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A commenter said on this blog every report should be filed with BFRO. This is not the way it works or should work. BFRO is OK but I fail to see why people could not report the sightings to whomever they please. I would like to address something here that has been bothering me for some time. On the NABS site they contend that the sheriff of Josephine County emailed them saying he has never had a reported Bigfoot as long as hes been sheriff. Something about this email bothered me so I asked the sheriff if he meant what he said.
What I got was a complete turn of opinion about Bigfoot. He was very familiar with the Oregon Caves Bigfoot and some others over in the Galice area. Along with Kerby, Hugo, Azalea. What he said was, he does not believe Bigfoot is real but still will check on reports if money is available to do it.
The reason my interest is so high in his original statement to NABS is our local paper ran an article in 1975 about a logging truck driver that hit a Bigfoot on the road between Graves Creek and Wolf Creek. He was not aware of the article it seems. It was said the Bigfoot died a short distance from the accident and was removed by Josephine authorities.
If anyone could find a copy of that paper and send it to Ballyhoo it would help with the hunt of Bigfoot, I believe. The Tribune says they can't find it now.
Very interesting comment. Thank you. ... Linda Newton-Perry
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Spend the Night at a Fire Tower
Some may wonder why I don’t have my photo at the top of this column. Well, it has to do with its subject. When I began this column, Feb. 2008, I did not want the locals stopping me and or laughing as I passed by. And I might add, I wasn’t as sure as I am now, that bigfoot even existed. I had even decided, when asked to speak at different functions, that I would begin the talk with a paper bag over my head with the eyes and mouth cut out. And then, of course, I’d remove the bag; it would be all in good fun. (Off point: Years ago there was a comedian that wore a paper bag while performing. Does anyone know who that was? I hate it that I never found out his name before he stopped wearing the bag.) I am very proud, now, that I’m a bigfoot believer. And I’m very sure that the being, bigfoot, exists. I also believe “it” is an animal. I use the word “being” so not to induce my reader to stop reading and begin forming in his/her head a stinging rebuttal to my use of the word “animal.” And besides, it will be science that decides what species bigfoot falls under.
While out and about, I pass out my business card, which announces that Chris and I are bigfoot believers. I get some wonderful remarks, as you can imagine. While at the local nursery buying some plants, I gave my card to the man taking my money. He was alone, no customers at the moment, and we talked. I don’t remember whether he believes in bigfoot or not, but he gave me the information on fire towers being available to rent for the night. He scanned a page of information for me. The article mentioned five fire towers. You can find the information you need by going to recreation.gov on the internet. If you’ve rented one of these fire towers, I and the readers of Bigfoot Ballyhoo (www.bigfootballyhoo.blogspot.com) would enjoy an account of your adventure. Go to the above blog address and leave a comment or email us at the provided email address.
Last week two hunters commented on Bigfoot Ballyhoo about huge footprints they found. They spoke to a forest ranger about their concerns and were offered alternative reasons for the footprints. Probably should use the words “unknown animal” when reporting anything to do with bigfoot, for now. Until next week.