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It is a variation that occurs in winter following several days of Arctic northeast outflow winds, and it can melt significant snow accumulations quickly, pushing drainage systems to their limits. As of the census  of , there were 80, people, 34, households, and 16, families residing in the city. The population density was 2, There were 36, housing units at an average density of 1, The racial makeup of the city was Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.
There were 34, households of which The average household size was 2. The median age in the city was The gender makeup of the city was There are three public high schools in Bellingham: Western Washington University is located in Bellingham. It has more than 16, students. The Northwest Film School is a private, non-profit educational institution specializing in digital media production.
It operates in a partnership with Western Washington University to offer a one-year certificate in Video Production. There is also a satellite campus of Trinity Western University in Bellingham. The City of Bellingham has a non-partisan strong-mayor, weak-council form of government. The directly elected mayor serves a four-year term. The seventh council member is elected at-large every two years. A municipal court judge is also elected for four-year terms.
The city maintains its own municipal police and fire department and operates the countywide Medic One medical emergency response service through an agreement with Whatcom County.
Craft beer is a major emerging industry in Bellingham. There are now 13 breweries within Bellingham city limits and two additional breweries in Whatcom County. In , these breweries combined won 46 medals at seven national and international brewery competitions. In , Bellingham's downtown was named 8 on Livability. Originally opened in , the Farmers Market now features more than fifty vendors, music and community events. There is a tradition that "on opening day a cabbage is thrown by a city official to a long standing vendor.
Wednesday nights in the summer see Downtown Sounds, a family-friendly concert series featuring food booths and a beer garden with local breweries held on Bay Street. Although Bellingham is smaller than neighboring metropolitan areas such as Seattle, Vancouver, or Victoria, the city and its surrounding region offer many attractions which are popular for both residents and visitors.
The Whatcom Museum of History and Art  sponsors exhibits of painting, sculpture, local history, and is an active participant in the city's monthly Gallery Walks which are pedestrian tours of the historic buildings of the city, offering history and art lessons for local schools and adult groups, and historic cruises on Bellingham Bay.
The Bellingham Railway Museum is where one may find educational displays explaining the history of railroading in Whatcom County, as well as model trains, and a freight-train simulator. The SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention ,  formerly known as the American Museum of Radio and Electricity, is a unique local establishment which features a collection of rare artifacts from into the s, providing educational resources about the history of electronics and radio broadcasting.
Mindport  is a privately funded arts and science museum, and is also occasionally involved in the Gallery Walks. Whatcom Falls Park is a acre 0.
It has four sets of waterfalls and several miles of walking trails, and is a hub of outdoor activity connecting and defining several different neighborhoods of Bellingham.
Popular activities during warmer weather include swimming, fishing, and strolling along the numerous walking trails. South of the city of Bellingham one may travel along Chuckanut Drive Washington State Route 11 , a route which offers cliffside views of the sea, the San Juan Islands and the Olympic Mountains, the hills and forests of the Chuckanut mountains, and several small bays along the edge of the Salish Sea.
Several miles from Bellingham in the southern part of Whatcom County there are many places enjoyed by vacationers and enthusiasts of outdoor recreation, including: To the east of the city lies Lake Whatcom , a beautiful natural resource which provides the local public water supply and is the source of Whatcom Creek. In the waters of the Georgia Strait and Puget Sound it is possible to go whale watching.
Several pods of orcas killer whales are known to travel from the open Pacific Ocean into the area, and families of these huge aquatic creatures can be seen swimming and hunting near the local bays and islands.
Bellis Fair , the city's main shopping mall, opened in In , Alaska airlines began regularly scheduled direct flights to Hawaii. Whatcom Transportation Authority offers regular scheduled bus service throughout the Bellingham area and Whatcom county, including service to Mt. Vernon, Kendall, Sumas, and Blaine. The Fairhaven section of the city is the southern terminus of the Alaska Marine Highway. The ferry service offers vehicle and passenger service north to Ketchikan, Alaska and points north including Juneau and Haines.
Bellingham has traditionally had a natural advantage of drawing many diverse and highly acclaimed acts to perform at various venues due to being located on a major highway halfway between two major cities. Local independent record labels include Estrus Records and Clickpop Records. The town is also home to What's Up! Bellingham is also the home of an active classical music scene which includes the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, North Sound Youth Symphony, numerous community music groups and choirs, and the internationally recognized Bellingham Festival of Music.
Bellingham is home to an active writers community at the local universities and independent of them. Bellingham is home to a rich theater culture which is further boosted by the performing arts department at Western Washington University. There are several notable theaters and productions in Bellingham:. Lockhart has placed the design in the public domain.
It flies on local flagpoles, hangs in restaurants and breweries, and appears on T-shirts, stickers, and skateboards. Bellingham is home to the longest-running Peace vigil in the United States. Started by Howard and Rosemary Harris more than 48 years ago, it has seen more than 4 generations. International Day of Peace has been observed for the last six years by hundreds of participants. The event commemorates the United Nations' observance of September 21 as a day for international peace and cease-fire.
Bellingham has two strong chapters of Food Not Bombs. The Sunday chapter has been serving for more than ten years. Food is served Sundays at 4: Citizens United by declaring that U. Constitutional rights apply to natural persons and not to corporations. In the Seattle Arctic drilling protests spread to Bellingham when a protestor chained herself to the anchor chain of a Royal Dutch Shell ship for 63 hours.
Bellingham saw apartment vacancy hit 0. The City has resisted expanding the Urban Growth Area for many years,  and hopes to fit both multi-family and single-family growth within the city limits. In the Bellingham City Council began acknowledging housing affordability as a critical issue,  and hosted a town hall meeting on housing affordability and homelessness.
The Bellingham waterfront has served as an industrial center for more than a century, starting with the arrival of Henry Roeder and Russell Peabody in the mids. Georgia-Pacific purchased the Puget Sound Pulp and Timber Company in and operated a pulp mill on the central downtown waterfront until In , G-P built a Chlor-Alkali facility, which became a source of mercury contamination in the Whatcom Waterway and on the uplands of the site for decades.
The cleanup site approximately 74 acres was divided into two areas: Pulp and Tissue Mill area and the Chlor-Alkali area. Contaminated soils and building materials were removed in and ; the Department of Ecology finalized the Interim Cleanup Work Plan in January ,  and that work was completed in April when 31 acres were capped with a protective barrier.
The City and Port have entered into a partnership to redevelop the property, and in contracted with Harcourt Developments to develop 19 acres. The people of Bellingham pursue a diverse range of amateur sports, with skiing and snowboarding at the Mount Baker Ski Area popular in the winter and kayaking and cycling in the summer. Although always nationally ranked, the Lady Vikings, in , became Western's very first NCAA champion team and won again in , , , , and Western Washington University also operates a successful collegiate road cycling program that took top-5 positions nationwide at the nationals.
He played in the Northwest League on the team based in Bellingham. The Bellingham Herald is published daily in Bellingham. Bellingham and Whatcom County are part of the Seattle television market. The area has had exceptionally early and strong penetration of cable television since the s, and there have never been any local translators of the major Seattle TV stations. Stations in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, can be viewed over the air with a suitable antenna , but those in Seattle are too distant to receive in most locations in the county.
The City of Bellingham also operates a public access channel available to Comcast cable customers on Channel Bellingham maintains sister city relationships with five Pacific Rim port cities and Vaasa, Finland.
Bellingham Sister Cities Association is very active in promoting Bellingham's sister city relationships and is very well supported by the community. The relationship with Tateyama, the oldest relationship which celebrated its 50th year in , is the most active and includes regular events such as an annual city hall staff exchange and community cultural visits.
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