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Light in the Dark Paranormal–Holiday Issue

9 Nov

Welcome to the online Holiday Issue of the Light in the Dark Paranormal Newsletter!

Each article in the Newsletter is listed above, beginning with Paranormal Holiday Gifts. It tells you how to buy from or donate to LIDP. You’ll get fabulous and totally unique gifts for yourself, friends, or family directly from our Shameless Self-Promotion Department, Its how we pay for the ink in this Newsletter! If you want to keep getting great articles about the paranormal in Colorado, get something from us!

We then visit Paranormal Encounters at the Museum. It summarizes our experiences at that site in Cokedale where we conducted ghost tours with “civilians” from the town and surrounding area. The article includes a picture of what we feel to be real paranormal phenomena in this very haunted building.

Next is Incident at Ludlow, the true story of a woman traveler on Interstate 25 who impulsively pulled off the road at the Ludlow Massacre exit. She ended-up getting a great deal more than she bargained for! Included is our photo of real ghosts that we took some years ago when we investigated the site.

We then come to my own story of a UFO encounter, UFO Sighting Near Beulah, Colorado. It should certainly make you think about the existence of these strange craft. Maybe you have a rational answer for the sighting?

Lanes End, Comments & Reviews are about a novel I wrote a few years ago. It is paranormal fiction for adults in a contemporary setting involving ghosts, the FBI, and Big Pharma! Pretty good if I do say so myself.

Obsidian Obsession was written by my wife Adrian, a member of LIDP. In addition to being our still photography specialist, she also makes her own jewelry. I know, who doesn’t? But her’s are exquisite and inexpensive. In this story she writes about using obsidian as a gemstone in her Earthline collection.

How about a real email from my friend Jon in Email from the Edge? Here he outdoes himself with a criticism of one of our “common wisdoms,” Let me warn you, he is not very kind to those supporters!

Finally, Jon Pompia of the Pueblo Chieftain was kind enough to take a major interest in what LIDP is up to. He wrote a nice piece about our activities at Ludlow and Cokedale this last Halloween– Local Group Mining for Spirits– click here: Chieftain Article        

(if you can’t navigate this link, try the one at the bottom of this page to go directly to the newspaper).

The southern part of the state, including Trinidad, is the real historic Western part of the state. Its a place where Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, and Bat Masterson frequented at the turn of the century. It is also among the most haunted of places, including the ghosts of coal miners and their families. Our Newsletter documents their stories, and is as meaningful to those in the East and Midwest as those in the West.

Thanks for reading about our stories and Light in the Dark Paranormal. Readers are encouraged to comment on or report their own paranormal experiences. Contact Us (confidentiality guaranteed).

Paul Hill, Editor and Publisher

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Pueblo Chieftain Article by Jon Pompia

Our New Website!

31 Oct

After many months, we have finally hit our self-imposed deadline of
Halloween 2013 to launch our new website!

http://www.lightinthedarkparanormal.com is live and open for business.  We can’t thank our graphic designer and website developer enough for her great work–Michelle Tschetter (http://www.zoomadesign.com).

While we will continue to post ongoing information about the paranormal and our investigations here on our WordPress blog, our website will always have current and updated videos, photos, and articles all in one place.

Have a great Halloween!  Its our favorite time of year…

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Our Presentation in Pueblo

1 Nov

from the Pueblo Chieftain, 10/31/2012
Investigators have ghostly mission

If you don’t believe in ghosts, paranormal shenanigans and the like, the Light in the Dark Paranormal investigators would like to have a word with you.

A perfect precursor to Halloween, the LIDP’s presentation on unearthly goings-on drew a small but spirited group to the Info-Zone Theater on Monday evening.

Co-founded by real estate broker Paul Hill, the team specializes in researching houses, buildings, ghost towns and old mining sites. To that end, the team had a literal field day in Southern Colorado, visiting the Ludlow Massacre site north of Trinidad, the Hastings Mine and the ghost town of Berwind.

Findings on an exploration of the old Rialto Theater in Alamosa also were presented. The most impressive results, at least visually, followed a quest to uncover ghostly activity at the site of the 1914 Ludlow Massacre. There, some 25 people tragically died at the hands of militiamen called in to quell a strike.

As Hill spoke, several slides were shown that appeared to show mysterious, shadowy figures near an old coal wagon. Various figures appeared in photos taken during the day and night. Most remarkably, a specter photographed at night and illuminated by a streetlight cast a visible shadow on the ground. In another, also taken at night, there is a faint figure with a dim light near its head — quite possibly an illuminated coal miner’s helmet.

[Editor’s Note:  see Ludlow photos at http://www.lightinthedarkparanormal.com/photos.html ]

The Hastings Mine, site of a horrible explosion that killed 121 miners, was deemed to be “spooky” and unsettling but no paranormal activity was detected.

[Editor’s Note:  see photos of the Hastings Mine in a video:
http://www.lightinthedarkparanormal.com/videos.html ]

Not so in a decrepit jail in the nearby town of Berwind.

Photos taken there uncovered anomalies that could not be explained, according to Hill. In the most odd of these, a blurry figure — possibly a grayhaired, burly man dressed in black — appears to be looking into one of the jail’s cells.

That vision, Hill said, was not in a photo taken only three seconds before in the exact spot.

Sound recordings also detected the sound of a creaking jail door that long ago rusted into oblivion.

In the Rialto Theater, now a restaurant, the group believes the spiritual remnants of longtime organist and manager “Grandpa Joe” are ever present.

A reading with a K2 meter, which measures electromagnetic energy, definitely showed a sustained surge as the group conversed with the amiable spirit, who in the early 1970s was attacked in the theater and later died in a hospital.


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They’re Still Here! Ghosts of Southern Colorado

28 Sep

On October 29th,
for the first time in Pueblo

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Light in the Dark Paranormal

will present its findings from recent investigations of a ghost town, an abandoned mine, and the infamous Ludlow Massacre site northwest of Trinidad. They will also take you inside a well-known restaurant in the San Luis Valley where customers get more than just fine food–the dessert is not on the menu!

Join us for a FREE presentation, including
our recent photos of REAL GHOSTS!

BONUS:Paul Hill, co-founder of Light in the Dark Paranormal and licensed real estate broker, will tell you HOW TO BUY

October 29th, 7 to 8:30 pm
the Robert Hoag Rawlings Library
100 E. Abriendo Ave., Pueblo, Colorado
th floor, Info Zone

for more info: paulh@ourcoloradohomes.net

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