Live Review: The Postal Service at Rose Garden Arena, 7/17

And don't forget Big Freedia!


How do you translate a generation-defining, deeply personal if not outright bedroom record to an arena-ready show? Up the bleeps, bloops, beats, and overall volume, for starters. Such was the case Wednesday night, when Ben Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello and Jenny Lewis—aka the Postal Service—made their intimate 2003 Sub Pop classic Give Up a pretty, pulsing, emo dance party for the millennials ...   More
Friday, July 19, 2013 AMANDA SCHURR

Community Hearing Tonight to Address Postal Service Woes


State Sen. Chip Shields (D-Portland) will chair a community hearing tonight (Monday, Feb. 21) on issues confronting the U.S. Postal Service, which faces declining revenue and mail volume. The hearing will feature testimony from customers, Postal Service workers and industry experts. Jamie Partridge, a letter carrier for 27 years, says he expects more than 100 people to attend tonight’s ...   More
Monday, February 21, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON

Oregon Elections Officials Don't Give Their Stamp of Approval to May Rate Hike

Remember earlier this year when Secretary of State Kate Brown raised concerns about the possibility the Postal Service might cut delivery on Tuesday — a potentially serious problem in a vote-by-mail state like Oregon where so many ballots come in on Election Day Tuesday. That cost-cutting move seems dormant for the moment. But there's another development at the Postal Service worrying ...   More
Thursday, April 2, 2009 HANK STERN


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