What's closed Labor Day in Whatcom County


Government offices, banks and schools will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day, but most stores and restaurants will be open.

Here is a list of Whatcom County services and their status Monday:


City of Bellingham and Whatcom County government offices - Closed.

Bellingham parking meters - Not enforced.

Bellingham and Whatcom County library branches - Closed.

Public schools, colleges and universities - Closed.

Postal service - No delivery.


Banks - closed.

Garbage - Sanitary Service Co. and Nooksack Valley Disposal will pick up trash on regular schedule. However, trucks might be earlier than usual; customers are advised to set out their trash early.

Whatcom Transportation Authority - No buses running Monday.

The Bellingham Herald - Offices closed, regular newspaper delivery. If your paper is not delivered, call customer service at 360-676-2660 between 6:30 and 9 a.m.

YMCA - Closed.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County - Closed.

The Opportunity Council - Closed.


Bellis Fair - Open regular hours. Some anchor stores have longer hours for Labor Day sales.

Grocery stores - Most are open regular hours.

Movie theaters and most video stores - Open.

For changes or additions to this list, email newsroom@bellinghamherald.com by noon Friday, Aug. 30.

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