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Occurred : 12/8/1997 (Entered as : 12/08/97 evening)
Reported: 4/11/2002 12:56:27 AM 00:56
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:5 minutes
Our newspaper did a story on this site and picked out stories from our area. One incident caught my attention as I believe that it was the same one that we saw and also have on video as well as the airplane that is mentioned in the story below. I called a local radio station after the event and they said that nobody else had reported anything. Below is the other persons version of the incident. We were standing facing East and the objects were a little to the South East of us.My recollection of details may not be 100% accurate at this point. We were watching two amber lights, the top one was stationary and the bottom one was slowly dropping down from the top light. The lights would get very bright and then dim, flicker out and then reappear. The top light finally went out completly. The second light started pulsating and then all of the sudden split into 2. The light that broke away shot straight out to the right and a very high rate of speed meeting up with about 4 or 5 other lights that were barely visable and eventually dimmed from sight. On the end of the video we see a large ball of white light that again gets very bright and dims. We can be heard discussing weather or not it is a plane but eventually decide that we do not know what it was either.

Occurred : 12/8/1997 19:40 (Entered as : 12/08/97 19:40) Reported : 4/1/1998 07:51 Posted : 1/28/1999 Location : E. Wenatchee, WA Shape : Light It was a ball of light that was orange in the center with a red haze around it. When it passed overhead it broke in two and continued on, and broke into other pieces.

The object which was a ball of light that had an orange center and a red haze around it, was approx. 4,000 ft. up because it just barely cleared the mountains (Cascades? Leavenworth area), as it was traveling from west to east, at a constant speed, little faster than a cessna. As the object was overhead, it broke into 2 pieces. The second piece broke away at a 90 degree angle and remained at a distance approx. 500 ft. from the first object and continued parallel through the sky. Both objects sent smaller objects toward one another and continued east when we lost the object over badger mountain. The sky was clear, no clouds, it was night. There was another aircraft in the vicinity but it was not chasing the object. The object produced no noise, no tail and no sparks. The other witness, contacted the local airport and was informed that nothing was seen. I contacted McChord Airforce base in Tacoma, WA and was told to contact the local police. I have also contacted MUFON and no answer has ever been given. I can tell the difference between an object re-entering the earth, like a rocket or falling satelite, this object maintained this altitude, and there was no tail at all. I have an AAS degree, with a major in engineering and computer science. I would like an explanation of what we saw.