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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.

Email
gary.rinne@dougallmedia.com

Recent Work by Gary

Hikers can look forward to new trail network in Thunder Bay region

Hikers can look forward to new trail network in Thunder Bay region

Northwestern Ontario Recreational Trails Association hopes to start work this spring, and complete five trails in five years
Some property owners oppose proposed Waasigan Transmission Line

Some property owners oppose proposed Waasigan Transmission Line

A family in the Kaministiquia area says the project will have numerous adverse impacts on their property
Calls to Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services have more than doubled

Calls to Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services have more than doubled

The agency received over 1,100 requests for support last year, more than twice that of 2021
Mineral exploration halted on 94K hectares near Long Lake #58 First Nation

Mineral exploration halted on 94K hectares near Long Lake #58 First Nation

The Ministry of Mines issued the order to facilitate negotiations over an Aboriginal title claim filed by the First Nation
Thunder Bay runner writes book to help recover from Boston Marathon bombing

Thunder Bay runner writes book to help recover from Boston Marathon bombing

Natalie Lehto was physically unharmed but experienced psychological trauma from the 2013 act of terrorism
Parents caught off guard by temporary child care centre closure

Parents caught off guard by temporary child care centre closure

The Sleeping Giant Child Care Centre and the District Social Services Board are both speaking out about the closure
Thunder Bay house prices expected to creep up by 1.5 %

Thunder Bay house prices expected to creep up by 1.5 %

The city's real estate market remains the most affordable of major Ontario cities
Shuniah is getting a new ambulance base and a multi-purpose pavilion

Shuniah is getting a new ambulance base and a multi-purpose pavilion

The municipality plans to get both projects underway this year as it marks its 150th anniversary
Thunder Bay-born Jeopardy champ ends his run with 13 wins

Thunder Bay-born Jeopardy champ ends his run with 13 wins

Ray Lalonde, born and raised in Thunder Bay, won nearly $390,000 U.S.
Sunwing Airlines' issues created 'a gong show' for some Thunder Bay travellers

Sunwing Airlines' issues created 'a gong show' for some Thunder Bay travellers

Vacationers wanted more timely and accurate information about plans for accommodations and rescheduled flights
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