The Fourth of July holiday is Thursday. 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: All banks will be closed.
LIQUOR STORES: The Milton-Freewater Oregon liquor store will be closed.
DEPT. OF LICENSING: The Department of Licensing office on Jade Street in Walla Walla will be closed Thursday. It will reopen Friday.
TRANSPORTATION: Valley Transit and Dial-A-Ride vans will not be operating. The Job Access program will operate for scheduled clients.
DAM CROSSINGS: Crossings on Lower Monumental and Little Goose dams will be closed. The crossing on Lower Granite Dam will be open.
LIBRARIES: The Walla Walla Public Library and the Milton-Freewater Public Library will be closed Thursday. They will reopen Friday.
SWIMMING POOL: The Milton-Freewater Aquatic Center will be open.
GARBAGE: The city of Walla Walla will collect Thursday’s garbage on Friday. Recycling pickup for Walla Walla residents will be on the same schedule. Milton-Freewater will collect Thursday’s garbage on Friday. 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. 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.