$n$ New Year's Day closures


The New Year's Day holiday is Saturday. The following closures or special hours or days of service will be in effect.

  • OFFICE BUILDINGS: All federal, state and county offices will be closed Friday. Walla Walla, College Place and Milton-Freewater city offices will be closed Friday.

  • POST OFFICES: Post offices will be open Friday and those with Saturday hours will be closed that day. There will be no Saturday delivery. The only service will be express delivery.

  • BANKS: Banks will be open Friday, however some may be closing earlier than usual.

  • SCHOOLS: Schools will be closed. Classes will resume Monday.

  • LIQUOR STORES: Washington liquor stores will be open. Oregon liquor stores will be closed.

  • DEPT. OF LICENSING: The Department of Licensing office on Jade Street in Walla Walla will be closed Saturday. It will open again Tuesday.

  • TRANSPORTATION: Valley Transit buses, the Job Access program and Dial-A-Ride will operate normal service Friday. There will be no bus service Saturday except for Job Access.

  • DAM CROSSINGS: Crossings on Lower Granite, Little Goose and Lower Monumental dams will be closed Saturday.

  • LIBRARIES: The Walla Walla Public Library and Milton-Freewater Public Library will be closed Friday and Saturday.

  • GARBAGE: The city of Walla Walla will collect Friday's garbage on Monday. Recycling pickup for Walla Walla residents will be on the same schedule. Milton-Freewater will collect Friday's garbage on Thursday. Basin Disposal will collect on its regular schedules but earlier than usual. Customers need to have it out by the night before.

  • NEWSPAPER DELIVERY: The Union-Bulletin will publish on its normal schedule Friday and Sunday. News, advertising and circulation offices will be open Friday and closed Monday. People who don't receive their paper should call the U-B circulation office, 525-3300, by 6:30 p.m. Friday or by 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning.


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