Holiday closures around North Kitsap

State liquor stores
All state-run liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

State liquor stores will be closed on Sunday.

Monday is a state holiday. Most state liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Store information is available on the state Liquor Control Board website,

State ferries
The Washington State Ferries Edmonds/Kingston and the Seattle/Bainbridge Island routes will operate on a weekend schedule Sunday.

On Monday, this route will be on a Saturday sailing schedule; there will be no 4:45 a.m. or 6:20 a.m. sailing from Bainbridge Island.

The winter sailing schedule goes into effect on Jan. 1. Visit

The Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner passenger ferry will be closed on Monday, as well as Jan. 2 and Jan. 16 in observance of federal holidays.

Kitsap Transit
Kitsap Transit will not operate on Monday or on Jan. 2.

Kitsap Transit does not operate on Sundays, therefore there will be no service on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.


The countywide treecycling program begins Monday and continues through Jan. 15.

Christmas trees can be recycled at the following North Kitsap locations:

-Ray Peterson’s, 12112 Miller Road NE, Bainbridge Island. (206) 842-4045. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 4 p.m. Closed New Year’s Day.

-Emu Composting Facility, 7890 Ecology Road NE, Kingston. (360) 638-0117. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to  4 p.m. Closes at noon on New Year’s Eve. Closed New Year’s Day.

Remove all lights, ornaments, nails and tinsel before recycling. Flocked trees cannot be accepted because they are potentially harmful to the environment and should be disposed as garbage.


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