No More Rural Post Office Closures - KULR-8 Television, Billings, MT

No More Rural Post Office Closures

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS -

No more small or rural post offices will close in Montana or anywhere else for now.

That's the word from Senator Jon Tester. Tester says he got the head of the postal service to agree not to close any more locations while congress works to reform the agency.

"So what you are saying is that there wouldn't be any post offices closed or mail processing centers while we're debating this bill before it becomes law?" said Tester.

The senator sponsored the Postal Service Protection Act, which would help get the mail agency on solid financial ground without adding delays to rural mail delivery.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Griego Sentenced to Life Without Parole

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:37:08 GMT
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
    Billings serial rapist Toby Griego has been sentenced to life without parole.
  • Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Majority of Joyce St. Property Owners Want Road Improvements

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:19:23 GMT
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
    Packed in a local restaurant dining room, property owners along Joyce St., in the Heights, gave the city the green light on drawing up plans to improve their street.Over two dozen Joyce St. property owners showed up. At the end of the meeting, it was suggested a hand raising vote be held to let the city know property owners were serious about the road improvement plans.David Mumford, City of Billings Public Works Director, said in September, there will be a final meeting to get the necessary ...
  • Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Lonnie Bells Rings in His 90th Birthday

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:01:30 GMT
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said
    For five decades, Lonnie Bell has been on the airwaves in the Magic City and surrounding area. Bell is a well known disc jockey, with connections to some of country music's biggest names: Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Merle Travis, and John Prine, just to name a few.Bell's family and friends came from all over Montana and the country.Bell's granddaughter, Marti Bell said