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May 13, 2024

Skinwalker Ranch in Utah has long remained a focus of intrigue and controversy in UFO research. The famous alleged paranormal hotspot, marked by its geological history and the foreboding shadows of sandstone mesas, is haunted by legends of the Skinwalker—a malevolent shapeshifter from Native Ute lore. Over time, these myths have been joined by contemporary accounts of unexplained occurrences, from strange lights in the night sky to the mysterious disappearance of cattle, reinforcing the ranch's reputation as a nexus for unexplainable activity.

The ranch's allure has not only captivated the imaginations of those who visit but has also garnered attention from members of the U.S. government. In 2018, a confidential briefing was held on Capitol Hill, attended by notable individuals including the ranch's current owner, Brandon Fugal, and Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, who would go on to become the director of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office. This week on The Micah Hanks Program, we discuss these recent revelations, and explore the strange history that showcases the peculiar bridge between governmental curiosity and the enduring legends of Skinwalker Ranch.

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