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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

Prince Arthur's Landing work continues in Thunder Bay this summer

Prince Arthur's Landing work continues in Thunder Bay this summer

The Market Square component has changed from the original concept.
Thunder Bay fire service ordered to reinstate trainee firefighter

Thunder Bay fire service ordered to reinstate trainee firefighter

A new recruit was terminated for allegedly breaking cell phone rules.
Careless smoking suspected in Sister Leila Greco Apartments fire

Careless smoking suspected in Sister Leila Greco Apartments fire

St. Joseph's Care Group says it's taking action to reduce the chance of another fire.
Prince Arthur's Landing work continues this summer (3 Photos)

Prince Arthur's Landing work continues this summer (3 Photos)

The Market Square component has changed from the original concept.
Thunder Bay business survey finds 45 per cent closed due to COVID-19

Thunder Bay business survey finds 45 per cent closed due to COVID-19

Area businesses have a mixed attitude toward federal assistance programs
Thunder Bay hits 30 degrees for the first time in 659 days

Thunder Bay hits 30 degrees for the first time in 659 days

The last time it was this warm was on August 12, 2018.
Exotic pet owners denied return of seized animals

Exotic pet owners denied return of seized animals

Agents of the OSPCA seized tortoises, lizards, birds and dogs in December 2019.
Thunder Bay Transit ponders eventual end to free rides

Thunder Bay Transit ponders eventual end to free rides

'Bio-shield' protection for drivers is being tested
Doctor at Thunder Bay hospital diagnosed with COVID-19

Doctor at Thunder Bay hospital diagnosed with COVID-19

The doctor is a locum who recently returned to Thunder Bay from eastern Ontario
Dolores Wawia dies at age 76

Dolores Wawia dies at age 76

The pioneer in Indigenous education is lauded as a role model for generations of people.