Thursday is Thanksgiving and that's a National Holiday which means lots of offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

Many department stores will be closed on Thanksgiving

Some Department stores in the Yakima area and throughout the state are also closed on the holiday including large box stores like Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Home Depot. City of Yakima services will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

That means that means all services at Yakima City Hall will be closed but emergency services will be available. A news release says Lions pool will be closed Thursday but open on Friday.

No bus service on Thursday but it's back on Friday

Yakima Transit will not provide bus service on Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, but will operate its normal Friday schedule on November 26th. There will be no City of Yakima garbage pick-up service on Thursday, November 25th. Garbage scheduled for pick-up on Thursday by the City’s Refuse Division will instead be collected on Friday, November 26th and garbage pick-up scheduled for Friday will be collected on Saturday, November 27th.

It is recommended that residents have their carts set out by 6:00 am for the day of their scheduled refuse pick-up.

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