Severe winter weather and hazardous driving conditions in central and eastern Idaho have prompted the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to close all of its offices in regions 5, 6 and 7 for the day - that’s Burley, Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Rexburg, Preston and Salmon. All other Health & Welfare offices currently remain open, the department reports; you can read its announcement here.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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