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Thursday, September 21, 2017


More on 1962 Columbus Day Dead Bigfoot

 Click link to take you to my latest YouTube Video on the Columbus Day Storm animal of 1962. To find out more about the female, pregnant animal use the search tool here on Ballyhoo and write in Columbus Day Storm/ Animal etc. There is much on the site about it. You can also type in Debbie. Debbie was the lawyer that was helping us get the DOI File opened to the public. This file contains autopsy information, blood and fecal matter reports and so much more. The last we've heard the file has been 'lost.'


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

YouTube Video

Click link to go to a new YouTube video where Linda Newton-Perry gives a few opinions on the 'discovery' of bigfoot. 


Friday, September 15, 2017

The door is always open. Please come in and browse.

It's a FACT


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A Sighting Report


(A sighting report from GH, April 17, 2012)

I think I might be able to finally tell my sighting now after 3 years of silence. Oct. 14th, 2009, I was hunting with a close friend up near Agness, Oregon. It was a plan of ours to walk from Foster Bar camp up the river to Fawns Flat. 6am came and went while we were getting the packs together. We set out at 6:30 and walked a couple of miles up the riverbank. As we came to a place where the bank was cut away from previous high water we headed up the side of a rock cliff just enough to get on up the river. 

Suddenly from nowhere it seems this giant hairy black creature walking upright went beside an old log laying down and stopped to turn towards us. We didn't think it saw us because  the sound of the rushing river was loud. Apparently it did because it hurled a large rock at us and making a motion with its long arms like "get out of here." 

My friend and I were so absolutely shocked and surprised we took off running down to the water's edge. I looked back at one point and it was right behind us. Here we were running for our lives and this thing was just walking and still keeping up with us. It then turned and walked back up the bank and disappeared. We were terrified at what had happened so we hurried back to Foster Bar and left the area.

We now think we might have accidentally got between the creature and a young one because of the way it came at us. we'll never forget the face on that thing. Like many say it looked 'human but with apelike features." The creature must have weighed 7 to 9 hundred pounds and over 8 feet high. Until now we have never discussed the sighting with anyone because of the type work we do. It could spell trouble for us. But I feel I can tell this sighting now without fear of ridicule. 

Perry read this sighting on a Youtube video, 9/12/2017.
Click link to go.

Monday, September 11, 2017

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017


You're visiting this site, how about, commenting? I'd love to hear what you have to say about bigfoot, etc. ... Linda Newton-Perry

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Now You Can Order ...

These are the original illustrations in the children's bigfoot book, THE WILD WOODS. You can now order a t-shirt with the above illustration. A book and a t-shirt would make a fine fun gift for your favorite child. Use instructions below to order both book and t-shirt. Happy Days to you all. Linda Newton-Perry

Sunday, September 3, 2017

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Sunday, August 27, 2017


In the woods live lions and bears and you'd be surprised at what else lives there.  Parents talk to your children about all the dangers of the woods. Even if you do not believe in bigfoot there are many animals that can hurt our children! ...LNP

Chetco Area Fire

A fire is now raging in the above area. A few years ago a truck-load of forest workers observed a bigfoot in the area of this bridge. A police officer was called and he also observed the animal walking toward him on this bridge. . He fired his gun and it moved quickly off the bridge and  into the brush. Also this is near the area where Bill Emery and team observed a bigfoot  and their trail cam snapped photos. Also the Columbus Day animal was found not far from this area. Since a fire is in the area, bigfoots may be running and could be harmed. If you should hear of a bigfoot sighting or body found, please let us know. Comment please.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Chetco River in Ivan T. Sanderson's Book.

The following excerpt from the book, Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life by Ivan T. Sanderson. It is one of my favorite bigfoot books. It mentions the Chetco River, I assume it is the same river area where Cory had his sighting.

This would be in the year 1890 at a place on the Chetco River about the border between California and Oregon It appears that about that date and thereabouts, the citizenry had been bothered for some time by really gigantic foot racks that looked, according to the contemporary records, just like those that would be left by enormous naked human feet, which passed back and forth from the forests to the seashore. Then things began to happen at a mining camp some 50 miles inland. Large objects were moved at night and there were unpleasant noises, all naturally attributed to marauding bears, until one fine morning when, after a particularly rambunctious night, during which somebody fired at something, two sets of large human-type tracks showed up all around the camp. A posse was organized and tracked these for a long way into the forest but eventually gave up. A short time later, however, a man was chased into camp by something very large, the looks of which he did not wait to investigate. A watch was set: two men at a time, for a few hours each. Then it happened.

One couple going to relieve a watch found their two companions dead and really grossly mutilated. They had in fact been literally smashed and apparently by being picked up and slammed repeatedly onto the ground so that they looked as if they had fallen off a high cliff onto rocks.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Dates Wrong in Older Blog

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post " Guest Editor-Blogger, Dr. Issac S has this to say...":

Interesting story, but the year is wrong...In 1844 there were very few whites & no railroads yet in Oregon.The first wagon trains had not even started..The Chetco killings were in the 1890s which leads me to believe that the years of the described killings was 1894..
Post below Anonymous is refering.

Dr. Issac S has left a new comment on your post " Guest Editor-Blogger, Robbie wrote: Regarding t...":

The Old Day's Of Bigfoot.Back in 1958 Bigfoot was just another legend that was talked about around the Indian community. Then in 1958 Gerry Crew found large footprints on a new timber access road In Northern California. Back then most people had never heard of Sasquatch/Bigfoot. All of a sudden people saw newscast about Bigfoot and the craze was on. But the hunt for this elusive creature goes actually goes back to the early 18 hundreds. In 1844 David Hamlin a railroad employee for The Oregon Pacific Railway. found himself embroiled in a mystery. 3 employees had been found dead by Hamlin near what is now Glendale,Oregon of an apparent animal of unusual size and strength. the men were found torn to pieces from some unknown beast. Workers reported they found barefoot tracks of 19" and more all around the bodies. Hamlin then hired trackers to track this beast down and kill it, but to no avail. Trackers reported that they followed the big tracks for over 4 day's only to lose them in a heavy rain storm. The beast was never found and Hamlin was fired by the railroad. One year later the Chetco Monster began a rampage. The Chetco and Glendale sites were only 120 mile apart. Could it have been the same ill tempered beast, who knows ,but it's food for thought.

More on Date

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Dates Wrong in Older Blog":

The date could be wrong but the first railroad that came to Oregon was in 1840. SS&T had a timber rail
up to present day Roseburg to haul lumber down to SF Cal.

Source: The Glory Days of Oregon

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Guest Editor-Blogger, Dr. Issac S has this to say:

The Old Days of Bigfoot

Back in 1958 Bigfoot was just another legend that was talked about around the Indian community. Then in 1958 Gerry Crew found large footprints on a new timber access road in Northern California.

Back then most people had never heard of Sasquatch/Bigfoot. All of a sudden people saw newscasts about Bigfoot and the craze was on. But the actual hunt for this elusive creature goes back to the early 18 hundreds.

In 1844 David Hamlin a railroad employee for the Oregon Pacific Railway found himself embroiled in a mystery.

Three employees had been found dead by Hamlin near what is now Glendale, Oregon of an apparent animal of unusual size and strength. The men were found torn to pieces from some unknown beast. Workers reported they found barefoot tracks of 19 inches and more all around the bodies.

Hamlin then hired trackers to track this beast down and kill it, but to no avail. Trackers reported that they followed the big tracks for over four days only to lose them in a heavy rain storm.

The beast was never found and Hamlin was fired by the railroad. One year later the Chetco Monster began a rampage.

The Chetco and Glendale sites were only 120 miles apart. Could it have been the same ill tempered beast?who knows, but it's food for thought.

Thank you so much for this information. This is one of the things that worries me, when the police do not take these sightings seriously: What if a diseased animal causes a death or property damage? Isn't it best that a record of the sighting be available?

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Chetco Area Fire

A fire is now raging in the above area.  (The original post to Ballyhoo and #121 in Archive Section)

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gun Fired

Thanks for the chance to tell my story to someone. On December 14th 2009 while on patrol near Carpenderville in Curry Co. I received a call to proceed to mile post twenty four on the Forest Service Road, Pairsoll Peak near the south fork of the Chetco River.

At 1422 hrs I arrived at the south fork bridge. There I was to investigate a report by cellphone that six loggers in a crew wagon had seen a big animal of unknown species on the bridge looking over the side. After taking their reports I told them they could go on home.

I walked across the bridge on foot and walked along the road looking for any signs. There it was, a blackish hairy animal of immense size standing upright looking straight at me from the river bank. I drew my weapon and shot once in the air to stop its forward movement towards me.

The eight to ten foot apelike thing whirled around and walked off into the treeline near the water. Stunned, I returned to pickup. I called it in and was told to return to the Gold Beach Station. I had no choice but to report seeing a Sasquatch-Bigfoot type animal.

I had to see a goof ball shrink before going back to work

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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These books are meant to be read to younger children. I KNOW WHAT I SAW is adult stories but older children will enjoy reading them as some were based on known sightings. Click link on below post to take you to Lulu.com and Linda's Bookstore


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Monday, August 21, 2017

One of a Kind T Shirt


Click on photo for larger view. This Hanes t shirt offered for $74.99. It is hand embellished by Linda Newton-Perry with silver glitter, making it one of a kind and a little bit sparkly! The size is large, 48 inches or so around bust. It reads, Bigfoot Rocks Why? Because he Throws Them. Comment for shipping and payment information.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Pick up a bigfoot sighting map at the Visitors Center, Sutherlin, Oregon

Saturday, August 19, 2017



Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Illustration for Posting Below

A Bigfoot Throws a Rock

 An older comment from July 2016
I'm re posting it because where it takes place is an absolutely beautiful area. My husband and I hiked this trail a summer or two ago and just loved it. Do make an effort to hike it yourself. Right now, Aug. 2017, the area  has been shut down because of fires. Check before you make plans. ... LNP

I recently started researching where I could see if others have experienced what I did... so I found through my research your Youtube channel Linda, and you talked about a sighting from 2012 from steamboat. Well first I would like to say I didn't believe and thought this was all bs...until July 4th 2016. A friend and I hiked up Fall Creek Falls off of hwy 138 past Glide Oregon. We hiked to the very top and walked past some houses which were owned by XXXXXX XXXX. We continued past his house and ended up on BLM I believe. The sun was starting to set so we turned around and started back. After about a mile, I heard this loud growl and it startled the both of us. I looked up this hill to my right and there stood a hairy upright animal and had to be around 8 foot just staring at us. We started to walk faster more of a sprint and and a rock came crashing down towards us. I believe whatever it was threw that huge rock at us. I've never been more scared in my life but I now know bigfoot/sasquatch or whatever you call it does truly exist. ... I'm still shaken over the encounter.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

This is the bigfoot that Emery and Parchell observed...

Emery has three more photos of this bigfoot that he claims  are very clear. He decided not to share the photos with the public. He was threatened by a government agency, or a person that worked for a government agency, that if he released these photos to the public,  he could be sued. He told us here at Ballyhoo that securing these photos took an awfully lot of money and he didn't wish to spend more. ... LNP (Oh yes, I drew the broken line around the bigfoot, so you could see it better.)

In Case You Didn't Know...

This site, Bigfoot Ballyhoo, was started because I needed material for a weekly bigfoot newspaper column I wrote for our local paper (at one time the column was in three local papers). The late Dale Saxton read the newspaper column and often commented on Bigfoot Ballyhoo. After his death his friend Bill Emery started commenting. He wanted to continue the bigfoot research he and his friend Saxton enjoyed.  Dale Saxton never saw a bigfoot. Finally Bill Emery observed a bigfoot one early morning, Aug. 8, 2010. He was not alone when he saw the animal; the late Hank Parchell also saw it.

Monday, August 14, 2017

I'll answer just so many questions!



We moved to Oregon in 1969. I'd never heard of the animal until we'd been  in Oregon for a few years. So I can't tell you exactly when I first heard of it. 




Yes Kansas. And that's about all I'm going to tell you.

Blackberries are Ripe on the Bush

In case you can't read what is on the illustration it is: SAD, WHEN YOU HAVE NO ONE TO BAKE YOU A BLACKBERRY PIE (Click on illustration to make it larger so you can see his sad sad eyes!)

Saturday, August 12, 2017


As you can see from new header above, bigfoot 'lives green'. We here at Bigfoot Ballyhoo realize many people observe this animal in the wild but do not share the sighting. Here at this site you do not have to give your name to report a sighting. You can talk as much as you like about your sighting. We do not allow nasty remarks (comments) to mar your joy of sharing your experience. We want you to know we realize it is a very special experience to observe one of these majestic beings. SO TALK AWAY. WE ARE HERE TO LISTEN! (WELL, READ, TO BE MORE EXACT.) LNP

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bigfoot is a Wild Animal

Thank You Sara

Guest Editor/Blogger: Sara
 #120 Archive Section

Bigfoot is well known to become violent when humans encroach on their territory. Blackberries along with any wild fruit is the Bigfoot's main dietary intake in the summer and fall months. In fact they cant survive without the antioxidants provided by berries. I observed one female Bigfoot actually gathering berries and placing them in what looked to be deer hide that had been made into a primitive looking basket. I filmed her for 27 minutes and then turned the film over to the biologist inside the district that I work at by order given to me by my supervisor. This isn't the first time this Bigfoot has been filmed. She was filmed for 11 mins in 1996. In the 96 film I'm told she has a very young infant she gently held in her arm. I will say this happened in southwestern Oregon but I cant say anymore. I hope and pray the U.S Forest Service will one day let the public know what we know on Warning from Forest Service Employee (Older Comment)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017


This is part of a display I had at our local museum. Click photo to make larger in order to see it better.

A Message

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to say that I've been going through the hard copies of sightings/comments on this site. My, there have been a lot of sightings of this animal. 

I'd like to say, if you readers would comment more, I'd do better with publishing things here on the site. It gets mighty boring not hearing  from you. So please think about leaving a comment, even if it is just to say Hi. 

Best regards,
Linda Newton-Perry

Drawing of bigfoot by Linda Newton-Perry

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Time's Flashing By

Plenty to do, maybe that's why life is shooting by. Can't take the time to stop. I must keep on top of all that I do. But you know I'd take a minute to read a comment from you! ...Linda Newton-Perry

Bigfoot and Blackberries

Psst... Here's something you should know. Bigfoot loves blackberries. And the blackberries are sweetening on the vine as I type this.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Warning from Forest Service Employee (Older Comment)



Linda, I am presently working in the xxxxxxx District of USFS. Last week we had a  meeting with some upper officials inside this agency on the potential threat of the animal coined "xxxxxxxx" to the visiting public in this forest district. This meeting was to lay out facts on the safety concerns about the unknown danger and risks of this animal. Over the last two months three people have had a close brush with the same animal. Separate descriptions given to us verify this. I believe we need to come clean and alert the public on the behavior of this individual animal. 

We listened to xxxxxxx xxxxxx's thoughts that this problem is going to turn even more dangerous as the summer season starts. I for one agree that we need to post warning signs in the areas of concern. We have great concern that small children might be in extreme danger if the animal approaches them. The meeting never addressed what exactly we're dealing with as far as a classification of animal.  At the end of the meeting the upper officials decided not to alert the public and to try to downplay any danger. Also they want to continue the claim that people are simply seeing a bear and taking it for a bigfoot. 

Thank you for your interest in public safety. The vast majority of us believe we are dealing with a new found animal or some form of mountain ape  not yet confirmed. We can only hope that the visiting public can get information from an outside source other that USFS. 

(You may publish this letter without any names of anyone mentioned here for the visiting public safety in our forest.)

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Bigfoot Premise

Attention Bill Emery or Cole Saxton: I have the book Bigfoot Premise that you may have. I intended to give a copy to each of the ESP Team, but things just fell apart. I can send it to a city Post Office, general delivery. So if you know Emery please let him know. (The book contains the comments he and his team shared with Ballyhoo as they went about getting the photos of  the bigfoot (Big Clyde.)  It is yours if either of you want it. There is just this one copy of the book.  No strings and free of charge. Additionally, the book is not for sale. It was available to be viewed for a short time while we waited for the Clyde photos to be released. Emery asked that I take the book down or close it for public reading which I did.  The best to  you all. Linda Newton-Perry
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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Note from Linda Newton-Perry

Today I read the below comment on a Youtube Video. The reason I read it is this: This man may still be alive. He was alive in 2013, so still may be. He knows about the results of the autopsy on the 1962 Columbus Day Animal.  Perhaps he knows something about Dr. Miller. Anyway for researchers on the subject of Dr. Miller this information may help. You can read the Miller document by going to the Archive Section, right column and down. It is the first article on the Archive Section. ... LNP

Older Post

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Guest Editor:Blogger on Columbus Day Animal

Thomas Parker, Baltimore has left a new comment on your post "Another Newspaper Article '62 Animal":

It has become very apparent that the forest service has been hoodwinking the public for decades about the truth on this matter.
According to head supervisor of USFS in Oregon in 1971 a gorilla was found dead in southern Oregon in the early sixties.

This statement was a flat out lie because he knew as did others at that time of the discovery of the remains it certainly was not any species of gorilla or primate known to date.

The estimated time of death was around 10/12/62 and even with severe degradation of the body the animal still topped the scales at 648lbs. and 7.3 in total length.

The autopsy showed the animal had sustained massive damage by crushing weight. Death was thought to be instantaneous.

With no DNA in thouse years it was only possible to type match in which no BT was determined.

It was checked for human and known animal type and nothing was ever matched.

Though it been many years since I last checked the remains were sent to Smithsonian Institute for later research.

The skeletal remains were positively there in 1997.

After 2001 the feds removed thousands of files or skeletal remains of anything there prior to 2000.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

In Search of the TRUTH


Attention KS

KS can you tell us more about Dr. Miller. We would like to know more about the man and his written works on bigfoot/sasquatch. Please use the comment tool if you have information that we can use to prove he existed and worked with these animals. Thank you. ... Linda Newton-Perry

Relates to Dr Miller

Archive Section of Bigfoot Ballyhoo

Number 79
July 21, 2013

My Name is KS
I wish to make my sighting part of your record of Sasquatch experiences.
Your site has given me courage. I am shy about sharing my experience. It is a relief to see more and more from USFS posting the truth.  I spent time as an archaeological assistant several semesters each year while in graduate and post-graduate school. We definitely knew about the bigfoots. We were given a reference card, which included the accepted scientific taxa accepted by the USFS. I kept it to this day-

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family:  Omniambientiadae
Genus: Omniambientiachus
O. arktos
O. nerteros pacificus
O. somphos
O. americanus
O. texicanus
O. amazonia

I remember learning about Dr. Miller and the debates about classifying the animal, and the taxonomy keeps changing each decade or so. But his species classification has stayed the test of time.
Because the animal is a hodgepodge of various primate qualities from New World Monkeys, to prosimian, to Old World Monkeys, it was recently determined to create a single new family of Primate. This new family literally means all – in – one or all encompassing.
As an archaeological assistant for the United States Forest Service, we were assigned to very remote areas in the Pacific Northwest. Of course we knew we could encounter three different kinds of bigfoots- O. arktos, O. nerteros pacificus, and O.americanus. One early morning while at a study site in the gold hill area- I noticed a herd of running big-black-tail. The deer ran through an open grove. It seemed like out of no-where when a large bigfoot (O. nerteros pacificus) jumped from the tree line and landed on top of a large blacktail. It nearly straddled the deer and flung its huge muscular arm around the neck of the deer, pulling it to the ground. Once the deer was to the ground- the bigfoot clamped its huge jaws onto the neck of the deer and shook it violently. I was terrified- especially when it looked up at me and stared momentarily. Then it grabbed the deer by its neck and dragged it off.
Anytime I tell the story- I am ridiculed. I hope more forest service or fish and wildlife employees start speaking up.

Please only use my initials when posting online.

BTW [By The Way]
This is what the other side of the reference card says: (Note: O. n.p. is the reference to bigfoots. O. nerterus pacificus)____________
When encountering unexpected O. n.p. wildlife
While driving a vehicle:
Keep Headlights, taillights, mirrors, and all windows clean and clear
Slow down and try to avoid the animal.
Note: If encountering O. n.p., it is safer to hit the animal rather than to drive off the shoulder and risk a head-on collision.
O. n.p. that display dangerous characteristics should be destroyed
Private Livestock and O. n.p.
At times the O. n.p. may feed on private live stock on federal lands, notify your supervisor immediately and maintain confidentiality.
Exercise extreme caution in the presence of O. n.p.
Keep alert for O. n.p. at all times
WO Amendment 6709.11-99-1 Page 10-1

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

And ...

If you are Dr. Miller's granddaughter or Dr Wentsworth's granddaughter would you let us know how we can contact you. The information in these documents could play a big part in the discovery of bigfoot. Comment here, please. ... LNP