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<b>MEET THE TEAM:</b> From radio to print, working as a reporter a dream job for area native

MEET THE TEAM: From radio to print, working as a reporter a dream job for area native

Tyler Evans got his start in the media industry at just 15 years old, now at 24, he's a full-time reporter based in Orillia
<b>COLUMN:</b> Selfless residents deserve kudos for creating outdoor playgrounds

COLUMN: Selfless residents deserve kudos for creating outdoor playgrounds

'I think it’s really important for us to come together in the pandemic and help make each other stronger,' says local couple who made ski trails on lake
<b>COLUMN:</b> The fine art of finding something to do during pandemic

COLUMN: The fine art of finding something to do during pandemic

We find ourselves doing things we wouldn’t have considered before the COVID-19 plague
Introducing a new way for BarrieToday+ members to connect with our team!

Introducing a new way for BarrieToday+ members to connect with our team!

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<b>COLUMN:</b> It's home sweet home for our newest scribe

COLUMN: It's home sweet home for our newest scribe

Nikki Cole's first week as a reporter with BarrieToday is officially done and dusted, and it's been great getting back into the swing of things
<b>COLUMN:</b> Covering events can also make you think twice about your stance

COLUMN: Covering events can also make you think twice about your stance

Sometimes being put in an uncomfortable position is what it takes to appreciate and embrace different viewpoints, reporter says
<b>COLUMN:</b> An old married lady’s foray into Tinder

COLUMN: An old married lady’s foray into Tinder

Reporter joins online dating platform to speak with local singles for a story
<b>COLUMN:</b> He called me a Gryffindor, high praise from a nine-year old

COLUMN: He called me a Gryffindor, high praise from a nine-year old

Story behind the story: Some interviews just stick with you, and this kid was a rainbow at the end of a very long, grey day
<b>COLUMN:</b> Darkened rinks lead to some dark days for pick-up hockey players

COLUMN: Darkened rinks lead to some dark days for pick-up hockey players

Reporter misses being on the ice with his buddies and playing hockey, but also understands the right decision was made to close local rinks