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Government, banks to close on Monday

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Monday is the federal Washington’s Birthday holiday — also known as Presidents Day.

The holiday will affect a variety of government and financial service offices In Ketchikan.

Federal and State of Alaska offices will be closed Monday. However, the Ketchikan Legislative Information Office will be open.

Ketchikan Gateway Borough offices will be closed. The Gateway Recreation Center and Gateway Aquatic Center will be open.

Borough Transit buses will be operating on Monday.

Ketchikan School District schools will be closed. However, Monday is a teacher inservice day.

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus will be open, with classes as regularly scheduled.    

City of Ketchikan offices will be open on Monday, as will the city’s Solid Waste Facility.

The Ketchikan Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday — but will be closed Tuesday through Friday for inventory.

The Tongass Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center will be closed to the public, but staff will be present.

Ketchikan Public Utilities offices are closed on Monday.  

Ketchikan Indian Community administrative offices and the KIC Tribal Health Clinic will be closed on Monday.

Wells Fargo, First Bank, KeyBank, Northrim Bank, Tongass Federal Credit Union and Credit Union 1 will be closed Monday. The AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union will be open.

The Alaska Waste (Tongass Sanitation) office will be closed. Residential collection will occur.

The Ketchikan Daily News will not publish Monday, Feb. 19. Publication of the Ketchikan Daily News will resume Tuesday, Feb. 20.