Independence Day closures


The Fourth of July holiday is Wednesday. 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. Walla Walla, College Place and Milton-Freewater city offices will be closed.

POST OFFICES: Post offices will be closed and the only service will be express delivery.

BANKS: Banks will be closed for the holiday.

LIQUOR STORES: The Oregon liquor store in Milton-Freewater will be closed.

DEPT. OF LICENSING: The Department of Licensing office on Jade Street in Walla Walla will be closed.

TRANSPORTATION: Valley Transit buses and Dial-A-Ride vans will not be operating. The Job Access program will be operating for scheduled appointments.

DAM CROSSINGS: Crossings on Lower Monumental and Little Goose dams will be closed. The crossing on Lower Granite Dam will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

SWIMMING POOLS: The Milton-Freewater Aquatic Center will be open regular hours.

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

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY: The Union-Bulletin will publish. News, advertising and circulation offices will be closed. People should receive their paper by 5 p.m. Those who don't receive their paper should call the U-B circulation office, 525-3301, by 6 p.m.


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