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A Del Norte County Superior Court jury Monday found Bryan Harlan Ranger guilty of multiple counts of child sex abuse. The 67-year-old could spend the rest of his life behind bars. Ranger was accused of having sex with his daughter under the age of 14. Jurors heard testimony in the case for a week before beginning deliberations on Friday. The Crescent City resident has been held in the Del Norte County Jail for almost four years awaiting trial. Sentencing is scheduled for October.

* The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will take a look at four uncontrolled intersections when it meets at 10 a.m. today in the Flynn Center on H Street in Crescent City. The intersections are Macken Avenue and Calaveras Street, Child Avenue and Calavaras, Childs and Del Norte Street, and Keller Avenue and Fresno Street. The board is also expected to authorized a temporary closure of Humboldt Road between Roy Avenue and U.S. Highway 101 through Oct 2.

* Brookings-Harbor High’s Patrick Fulton has been accepted in the U.S. Air Force Academy, one of the most difficult institutions to get into in America. Candidates must have an extraordinary academic record, a wide range of extracurricular¬† activities, and demonstrated leadership abilities.

* Redwoods Nature School is presenting a family treasure hunt Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Azalea Park in Brookings. Led by Ron Cole, clue after clue will lead participants to the treasure. Bring a sack lunch and healthy snacks. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information call 487-0767, or check out www.redwoodsnatureschool.org

In sports news:

* Del Norte High’s 2017 football schedule is out, and the defending Big Five Conference champion is looking at five games at Mike Whalen Field. The season will start Aug. 25 with a home game against Central Valley, followed by road trips to Yreka High and Mazama High in Klamath Falls, before coming home to take on St. Bernard’s. The first conference game will be Sept. 22 at home against McKinleyville.