P.O. Box costs too high
February 15, 2023
My post office (“small” 3x4 inch) box rates have been creeping up, especially in the last few years, from $60/year to $75/year and now $210/year.
When I Googled “average post office box rates,” it said a small box averaged between $5.50/month or $66/year, to $38.33/month and $460 a year. So La Conner fits in between. However, we residents who live inside the town limits don’t qualify for home delivery and therefore are forced to rent a P.O. Box. Those who live outside town limits get free delivery even on Saturdays which isn’t an option for townies.
It seems likely that those i...