Allegedly, the US Postal Service announced Tuesday that they will be closing an estimated 3,700 post office locations around the United States. 23 of those proposed closures are located here in Idaho. It seems that the majority of the closures listed were in rural locations. The USPS are closing these locations in an attempt to balance their budget. They have seen a decrease in the amount of 1st class mail that they receive. Some of the East Idaho locations listed were: Hamer, Bannock, Fremont, Parker and more. For a complete list of all the locations click HERE.
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