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UFO*BC - Surrey Corridor

From: Bill Oliver <boliver@direct.ca>
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 1998 12:48:21 -0700
Fwd Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 09:46:50 -0400
Subject: UFO*BC - Surrey Corridor

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The Surrey Saga...continued
by Graham Conway

We are frequently asked, "Is anything happening in Surrey?", to
which we usually reply, "Yes, indeed, pretty well on an ongoing
basis". If itís quiet, or seems to be, then that only indicates
we havenít yet heard about the "latest piece of action". But
enough of my rambling, letís provide some examples for you
readers (i.e. - reflections from my notebook).

The night the Persian Gulf War officially ended a lady driving
north on King George Highway watched in open-mouth amazement as
two triangular shaped craft crossed the highway from east to
west at the 98th Avenue intersection. Located behind the Surrey
Village Market (west side of King George Highway), is a 14 story
apartment building. Our witness stated that the wedge shaped
craft were at the 9th floor level. Despite the fact that these
UFOs were well illuminated around the visible edges, we received
no other reports from other potential travelers in that area.
But what else is new? Such one act plays are par for the course.

Moving southward a few blocks we arrive at Bear Creek Park,
where reports frequently originate. On the 17th of May, 1995, a
couple who live behind Brookside Elementary School were witness
to a large pie-shaped craft that flew slowly from southeast to
northwest. This was viewed from the kitchen window by both the
man and his wife. Up to that point the former had been a
dyed-in-the-wool skeptic. The prolonged sighting gave him reason
to re-assess his stance, as the low altitude UFO with its
revolving coloured lights moved out of sight over some nearby
trees. About forty minutes later it was back again for a briefer
period. It comes as no great surprise (to us) when we heard that
the sister of the lady of the house had experienced strange
events herself, even though she lives in another municipality.
On thing is for sure, she did not want to discuss her memories.
The mother of these two ladies had a lengthy history of
sightings and lifetime events which she was prepared to discuss.

Close by to this particular location can be found a very visible
series of high tension transmission towers that run west to
east, crossing King George Highway. In the very immediate
vicinity of these silently menacing power lines a two story
house is located.

On July 27th, 1994, at 4 am, "Eddie" came into his motherís
bedroom to tell her that "there was a thing with blue lights
under the wires" and "little people on the poles". His mother
told him to shut up and climb into her bed. At breakfast that
morning he was still talking about it. I got a call at 8 am and
arrived at the house at 11, after re-arranging my work schedule.

I quickly discovered that Eddieís bedroom faces east. Even if he
could see over the window sill (which he couldnít), it was not
possible to see the poles he was referring to, from that
location. Asking more questions elicited the astonishing answer
that he had been talking to the "high man" (tall was not in his
vocabulary). "Where did this take place?" "Down there", said he,
pointing to the ground below the verandah on which we were
standing. "Who else was with you?", I asked. "Mummy", he
replied. Needless to say, "mother" didnít want to hear any of
this. For if what her son was recounting was indeed true, then
they had both been outside during the night, and she had no
memory of it. Even more perplexing was how this strange journey
took place, as her sister lived in the house, her mother in the
lower half, and they also had a dog. Of course, all the doors
were locked. When I asked where the "thing" had gone, he just
pointed into the westerly sky. At this point mother loudly
announced they were going to move, and within a month they had!

It should be noted that at their previous residence in a nearby
district of Whalley, "Eddie" had frequently complained to his
mother of an "old man" who looked at him through his bedroom
window. Two small problems arose from this statement: (1) his
bedroom was on the second floor, and (2) the window had drapes.
Even so, he persisted in this complaint.

To conclude this brief roundup of the weird and wondrous from
the Surrey Corridor - a final stop, one that made its way to
national TV via the aid of a program called "Encounters". The
year was 1994. The family in question is a three member unit.
When we first were invited to hear their story and attempt an
investigation they had been experiencing strange events in their
residence for quite a long period of time. The home, a modest
bungalow, is set in a quiet residential backwater. "Darlene" and
"Eric" are out of the house most of the day. They usually cook
with a microwave unit. The house has solar panels installed in
the roof. You wonít find a basement area, it doesnít exist. Why
describe all of the above?... simply to make a point. The
bi-monthly gas and electricity bill is usually in the range of
SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS! (No, they donít grow grass.) The writerís
home is twice as large, including a basement area, and my hydro
bill for the same period runs around $117, every two months. Why
this vast discrepancy?....no one knows. Various experts have
checked the house out and are unable to determine the power
drain leakage point. Prior to departing they changed the hydro
meter, nothing changed cost wise.

Our own investigation team brought in two technicians familiar
with electrical wiring systems. Despite a very thorough search
of the whole house, inside and out, nothing could be found to
explain this electrical enigma.

The young couple have also had unusual bedroom experiences.
"Eric" sees light "explosions", and both have viewed UFOs
performing sky dances through the sky light set in the ceiling.
On one occasion "Darlene" was able to view a large triangular
shaped craft cross her field of vision (the sky light was 12" by
18"). It took, she reckons, about one minute!

This young couple have a small daughter, who at that particular
time was two years old. Verbal communication was limited,
however she could make it abundantly clear to her parents that
though she was quite prepared to sleep in her crib during the
day, she had no intention of occupying it at night.

Standing at one corner she would point up toward the wall and
repeat "baby, baby, baby". Her parents were unable to see what
she was pointing at. When we were shown the room and told the
story we noticed a small door on the wall where "Teresa" usually
pointed. On opening it up we found an electrical panel.
Significant?...we think so, but donít know why.

When the film crew for "Encounters" came to the house for the
interview session they completed the sequence by setting up the
equipment outside the house to record our taking leave of our
hosts, "Darlene" and "Eric". As we waited for our cue to depart
we were suddenly informed that it would take a while longer than
expected. The reason being that the crew had just discovered
that the newly charged batteries inserted for each take, were
completely drained. This had never happened to them before, and
where were they positioned you ask?...right outside "Teresaís"
bedroom! What a coincidence!

In conclusion it should be noted that this couple have had other
UFO sightings. Two whilst on holidays at Osoyoos, on consecutive
nights, for extended periods. The second night they were able to
video tape the light as it moved slowly out of sight. Another
time, travelling home one evening, they viewed a reflective
metallic(?) object high in the clear sunlit sky, for a short
period of time.

The forgoing accounts will serve to confirm that Surrey as a
whole is replete with people who have had, or are having, some
truly astonishing sightings and experiences. If any of you
readers who live within this region of "high strangeness" have a
story to tell that we havenít yet heard, then
donít delay, we would be delighted to hear from you.