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Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/8/2001 17:30 (Entered as : 09/08/01 17:30)
Reported: 9/9/2001 11:25
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Granite Falls, WA
Shape: Cigar
Duration:1 minute
Three adults were in the back yard of a home located about five miles east of Granite Falls,on the Mountain Loop Highway. It was about 17:30 when one of them noticed a silver, non-reflective, cigar shaped object moving slowly near the top of Mt. Pilchuck. The three witnesses watched it move slowly until it disappeared behind the mountain. The sighting lasted about one minute. They each reported being unable to hear any sound coming from the object. One of the witnesses, the owner of the property, reports having seen similar objects in the same area in years past.

((NUFORC Note: Our gratitude to Mr. Doug Phillips, Lummi Island, WA, for submitting this forwarded report. Mr. Phillips is well known to us, and is a highly credible source. He is a long-time UFO investigator and aficianado in Washington State. PD))