New Year’s holiday closures and changes in North Kitsap

POULSBO — Below is a schedule of changes and closures that are expected across North Kitsap around the New Year’s holiday. All closures are on Jan. 1 and entities will reopen Jan. 2 unless otherwise noted.

City, County and State offices:

• All Department of Licensing driver licensing offices will be closed.

• Poulsbo City Hall and all city buildings will be closed. City Hall will close at 4 p.m. Dec. 31.

• Poulsbo Municipal Court will be closed.

• The Poulsbo recreation center will close at 4 p.m. Dec. 31. It will be closed Jan. 1.

• Poulsbo Police business office will be closed. Officers will still be on duty and can be reached in an emergency by calling 911.

• Poulsbo Fire Department and North Kitsap Fire and Rescue headquarters will be closed. Emergency crews will still be on duty and can be reached in an emergency by calling 911.

• All branches of the Kitsap County Library system will close at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31. They will be closed Jan. 1.

• Port of Poulsbo business office, guest moorage and fuel service will be closed.

• Port of Kingston business offices and services will be closed.

Garbage and recycling:

• Kitsap County Moderate Waste Facility will be closed.

• Drop boxes in Bainbridge Island, Hansville, Poulsbo, Silverdale and Olalla will be closed.

• Residential and commercial collection of garbage, recycling and debris inside Poulsbo city limits will remain on regular schedule.

Grocery stores:

• Central Market in Poulsbo will be open regular hours.

• Poulsbo Market Place will be open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 31 and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 1.

• Poulsbo Albertsons will be open regular hours.

• Kingston Albertsons will be open regular hours.

•Poulsbo Red Apple had not set its holiday hours as of Herald press time. Please call (360) 779-4422 to confirm hours.

• Kingston Thriftway will close at 10 p.m. Dec. 31. It will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 1.

Health/Social Services

•Fishline Food Bank will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.


• There will be no Kitsap Transit service.

• Seattle/Bainbridge and Edmonds/Kingston ferry routes will be on holiday schedule.

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