Five people had a strange
experience at Taharti Lake in British Columbia last
summer. The lake is located near Quesnel, B.C. A father
and son were hiking around the remote lake when they spied
"an oval-shaped object about the size of a car." It
hovered above the water for three minutes and then zipped
The father and son returned to
their cabin and told the three people who were camping
with them. The sighting took place on July 21, 1994*. The
father and son left the cabin the following morning. On
their way home, they stopped at a gas station/convenience
store on Highway 97. The boy was startled when he saw the
front page of the Quesnel newspaper.
The date read "July 23" instead
of "July 22," as he expected. He and his father had
somehow lost 24 hours. The same thing happened to the
other three people at the cabin. They stayed an extra
night and left on what they thought was July 22. As they
drove home, they turned on the car radio and were stunned
when the news announcer said the date was July 24.
The "Taharti Lake Five"
reported their strange experience to the Royal Canadian
Mounted Police, and the report ended up in the RCMP's
* Note: many internet sites
report this date as 1995. This is incorrect, UFO*BC has
obtained a copy of the RCMP report and the date of the
sighting was July 21, 1994.