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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.

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Recent Work by Gary

Northern Ont. student's duct tape dress wins international contest

Northern Ont. student's duct tape dress wins international contest

Dryden's Monica Walsh's colourful graduation dress has won her a $15,000 U.S. scholarship.
Creative Northern Ont. student makes grad dress out of duct tape

Creative Northern Ont. student makes grad dress out of duct tape

Monica Walsh of Dryden will get a $15,000 scholarship if her dress is chosen the best among five finalists in an international competition.
Kayaker who capsized in Lake Superior learned a hard lesson

Kayaker who capsized in Lake Superior learned a hard lesson

'I'm just glad you're not writing an obituary,' Minneapolis man tells TBnewswatch.
Armed robbery suspects from Sudbury arrested in Schreiber area

Armed robbery suspects from Sudbury arrested in Schreiber area

Three people were arrested after Greater Sudbury Police put out info about a vehicle connected to an armed robbery in the Nickel City
VIDEO: Rare white moose captured on camera in northwestern Ontario

VIDEO: Rare white moose captured on camera in northwestern Ontario

Several Thunder Bay residents saw the moose at a marsh with three other moose.
Research in Thunder Bay may lead to new mineral deposits

Research in Thunder Bay may lead to new mineral deposits

A Lakehead University team received $2 million to help advance the search for critical minerals
Groups demand broader consent for nuclear waste storage

Groups demand broader consent for nuclear waste storage

A petition demands that Ottawa require the Nuclear Waste Management Organization to get consent from other communities, including those along the transportation route.
Trucker watched a movie while driving on Highway 11/17

Trucker watched a movie while driving on Highway 11/17

An investigation uncovered other infractions as well.
Union sounds alarm over forest firefighter staffing 'crisis'

Union sounds alarm over forest firefighter staffing 'crisis'

A firefighter and union spokesperson in Northwestern Ontario accuses the government of failing to acknowledge the lack of experienced fire rangers.
Northern Ontario-born man returning to Jeopardy for Tournament of Champions

Northern Ontario-born man returning to Jeopardy for Tournament of Champions

Ray Lalonde says he appreciates all the support he's received from his hometown.
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