Dangerous Weather Conditions
From the Weather Service effective Friday night through Sunday morning (12/6-12/8): Bitterly cold air along with winds will produce dangerously low wind chill temperatures. Frost bite can occur in less than 30 minutes. Hypothermia also possible. More »
Research and Restoration
Whitman Mission National Historic Site is in the process of restoring Doan Creek. This will enhance the riparian habitat of the park, help existing wildlife, and allow for the reintroduction of fish passage from Mill Creek to Doan Creek. Learn more about the Doan Creek Restoration Project.
Did You Know?
On her 29th birthday Narcissa gave birth to a daughter, Alice Clarissa. The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. Unfortunately Alice Clarissa drowned when she was 2 years old.