What’s open and what’s closed for Christmas on Dec. 24
MAIL: Post offices open today. Regular home delivery. Bulk mail accepted until 1:30 p.m. today. Post offices closed Friday. Only express mail delivered Friday. The postal unit at the Shell gas station, 1605 N.W. Sixth Ave., Camas, is open 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day of the year.
GARBAGE: Regular service today. Trash and recyclables normally picked up Friday by Waste Connections in Vancouver and most of Clark County will be picked up Saturday. In Camas, Friday’s trash and recyclables will be picked up Monday.
PUBLIC LIBRARIES: Fort Vancouver Regional Library closed today and Friday. Camas Public Library closes at 2 p.m. today and remains closed through Saturday.
CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES: Offices open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and closed Friday. For 24-hour customer service, call 360-992-3000. For outages or emergencies, call 360-992-8000.
GOVERNMENT OFFICES: Open today. Various Clark County offices close at 1 p.m. today; marriage license applications will be accepted until 12:30 p.m. Closed Friday.
PARKING METERS: On-street parking in Vancouver is free Friday.
BUSES: C-Tran follows a regular schedule today. On Friday, C-Tran follows the Sunday schedule. TriMet follows regular schedule today. On Friday, TriMet buses, MAX and streetcars follow the Sunday schedule.
DRIVER’S LICENSING: Offices open today and closed Friday.
EMISSIONS TESTING: Closed today and Friday.
VEHICLE LICENSING: Open until 1 p.m. today. Subagent office hours vary; many close at 1 p.m. today and some will be closed all day. Closed Friday.
BANKS: Most will close early today. Check your bank for details. Closed Friday.
FINANCIAL MARKETS: U.S. stock markets open until 10 a.m. Pacific time today and will be closed Friday.
ZOO: Oregon Zoo open today and closed Friday.
MARSHALL COMMUNITY CENTER: Open until 4 p.m. today and closed Friday.
FIRSTENBURG COMMUNITY CENTER: Open until 4 p.m. today and closed Friday.
LUEPKE SENIOR CENTER: Open today and closed Friday.
VANCOUVER MALL: Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and closed Friday. Anchor store hours may vary.
THE COLUMBIAN: Offices open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and closed Friday. Circulation customer service open 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and 4:30 a.m. to noon Friday.