Ranger Headquarters

Ranger Headquarters
Big Pine National Forest, Knotty Pine

Saturday, December 9, 2017

RB138 - The Last Fire Call

“Grumpy” Jenkins is tired of getting up in the middle of the night and fighting forest fires. He decides to quit the service and retire. Stumpy buys some expensive fishing gear, a car, and a luxury vacation trip to Bermuda. Can this be the end for one of the finest rangers in the forest service? Bill shares how he and the Old Timer met.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

RB137 - Broken Bootstraps

Bob Benfelt is a struggling, young rancher and an incurable pessimist. Satan has broken his bootstraps. Ranger Bill takes Bob to see the Double Box M Ranch and its owners Myron and Hazel. Myron tells the story of his struggles as a young rancher and of his search for the courage to go on.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

RB136 The Crisis

(aka Stumpy’s Sight) – Stumpy gets hurt while riding trail. Bill suspects that Stumpy can’t see very well. Bill makes the Old Timer go to the eye doctor. The news isn’t good – cataracts. Stumpy needs surgery before he goes blind. But fear is keeping the Old Timer from getting the operation he needs.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

RB133 They Called Him A Coward

Jerry is the new boy in town. He is afraid of everything because his father was killed in a fire. Jerry runs away and hides when a school full of children catches fire. Bill and his rangers try to help Jerry overcome his fears with little success. What will Bill do with Jerry when severe storms threaten the Shady Valley?

Saturday, November 4, 2017

RB123 River of Fire

Ranger Bill for the weekend of 4-Nov-2017 is:
RB123 - River of Fire - Officers O'Roark and Ryan are walking the night beat along the docks on the Shady River. The smell of fuel oil stops them in their tracks. The pipeline over the Shady has sprung a huge leak! The river is covered with a solid layer of the fuel oil. The slightest spark could set the river on fire or even cause an explosion. Things go from bad to worse when a bad lightening storm strikes. Bill, the safety forces, and the pipeline company may not be able to handle this disaster.