Happy reunion of a soldier with his family. A young boy salutes with an American flag on his shoulder.

All Garfield County offices of elected officials and county administrative departments are closed Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Staff functions that serve the community in emergency or 24-hour capacities remain in operation, as needed, and administrative offices of such departments are closed.

The Garfield County Landfill near Rifle is open for winter hours on Thursday, Nov. 11. The Rifle Garfield County Airport is open for general aviation, weather permitting, although the airport’s administrative offices are closed. Anyone needing assistance at this time can call 970-230-1685.