Albany County News

Wind Chill Advisory For New Years Eve

The National Weather Service has issued a Windchill Advisory for 5pm New Years Eve Day, December 31st to 8am New Years Day, January 1st for most of southeast Wyoming. With bitter cold wind chills as low as -25 below expected, frostbite could occur on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.... Continue Reading

Postage Rates To Increase January 27th

The United States Postal Service will be changing postage rates effective January 27, 2019. The Mailing Services price changes include: Product Letters (1 oz.) Letters additional ounces Letters (metered 1 oz.) Outbound International Letters (1 oz.) Domestic Postcards Current 50 cents 21 cents 47 cents $1.15 35 cents New Rate 55 cents 15 cents 50 cents $1.15 35 cents Domestic Priority Mail Flat Rate price changes are: Product Small Flat Rate Box Medium Flat Rate Box Large Flat Rate Box APO/FPO Large Flat Rate Box Regular Flat Rate Envelope Legal Flat Rate Envelope Padded Flat Rate Envelope Current $7.20 $13.65 $18.90 $17.40 $6.70 $7.00 $7.25 New Rate $7.90 $14.35 $19.95 $18.45 $7.35 $7.65 $8.00 First-Class Package Service, a lightweight expedited offering used primarily by businesses for fulfillment purposes, will move to zone-based pricing to better align with the cost of service and improve value based on distance.... Continue Reading