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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
In observance of the New Year’s holiday, many offices, libraries and government services will be closed in the coming days.
State government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, including driver’s license offices, the health department’s vital records office, and administrative offices for executive branch departments.
All Colorado State Parks will be open and staffed on Monday. State troopers will be patrolling the highways, and Department of Transportation maintenance and plowing crews will be working as necessary.
County, city and town government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2.
On Saturday, New Year’s Eve, U.S. Postal Service offices will be open for normal Saturday hours. Post offices will then be closed on Monday, Jan. 2. With the exception of Express Mail, there will be no delivery on Monday.
All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1, to celebrate the New Year’s holiday. The libraries will resume normal hours at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan 2.
The West Garfield County Landfill will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2. It will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 3, for normally scheduled hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Senior lunches are also canceled certain days for the holiday.
Chat ‘n Chew senior lunches in Glenwood Springs are canceled on Friday, Dec. 30.
The Gathering senior lunch in New Castle and at Sunnyside in Glenwood Springs are canceled Monday, Jan. 2.
Rifle Senior Delight senior lunches in Rifle are canceled today and Friday, Dec. 30, for kitchen remodeling.
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