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After 39 years as a letter carrier, Richard Pitts puts the last letter in the last mailbox on his last route on Thursday, May 18.


Photo by Debra DeAngelo


Postman Pitts delivers

his last letter

Express editor
The world’s most happy letter carrier popped his very last letter into the very last mailbox on Wolfskill Street last Thursday, May 18, and with the flourish of his hand and a grin, called it quits.
It was Richard Pitts’ final day on the job, after 39 years with the U.S. Postal Service, and just in the nick of time, too: the hot summer days are on the horizon.
“I’ll let the younger people handle that,” says Pitts, confirming that the triple-digit summer days are almost as bad as the cold wind and rain in the winter. Almost, but not quite.
“Last winter reminded me how much I hated delivering mail in the wind and rain,” he admits. . . .


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The Winters High School varsity baseball team dog piles each other after winning their third straight
Northern Section Championship
game on Saturday, May 25.

Photo by Barbara Carrion



Warriors three-peat as Section champs

Creamer blasts a grand slam, while Valencia
hits homerun

Express sports

For the third straight season and the 14th time in school history, the Winters High School varsity baseball team has won the Northern Section Championship.
With arguably one of the best teams coach Jeff Ingles has had come through his program since 1988, the Warriors walked through the playoffs with unprecedented numbers to give Ingles his 13th section title. . . .