British Columbia, Canada-12-16-2007-As I was talking to my husband online, I received an urgent phone call around 10 pm or so. It was my mom and she says, "Get up here! It is huge!" Apparently she heard her dog vomiting outside and as she opened the door to get him, she immediately saw a huge, bright light appear, and she called her husband out to see as well.
She said "at first I thought someone turned on their snowmobile light in the fog." It lifted up and under it there were a bunch of white glowing smaller balls of light. By the time we (my youngest 17 year old son and my 21 year old daughter) got up there, we saw a huge glow above the water tower about the size of a football field, maybe bigger. It was hovering up and down. It remained there for a good half hour before it began to glide what seemed to be away from us further into the hills... I called my other daughter, wanting her video camera. She was too late getting it to me.
Eventually the light, which was now a blue glow in the strategically placed fog seemed to move farther back up or around the mountain. Finally the fog became a thick black cloud with a perfect glowing white outline. The cloud was lying low, covering only the area where the light was emanating from, and sometimes there appeared to be holes in the cloud straight through to the glow. That went on for about an hour longer but it slowly faded down to a dull blue glow and the cloud wasn't as black anymore.
My two daughters, youngest son and the b/f decided to walk up to the water tower, much to my dismay. On the way up my oldest daughter and the b/f each witnessed an orb cross their path ahead, then they came across some VERY strange footprints (not human) in the snow, and saw a flash in the woods, at which point she began photographing and making a video of the prints.
As they got closer to the water tower, they saw more flashes. They were small flashing points in the darkness between the trees, "like someone flicking a lighter." Then they noticed a steady glowing orb higher in a tree, less than 20 feet away from where they were on the road, probably about 15-20 feet up the tree. At that point they realized that something was there looking straight at them and it was time to go home. On the way down the hill they all smelled a strong pungeant rotten egg odour.
When we see these things I wish at the time that there were others around to see it as well. My fear is that I would run up to one of the houses and bang on the door, and drag someone out, only to find the things gone. I would feel so foolish. These things happen so fast and then you are afraid to look away incase you miss something. I haven't found out how to get the videos to you without placing them on Youtube, which I don't want to do. Please let me know how if there is another way. I am sending a photo of the prints. I hope they won't be distributed as they belong to my daughter. (Sorry, all postings on the MUFON submissions list become public domain) They are for MUFON use only please. MUFON Submission 9569
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