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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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School trustee sheds light on decision to cancel area buses today

School trustee sheds light on decision to cancel area buses today

'We can always second-guess those decisions, but they are made in the best interest of students,' says public school board chair
'It's scary': Maple syrup season off to historic early start

'It's scary': Maple syrup season off to historic early start

'Not only is the sap coming earlier than ever before, but the flows are much stronger than what they used to be,' says owner of popular maple syrup business
Allandale speed skater, Special Olympian going for gold at nationals

Allandale speed skater, Special Olympian going for gold at nationals

'I'm really excited about the challenge of skating with the best Canada has got,' says athlete Stephen Graham, who trains in Barrie
Beloved equestrian coach 'had everything and lost it to drugs'

Beloved equestrian coach 'had everything and lost it to drugs'

'She was a wonderful teacher. She had an infectious personality and was the most fun person in the world to be with,' says heartbroken mother
Orillia won't chip in for maintenance at golf club's 'iconic' toboggan hill

Orillia won't chip in for maintenance at golf club's 'iconic' toboggan hill

'It would be a huge disappointment if we could no longer come here. This is a great spot for the kids to play and it's really safe being gated away from traffic,' says woman
'Extra special': Senior to celebrate 23rd leap year birthday

'Extra special': Senior to celebrate 23rd leap year birthday

'I always felt left out. I didn't think it was fair that everybody got a birthday each year and I had to wait,' says Beverley Baker, who was born in 1932
'Boggles my mind': Ramara resident rocked by proposed quarry

'Boggles my mind': Ramara resident rocked by proposed quarry

'I'm hoping that this isn't just going to get rubber-stamped, they are going to say they've met all the criteria, and away it goes,' says resident
Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

'All I know is I saw a bunch of police cars, so I didn't really know what was going on. The teachers were chill, which kept everyone from feeling scared,' says OSS student
After the Flames: Book reveals truth about 'tragic' life of Joe Philion

After the Flames: Book reveals truth about 'tragic' life of Joe Philion

'He became a national hero and was kind of trapped by that narrative,' says stepbrother of Cumberland Beach fire victim who has authored a book about the tragedy
Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Officials say 20-year-old man was cooking using portable stove when he suffered steam burns to his upper body
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