What's closed for MLK Day in Whatcom County


Government offices and public schools will be closed Monday, Jan 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which honors King's birthday. Grocery stores, Bellis Fair, most retail stores and restaurants will be open.

Here is the status of some offices and services Monday. For other places, call ahead to be sure on hours.

Whatcom County and city of Bellingham offices - Closed.

Bellingham parking meters - Not enforced.

Whatcom County Library and bookmobile - Closed.

Bellingham Public Library - Closed.

Banks - Most are closed.

Postal Service - No regular mail delivery.

Garbage service - SSC and Nooksack Valley Disposal on regular pickup schedule but trucks could be early. SSC offices and recycling center/transfer station open; Nooksack Valley Disposal offices closed.

Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, Bellingham Technical College, Northwest Indian College - Closed.

Whatcom Transportation Authority - Buses running on regular schedule.

Movie theaters - Open.

The Bellingham Herald - Offices open; regular newspaper delivery.

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