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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

Thunder Bay Art Gallery applies for more federal funding (2 Photos)

Thunder Bay Art Gallery applies for more federal funding (2 Photos)

Ottawa has received requests for money for two other local projects from the same program.
Court upholds Thunder Bay Police warrant for covert entry to a drug ring's storage locker

Court upholds Thunder Bay Police warrant for covert entry to a drug ring's storage locker

The search resulted in the arrest of three southern Ontario men.
Cross-Canada hiker Michael Yellowlees overcomes heat, storms and bugs in Northwestern Ontario (3 Photos)

Cross-Canada hiker Michael Yellowlees overcomes heat, storms and bugs in Northwestern Ontario (3 Photos)

The Scotsman's canine companion Luna will rest in Thunder Bay for about 10 days while he heads east
Some Afghans who helped Canadian troops could relocate to Thunder Bay (2 Photos)

Some Afghans who helped Canadian troops could relocate to Thunder Bay (2 Photos)

Afghans who worked for Canada during the conflict with the Taliban are now in desperate straits.
City seeks Expressions of Interest for development of indoor turf facility

City seeks Expressions of Interest for development of indoor turf facility

Administration will develop a short list of candidates by October.
Noront Resources gets a new bid for its Ring of Fire property

Noront Resources gets a new bid for its Ring of Fire property

The Noront board is recommending acceptance of the offer from Australia's BHP.
Arbitrator upholds Thunder Bay hospital's COVID-19 travel policy for staff

Arbitrator upholds Thunder Bay hospital's COVID-19 travel policy for staff

Decision says Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre was obligated to follow recommendations of the TB District Health Unit.
"Tucker" the missing dog turned up in Cochrane, Ontario (Two photos)

"Tucker" the missing dog turned up in Cochrane, Ontario (Two photos)

The Lab/Great Pyrenees cross slipped away into the bush in early March.
Toronto man embarks on month-long solo canoe trek in Wabakimi Park (2 Photos)

Toronto man embarks on month-long solo canoe trek in Wabakimi Park (2 Photos)

Borys Skoropadsky is raising money for Food Banks Canada
UPDATED: Confederation College wants students and staff to be fully vaccinated, but it's not mandatory

UPDATED: Confederation College wants students and staff to be fully vaccinated, but it's not mandatory

The policy applies to everyone accessing campuses in person.