Holiday closures



What’s open and what’s closed Friday:

• MAIL: Post offices open Friday; mail delivered.

• GARBAGE: Thursday’s trash and recyclables in Vancouver and most of Clark County will be picked up Friday; Friday’s trash and recyclables will be collected Saturday. In Camas, Thursday’s trash and recyclables will be picked up Monday with Monday’s regular collections, and Friday’s trash and recyclables will be picked up with Tuesday’s collections.

• TRANSFER STATIONS: West Van Materials Recovery Center, 6601 N.W. Old Lower River Road, and Central Transfer and Recycling Center, 11034 N.E. 117th Ave., open Friday.

• PUBLIC SCHOOLS: No classes Friday.

• COLLEGES: No classes at Washington State University Vancouver and Clark College Friday.

• GOVERNMENT: City, county and state offices closed Friday. Federal offices open Friday.

• ANIMAL SHELTER: Humane Society for Southwest Washington shelter open Friday.

• LIBRARIES: Fort Vancouver Regional Library headquarters and branch libraries open Friday. Camas Public Library closed Friday.

• BUSES: C-Tran follows reduced service schedule Friday. TriMet will provide regular service Friday.

• PARKING: Meters in downtown Vancouver free Friday.

• DRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices closed Friday.

• VEHICLE LICENSING: Offices closed Friday.


• CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES: Open Friday. For outages or emergencies, call 360-992-3000.

• LIQUOR STORES: State-operated stores open Friday.

• ZOO: Oregon Zoo open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

• BANKS: Open Friday.

• FINANCIAL MARKETS: New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and other markets close early Friday, at 10 a.m. Pacific time.

• MARSHALL COMMUNITY CENTER: Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

• FIRSTENBURG COMMUNITY CENTER: Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

• VETERANS MUSEUM: Closed this week, reopening Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


• WESTFIELD VANCOUVER MALL: Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Anchor stores have different hours on Friday: JC Penney open 4 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Macy’s open midnight to 10 p.m.; Sears open 4 a.m. to midnight; Nordstrom open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• THE COLUMBIAN: Open regular hours Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Circulation customer service open 4:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.