The Drumheller Mail/ in­Side Drumheller pre­pared in event of postal dis­rup­tion

The Drumheller Mail - - NWES - Pa­trick Ko­lafa The Drumheller Mail mailphoto by Stacy Al­li­son

In light of a dis­rup­tion of postal ser­vice,

is mak­ing al­ter­na­tive ar­range­ments for read­ers to re­ceive their news in a timely fash­ion.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers are in a le­gal po­si­tion to strike as of July 2, and there is a pos­si­bil­ity workers could be locked out upon the ex­pi­ra­tion of this con­tract. The

have made al­ter­na­tive ar­range­ments to con­tinue to bring news to read­ers.

“We have been through this same sit­u­a­tion be­fore, most re­cently in 2011 when workers be­gan a ro­tat­ing strike and then were locked out for about two weeks,” said Ossie Sheddy, edi­tor and pub­lisher of The Drumheller Mail/in­Side Drumheller. “We un­der­stand how im­por­tant it is for our read­ers and cus­tomers to have the news­pa­pers dis­trib­uted in a timely man­ner.” In the event of a work dis­rup­tion, sub­scribers will be able to pick up their is­sue of The Drumheller Mail at mail­boxes like this at River­side Value Drug Mart, Fre­son Bros, Ex­tra Foods, The Drumheller Co-op and The Drumheller Mail of­fice. If there is a dis­rup­tion, it may af­fect de­liv­ery start­ing with the July 6 edi­tion of Along with the var­i­ous dis­tri­bu­tion boxes through­out the com­mu­nity, sub­scribers will be able to pick up their news­pa­pers free of charge at River­side Value Drug Mart, Fre­son Bros, Ex­tra Foods, the Drumheller Co-op and of course of­fice.

Out of town sub­scribers of will be able to pick up their news­pa­per at the vil­lage of­fices in Car­bon, Delia, Hus­sar, Mun­son, Mor­rin, Big Val­ley, Rock­y­ford and Stan­dard. The pa­per will also be avail­able at Akokiniskway Golf Course in Rose­bud and the Rum­sey Library in Rum­sey on Tues­day and Wed­nes­day from noon to 6 p.m.

will con­tinue to be avail­able at news­stands through­out the val­ley.

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