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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

Dryden-area gold project reaches 'permitting milestone' (2 Photos)

Dryden-area gold project reaches 'permitting milestone' (2 Photos)

Eight area First Nations received $366,000 as part of the environmental study
Thunder Bay's opioid death rate climbs sharply

Thunder Bay's opioid death rate climbs sharply

New figures indicate the area's fatality rate is likely the worst in Ontario.
Hammarskjold threats cost Thunder Bay Police more than $200,000

Hammarskjold threats cost Thunder Bay Police more than $200,000

Costs of the investigations were tabulated for the TB Police Services Board
Isle Royale mud pit turns into moose graveyard  (3 Photos)

Isle Royale mud pit turns into moose graveyard (3 Photos)

A failed beaver dam allowed an inland lake to drain, creating a deadly quagmire.
Residents fret over proposed apartment buildings on Golf Links/Junot corridor

Residents fret over proposed apartment buildings on Golf Links/Junot corridor

Proposed zoning amendment would allow up to 120 apartments and a commercial area.
Court denies First Nation's bid to overturn Kenora casino plan <b>(2 Photos)</b>

Court denies First Nation's bid to overturn Kenora casino plan (2 Photos)

The Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation partnered with the losing bidder.
DFC High School teacher wins MLSE Foundation's Community Impact award <b>(2 Photos)</b>

DFC High School teacher wins MLSE Foundation's Community Impact award (2 Photos)

Aaron Guthrie wants MLSE's $5,000 donation to go to the DFC basketball program.
Lakehead school board looks to add a First Nations trustee

Lakehead school board looks to add a First Nations trustee

Report to trustees recommends asking First Nations to appoint their representative.
Tiny house gives Thunder Bay woman the 'perfect' solution (6 Photos)

Tiny house gives Thunder Bay woman the 'perfect' solution (6 Photos)

'It's efficient, it's warm, and fits all my stuff,' says Holly Kondreska.
District municipal leaders hope for decisive action on single-use plastic ban

District municipal leaders hope for decisive action on single-use plastic ban

Politicians are concerned about both the environmental and economic impact of plastic waste.