OLYMPIA – Thurston County government offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. All offices will re-open for regular business on Tuesday, January 21.
The county's Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) in Lacey will be open on Monday, January 20. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 4:45 p.m. Check with your waste disposal company for curbside garbage and recycling collection schedule.
Other county service information for the holiday:
- Fire and Police Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 for emergency police, fire and medic services. Residents are urged to use 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies only.
- Thurston County Sheriff Non-emergency Services: Residents of unincorporated Thurston County are urged to call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at (360) 704-2740 for non-emergency issues like noise complaints.
- County Parks Open: Burfoot Park, Frye Cove Park, Kenneydell Park, Deschutes Falls Park, and the Off-Leash Dog Park at the WARC will be open during regular park hours.
- Intercity Transit: I.T. provides full-service operations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but neighboring transit agencies may have a different holiday schedule. Check with them before making a connecting trip on the holiday. For more information, please visit www.intercitytransit.com or call (360) 786-1881.