BUSINESSES CLOSE FOR CHRISTMAS

December 22, 2000 11:00 pm

People who have forgotten to purchase butter or possibly egg nog for Christmas Day may find it at Local Market or Brookings Market.

Both stores plan to be open Christmas Day. Local Market, located at 604 Railroad St., is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve and day.

Brookings Market at 1211 Chetco Ave. will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Eve and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Christmas Day.

Stores planning to be open Sunday, Christmas Eve are:

Fred Meyer opens at 6 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. Pharmacy hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rays Food Place in Harbor will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Rays Food Place in Brookings is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Price-N-Pride hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rite-Aid hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. while its pharmacy hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts is scheduled to be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but the pharmacy will be closed.

Riverside Market on North Bank Chetco River Road plans to be open from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shirley York at Curry Transfer and Recycling said people who normally receive garbage pickup on Monday should put out their trash for collection Tuesday.

People wishing to dispose of Christmas trees may do so for free at the garbage company office, 17498 Carpenterville Road, York said.

Trees may also be dropped off for free at the companys transfer sites at Wridge Creek, Nesika Beach and Port Orford.

For a fee of $4.50 people may call (541) 412-2425 to have trees picked up at their home, she said.

Trees must be cut so that they are no more than 4 feet in length and all lights and decorations must be removed. The final day for pick up is Jan. 15.

Chetco Community Public Library will be closed Monday but reopens Tuesday for its normal hours.