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Remembering Jo Weber

by Bruce A. Smith Editor’s Note: Iconic DB Cooper researcher Jo Weber has died. Full details of her passing are unknown at this time, but she had entered a long-term healthcare facility in Pensacola, Florida in 2020. Nevertheless, Jo was … Continue reading

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DB Cooper – FBI documentation on the parachutes gets another review

By Bruce A. Smith I’m developing a timeline to better understand what the FBI knew about the parachutes and when they knew it. Much of the following information comes through the hard work and courtesy of DB Cooper researcher “Fly … Continue reading

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DB Cooper – Assessing the FBI’s 45-Year Investigation, an Update

By Bruce A. Smith The FBI is arguably the world’s best investigatory organization, but they couldn’t solve the DB Cooper case. Why not? I asked former SA Gary Tallis that question at the 2011 Symposium and his reply surprised me: … Continue reading

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CooperCon 2021 to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the DB Cooper Skyjacking in Grand Style

By Bruce A. Smith The 50th Anniversary of DB Cooper’s historic skyjacking will be celebrated November 19-21 – the weekend before Thanksgiving – in Vancouver, WA, promoter and preeminent researcher Eric Ulis announced last week. The event will be held … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in a New Age – a closer look at the hybridization program established by Extra Terrestrials

By Bruce A. Smith This story is my tale of being abducted by aliens, and since it’s based solely upon my memories it may not be true, at least in the usual sense of that word. But I know it … Continue reading

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A tale of friendship lost, yet remembered

By Rachel Holtzman Contributing Editor to the Mountain News-WA The subject of anti-Semitism came up in a recent zoom gathering of my little international Yiddish discussion group. Zeev, a professor from Toronto and Mira, a long retired programmer from Moscow … Continue reading

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Trista – a personal tale of finding love, finding life

By Bruce A. Smith From the collection of personal stories: Stories from the Journey – From the Suburbs of New York to Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment Thirty years ago, I left New York to join Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment in … Continue reading

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DB Cooper – Assessing the FBI’s 45-Year Investigation, Redux

By Bruce A. Smith An excerpt from DB Cooper and the FBI – A Case Study of America’s Only Unsolved Skyjacking – 3rd Edition. The FBI is arguably the world’s best investigatory organization, but they couldn’t solve the DB Cooper … Continue reading

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DB Cooper versus the FBI – An essay from Cooper researcher and author Bill Rollins III

By William S. Rollins III, Guest Contributor In his book, DB Cooper and the FBI, author Bruce Smith talks about a controversial method of discovering past events, a practice called “Remote Viewing.” Bruce discusses his experiences with Remote Viewing, and … Continue reading

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DB Cooper – Parachute Conundrum Still Unresolved

By Bruce A. Smith Difficulties continue in determining what back chute was recovered by the FBI in Reno on the night of the DB Cooper skyjacking, and if it is a different parachute from the one returned to Norman Hayden, … Continue reading

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