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Gary Rinne

Gary Rinne

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Gary started part-time at Tbnewswatch in 2016 after retiring from the CBC where he worked as news producer. Prior to the CBC he spent more than 30 years in radio and television news at Dougall Media. He enjoys researching and writing stories on just about any subject. Gary likes travelling and spending time at camp.

Recent Work by Gary

Restaurants hope diners keep coming after patios close (6 Photos)

Restaurants hope diners keep coming after patios close (6 Photos)

Business owners are unsure what will happen when the outdoor dining season ends
Five new COVID-19 cases in Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Five new COVID-19 cases in Kasabonika Lake First Nation

The five cases are all within the same social bubble
VIDEO: Thunder Bay impressed a first-time visitor (4 Photos)

VIDEO: Thunder Bay impressed a first-time visitor (4 Photos)

Carlo Franco of Toronto advises tourism marketers to promote the area's hiking trails and parks
Bombardier rail unit's sale to Alstom may be completed sooner

Bombardier rail unit's sale to Alstom may be completed sooner

There's a new price and a new target date for finishing the deal
City seeks a new operator for the Baggage Building Arts Centre (2 Photos)

City seeks a new operator for the Baggage Building Arts Centre (2 Photos)

The COVID-19 closure led to the departure of the previous operator, who plans to focus on her own business.
Experimental Lakes Area scientists created a new stream (3 Photos)

Experimental Lakes Area scientists created a new stream (3 Photos)

Water flowing from one lake into another was diverted for a multi-purpose research project
School busing consortium finds temporary fix for bus driver shortage

School busing consortium finds temporary fix for bus driver shortage

Students on 10 suspended bus routes are reassigned to other routes starting Wednesday
City clears litter from Boulevard Lake bottom

City clears litter from Boulevard Lake bottom

Environmental concerns limit the cleanup to litter, leaving driftwood in place.
South core eyesore still standing despite orders issued to owner (2 Photos)

South core eyesore still standing despite orders issued to owner (2 Photos)

The city may have to tear the building down with the hope it can recover its costs.
FW First Nation and Dilico seek federal money for long-term care home (4 Photos)

FW First Nation and Dilico seek federal money for long-term care home (4 Photos)

Work on the 96-bed facility could start next year if funding is obtained.