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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

First Nations will redevelop former Thunder Bay post office into housing

First Nations will redevelop former Thunder Bay post office into housing

Fort William First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg to designate half the units into affordable housing
Northern Ontarian's role in success of James Webb telescope

Northern Ontarian's role in success of James Webb telescope

Collette Lepage is 'really excited about what the future holds, what discoveries will be unfolded. I mean, this can change the way humanity sees the universe.'
VIDEO: Thunder Bay logging crew rescues moose from icy water

VIDEO: Thunder Bay logging crew rescues moose from icy water

'I'm going down there. I'll save that moose.'
Truck convoy headed for Ontario stretched out about 70 kilometres, claims spokesman

Truck convoy headed for Ontario stretched out about 70 kilometres, claims spokesman

OPP say they will be in touch with convoy organizers as necessary along the way.
<b>Trucker launches petition to improve training for truck drivers</b>

Trucker launches petition to improve training for truck drivers

A veteran long-haul truck driver says driving on Highways 11 and 17 in northern Ontario has become treacherous
Hydro rates will double for many camp owners over the next 10 years

Hydro rates will double for many camp owners over the next 10 years

An Ontario Energy Board order to Hydro One affects customers in the seasonal rate class.
Health Canada approves a surgical face mask made with northern Ontario graphite

Health Canada approves a surgical face mask made with northern Ontario graphite

ZEN Graphene Solutions has partnered with Trebor Rx to market the product.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Preliminary probe finds no anomalies in the controls of the plane that crashed at Thunder Bay Airport

ONTARIO: Preliminary probe finds no anomalies in the controls of the plane that crashed at Thunder Bay Airport

Investigators also found no sign of bird ingestion in the engines
<b>ONTARIO:</b> TSB amends statement about pilot's actions in fatal Thunder Bay plane crash <b>(updated)</b>

ONTARIO: TSB amends statement about pilot's actions in fatal Thunder Bay plane crash (updated)

The Transportation Safety Board has released new information about the crash.
<b>VIDEO:</b>  U.S. travellers wait seven hours in line at Fort Frances border crossing (2 photos)

VIDEO: U.S. travellers wait seven hours in line at Fort Frances border crossing (2 photos)

Chamber of Commerce in International Falls, Minn. says 'it's just wild'