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Arrival of the mail

Delivery resumes for some Cascadia residents a decade after post office fire.

Nov. 19 marked 10 years since the Cascadia Post Office burned down in a fire that also leveled the old Cascadia School building. 

For residents without on-highway mailboxes, it's been a long haul getting local delivery reinstated. But a combination of efforts from, really, multiple layers of government have resulted in the installation of U.S. Postal Service-approved cluster boxes at the U.S. Forest Service wayside next to Short Bridge. 

Ground was broken in September for the project and the three free-standing stacks, totaling 48 individual mailboxes, were installed on a concrete pad. ...