July 3, 2009 in City

Independence Day holiday affects services


Government offices and other services will be affected today and Saturday by the Independence Day holiday.

Banks: Some banks are open today, but most will be closed Saturday. Some grocery store branches will be open Saturday.

Buses: Routes will operate on regular schedules today and on holiday schedules Saturday.

Garbage: Collection will be normal this week in Spokane and all areas served by Waste Management Services. Garbage facilities and transfer stations will be closed Saturday.

Government: City, county, state and federal offices are closed today. Spokane County commissioners will not meet Tuesday. City swimming pools and golf courses will be open all weekend.

Libraries: In the Spokane area, all city and county branches will be open today and closed Saturday. The Coeur d’Alene library will be closed both days.

Liquor stores: All stores in Washington and Idaho will be open today and Saturday.

Mail: No mail service Saturday. Post offices will be open today, but many will close at noon.

Parking meters: Meters in downtown Spokane are free today and Saturday.

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