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What’s closed Jan. 19 in Whatcom County for MLK holiday

Government offices and public schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 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 so customers are advised to set out trash the night before. SSC offices and the Bellingham Recycling Center/Transfer Station at F Street and Roeder Avenue will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Recycling and Disposal Services, 4916 LaBounty Drive in Ferndale, open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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.

Email all notices of holiday-related closures to newsroom@bellinghamherald.com by noon Friday, Jan. 16.

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