The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi66° Mostly Cloudy

Tonight

Lo44° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi67° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo46° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi68° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo45° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi65° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi65° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

Wilf Woods| Two Sisters stand guard

Send to Kindle
Print This

The explorers of this region in early 19th century commented on a unique artifact alongside what’s now the Alcoa Highway just south of the Appleyard.

It consists of two sandstone spires with holes in them that native Americans called sisters. I misled some folks asking about them, thinking they had been described in 1841 by members of the Wilkes expedition.

But no, their description first dates to 1811, when the Astorians enroute to found Fort Okanogan spied them. Bill Layman,…

View my options or Sign in

 

Look!

We've got special online subscription rates for you.
Get 24-hour access to wenatcheeworld.com AND the Digital Edition. Just $12 for twelve weeks, introductory price. Offer only good until October 31.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Wenatchee World subscribers:
Digital access is included with your subscription.
Subscriber login