Ranger Headquarters

Ranger Headquarters
Big Pine National Forest, Knotty Pine

Saturday, January 14, 2017

RB062 The Boy Who Wouldn't Quit

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of Jan. 14, 2017 is
The Boy Who wouldn't Quit

Young Norman hurts his back when he falls on a rock while playing football. Surgery doesn't completely fix the damage to Norman's back. The lad is left unable walk. He must use a wheel chair or crutches to get around. Norm's dad Al is afraid of anything that might make Norman's injury any worse. In spite of his problem, Norman is a happy boy with a tremendous need to challenge himself. Norm won't let his condition or his dad keep him down.
Norm wants to join scouts and participate fully in all the activities. But he can't convince his dad. Bill takes an interest in Norman and wants to help him in scouting. To advance in scouts, Norm will have to hike five miles, learn to swim, and more. Norm will need Bill's help to attempt these challenges and convince Al let his son try. Will Bill be able to help Norm overcome his handicap and Al overcome his fears?

Hear this week's adventure on our Facebook page (click on the link in the right column) or catch it on Tunein.com this weekend (several stations play it on Saturday).

Saturday, January 7, 2017

RB061 The Laughing Face

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of Jan. 7, 2017 is
The Laughing Face (The Wolverine Scare)

Abe and Jeff run their trap lines around Trappers Landing. Both men are angry because they aren’t catching a thing. Other trappers find strange tracks in the snow. Then all the trappers’ anger turns to fear when they find out why their traps are empty.

Hear this week's adventure on our Facebook page (click on the link in the right column) or catch it on Tunein.com this weekend (several stations play it on Saturday).

Saturday, December 31, 2016

RB060 Decision for Death

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of Dec. 31, 2016 is
Decision for Death

Eight climbers on the Savage Mountains (better known as the Refrigerator Mountains) fall into a crevasse. Bill and his rangers are called in to rescue the trapped climbers. Two men have fallen so far that they can’t be reached. Will Bill be able to find some way to rescue these men before they suffer the slow, maddening process of freezing to death?

Hear this week's adventure on our Facebook page (click on the link in the right column) or catch it on Tunein.com this weekend (several stations play it on Saturday).

Saturday, December 24, 2016

RB202 Christmas Pageant with Bill Pearce

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of Dec. 24, 2016 is
Christmas Pageant with Bill Pearce

Henry and his boys club are putting on a Christmas pageant in the high school auditorium. It will close with a short performance by Christian recording artist Bill Pearce. There are rehearsals and many problems to iron out. Henry learns that one of the boys, Johnny, doesn't believe the Christmas story. Henry takes the time to witness to Johnny, and Johnny begins to believe. Johnny asks Henry, "If the Bible is true, why everyone doesn't believe?" Wally, a key boy in the show, is hit by a car and must stay in the hospital. How will the pageant go on with Wally in the hospital? What will happen to Johnny? And what of Bill Pearce?

Hear this week's adventure on our Facebook page (click on the link in the right column) or catch it on Tunein.com this weekend (several stations play it on Saturday).

Saturday, December 17, 2016

RB201 Christmas Bells

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of Dec. 17, 2016 is
Christmas Bells

Policeman Pat O’Roark faces death just before Christmas. He finds strength to live when he hears the church bells ring. When the bells break, only Herman Schmidt, can repair them. Herman has an attack of severe rheumatism and can’t climb the tower ladder to make the needed repairs. Bill and the boys are called on to try to fix the bells.