Package load hits record highs for postal workers

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Postal workers in Cheney display their daily “tally board” noting that on Tuesday, they hit 20,410 packages delivered since Thanksgiving. Pictured, from left, are Krystal Watts, Dixie Selenke, Lindsey Stuhlsatz and Shelly Smith.

By Paul RhodesTSnews

The volume of packages flowing through the Cheney Post Office Tuesday wasn’t that high – but it still was a day worthy of note.On Tuesday, postal workers in Cheney crossed the 20,000 mark for packages handled since Thanksgiving at their small post office. And, the volume has been so high at area post offices, it has a name.“They’re calling it the ‘Year of Historic Volume,’” said Conway Springs postmaster Sharon Henning. “We’ve never had anything like this before.”Shelly ...

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