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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

Trudeau visits Thunder Bay today, and Fort William First Nation chief hoping for a chat

Trudeau visits Thunder Bay today, and Fort William First Nation chief hoping for a chat

Peter Collins is looking for clarification of federal spending commitments
Fort William First Nation chief hopes for chat with PM Trudeau

Fort William First Nation chief hopes for chat with PM Trudeau

Peter Collins is looking for clarification of federal spending commitments
Tall grass species makes Top 5 list of invasive plants <b>(3 Photos)</b>

Tall grass species makes Top 5 list of invasive plants (3 Photos)

Invasive phragmites is an aggressive plant that crowds out native vegetation.
Combo heat and power plant proposed for Thunder Bay generating station

Combo heat and power plant proposed for Thunder Bay generating station

A local group feels closing the station wastes valuable economic opportunities.
Tbaytel worker won constructive dismissal claim but lost in court costs

Tbaytel worker won constructive dismissal claim but lost in court costs

Both parties tried to have the trial judge's findings overturned.
UPDATED: Rickford says Fort Frances mill remains 'viable'

UPDATED: Rickford says Fort Frances mill remains 'viable'

Town of Fort Frances still hopes to broker a deal between Resolute and Repap
UPDATED: Resolute rejects Repap offer to buy Fort Frances mill

UPDATED: Resolute rejects Repap offer to buy Fort Frances mill

Demolition seems likely after company says offer 'fell short'
Fort Frances waits for decision on purchase offer for Resolute mill

Fort Frances waits for decision on purchase offer for Resolute mill

Repap Resources set a deadline of March 22 for a positive response.
Six years later, Resolute lawsuit against Greenpeace continues

Six years later, Resolute lawsuit against Greenpeace continues

Suit filed in Thunder Bay alleged Resolute was damaged by false statements.
City Hall asserts 'no plan' to join Thunder Bay fire and paramedic services

City Hall asserts 'no plan' to join Thunder Bay fire and paramedic services

The city is looking for ways to control costs while maintaining 'appropriate' service levels