A second disturbance will bring another round of snow showers to the Front Range this afternoon and early evening. While not as heavy as yesterday, some additional light accumulations over the higher terrain will be possible, including Teller and Northern El Paso Counties. Highs in the 30s and 40s will feel colder when factoring a blustery northwest wind. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Hundreds of springs postal workers are breathing a temporary sigh of relief this morning. Now knowing their jobs will be safe until at least next summer.
The decision comes after a series of talks between the postal service and lawmakers.
Leaders in Washington D.C. are pleased by this decision because the move to delay closures gives congress time to work on a plan to save the financially troubled postal service.
Today the over 300 postal workers in the springs will have their jobs spared for at least another 5 months. In Washington a group of senators, including Vermont's Bernie Sanders, praised the agreement.
"I am very pleased that the Postal Service has announced today that it will be imposing a moratorium on closing or consolidating post offices and mail processing facilities until May 15th. This moratorium will give Congress the time it needs to enact comprehensive postal reform to protect universal service while ensuring the postal service will succeed in the 21st century," Sanders said.
The talks haven't come without a cost though. Lawmakers in the house and senate are working on different bills to reform the postal service, which has racked up more than $5 billion in debt this year alone.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.