Here is what's open and what's not in the Pikes Peak region:


Banks and credit unions: Closed Thursday.

Buses (Metro Transit): No bus service Thursday.

Government offices: City, county and state offices closed Thursday and Friday. Federal offices closed Thursday. Most offices open Friday; check with individual offices.

Libraries: All Pikes Peak District Library branches closed Thursday.

Postal Service: Offices closed and no mail service Thursday.

Public schools: Closed for Thanksgiving break. Check with individual districts for dates.

The Gazette: Office closed Thursday; newspaper delivery unaffected.

Malls: The Citadel and Chapel Hills: Closed Thursday,although Chapel Hills will have more than 20 stores that will open at 8 p.m. Thursday; The Citadel and Chapel Hills open 6 a.m.- 10 p.m. Friday.

Major department and grocery stores: Some stores open Thursday, some have shortened hours. Check with individual stores.


Road conditions and other information

Colorado: 1-877-315-7623,

Arizona: 1-888-411-7623,

Kansas: 1-800-585-7623,

Nebraska: 1-402-471-4533,

New Mexico: 1-800-432-4269,


Utah: 1-866-511-8824,

Wyoming: 1-888-996-7623,

Texas: 1-800-452-9292,




YMCA Turkey Trot 5K - 9 a.m., Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Place. Go online for registration:

Community Holiday Dinners - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 908 Yuma St.; Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain; and Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Transportation and meal delivery for the nonambulatory, free; 636-5266.

Care and Share is still in need of turkeys. Click here for more information on how you can help.