Ranger Headquarters

Ranger Headquarters
Big Pine National Forest, Knotty Pine

Saturday, May 20, 2017

RB082 Mr. Sunshine

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of May 20, 2017 is
Mr. Sunshine

Retired gentleman, Herman Weber, shares his love and his faith all around Knotty Pine. Unfortunately, a few of the town’s citizens are offended by Herman’s gentle and kindhearted evangelism. Also he’s hiding an important secret about himself that not even Ranger Bill knows.


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, May 13, 2017

RB081 The Tugboat Cowboy

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of May 13, 2017 is
The Tugboat Cowboy

Bob “Unc” Mitchell and his nephew Dick fight over their tugboat business. Bob wants to get out of the business before he starts losing money. Dick wants to stay and try out some of his new ideas.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

RB080 The Road to Fame

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of May 6, 2017 is
The Road to Fame

RB-080 – The Road to Fame – Young Todd Dahlgren looks for fame the “easy” way, by becoming the town troublemaker. Todd’s dad is fed up with him but doesn't know what to do. Uncle Sam may have a cure for Todd’s bad attitude – Todd’s in the U.S. Army! Even Todd’s commander has his hands full with the boy. Ranger Bill may have an idea or two on how to change Todd’s attitude.

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, April 29, 2017

RB078 The Outsider

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of April 29, 2017 is
The Outsider

Skinny, the new boy in town, is trying to make friends with a gang. The gang ends up killing dozens of birds, and Skinny is a witness. Folks in Knotty Pine are furious. Bill must act quickly to stop this senseless violence.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

RB077 Henry's Bus Trip

Our weekend webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of April 22, 2017 is
Henry's Bus Trip

Henry is taking a long-distance bus trip home to Knotty Pine. He meets the Cavanaugh family and several other of the bus passengers. It’s getting dark and the mountain roads are getting rough, winding, and narrow. Rains have caused landslides, damaging the road and trapping the bus.

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, April 15, 2017

RB075 Rabies Scare

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of April 15, 2017 is
Rabies Scare

Bill and Henry find and shoot a fox and a wolf, both with rabies. Even more rabid animals threaten the lives of Knotty Pines residents. School is in session. Bill must find a way to protect the school children from being bitten.


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, April 8, 2017

RB074 The Ranger Factory

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of April 8, 2017 is
The Ranger Factory

Bill takes temporary command of the Ranger School while the headmaster is on vacation. Bill must deal with three new recruits who have fears to overcome. Will Bill be able to make rangers out of these men? Will Bill survive 30 days in the Ranger Factory?
 

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, March 25, 2017

RB073 The End of the Rope

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of March 25, 2017 is
The End of the Rope

Two young boys, Bart Norton and Jeff Murdock, come to Knotty Pine for a vacation. The boys have strict orders to only do what Bill and Henry say is safe. The two get bored and decide to climb a dangerous cliff. No good can come from this decision.


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, March 18, 2017

RB072 The Clown of Blue Lake

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of March 18, 2017 is
The Clown of Blue Lake

Ben Stout and Pop run the lodge at Blue Lake. A mysterious creature is attacking tourists all around the lodge. Folks aren't safe in the water or on land. And they are beginning to believe that this is some sort of monster. Ben calls in Bill and Stumpy to get rid of this not-so-funny clown of Blue Lake.
 

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, March 11, 2017

RB071 A Dog's Worst Enemy

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of March 11, 2017 is
A Dog's Worst Enemy

Several dogs get sick and die suddenly in Knotty Pine. The dogs were POISONED!!! Their owners and most people in Knotty Pine are furious about it. They want the man who did this caught - NOW. Mailman Abe is accused of killing dogs.

 

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, March 4, 2017

RB070 Houseboat Charlie

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of March 4, 2017 is
Houseboat Charlie


Houseboat Charlie has been ferrying folks back and forth across the Shady River longer than anyone can remember. He’s survived outlaws and Indian attacks, heat, fires and more. Bill wants him to dock the ferry until the heavy rains and flooding stops, but Charlie isn't about to let a little rain scare him.

 

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, February 25, 2017

RB068 Hot Fire

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of February 25, 2017 is
Hot Fire


Stan Woods’ procrastination causes big problems for Bill. Stan won’t take the time to clear brush from in front of his company’s caves. The caves are used to store explosives. Wild fires threaten the caves as well as Bill’s firefighters.

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, February 18, 2017

RB067 The Book Farmer

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of February 18, 2017 is
The Book Farmer

A young man returns to the family farm after completing his college education. He wants to put what he has learned into practice on the farm, but dad doesn't want anything to do with his son’s new-found insight.

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, February 11, 2017

RB066 The Blessings of Snow

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of February 11, 2017 is
The Blessings of Snow
The Big Prairie region is suffering from a long, hard drought. The farmers there are ready give up and quit farming. The area hasn't seen a significant rain or a lasting snowfall in several years. No one can believe that a deep, lasting snowfall is coming let alone a dangerous one - with blessings.

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, February 4, 2017

RB065 The Cat in the Wall

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of February 4, 2017 is
The Cat in the Wall
 
Stumpy’s neighbor Beulah Lindstrom thinks Stumpy is trying to steal her cat Blackie. She insists that Blackie has crawled inside the walls of Stumpy’s house. She wants Blackie back at any cost – to Stumpy’s house! And we get to hear from Bill’s mom in this adventure.

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 28, 2017

RB064 Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of January 28, 2017 is
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

It’s late winter in Knotty Pine. Winter is just beginning to loosen its grip, and the snow is starting to melt. Bill, Henry, Stumpy, and Gray Wolf take a trip upriver to see the construction of the new Silver River Dam. The construction foreman Brick Finch is as proud as a peacock of the money he saved on motors for the dam. But will there be other costs to these cheap motors?

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 21, 2017

RB063 The Big Headache

Our webcast of Ranger Bill
for the week of January 21, 2017 is
The Big Headache

Ranger Brad suffers from severe headaches. He won’t see a doctor, so Bill grounds him from flying. Brad wants to fly, headaches or no headaches. Another severe headache while in the air could cost him his job - or his life.

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 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).