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Occurred : 7/23/2011 23:00 (Entered as : 07/23/11 23:00)
Reported: 7/24/2011 12:38:15 AM 00:38
Posted: 8/7/2011
Location: Lewiston, ID
Shape: Light
Duration:less than 30 seconds
Fast traveling bright light that appeared and disappeared in less than 30 seconds.

At approximately 11:00 pm PST sitting on our deck overlooking the town in a completely clear and cloudless night sky we noticed a very bright white light over the LC Valley in the far distance to the east. I would describe it, as almost a flash of light wasn’t there previously, so naturally it caught our definite attention.

So we looked directly at it and for a few seconds as it very quickly got brighter and much bigger, like it was moving directly towards us, then in the very same moment just as we were discussing how it was getting brighter way too fast to be a plane, It just as quickly got smaller, dimmed, and disappeared like it was traveling away from us moving directly the same direction it had came. This all occurred within a duration of less than 30 seconds.

About a few moments after we witnessed this object in the sky we heard a loud boom, which would be described as similar if not identical to that of a sonic boom, which we thought to be really curious. Now

If this was some sort of aircraft it changed direction way to abruptly to be that of any aircraft known possible.

And it also appeared and disappeared way too quickly, that it had to be traveling at extremely high speed. It came and left without a trace.