Columbus Day closures


The Columbus Day holiday is Monday. The following closures or special hours or days of service will be in effect.

  • OFFICE BUILDINGS: All federal offices and the Milton-Freewater city offices will be closed. All other state, county and city offices will be open.
  • POST OFFICES: Post offices will be closed and the only service will be express delivery.
  • BANKS: All banks will be closed.
  • SCHOOLS: Schools will be open.
  • LIQUOR STORES: Washington and Oregon liquor stores will be open.
  • DEPT. OF LICENSING: The Department of Licensing office on Jade Street in Walla Walla is closed Mondays. It will open again Tuesday.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Valley Transit buses and the Job Access program will operate normal service.
  • DAM CROSSINGS: Crossings on Lower Granite, Little Goose and Lower Monumental dams will be closed.
  • LIBRARIES: The Walla Walla Public Library will be open. The Milton-Freewater Public Library will be closed.
  • GARBAGE: The city of Walla Walla and Basin Disposal will collect on their regular schedule. Milton-Freewater will collect Monday's garbage on Tuesday.
  • NEWSPAPER DELIVERY: The Union-Bulletin will publish. News, advertising and circulation offices will be open. People should receive their paper by 5 p.m. Those who don't receive their paper should call the U-B circulation office, 525-3300, by 6 p.m.


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