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December 23, 2012
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Christmastime closures announced

The News-Review office and other businesses and organizations have announced changes in their hours for the upcoming Christmas holiday.

On Monday, Christmas Eve, The News-Review office will close at 2 p.m.; but the paper will be delivered at its regular time. The office will be closed on Christmas Day and The News-Review will not publish a paper so employees and carriers may spend the day with their families. The office will reopen Wednesday morning and the regular publishing schedule will resume.

The following local government offices, schools and businesses will also be affected by the Christmas holiday:

• Public schools will be closed and will resume classes on Jan. 7.

• The Umpqua National Forest, the Bureau of Land Management and other federal offices will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day .

• State offices and courts will be closed.

• Douglas County offices will be closed.

• The Douglas County Museum will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

• Some city halls, including those in Roseburg and Oakland, will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. City halls in Drain and Sutherlin will be closed Christmas Day only. City hall in Yoncalla will be open until noon Christmas Eve.

• Post offices will be closed Christmas Day and no mail will be delivered. The Roseburg Post Office will close at noon Monday for purchases and mailing but parcel pickup will be available until 5 p.m.

• Douglas County landfills and transfer stations will be closed Monday and Christmas Day.

• Banks will be closed.

• Umpqua Transit buses and paratransit will not operate Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, the commuter and city routes will end at 5:30 and 6 p.m., respectively. The South County route will conclude in Roseburg at 7:15 p.m. Monday.

• Oregon Liquor Control Commission contract stores will be closed.

• The Cow Creek Tribal Offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

• Umpqua Training & Employment will be closed Monday through Friday.

• The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center will be closed Christmas Eve and Day.

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The News-Review Updated Jan 4, 2013 10:36AM Published Dec 26, 2012 02:00PM Copyright 2012 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.