The Missoulian: Montana depends on Postal Service

Grab the nearest map and take a good, close look at Spokane, Wash.

That’s where your mail could be headed if the Postal Service goes through with a plan to close mail processing facilities in Missoula and Kalispell.

That’s right: The check you mail to the local utility company, the get-well card you send to a relative who lives across town, the borrowed book you return to a friend in Kalispell – all would first be routed through a mail-processing facility in Spokane.

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