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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

Atikokan singer Alex Sampson lands Sony/ATV publishing deal

Atikokan singer Alex Sampson lands Sony/ATV publishing deal

Millions of people around the world have already seen his music videos
City consults with youths on changes to Jumbo Gardens BMX track (3 Photos)

City consults with youths on changes to Jumbo Gardens BMX track (3 Photos)

Safety concerns were raised after users modified the track without permission
Churchill Pool reopens under COVID-19 guidelines (2 Photos)

Churchill Pool reopens under COVID-19 guidelines (2 Photos)

Timelines for the Canada Games Complex and Volunteer Pool will be announced in August
City issues tender for demolition of Dease Pool

City issues tender for demolition of Dease Pool

The city wants the work completed this year.
VIRAL VIDEO:  A hula-hoop saved these parents' backs while teaching their kids to walk

VIRAL VIDEO: A hula-hoop saved these parents' backs while teaching their kids to walk

Thunder Bay resident Gerry Bell's videos of his two sons have been shared around the world
Scottie Wemigwans elected as Indigenous trustee on the Lakehead District School Board

Scottie Wemigwans elected as Indigenous trustee on the Lakehead District School Board

A special election was held on Fort William First Nation
Muskie attack severely injures Manitoba woman at Minaki-area resort (3 Photos)

Muskie attack severely injures Manitoba woman at Minaki-area resort (3 Photos)

It 'almost looks like a shark attack,' the resort operator says.
Bombardier plant manager transferred to USA

Bombardier plant manager transferred to USA

Dave Black says the Thunder Bay plant's turnaround leaves it in a good position for future orders
COVID-19, road construction give double blow to Alexander Henry museum ship (2 Photos)

COVID-19, road construction give double blow to Alexander Henry museum ship (2 Photos)

The current financial situation makes any bid to get another historic ship to Thunder Bay unlikely
Motorcycle course classrooms destroyed by fire, but training will go ahead

Motorcycle course classrooms destroyed by fire, but training will go ahead

A portable classroom and large storage containers are now being set up for the course to start Friday