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Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans got his start in the news business when he was just 15-years-old as a co-op student with The Packet & Times. After completing his studies at Durham College in 2017, he returned to his hometown to serve the community as a video producer and reporter with OrilliaMatters

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tyler@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Tyler

Orillian has 'nothing left' after losing pets in apartment fire

Orillian has 'nothing left' after losing pets in apartment fire

After finding lifeless dogs, she 'ran back in to find my two cats, but they were also dead. I was just screaming in the front yard,' says distraught Orillia woman
Orillia dentist calls for more affordable programs

Orillia dentist calls for more affordable programs

'When we aren’t serving them, we are failing this population,' says dentist, who lobbied MPPs for better programs for those facing challenges
OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

'The bear gives the officer an opportunity to provide the child with an item that they likely have associated with comfort from their own life experiences,' explains OPP inspector
'It means a lot': Oro-Medonte tree farmers earn White Pine Award

'It means a lot': Oro-Medonte tree farmers earn White Pine Award

'We now have turkeys, deer, coyotes, owls, and all sorts of things living in this forest that we planted. It’s very rewarding to see the wildlife responding to it,' says Hawke
'Devastating': Popular Washago restaurant closes its doors

'Devastating': Popular Washago restaurant closes its doors

'Inflation is astronomical and soaring out of control' while labour shortage worsens, making running a restaurant a 'losing battle,' owner says
Area veteran 'forges' joy by making unique metal poppies

Area veteran 'forges' joy by making unique metal poppies

'This is just a hobby for me. I’m glad people like the art and it gives them joy to wear them,' says Orillia man who donates all proceeds to the Legion
Legionnaires' outbreak in Orillia traced to Rotary Place

Legionnaires' outbreak in Orillia traced to Rotary Place

Officials say ice surfaces at Rotary Place will be removed again after strain of Legionella was found in cooling tower of city-owned facility
Local mom authors children's book teaching vital life lessons

Local mom authors children's book teaching vital life lessons

'I really wanted to bring lessons that I teach my own kids into the world in the best way possible,' says author of book that will be part of an ongoing series
Orillia lottery winners spread wealth around community

Orillia lottery winners spread wealth around community

'Not many people win a million bucks and have the core goal of spending it on others and improving this community,' says Sharing Place executive director
Mother-daughter duo share special bond through karate

Mother-daughter duo share special bond through karate

'It builds confidence within yourself. This is something that has become a part of our life,' says karate mom