaders like Frank McNulty will block the civil unions bill from coming to a full House vote. The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper on a snow ... More >>
Denver blog posts bring the pain -- and pleasure. The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper on Michael Bennet arguing on Fox News, of all places, that allowing the wind tax credit to expire would cost thousands of Colorado jobs. Who Said You Said questions Diana DeGette's position on the U.S. Postal ... More >>
I can't claim to own this idea. I picked it up secondhand from my sister, who told me that when her friend gets junk mail with return envelopes that say "no postage necessary if mailed in the United States," he sends it back. With stuff in it. What kind of stuff, I'm not sure. But I stole the idea - ... More >>
Update: A just-released indictment related to Operation Sweet Leaf, in which 25 metro-area marijuana grows were raided, names 22-year-old Jordan Buehrer as the alleged ringleader of the scheme -- although Buehrer's LinkedIn profile suggests another name. The bare-bones page lists him as the owner o ... More >>
One of the main tricks of any newly developing occupation movement lies in making it as permanent as possible. This tactic includes, but is not limited to, occupying the same park for more than a month, establishing regular assemblies and rallies and making it through the winter. Although man ... More >>
Identity theft is great for collecting stuff. But what's the best way to convert it to cash? Teresa Porter and her four helpers, who needed to cover daily living expenses and a meth habit, figured out an efficient formula involving jewelry stores and pawn shops.
Richard Heene.Balloon Boy hoaxers Richard and Mayumi Heene have been prohibited by a judge from making money off their story until 2013 (and make no mistake, they will start trying one tick into New Year's Day). But that doesn't mean they can't still make some hay. Earlier this week, the Heen ... More >>
Sarah PalinThe United States Postal Service announced last week that Denver will be the new hub for mail going to and from Alaska -- meaning we get to see Sarah Palin's mail before she does. News of this cost-saving measure prompted a stern letter from Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who doesn ... More >>
The Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, where Joe Nacchio will be staying for quite a while. Today's a big day for former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio -- the day when he must report to the Federal Correctional Institution in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania and begin serving his six-year ... More >>
Five USPS employees are bleeding purple every hour on the hour for their favorite Rockies player.
Monday: Couriers have only three moods while working: Angry – as in you just got this rush job that your dispatcher forgot about and you’re forced to complete this miracle. These moments are filled with finesse, when you see a courier slide through a tiny little needle of a thread of traffic and ... More >>
Caught in an Internet con, courtesy FedEx.
The forthcoming Postal Service rate hike promises to be record-breaking.
As of nine this morning, the Denver Election Commission had received 40,039 ballots -- and those are ballots filled out by voters, not returned by the U.S. Postal Service as undeliverable (another 30,000 or so), after the DEC had already given itself an A on its performance with this single-ballot ... More >>
Are educators about to go postal?
Navajo Weaving Stamp
Carmichael Training Systems
Postmen in the Mountains delivers a subtle story.
A few digits could cause a big shift for north Denver postal customers.
From the week of September 13, 2001
While the French fry, champion cyclist Lance Armstrong continues to impress the rest of the globe.
Terminal Annex Post Office
Tattoo the Earth: The First Crusade (1500 Records)
U.S. Post Office, Rocky Mountain Station
Hostages in December's Postal Service incident open their golden parachutes.
The never-ending Postal Service "wackadoo" case takes a U-turn in favor of the fired workers.
Want to try Steve Goodman's postal job? There's nothing to it.
Like it or not, the mountain town of Ward is getting a new post office.
A postal employee wins a reversal of his case in the "big butt" controversy.
DOWNTOWN POSTAL WORKERS TAKE A LICKING--AND KEEP ON TICKING.HANDLE WITH CARE CROTCH-GRABBERS, MOO COWS AND WACKADOOS--DELIVER US FROM DOWNTOWN'S FEUDING POSTAL WORKERS.
A POSTAL WORKER CLAIMS HE WAS FIRED FOR BLOWING THE WHISTLE.