Save our postal service

Having just returned from wintering in the south I was dismayed to hear of the possible closure of our local post office.

Before reading, remember I am just the messenger.

If you have done something, good on you, if you haven’t, well, read on and then do your bit!

Having just returned from wintering in the south I was dismayed to hear of the possible closure of our local post office.

I am even more dismayed to find out that the local population and those in the surrounding areas appear to be rather apathetic about this possible turn of events. This is a big deal folks!

Having just spent several months south and having seen the total disarray in their postal system, believe me you don’t want to be caught up in that type of situation!

Whatever happened to the Post being an essential service? I am old enough to remember the bad old days when the Postal Service and it’s union used to hold us for ransom but those days are gone.

I am also aware that many people and businesses ignore the postal service and resort to all the new gucci technology and FEDEX/UPS but what about the elderly and those who don’t use those services?

We have a Mayor and Council and hopefully they are busy tackling this, what could be a major inconvenience.

Hopefully they or someone are doing something or else we’ll be picking up our mail in Cranbrook.

 

Tom Byrne

Fernie