Munds Park residents concerned after only post office closes

MUNDS PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of residents, mostly senior citizens, living in a small rural town in northern Arizona have raised concerns after losing their only post office amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The shuttered post office is in Munds Park, a small town about 20 miles (30 kilometers) south of Flagstaff that welcomes thousands across the state each summer looking to trade in the heat for the cooler mountainous weather.

Now, the community that has five restaurants, eight street lights and no traffic lights is forcing its older residents to travel to Flagstaff to retrieve mail, KNXV-TV reported.

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