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Are Aliens Watching Us? Paranormal Commentator Says It’s Possible

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Article by Christina Kempster                     September 24, 2019                         (kgw.com)

• Clyde Lewis is a parapolitical and paranormal news commentator in Oregon, and the host of the ‘Ground Zero’ website, podcast and nightly radio show. Lewis was recently asked about the notorious Navy UFO/UAP videos that have recently been authenticated by the Navy. He thinks these videos are helping convince the skeptics that something is really going on up there.

• Lewis thinks that many of the unidentified aircraft spotted in the night sky are not necessarily piloted by extraterrestrial intelligence, but are probes sent to check out life on Earth. Says Lewis, “When we want to look at another planet, we don’t send men there, we send men to the moon but we don’t send men to Mars, Jupiter, or Saturn. We send probes. I’m sure if aliens are out there, they aren’t piloting these things, they’re maybe just sending them to spy on us and then who knows, there may be an invasion later on.”

• Lewis claims that the Pacific Northwest has a rich history of UFO sightings that pre-date the Roswell crash in July 1947. Says Lewis, “Most of the UFO sightings that happened at all in history, at least in contemporary history, happened right here in the Pacific Northwest.” Lewis has heard stories of J. Edgar Hoover investigating UFOs that were spotted over the Ross Island Bridge in Portland, Oregon.

• Lewis considers the most well-known UFO sighting in Oregon to be the sighting in McMinnville in 1950, when a farming couple named Evelyn and Paul Trent took a picture of a flying saucer. “To this day that has not been proven to be a hoax,” says Lewis. The Trent’s photo of the UFO is considered to be the most important photo of a UFO ever taken.

• The other big UFO stories in the Pacific Northwest region, says Lewis, are the Maury Island incident, and the Kenneth Arnold sighting over Mount Rainier. Lewis offers some advice for the future: “Watch the skies. We don’t know what’s going to happen next.”

 

PORTLAND, Ore. — In recent weeks, the internet has been abuzz about UFOs – captivated by three videos purporting to have caught unidentified flying objects making their way across the sky and an online movement called “Storm Area 51.”

              Clyde Lewis

We talked with a local parapolitical and paranormal news commentator, Clyde Lewis, about what the heck is going on and the history of UFOs in Oregon.

“Watch the skies. We don’t know what’s going to happen next,” says Ground Zero host, Clyde Lewis. He tracks unexplained phenomena and talks all things paranormal for his nightly radio show.

Lewis dove into the topic of UAPs or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena on one of this recent broadcasts. He thinks these videos are helping convince the skeptics that something is really going on up there.

Paul Trent’s famous photo of a ‘flying saucer’

It is his belief that many of the unidentified aircrafts spotted in the night sky are not necessarily piloted by extraterrestrial intelligence. They could be probes sent to check out life on Earth.

“When we want to look at another planet, we don’t send men there, we send men to the moon but we don’t send men to Mars, Jupiter, or Saturn. We send probes. I’m sure if aliens are out there, they aren’t piloting these things, they’re maybe just sending them to spy on us and then who knows, there may be an invasion later on.”

It should not come as a surprise that the Pacific Northwest has a very rich history of UFO sightings dating back even before all the hype around Roswell got started.

“Most of the UFO sightings that happened at all in history, at least in contemporary history, happened right here in the Pacific Northwest.”

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Fmr. Commander Dave Fravor Says Military Pilots Had Ongoing Encounters With UFOs

by George Knapp and Matt Adams                      May 31, 2019                     (lasvegasnow.com)

• The former Navy fighter pilot who first saw the ‘Tic Tac” UFO in the 2004 incident off of the coast of San Diego, David Fravor, was a speaker at the UFO Festival in McMinnville, Oregon on May 18th.

• Fravor said that he has since spoken with many military pilots who have reported ongoing encounters with unknown craft along the East Coast, from Virginia to Florida.

• Below is an excerpt from Fravor’s on-stage interview with I-Team Chief Reporter George Knapp and filmmaker Jeremy Corbell.    (above image shows Corbell and Fravor riding in the festival parade)

 

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A former Navy fighter pilot confirms that there have been dozens of recent intrusions of America by highly sophisticated, unknown crafts. Former Commander Dave Fravor, the same pilot who has a close encounter in 2004 with the so-called Tic Tac UFO off the coast of Southern California, told an audience in McMinnville Oregon, that he has since spoken with many military pilots who have reported ongoing encounters with unknown craft along the East Coast, from Virginia to Florida.

Videos of UFO incidents from 2015 were even released by the Pentagon.

Two videos of UFO incidents from 2015 were even eleased by the Pentagon. The I-Team participated in the event with Fravor. Videos of the full interview with Commander Fravor will be posted on social media in the next few days.

In the meantime, here is an excerpt from Fravor’s on-stage interview with I-Team Chief Reporter George Knapp.

 

1:42 minute clip of pilot David Fravor speaking with George Knapp and Jeremy Corbell
at the UFO Festival in McMinnville, Oregon on May 18, 2019

5:40 minute clip of David Fravor at the McMinniville, Oregon UFO Festival (VICE News)

 

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Oregon’s Annual UFO Festival is Just the Place to Channel Your Inner Green Man

by Helen Soteriou                      March 30, 2019                       (dailymail.co.uk)

• On May 16-19, the 20th annual McMenamins UFO Festival will take place in McMinnville in Yamhill County, Oregon, featuring marching bands, garish floats, and a wine-tasting billed as ‘Close Encounters of the 3rd Vine’. The highlight of the festival is the costume parade, a colorful spectacle of tinfoil outfits and spaceships.
• The festival attracts believers in extraterrestrial life, alien abductions, out-of-body experiences, and close encounters, as well as non-believers who come to enjoy the spectacle. As Jeff Knapp, executive director of Visit McMinnville, says, “It’s the one weekend when locals feel it’s OK to let their freak flag fly.”

• The UFO festival began after a local farmer, Paul Trent, photographed an alleged UFO hovering around his farm outside McMinnville. Now known as the ‘The Trent Sightings’, his two photographs, taken on May 11, 1950, have passed into UFO legend. (see photo below)

• This year’s speakers at the 600-seat auditorium in the community center include Bob Lazar who worked on the ‘reverse-engineering’ of crashed/captured alien spacecraft at Area 51, and Commander David Fravor, a retired Top Gun Navy pilot, who in 2004 encountered an oblong-shaped “tic tac” craft hovering above the Pacific Ocean.

• Where else can you join an alien parade, dance in the streets, attend a lecture from an ex-intelligence officer and end the day with sipping pinot noir with ET?

 

All the ingredients of a small-town carnival are in place: marching bands, garish floats, a costume parade, candy floss. Flamboyance and fanfares. But here, in the deepest corner of Oregon on the north-west coast of the United States, it might help if you believe in aliens.

This is the home of UFO Fest, held in the small town of McMinnville in Yamhill County.
Each May, McMenamins Hotel in Oregon stages its celebration of the extra-terrestrial: the world of abductions, out-of-body experiences and close encounters.

                     Paul Trent UFO photo

Many of the 20,000 who attend the three-day festival — and you can still get tickets — are firm believers in alien life, often referred to as ufologists; others, the doubters and the sceptical, come to enjoy the spectacle. In McMinnville’s Main Street, locals and out-of-towners, believers and non-believers, mingle. No one falls out.

As Jeff Knapp, executive director of Visit McMinnville, says: ‘It’s the one weekend when locals feel it’s OK to let their freak flag fly.’

This year will see the 20th anniversary of the festival, which began after a local farmer, Paul Trent, photographed an alleged UFO hovering around his farm outside McMinnville. Now known as the ‘The Trent Sightings’, his two photographs, taken on May 11, 1950, have passed into UFO legend.

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