What's closed Monday in Whatcom County for Veterans Day


Government offices, schools and many other places will be closed for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

Most retail stores and restaurants will be open, though some places may have limited hours.

Here is a list of some key places and their status for Monday. When in doubt, call ahead. Also, if you're headed to Canada, it's a holiday on Monday there as well, so check in advance on your destinations.


Whatcom County offices: Closed.

Bellingham city offices: Closed.

Whatcom County library branches: Closed.

Bellingham Public Libraries: Closed.

Bellingham parking meters: Not enforced.


Banks: Most are closed; call ahead to confirm.

U.S. Postal Service: Closed, no mail delivery.

Garbage: Regular pickup schedule for SSC and Nooksack Valley Disposal, but residents may want to set out trash the night before as crews may arrive earlier than usual.

WTA buses: Running on regular schedules.

The Bellingham Herald: Offices open, regular newspaper delivery.

Opportunity Council: Closed.

YMCA: Open.

Movie Theaters: Open.

Grocery stores: Most have regular hours.

Bellis Fair: Open.


Public Schools: Closed.

Whatcom Community College: Closed.

Western Washington University: Closed.

Bellingham Technical College: Closed.

Northwest Indian College: Closed.

Email additions or changes to this list to newsroom@bellinghamherald.com by noon Friday, Nov. 8.

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