On April 14, Shanda Duro (left) took the oath of office to be sworn in as the new postmaster in a ceremony held at the Glen Ellen Fire Department. Duro, 45, began her career with the U.S. Postal Service in 2000. Glen Ellen Fire Chief Matt Atkinson (right) administered the oath of office. A resident of Santa Rosa, Duro has two young adult daughters, volunteers her time in community theater, and is a commissioner for the Lee Vining Volunteer Fire Department. The Glen Ellen Post Office dates back to 1871, when Charles Just was the first Postmaster. Photo by Maria Molina.