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