A sure sign of winter is new operating hours at local landfills.
Operating hours will change at the Greater Vernon and Armstrong-Spallumcheen landfills and the Kingfisher transfer station Nov. 1.
The Greater Vernon site will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays from Nov. 1 to Feb. 28. Weekday hours remain the same.
In Armstrong-Spallumcheen, the landfill will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 1 to Feb. 28. It will be closed Sundays.
The Kingfisher transfer station will be closed Wednesdays and open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays from Nov. 1 to March 31.
Hours at the Lumby landfill and the Cherryville and Silver Star transfer stations are unchanged year-round.